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Re: SETI public: Presidential Election



At 09:00 PM 11/22/99 CST, Sean C. wrote:
>Maybe we can get someone in their who
>will help get SETI a reasonable budget. 

HRMS, the late NASA SETI program, was cancelled by congress.  The president has very little input on such deicision.  Nevertheless, a pro-SETI president can exert lhat little influence he or she yields.  I no of no presidential candidate who has issued a position paper on SETI --  frankly, it would probably be politically unwise to take a stand on controversial (and expensive) science.