A map contrasting the gross domestic products of US states to countries around the world portrays just how massive the American economy is.
If the country goes over the so-called “fiscal cliff” in January, it could mean a loss of several hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue to Wisconsin and force Gov. Scott Walker to propose a more austere state budget than he hoped.
President Obama sought the advice of Honeywell International’s CEO on reaching a budget plan – and Dave Cote had harsh words for the present state of the U.S. economy.
If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.