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Voting Candidates On Technology Issues

Oct 21, 2008, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"John McCain on Technology:

"Ban Internet Taxes: "We must make a farsighted, robust, and fervent commitment to innovation and new technologies to sustain our global competitiveness, meet our national security challenges.""

"Barack Obama on Technology:

""On research funding in technology, "We can't just focus on preserving existing industries. We have to be in the business of encouraging new ones--and that means science, research and technology. For two centuries, America led the world in innovation. But this Administration's hostility to science has taken a toll. At a time when technology is shaping our future, we devote a smaller and smaller share of our national resources to Research and Development. I'll double federal funding for basic research, and make the R&D tax credit permanent.""

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