By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Nearly 55 years ago, the Soviet Union launched the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik, into orbit, transforming the space race into an all-out sprint to excel in scientific and technological achievements. On the anniversary of that watershed, America still can learn a valuable lesson from its Sputnik experience by using its available resources wisely to revive the spirit of innovation and collaboration on national security research from that moment.