In a Technology Review blog, Kevin Bullis picks apart US President Bush's State of the Union address, where he blamed Congress for not funding the American Competitiveness Initiative. What actually happened, Bullis writes, is that the funds were included in both 2007 and 2008's budgets, but Congress didn't approve them -- under veto pressure from Bush.

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