Keith's note: I feel compelled to feature this masterful video by Karen Lau and David Sanders at least once a year. This was done when Craig Steidle ran ESMD. For a brief moment, they "got it".
So folks, drop the petty internal and external politics, and think big picture - just for a moment.
I don't see this sort of thinking at NASA any more. NASA will go nowhere unless it finds its mojo again.