Senator Aries Torvelkt stood and addressed the council.
"Perhaps we could benefit from a slightly radical plan? De-commissioning some of our research facilities on Gyesmyd and replacing them with further resource facilities may help to prevent this kind of, problem, later on."
"Obviously, we still have need of the research facilities, so we would hopefully do this in stages, preferably building replacement facilities on our colonies, though we should be able to go without a few of them for a short time. It would, at least, increase our availabe resources, without the need for more colonies that we cannot yet defend"
"We could allso wait to implement such a plan, untill after we are stable, or even after the war entirely."
Senator Aries returns to his seat, and awaits further comment, or a final decision.
[[OOC: Here's hoping I don't get Banned, and that this thread gets moving again.]]