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Old 02-25-2009, 01:25 PM
 
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I'm still trying to figure out what sport he claimed on his Rhodes Scholarship ap. Badminton? Squash?? Women's field hockey????
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:25 PM
 
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I hope they don't drop it like the $280 million dollar CO2 monitor... Is there a two second rule in volcanoes?
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:27 PM
 
Location: Harrisonville
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Great Stuff! But WAY off topic!

I know. That same post gets put on threads of just about any topic. repeating a lie does not make it true. I'll be quiet now.
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Unperson Everyman Land
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Apparently neither do you.

The $140 million to which Jindal referred is actually for a number of projects conducted by the United States Geological Survey, including volcano monitoring. This monitoring is aimed at helping geologists understand the inner workings of volcanoes as well as providing warnings of impending eruptions, in the United States and in active areas around the world where U.S. military bases are located.

Most of the money from the stimulus bill earmarked for monitoring (only about a tenth of the total going to the USGS) will go to modernizing existing monitoring equipment, including switching from analog to digital and installing GPS networks that can measure ground movements, said John Eichelberger, program coordinator for the USGS's Volcano Hazards Program. Much of the expense of this technology comes from the manpower required to make and install it, he added.
"Ultimately most of this creates jobs or saves jobs that would have been lost" to recent budget shortfalls Eichelberger told LiveScience.

Gov. Jindal Follow-up: What Is 'Volcano Monitoring'? (http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/govjindalfollowupwhatisvolcanomonitoring - broken link)

"said John Eichelberger, program coordinator for the USGS's Volcano Hazards Program"

John Eichelberger doesn't have a job for me. Send it through the normal appropriaton process!
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:28 PM
 
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For what it's worth -

"On October 11, 2006 The Washington Post revealed that Wallace had been a registered Democrat for more than two decades. Wallace explained his party affiliation in terms of pragmatism, insisting that being a Democrat is the only feasible means of participating in the political process in heavily Democratic Washington, D.C. He maintained he had voted for candidates from both major parties in the past."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Wallace_(journalist)

Sounds like (by his own admission) that it's a pragmatic choice - not one based on his political views.

Ken


You obviously don't know much about Chris Wallace. He is definitely a democrat every bit as much as his father. He does try to do a resonably fair job in interview people though.
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:34 PM
 
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LMAO.

Is this the guy you GOPers are going to put against Obama? Between him and Sarah Palin, the GOP is ****ed!

We didn't really need that Mr. Roger's story, Bobby, and he sounds terrible. "The Republican response of Katrina should be a model of how to move the nation?" Is this guy kidding me?
He actually does a much better job, he was just nervous. When you all get sober from the koolaide, you will see this joker for what he really is. The first token black president socialist in a trojan horse.
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Southcentral Kansas
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Savage Planet: Volcanic Killers - Mount Rainier
"In all, 30,000 Puyallup River Valley residents could be in direct danger, along with 100,000 people living in the mountain's six other valleys."
Could you point me to the law that says those people have to live in that area? I would like to read it.

I live on the edge of what is called Tornado Alley and am not afraid of tornadoes but some people can't understand how anyone could be so stupid as to live here. Hey the Greensburg tornado of 2007 formed up about 10 miles from my house and then took off straight north. My sons were driving on a highway just about 1/2 mile from where that thing was going the opposite direction. We respect tornadoes but we don't ask for any more warning machinery than we have. We know they are coming but think that one just has to live with some natural destruction. Don't we all get in on that stuff and keep on living in our homes?
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Santa Monica
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Could you point me to the law that says those people have to live in that area? I would like to read it.

Where people are allowed to have a physical domicile is a matter for local government.
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Turn Left at Greenland
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I bet Jindal would not say "The nation that invented the automobile" implying the US Nation invented the automobile. Either Obama is stupid or he believes the public is.
Nah, he just says ... "give me 90% of the money", but I'm going to whine about it.
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Old 02-25-2009, 01:46 PM
 
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He actually does a much better job, he was just nervous. When you all get sober from the koolaide, you will see this joker for what he really is. The first token black president socialist in a trojan horse.
The first token black president socialist in a trojan horse....

Now there is a heady concept to wrap one's head around.

So what is the bobster? It would appear that the highest ranking African American Republican is like the insurance commissioner for Texas or something, when then looked around central casting all they could find was the Hindu/Catholic kid. Talk about your tokenism.
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