Insanity Begins Over Base Closures

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    Some significant politicians are mortally wounded here (Happy to report Thune is a dead in the water senator already, not bad for a jackass like himself), with little hope for recovery, especially with Bush and Rummy in charge. They will not budge much over the original recomendations.

    It does seem like the Blue States in the NE got nailed... guess you show disloyalty to the president and the military you can't expect to keep the bases.

     
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    I know we'll be fighting like hell here in Connecticut to keep the Groton sub base open...

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    The willow grove air base has been here for 62 years. Ive passed it quite often and live within 5 minutes of it. With that said, im not sure what usefulness it provides in the community. ITs in the middle of no where respectively. Its a plot of land with no other commercial or residential buildings within 5 miles of it. It does hold close to 7000 jobs according to local papers, but im not sure exactly what it does here for the community. Me personally will not be affected by its disappearence but im sure its a sore spot for some around here.
     
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    You will not "personally" be affected by it?
     
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    did i miss something? i dont get it.
     

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