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  •  The GPS system was created for our (1+ / 0-)
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    military, and it was Ronald Reagan of all people who ordered its fully operational mode be made available for civilian uses (following the shooting down of KAL007).  Bill Clinton further expanded civilian use.

    The GPS - or more accurately, the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) - is owned by the US government. That is, you and me.

    Let's hear FOXNews call for the GPS to be abolished in favor of a "free market" alternative.

    Form follows function -- Louis Sullivan

    by Spud1 on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 02:45:29 PM PDT

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