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  •  they're part of DHS as I understand it (1+ / 0-)
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    wilderness voice

    so yeah, I think they're funding would have been cut just like federal firefighters, et al

    "I'm sculpting now. Landscapes mostly." ~ Yogi Bear

    by eXtina on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 07:31:27 PM PST

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    •  Wow - I missed that (1+ / 0-)
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      eXtina

      I didn't know that Romney was advocating cutting DHS specifically.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 08:18:57 PM PST

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      •  he wanted to reduce the size of gov't (0+ / 0-)

        everything but defense, so i don't know how dhs would be excluded. i mean, it's rife with lazy bureaucrats and republicans don't care about national security, so ----

        "I'm sculpting now. Landscapes mostly." ~ Yogi Bear

        by eXtina on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 08:34:30 PM PST

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        •  CG is part of national defense (2+ / 0-)
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          eXtina, YellerDog

          I'm not sure where you get the idea it isn't.  The CG is vital to national coastline defense - and we have a LOT of coastline and not nearly enough Coasties.

          And we sail and we sail and we never see land, just the rum in the bottle and a pipe in my hand...

          by Mortifyd on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 08:51:31 PM PST

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