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  •  I realize this is OT, but it's related (2+ / 0-)
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    Senor Unoball, Egalitare

    The sequester has caused the cancellation, effective 1 April 2013, of every show the Thunderbirds or Blue Angels were supposed to perform.
    Not just in CONUS.
    Not just one team.

    Now, given that these shows are about the most positive PR the services have, and that they're a major recruitment tool, and that the excuse is for every show 10 training flights can now be scheduled instead, what I want to know is very simple.

    How do we undo the sequester?

    LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

    by BlackSheep1 on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 03:15:34 PM PDT

    •  I wouldn't be surprised if this also impacts... (1+ / 0-)
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      BlackSheep1

      ...military flyovers for various events, sporting events in particular.

      When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

      by Egalitare on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 05:12:48 PM PDT

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      •  already has, Egalitare: they're gone, starting (0+ / 0-)

        March 15.

        LBJ, Lady Bird, Van Cliburn, Ike, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

        by BlackSheep1 on Wed Mar 13, 2013 at 03:56:31 PM PDT

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