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  •  I doubt it would be binding (3+ / 0-)
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    VClib, PatriciaVa, nextstep

    and the fedeal government could probably get a permanent injunction to any City plan.

    •  It would be binding (0+ / 0-)

      the city owns the airport. Politically, it would be a huge hit for the Pentagon to oppose the city, and it's not at all obvious why they would do that, since evidence suggests that the Pentagon thinks that Burlington is a bad choice and was bullied into it by political pressure. See my comment below.

    •  How many cities opposed the Iraq War? (0+ / 0-)

      Municipality and municipality passed resolutions against the War of Choice.

      Yet, even Senator Clinton and Sentaor Kerry supported it.

      That said, in 30 years, manned fighter jets won't be operating anymore.

      Much cheaper and more deadly are UAVs.

      Learn about Centrist Economics, learn about Robert Rubin's Hamilton Project. www.hamiltonproject.org

      by PatriciaVa on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 02:35:26 PM PDT

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