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Romulox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-26-11 01:38 PM
Response to Reply #10
12. I've heard foreign bases put forward as "economic engines" for their host communities
which we must not close, lest we destroy the fragile economy of Glupenhggen or wherever. It's a hard argument to stomach from here in Southeast Michigan.
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  -Things the President CAN do. MineralMan  Jul-26-11 01:12 PM   #0 
  - One of those is not true.  TheWraith   Jul-26-11 01:13 PM   #1 
  - It would cost the amount to fly people home. I'm not talking  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:22 PM   #3 
  - What about the equipment?  Renew Deal   Jul-26-11 01:39 PM   #14 
     - It's paid for already. Fly the planes back to the US. Give the  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:48 PM   #21 
        - And then re-buy everything?  Renew Deal   Jul-26-11 02:04 PM   #27 
           - Why rebuy it? If we close those bases, we won't need it.  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 02:08 PM   #29 
  - LOL. nt  Romulox   Jul-26-11 01:24 PM   #5 
  - Same with #2  Renew Deal   Jul-26-11 01:38 PM   #11 
  - Why would he?  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-26-11 01:15 PM   #2 
  - I didn't say he would. I said he could.  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:25 PM   #6 
  - But Germany will be utterly UNPROTECTED~!!!1!!1!!  Romulox   Jul-26-11 01:23 PM   #4 
  - Right. Bring everyone home and tell the Germans,  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:27 PM   #7 
     - To the extent that you are being sincere, I agree with you.  Romulox   Jul-26-11 01:29 PM   #8 
        - I'm being very sincere. I've long thought that all foreign bases not being  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:35 PM   #10 
           - I've heard foreign bases put forward as "economic engines" for their host communities  Romulox   Jul-26-11 01:38 PM   #12 
              - Yup. That's a role the State Department should be in charge of,  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:49 PM   #22 
  - Naval General Order #2011-14  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:33 PM   #9 
  - Furlough all the Congressional staff  supernova   Jul-26-11 01:38 PM   #13 
  - Those are working people.  Renew Deal   Jul-26-11 01:40 PM   #17 
  - They aren't too precious  supernova   Jul-26-11 01:43 PM   #18 
     - Of course they're precious.  Renew Deal   Jul-26-11 02:05 PM   #28 
        - Not anymore precious  supernova   Jul-26-11 02:10 PM   #30 
           - That makes no sense.  Renew Deal   Jul-26-11 02:10 PM   #31 
  - Can't do that. Not under the Executive branch.  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:54 PM   #23 
  - You like Paraprosdokians too don't ya MM??  NNN0LHI   Jul-26-11 01:39 PM   #15 
  - That's why I love DU  Ichingcarpenter   Jul-26-11 01:44 PM   #19 
  - I use them from time to time, yes.  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:55 PM   #24 
  - Unilaterally increase the term of payment to all military vendors by 30 or 60 days.  Romulox   Jul-26-11 01:40 PM   #16 
  - Here is an official page, which lists every Executive Branch  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 01:46 PM   #20 
     - What a great thread  BeFree   Jul-26-11 01:57 PM   #25 
        - As always, I have no authority over anything, but I can  MineralMan   Jul-26-11 02:00 PM   #26 

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