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re: Bald eagle numbers rise as hundreds nest in Louisiana - TheGreat318
[quote]The number of nesting pairs in Louisiana now has surpassed 350. [/quote] I'm actually surprised that its only this many. As often as I see them when I'm at home, I figured they were freakin' everywhere. ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
:cheers: Fair enough. Theres certainly a lot of places for the peices to fall. ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]What part of it would you consider unnecessary? [/quote] [quote]RogerTheShrubber[/quote] [quote]All of it. [/quote] [quote]Why would getting rid of it mean destroying the institutions that existed prior to the creation of the DHS?[/quote] You tell me, you said it all needed to go....


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]Anyone else having a difficult time figuring out this angle??? [/quote] Are you suggesting getting rid of DHS (which was the original question) or dismantling the operational components and parking them elsewhere in the government. When asked what part of DHS you consider unnecessary, ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]They didn't exist before?[/quote] Yes, they did. But you guys are advocating getting rid of DHS...not dismantling it. If you're rooting for the latter, then thats a different story. Still waiting for someone to tell me what part of DHS does not work. ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]These things didn't happen before the DHS? Weird. [/quote] Sure did bub...so, why you would insist on scrapping the entire department doesnt make a lot of sense. ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]Scruffy[/quote] Because USCG and FEMA are two of the operational components that reside within DHS. Do some homework, Scruffy. :lol: :lol:...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]Because the greatest intelligence system ever devised [/quote] Doesnt sound like it was the greatest intelligence system ever devised, does it? ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]All of it. [/quote] Bold statement for a man who lives in a state that is as reliant on the USCG as they are. Or in a State who's native communities come knocking every single year for disaster relief from flooding stemming from ice jams on the river. ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]Was the creation of DHS necessary in the first place? I don't think so.[/quote] What part of it would you consider unnecessary? ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]We were doing fine without it. [/quote] 9/11 would tend to disagree with your statement. ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote] Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives[/quote] [quote]weagle99[/quote] Would you not concede that some Americans have seen first hand that DHS is essential to their lives in the past 13 years? ...


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re: The Cloture Vote on the DHS funding bill just passed the Senate 98-2 - TheGreat318
[quote] it passed. the president veto'd it.[/quote] Yeah, that didnt happen. ...


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re: In just 13 years, Americans were trained that DHS is essential to their lives - TheGreat318
[quote]CptBengal[/quote] :lol: :lol: :lol:...


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re: What is wrong with our immigration system? - TheGreat318
There needs to be a legitimate pathway to citizenship. This is something that R's and D's alike agree with. Current immigration methods for gaining legitimate citizenship are burdensome, overly restrictive, and ineffective...and it plays into the benefit of smugglers. probably not as incendiar...


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re: What fish have u never caught and want to catch - TheGreat318
I've been lucky enough to do the Peacock Bass thing on the Amazon. Cool experience, but couldnt get them to hit topwater. My fish would be a Roosterfish. Going fishing in Costa Rica next week, and want to go out for Roosterfish while my buddies go golfing on our off day. Trouble is, they wan...


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re: LOL, GOP getting ready to cave on DHS funding. - TheGreat318
[quote]entitlement-driven gubment[/quote] Because asking to be paid for work performed is due to a sense of entitlement?...


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re: LOL, GOP getting ready to cave on DHS funding. - TheGreat318
To be honest, tying the ISIS discussion to a DHS funding is really mixing apples and oranges. If we were talking about an Intelligence Approps bill that included FBI, NGA, NSA, CIA, etc, then it would have been a bigger deal. The media misinterpreted it and nobody ever really bothered to check up o...


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re: LOL, GOP getting ready to cave on DHS funding. - TheGreat318
[quote]My point is that Federal employees knew they were going to get paid, it's not as if they were laid off permanently, as happens in the Private Sector all the time. [/quote] I get your point. It is not a difficult point to grasp. And nobody is disputing your point. But the government i...


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