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Postby 1durphul » Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:33 pm

I wonder if the Fed shut down would effect the Black Rock Desert. I wonder if a prolonged shut down would endanger the ability of BRC LLC to produce an event this year... (ie, meeting permitting requirements, sign offs, staking out the city, and if like national parks the playa is closed off)

Just a curious oddity of the questions raised by the upcoming shutdown...
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Postby jkisha » Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:35 pm

Don't worry, it won't be a long shutdown, and it won't have any effect on the event.
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Postby ibdave » Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:47 pm

Federal Gov't shut down includes Black Rock Desert?


Looks like a "Fox News" headline......better yet, why worry that far in advance?? :shock: :roll: 8)
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Postby Trishntek » Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:49 pm

BLM land is open to the public and does not disappear when the gubmint does.

As I ponder this possibility,,, just think what BM could be like without gubmint intervention? Now I would pay twice as much for that event!
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Postby 1durphul » Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:59 pm

Trishntek wrote:BLM land is open to the public and does not disappear when the gubmint does.

As I ponder this possibility,,, just think what BM could be like without gubmint intervention? Now I would pay twice as much for that event!


hahaha, seriously Trish. Really good point about it being better without the BLM's involvement.

I was asking because national parks are going to be closed during the shutdown.

I'm curious how long the 1995 shutdown lasted. The wikipedia entry on it doesn't say.
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Postby 1durphul » Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:01 pm

ibdave wrote:Federal Gov't shut down includes Black Rock Desert?


Looks like a "Fox News" headline......better yet, why worry that far in advance?? :shock: :roll: 8)


More just a point of curiosity and thought would make for interesting speculation in a forum.
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Postby jkisha » Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:37 pm

1durphul wrote:I'm curious how long the 1995 shutdown lasted. The wikipedia entry on it doesn't say.

What Wiki did you use? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Sta ... wn_of_1995

The United States federal government shutdown of 1995 and 1996 was the result of a conflict between Democratic President Clinton and the Republican-controlled Congress over funding for Medicare, education, the environment and public health. It took place after Clinton vetoed the spending bill which Congress sent him. Thereupon, the Federal government of the United States put non-essential government workers on furlough and suspended non-essential services from November 14 through November 19, 1995 and from December 16, 1995 to January 6, 1996 (see budget crisis). The major players were President Bill Clinton and the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich.
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Postby C187 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:41 pm

BLM isn't really an essential service, despite what we all might think. (Unless it's exactly what we all think.) So it should be rolled into agencies that would be furloughed. At least that's what I think.. but I wouldn't think it would effect our city.

If the shutdown does happen, it wont last long. Polling looks split for whom everyone will blame. That doesn't help either side in the end.
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Postby unjonharley » Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:14 pm

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Lets see Blm keep 50-60 000 stoned drunk wierd fucks off that pile of dirt..

The troops are not go ing to get payed.. So there out of the picture..

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:19 pm

Yeah, shut down the desert, that will save us billions.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:28 pm

unjonharley wrote:.

Lets see Blm keep 50-60 000 stoned drunk wierd fucks off that pile of dirt..

The troops are not go ing to get payed.. So there out of the picture..

Bringing back the drive by shooting range 2011


What makes you think they're not getting paid?
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Postby hookahdude » Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:51 pm

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Postby ibdave » Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:20 pm

hookahdude wrote:THE SKY IS FALLING!! THE SKY IS FALLING!!!


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Postby Super Evil Brian » Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:32 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:Yeah, shut down the desert, that will save us billions.


Yea, and defund NPR.

With Big Bird, Scott Simon and Click and Clack out of the way, the world will prosper. Wait, NPR funding is nothing compared to what taxing billionaires and corporations will bring in.

Yea, shut down the desert.
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Postby jkisha » Thu Apr 07, 2011 5:56 pm

Super Evil Brian wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:Yeah, shut down the desert, that will save us billions.


Yea, and defund NPR.

With Big Bird, Scott Simon and Click and Clack out of the way, the world will prosper. Wait, NPR funding is nothing compared to what taxing billionaires and corporations will bring in.

Yea, shut down the desert.


Not only NPR, but Planned Parenthood. The tea party has added a whole host of their special interest riders to the budget bill and that's what is holding up its passage. (But we shouldn't turn this into another political thread.)
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Postby unjonharley » Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:30 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:
unjonharley wrote:.

Lets see Blm keep 50-60 000 stoned drunk wierd fucks off that pile of dirt..

The troops are not go ing to get payed.. So there out of the picture..

Bringing back the drive by shooting range 2011


What makes you think they're not getting paid?


In the news this morning.." troops will get One week pay instead of two "
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Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:37 pm

unjonharley wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:
unjonharley wrote:.

Lets see Blm keep 50-60 000 stoned drunk wierd fucks off that pile of dirt..

The troops are not go ing to get payed.. So there out of the picture..

Bringing back the drive by shooting range 2011


What makes you think they're not getting paid?


In the news this morning.." troops will get One week pay instead of two "

hm. I heard that they would earn money, but not get paid until after people are back working to process the timecards.
Of course, considering that congress doesn't really like our vets anyway, it's not surprising that htey are now moving to screwing them when they are still on active duty.
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Postby ibdave » Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:40 pm

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Postby hookahdude » Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:05 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:Yeah, shut down the desert, that will save us billions.


BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

MIssed this my first ime perusing the thread..
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Postby jkisha » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:31 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
unjonharley wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:
unjonharley wrote:.

Lets see Blm keep 50-60 000 stoned drunk wierd fucks off that pile of dirt..

The troops are not go ing to get payed.. So there out of the picture..

Bringing back the drive by shooting range 2011


What makes you think they're not getting paid?


In the news this morning.." troops will get One week pay instead of two "

hm. I heard that they would earn money, but not get paid until after people are back working to process the timecards.
Of course, considering that congress doesn't really like our vets anyway, it's not surprising that htey are now moving to screwing them when they are still on active duty.


That is also my understanding about military pay, but not for other federal employees. But a lot of good that does their families that are living paycheck to paycheck.

And I don't think you can say all of congress doesn't care about the vets. Just one particular part of congress. REPUBLICANS!
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Postby ygmir » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:47 pm

jkisha wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:
unjonharley wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:
unjonharley wrote:.

Lets see Blm keep 50-60 000 stoned drunk wierd fucks off that pile of dirt..

The troops are not go ing to get payed.. So there out of the picture..

Bringing back the drive by shooting range 2011


What makes you think they're not getting paid?


In the news this morning.." troops will get One week pay instead of two "

hm. I heard that they would earn money, but not get paid until after people are back working to process the timecards.
Of course, considering that congress doesn't really like our vets anyway, it's not surprising that htey are now moving to screwing them when they are still on active duty.


That is also my understanding about military pay, but not for other federal employees. But a lot of good that does their families that are living paycheck to paycheck.

And I don't think you can say all of congress doesn't care about the vets. Just one particular part of congress. REPUBLICANS!


I'd submit there is plenty on apathy towards Vets on both sides.
it's not that clear cut.
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Postby jkisha » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:16 pm

ygmir wrote:
jkisha wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:
unjonharley wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:
unjonharley wrote:.

Lets see Blm keep 50-60 000 stoned drunk wierd fucks off that pile of dirt..

The troops are not go ing to get payed.. So there out of the picture..

Bringing back the drive by shooting range 2011


What makes you think they're not getting paid?


In the news this morning.." troops will get One week pay instead of two "

hm. I heard that they would earn money, but not get paid until after people are back working to process the timecards.
Of course, considering that congress doesn't really like our vets anyway, it's not surprising that htey are now moving to screwing them when they are still on active duty.


That is also my understanding about military pay, but not for other federal employees. But a lot of good that does their families that are living paycheck to paycheck.

And I don't think you can say all of congress doesn't care about the vets. Just one particular part of congress. REPUBLICANS!


I'd submit there is plenty on apathy towards Vets on both sides.
it's not that clear cut.


More has happened for funding of VA facilities under the Obama administration than under any other administration in recent history.
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Postby hookahdude » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:16 pm

Because I hate shit slinging without facts....

Veteran Roll-Call for the record:

Senate:
11 Democrats
12 Republicans
House:
47 Democrats
48 Republicans

Painstakingly counted from links at:
http://www.navyleague.org/legislative_affairs/

Now go ahead...
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Postby jkisha » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:34 pm

hookahdude wrote:Because I hate shit slinging without facts....

Veteran Roll-Call for the record:

Senate:
11 Democrats
12 Republicans
House:
47 Democrats
48 Republicans

Painstakingly counted from links at:
http://www.navyleague.org/legislative_affairs/

Now go ahead...


I'm not exactly sure what you are saying here. Is this the number of veterans in each body of congress? If so, what does this have to do with the conversation?
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Postby hookahdude » Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:10 pm

I detected the possibility of the conversation veering into a direction of # of Dem vets vs number of Rep vets as some form of factor concerning the apathy level.

The numbers are about even, but one interesting fact came out of my fact finding expedition - less than %50 of the members of Congress served in the Armed Forces in any capacity.

Maybe if there was a Dept of Lawyers Affairs or a Dept of Politicians Affairs they'd give a fuck universally.

In my experience - Veterans don't fuck over Veterans.

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Postby Trishntek » Fri Apr 08, 2011 5:53 am

jkisha wrote:
ygmir wrote:
jkisha wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:
unjonharley wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:
unjonharley wrote:.

Lets see Blm keep 50-60 000 stoned drunk wierd fucks off that pile of dirt..

The troops are not go ing to get payed.. So there out of the picture..

Bringing back the drive by shooting range 2011


What makes you think they're not getting paid?


In the news this morning.." troops will get One week pay instead of two "

hm. I heard that they would earn money, but not get paid until after people are back working to process the timecards.
Of course, considering that congress doesn't really like our vets anyway, it's not surprising that htey are now moving to screwing them when they are still on active duty.


That is also my understanding about military pay, but not for other federal employees. But a lot of good that does their families that are living paycheck to paycheck.

And I don't think you can say all of congress doesn't care about the vets. Just one particular part of congress. REPUBLICANS!


I'd submit there is plenty on apathy towards Vets on both sides.
it's not that clear cut.


More has happened for funding of VA facilities under the Obama administration than under any other administration in recent history.


Well I should hope so! Since his administration has borrowed more money in 2 years than the previous administration did in 8!
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Postby Teo del Fuego » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:43 am

got any cites Trish?
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Postby Trishntek » Fri Apr 08, 2011 7:48 am

Teo del Fuego wrote:got any cites Trish?


Well, according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_debt_by_U.S._presidential_terms

GWB increased the debt from $5.7Trillion to $10.4Trillion during his presidency. That's $4.7Trillion during his EIGHT YEARS in office.

BHO started at $10.4Trillion and according to http://usdebtclock.org/ we are at $14.3Trillion today. That's $3.9Trillion in a bit over TWO YEARS in office.

So, yeah a bit of an exaggeration, but within 8.3% of being true.
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Postby unjonharley » Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:02 am

?

The Tea Party is having a ball with this ""shut down""
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Postby Trishntek » Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:11 am

unjonharley wrote:?

The Tea Party is having a ball with this ""shut down""


WE need specifics DAMMIT! moth BALL? golf BALL? tennis BALL? base BALL? soft BALL? volley BALL? foot BALL? basket BALL? beach BALL?

Curious minds need DETAILS!!!
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