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Old 06-20-2010, 03:19 PM
pampl pampl is offline
 
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Default Re: The Economist

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Anyways. Here's a piece on this subject.
That article is laughable. If you actually follow the links, when they don't lead to fringe right sites they lead to information directly contradicting their claims.
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"We are using equipment and vessels from countries like Norway, Canada, The Netherlands," said Robert Gibbs. "There has not been any problem with this. If there is the need for any type of waiver that would obviously be granted, but we have not had that problem."
Of course that might be because the assistance offered isn't actually useful in this situation.
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Floris Van Hovell says Dutch dredging ships could complete the sand berms in Louisiana twice as fast as the local companies contracted for the work, if allowed to do so... [b]ut the effectiveness of the sand berm defense has been questioned by some marine experts and officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the agency that must approve such plans.
ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS = NOBAMA CHICAGO-STYLE STRONGARM UNION GOONS
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