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9/11 D.C. Coast Guard drill

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Odd the Coasties decided to do training on the Potomac, near the Pentagon, on 9/11.

    And by odd, I mean unbelievably stupid.
  2. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    This, after the dust-up caused by the Air Force One low fly-by, and I wonder just who's minding the store.
  3. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

  4. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    We can't trust the government to make good decisions with our national defense any more. I say we contract all military and coast guard operations to Blackwater.
  5. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Or Dog the Bounty Hunter.
  6. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

    Or maybe Ricky. [/crossthread]

    "That's horsesheeeeet! You can't bring that boat over here!"
  7. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Maybe it was in preparation for Glenn Beck's nutjob brigade.
  8. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Who cares?

    Don't you guys listen to scanners at work? Training exercises happen every day. I know it what day it is, but you always have to understand that stuff over the scanner isn't necessarily true.
  9. Ashy Larry

    Ashy Larry Active Member

    well if they happen everyday....they could have taken today off, or not hold the training exercise outside the Pentagon. Incredibly stupid.
  10. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Job 1 for a journo is to check it out. Job 2 is to confirm something. Job 3 is to report it. That certain news orgs failed at jobs one and two shouldn't be on the coast guard. This isn't a story if the media does its job.
  11. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    It'd be interesting to know which news outlet was the one that ignited the hysteria over this.
  12. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

    Every mention I heard/read cited CNN as their source.
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