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[aprssig] National Weather Services Duties Act (S. 786 )

Tyler Allison tyler at allisonhouse.com
Tue Nov 8 16:37:27 UTC 2005


> "MYTH: This bill will prevent the general public from getting access to
> weather information. The bill could also undo years of advances in
> communication and push the weather service back to a "pre-Internet era"
> and force NWS to shut down its website.
>
> "Reality: The NWS under this bill is required – not allowed, but required
>  – to collect and exchange meteorological, hydrological, climatic, and
> oceanographic data and information.

Like I said...watch my mouth..not my hand.

Read the bill for yourself and you'll see that the above example is total
BS. Santorum got caught with his hand in the cookie jar (or should I say
contribution jar?) and is now back peddling trying to say "no no...that's
not what we MEANT...to say".

-Tyler
ps: my last post on the topic





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