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Eglin AFB

map of Eglin AFB, FL

I keep mentioning that I am surrounded by the base, so I figured I would show you what I meant. The grey area is the land area of the base. There are ranges out in the Gulf of Mexico. The light beige civilian areas are all surrounded by the base.

November 23, 2008   28 Comments

Here We Go Again

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal draws big crowd in Iowa

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal introduced himself to Christian conservatives in this first-in-the-nation presidential-caucus state Saturday by talking up Louisiana’s hurricane recovery efforts and emphasizing the central role of culture in rebuilding America.

Anyone who showed up hoping to see the first round in the fight for the 2012 Republican nomination for president likely went home disappointed, though, for Louisiana’s young governor mostly steered clear of politics and hot-button social issues such as abortion and gay marriage as he spoke to audiences in West Des Moines and Cedar Rapids.

“Enough is enough already,” Jindal said, referring to the marathon presidential race that just ended. “Clearly America is ready to take a break from politics.”

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November 23, 2008   Comments Off on Here We Go Again