Reuse of naval base brings questions

Reuse of naval base brings questions

There are 9 comments on the The Morning Call story from Mar 19, 2008, titled Reuse of naval base brings questions. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

A state homeland security hub at Willow Grove will bring more jobs and investment into Horsham than the current naval air base, a key official said Tuesday.

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D-Ceved

Washington, DC

#1 Mar 19, 2008
Count on FAT eddie to not keep the taxpayers informed. What does he care-- possible running mate for Billary-- Two LOSERS!
snowman chapman PA

Allentown, PA

#2 Mar 19, 2008
Just another chance for that fat,lying , crooked governor fat eddie to get into your pants and take more money. Thanks for the property tax rebate, slime.
Chally

Bethlehem, PA

#3 Mar 19, 2008
This does not smell good. Some how I fail to be able to trust Fast Eddie.
Lapsed Idealist

Philadelphia, PA

#4 Mar 19, 2008
Here's what will happen: big contracts will be given out (some already have) to "consultants" who are alligned with Rendell. The consultants will dream up a scheme that will assure contractors and businesspersons who are Rendell's friends/contributors get dibs on prime real estate, office space, etc. Meanwhile, Rendell's law firm buddies in Philly will get legal work out of this that will result in huge tax dollars going their way. Rendell will be long gone when the chickens come home to roost on this one. Or, perhaps, comfortably back with his law firm enjoying the tainted fruits of his labors.

Rendell and his people get away with so much unethical and downright illegal behavior that it is just shocking -- even to me.
JimE

Marcus Hook, PA

#5 Mar 19, 2008
I find your lack of trust in our governor to be surprising!

Just kidding....:) I agree that Fast Eddie will ram through something that will bring money to his friends, and the state (us) will somehow get screwed with the bill.

Maybe he could put a casino there or something.
Bob R

Kingston, PA

#6 Mar 19, 2008
Up in the Hazleton area, some "businessmen" (alias for government money grabbers) are proposing to build a cargo airport. If such a facility is needed, and I doubt that seriously, but if one is, Willow Grove is a ready built spot. Of course, so are 6 or 7 other former military bases in and around the New York hub.
The Old Dutchman

Placerville, CA

#7 Mar 19, 2008
Six comments thus far, and none rational. Just a bunch of rants by six "losers."
Loser

Northampton, PA

#8 Mar 20, 2008
The Old Dutchman wrote:
Six comments thus far, and none rational. Just a bunch of rants by six "losers."
These forums are really stupid. Because no one actually does anything about anything. People just sit at their computer getting fat as#ier by the day. Talk is cheap. Goodbye.
Bill

United States

#10 Mar 25, 2008
Do some research. How could making the base a Home Land Security Hub be a bad thing. If your worried about contracts going to the Governors buddies, I suggest you learn about the bidding process. This is an opportunity to take care of our own. I hear it everyday...we spend all this money on foreign interests and none on taking care of our own country. Now's our chance. How nice will it be to have the recourses right here to take care of Local State and National emergencies. I bet you wont be complaining when your dialing 911 for help!!

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