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White House may decide fate of Moffett Field's Hangar One

Original post made on Feb 21, 2012

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One, NASA Ames Administrator Deb Feng said.

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Posted by JT, a resident of Crescent Park
on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:15 am

It would be useful if you said how much Google's top executives have contributed to Obama in 08 and in the current election cycle.

Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 22, 2012 at 7:40 am

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Whatever it takes, save Hanger One.

Posted by neighbor, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 23, 2012 at 2:40 pm

I predict it will go through, using this method of decision-making. Google ppl are close w/Obama Administration. Goodies go to the close pals. I think there have been hints that Google will manage all our private (no longer) health information also, once Obamacare is entrenched. Think of the additional $$$ and control this monopoly will bring to Google - nice! I think we should have checks and balances to at least to try and limit such patronage/abuses.

Posted by Sara, a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:25 pm

"I think we should have checks and balances to at least to try and limit such patronage/abuses."

I agree wholeheartedly. We learned that in a much bigger way (trillions) during the Iraq "war" with Cheney's Haliburton and Rumsfeld's buddies making fortunes contracting out basic military services at obscene prices.

re: Google and the Affordable Care Act: you used a lot of interesting words - predict, close, Goodies, think , hints, etc...

Any facts? Or just your opinion and that of AM radio?

Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 23, 2012 at 8:48 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Sara, you are nuts. The Halliburton contracts were a bargain for the US military. Imagine having to recruit all the personnel to do all the scut work and scullery, and pay them all the benefits given to our troops.

Posted by Keith Hull, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:08 pm

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