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Sorry for the bad typing.
Brig. Gen. Lee Legowik, assistant adjutant general of the Guard, said the Guard could be used if there are disruptions in the electrical power, water supplies or other esential services, or if there is civil disorder.
That isn't likely, Leqowik acknowledged.
We have a society based on order, and I don't expect that order to break down," he said
The range of possible tasks include traffic control, recovering stranded vehicles and transportation of people and supplies, he said
Martin From the great NW
-- Martin Thompson (Martin@aol.com), January 06, 1999
"We have a society based on order, and I don't expect that order to break down," he said "
Do I hear Pshannon playing the theme of "The Twilight Zone"?
Is Leqowik from planet earth?
-- Chris (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 06, 1999.
Order doesn't break down, eh? Wonder what happened during the LA riots a few years back. Or in NY when the power went out, and there were riots and looting. Hmm...
Give the masses a week without TV, water, power, and no freezer foods, and I suspect that they'll be ready to riot.
-- Bill (email@example.com), January 06, 1999.
I know several IT pros who are in the National Guard. Who gets first pick?
-- MVI (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 06, 1999.