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Ask Siri About CPAC 2013

Chip. Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 3:41 AM
This is amazing to read: "The Congressional Budget Office estimates that only seven percent of the $50.5 billion in the Senate’s disaster relief bill went toward the immediate needs of Sandy victims. The rest goes toward pork and future spending, not immediate disaster relief." It seems everytime a disaster occurs somewhere, people get through it without any government involvement whatsoever, even though the news is constantly talking about relief efforts. And now it is apparent that such efforts are late and very little, AND, it seems each disaster involves re-inventing the wheel in terms of figuring out what is needed, when some basic sets of plans should already be in place.

Ask Siri: “What is CPAC 2013? There is an app in the iTunes store called CPAC 2013. You must know something about this event!”

Siri is a smart woman. She responds:

“CPAC 2013 is the largest annual gathering of conservative activists in the country and is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Washington, D.C., March 14-16, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.

CPAC’s organizers expect to meet or exceed last year’s attendance record—meaning over 10,000 activists. This is a big feat considering that this is a year after an election where conservatives suffered some major losses. This indicates that...