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what a miserable failure. do you agree?(9 posts)

what a miserable failure. do you agree?curtybirdychopper
Dec 9, 2003 10:43 AM
more google fun. type "miserable failure" into google and press "feeling lucky" button.

on a related note, too bad the president doesn't seem to advocate alternative transportation like bike commuting.
This is a non-cycling topic BUT this is old newsDave Hickey
Dec 9, 2003 10:49 AM
Get your facts straight before you post crap like this. This was all over the news a couple of days ago. The website manipulated Googles search feature.
so the prez does or does not support alt transport measures?curtybirdychopper
Dec 9, 2003 11:44 AM
I didnt post any facts, did I? the google thing is hilarious, and George W deserves more than to be made fun of.

Also, it seems like this is more the work of some google engineers.

anyway, i did mean to inquire if the administration has been an advocate of bike friendliness, so its not off topic either.
maybe in your opinion.......................Dave Hickey
Dec 9, 2003 12:01 PM
I'm not going to reply to a politically biased post on the general cycling board.
Type "french military victories" and click on first result (nm)TJeanloz
Dec 9, 2003 11:07 AM
LOLDave Hickey
Dec 9, 2003 11:10 AM
The first link:

No standard web pages containing all your search terms were found. Your search
- french military victories - did not match any documents. Suggestions:
Dec 9, 2003 11:52 AM
though it belongs on the noncycling board. its funny because its tue
so, on topic then...has George proposed auto alternatives, bikescurtybirdychopper
Dec 9, 2003 12:45 PM
i really was wondering if any legislation has been proposed or passed for commute alternatives, bike lanes, etc. I dont recall hearing of anything recently.
Dec 9, 2003 1:10 PM
none. google's still your friend...
the House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Treasury and Independent Agencies has put together a bill that "will entirely eliminate some $600 million worth of annual federal funding for bike paths, walkways and other such transportation niceties in fiscal year 2004." Meanwhile, the bill increases highway spending: they would receive $34.1 billion in fiscal 2004, up $2.5 billion.