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    Re: What time is it?
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2004 Nov 9, 17:53 -0500

    Jared wrote:
    
    > Thanks Bill. As Indiana, parts of Ohio, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii may or
    > may not suffer from the same problem, we can dismiss them all as
    > mathematically non-existant. That is, with the possible exception of Hawaii
    > (where many folks wish the white european WOULD disappear along with all the
    > other auslanders), those places in the US which are not subject to DST are
    > not relevant to the question. They could all disappear and no one would
    > notice. Least of all the USNO.
    
    So you are of the opinion Lake Michigan could cease to exist and no one,
    particularly the US Navy, would notice or be "mathematically" concerned?
    Perhaps the US Coast Guard might at least memo the Navy on that event after
    the steel works contacted them wondering why the iron-ore carriers coming
    down from Lake Superior were long overdue. 
    
    You might also note that many of the southwestern and southeastern sections
    of Indiana mentioned border on the Ohio River.  The Ohio, and lower part of
    the Wabash river were classified as navigable waters (my memory of this goes
    back decades) therefore came under the jurisdiction of the Coast Guard.
    With the USCG stretched thin these days, that may no longer be the case.
    
    Bill
    
    
    

       
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