Where's a *!$#&!* Flying Monkey when you need one?
It had to be someone who knew they could never display them or sell them, but was obsessed with owning them.
We are seeing continued growth in precision civilian applications such surveying, precision agriculture, infrastructure monitoring, geodesy, as well as volcano and earthquake research. More specifically at the Department of Transportation where I work, we are expanding our applications across the entire U.S. transportation infrastructure.
The bottom line -- GPS is absolutely critical to our nation's economic well being.
Everyone in the world is out there right now. They'll surf until the last minute. Until it's uncontrollable.
You don't know what a fanatic Judy Garland fan or an Oz fanatic is capable of. They think they want to have them, even if they have to keep them at some sort of twisted altar someplace down in the basement.
Whoever it was that stole the ruby slippers they have not only robbed the museum, and robbed me of the ruby slippers, they have robbed these children of the possibility of a home. Hopefully if they know what these shoes were going to be used for it might appeal to their hearts to send them back. Just send them back. I won't prosecute. I just want the shoes back so they can continue to work their magic.
It's a little smaller but it utilizes space much better.
It's very depressing. Making this good money and then the plant is closing. People are frustrated. One guy said he wants to kill himself. God, that's awful you know.
It's so frustrating and heartbreaking. They are the movie icon of movie icons. Everybody recognizes the ruby slippers.
I've lived here all my life, and in some places we were, I couldn't recognize where I was.
You wouldn't believe it when you go around to some of these festivals. Some people are fanatic about them - they are obsessed with these shoes. To me, it was well planned. Some fanatic may have even paid someone to take them.
I'm hoping and praying that whoever it was will have an attack of conscience and mail then back to the museum.
People knew this was going to be the shoes' last week at the museum, ... That's why I feel somebody might have been planning this a long time.