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Obama Address To The Nation Over Hurricane Sandy - Live Webcast

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Will the president preannounce the epic surge that Sandy will bring to Q4 GDP as America fails upward to achieve the Keynesian utopia through an infinity of broken windows - a hurricane that CNBC's Jim Cramer called a "GDP event", or merely an opportunity to take more shots... Find out below.

 


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Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:48 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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Gee Obama is not late for once?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:49 | Link to Comment Zer0head
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never saw that coming

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:00 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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Lookin' 'Presidential' there Billy Ray!... [Capricorn]...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:02 | Link to Comment redpill
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Hurricane Sandy: finally an example of something that is going as badly as the Obama re-election campaign.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:06 | Link to Comment Buckaroo Banzai
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"What do Hurricane Sandy and President Obama have in common?"

"They both enjoy blowing white men!"

RIMSHOT!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:28 | Link to Comment Surly Bear
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He's coming in. I feel safer already.
~Private Hicks, United Space Marines

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 17:02 | Link to Comment knukles
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Is it just me or am I clearly sensing that for all of us who so adamantly claim to not like either guy, there sure is a lot of Obey raggin' cynicism jokes and butt ass end of ridicule poppin' up these here days?

Nah, it's not just me...

 

(that old saying about time for a change seems rather apropos hereabouts)

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 20:43 | Link to Comment Ballin D
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Theres a place where crazy theories like keynsian economics work and voting for third party candidates doesnt waste your vote.  This place is not the United States. 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:29 | Link to Comment Manthong
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:49 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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The Montauk Monster  is going to be eating well for weeks...maybe months.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:42 | Link to Comment economics9698
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Paul Krugman just got a boner.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:01 | Link to Comment Uncle Remus
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"That fahkin cockaroach..."

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:58 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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Here's something we all saw coming...

Obama seals Benghazi tapes

http://www.ijreview.com/2012/10/20505-ap-3-senators-demand-potus-to-decl...

Most open administration evar!

And a reporter doing it's goddamn job...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg-e71IDAUw

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:03 | Link to Comment redpill
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>>> BREAKING:  OBAMA REMARKS TO EMERGENCY PRESS CONFERENCE, "SANDY, YOU DIDN'T FLOOD THAT"

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:07 | Link to Comment Buckaroo Banzai
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I swear, that joke never gets old.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:11 | Link to Comment Taffy Lewis
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Best humor on the Internet is right here on this thread - at the expense of our asswipe, pansy, chunk-of-shit President.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 17:10 | Link to Comment TuesdayBen
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Ben&Jerry's new flavor to mark Obama's pending exit from office, Chunk-o-Shit, a chocolate vanilla swirl sprinkled with fecklessness, dipped in shit, paid for by the guy in line behind you, and carrying more calories than FLOTUS would approve of.  The whole gang loves it:

http://www.google.com/search?q=obama+eating+ice+cream&hl=en&client=firef...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:41 | Link to Comment Muddy1
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Next up will be an emergency press conference where he'll tell us what he knew and when he knew it about the attack and murder of 4 Americans in Benghazi.  SARCASM

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:11 | Link to Comment Buckaroo Banzai
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Obama administration decision flowchart:

1) Did we fuck it up?

---> YES. GOTO 2

2) Can we lie about it?

---> YES. Tell lies, the bigger the better. GOTO 3

---> NO. Seal the records. GOTO 3

3) Smoke a butt and turn on ESPN.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:12 | Link to Comment redpill
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4) Do "a little blow" if any shred of remorseful feelings crop up

5) Total absorption.  Order pizza.  Pour out 2 oz of your Night Train to remember the Choom Gang. 

6) Nap

7) Go back to Step 1

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:19 | Link to Comment TeamDepends
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Watch what you say or you will have Gloria Allred sniffing around your trashcans.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:53 | Link to Comment vast-dom
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KEYNESIAN WET DREAM : WE DOING IT BITCHEZ!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:16 | Link to Comment redpill
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>>> BREAKING: PAUL KRUGMAN SPOTTED ON ATOP THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING NAKED AND MASTURBATING IN HURRICANE FORCE WINDS AND SCREAMING ABOUT ANIMAL SPIRITS

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:59 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
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This is standard routine for Paul "Will You Invade Earth Already You Martian Bastards!!!" Krugman, Ph.D., Douchebag Emeritus

 

Krugman has been known to get stark naked and climb the lightning rod on top of the Times building during strong storms for no apparent reason, and to yell out "I'm On Top Of The World, John Maynard!!!"

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:58 | Link to Comment TruthInSunshine
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:11 | Link to Comment FL_Conservative
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Glad to see he's all over this weather situation when he was too busy SLEEPING to make any decisions that would have saved the lives of our Benghazi consulate personnel.  Fucking asshole.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:28 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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I don't think you understand. He RECALLED 3 DEMANDS FOR BACKUP and HAS FIRED 2 GENERALS TRYING TO HELP THEIR PEOPLE ON THE GROUND AGAINST HIS ORDERS.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/26/cia-operators-were-denied-req...

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/petraeus-throws-obama-under-bus_6578...

General Ham :

http://times247.com/articles/is-a-general-losing-his-job-over-benghazi

Rear admiral Charles M. Gaouette :

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/27/navy-replaces-admiral-leading...

If you add it all up... embassy under fire... call for backup... Obama says stand down... a general and an admiral hear about it, say FUCK THE ORDERS, try to go help the guys in the embassy... get fired as a result... 4 Americans die.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:55 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Gee, it's kinda like when the admirals were all trying to get FDR to let them go back to their West Coast bases rather than hanging out at Pearl Harbor like stitting ducks.

Casus belli, bitchez!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:21 | Link to Comment Dulcinea
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Thanks for the links.  I wonder, what are the odds that Obama gets re-elected but impeached before his second term because of this? 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 17:07 | Link to Comment knukles
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Way the fuck too good and way the fuck not enough, in that specific order.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 16:28 | Link to Comment Chuck Walla
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Now, can we get sme answers on Libya? No, I didn't think so...

FORWARD SOVIET!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:49 | Link to Comment Cheesy Bastard
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Doin a heck of a job, Brownie.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:56 | Link to Comment Skateboarder
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If he fucks up on Sandy, game over - Rombama will be taking over. Not that it matters, except for firing Evil Ben, but it's not like we expect these fools to offer up sexy promises and keep them like honorable men lol.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:21 | Link to Comment walküre
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There's no possible way.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:50 | Link to Comment VonManstein
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obama to the rescue !! his finest hour

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:54 | Link to Comment LouisDega
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No question. A bg green arrow for you

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 20:22 | Link to Comment mjcOH1
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"obama to the rescue !! his finest hour"

Prepare Choom Wagon One.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:51 | Link to Comment GolfHatesMe
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Everyone make sure your tires are inflated properly

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:01 | Link to Comment MsCreant
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Do dollars float? 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:02 | Link to Comment redpill
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Yes, but all the RMB tied to them makes them sink

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:02 | Link to Comment MsCreant
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Thanks for spiking that set. There were a number of ways to play it...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:52 | Link to Comment VonManstein
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LOL "we are taking this very seriously" no siht

"do exactly what we tell you"

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:08 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Don;t you have to go off and deal with Popov's tanks south of Kharkov?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:54 | Link to Comment VonManstein
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stop living in the past

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:08 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Hey, I am not the one using a long dead Nazi general's name for my handle....

BTW, I have read Lost Victories....

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:53 | Link to Comment swissaustrian
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For once he's saying the truth:

"The election will take care of itself" => voting machines

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 16:46 | Link to Comment DosZap
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For once he's saying the truth:

"The election will take care of itself" => voting machines

 

Along with this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqMVxeZhflI&sns=em

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:54 | Link to Comment grunk
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"I'm going out to Cape May, New Jersey, and command the storm go out to sea." 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:35 | Link to Comment Randall Cabot
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On the way to Cape May is the proper terminology, I believe: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsfeEvZcTjM

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:54 | Link to Comment DOT
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The big guy made a good delivery. He should be a weatherman.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:58 | Link to Comment MsCreant
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Teleprompters, I think you got something there.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:37 | Link to Comment krispkritter
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 'He should be a weatherman.' Why?  Because he's wrong more than half the time and still gets a paycheck?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:31 | Link to Comment grunk
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Doesn't he belong to the Weather Underground?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 16:31 | Link to Comment Chuck Walla
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Doesn't he belong to the Weather Underground?

His friends did!  Only a couple dead by them so its all good. He's busy gettin' them killed in Africa thses days.

FORWARD SOVIET!

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:55 | Link to Comment Zer0head
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the election will take care of itself

 

no shit sherlock the electonic voting has it all under control

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:55 | Link to Comment pods
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Did he say anything about not worrying about rules getting in the way of getting things done again?

Just what we need, a government not abiding by the rules set up for it.

You know, for our benefit.

pods

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:55 | Link to Comment Ms. Erable
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"We're going to make sure that this storm is distributed evenly; everyone will get their fair share."

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:56 | Link to Comment MsCreant
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I can has Hurricane! I can dos betters than Bush. I can has election.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:56 | Link to Comment Bay of Pigs
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BlowHorn: Home Depot is a buy now. 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:56 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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Darn it all to heck.. I missed it! I'm not used to him being on time.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:57 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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No tee time today. Just some hoops in the gym.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 17:14 | Link to Comment knukles
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Private gym  With his hand picked pick up teams. 

14 hz.....

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:57 | Link to Comment buzzsaw99
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at least nobody got fukked by wall street today.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 12:57 | Link to Comment Cone of Uncertainty
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Obama is going to use this storm as an excuse to push out the employment report until after the election.

Mark my words muppets, my muther fucken words.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:16 | Link to Comment JR
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The Labor Department said Monday that it has yet to make a decision on whether to delay Friday’s closely-watched October employment report due to the effects from Hurricane Sandy. -- Eric Morath 

 Big surprise: America is ruled by a representative of the people whose policies are transparent for all to see and his actions, completely moral, have only one objective – to further the interests of the people of the United States.

That was George Washington – the father of our country.

The current occupant of the White House, of course, is not in charge. That would be the owners of the NY Federal Reserve Bank. They’ll decide when the president speaks, if the labor report will be released, if the Benghazi tapes are sealed, or if Americans need to be assassinated to further their control.

“’We will assess the situation when the weather emergency is over and notify the press and public of any changes at that time,’ said Gary Steinberg, spokesman for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the data arm of the department.”

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:00 | Link to Comment HD
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Obama: "Don't question the directions being given".  Actual words. Watch it again.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:10 | Link to Comment SilverRhino
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I wish I could.  But the video is gone.  Who's got the replay? 

 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:16 | Link to Comment Bay of Pigs
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Forward......MARCH!!!

left, left, left, riiiiiiiiiight, left....

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:31 | Link to Comment HD
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wew3NR9NLk8

Around the 1:30 mark. He said instructions, not directions - an error on my part.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:40 | Link to Comment SilverRhino
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Thanks dude.  

  • At 2:15 he sounds like such a prick.  
  • If you aren't following instructions you are putting first responders at risk.   
  • 2:40 : He's now passing out an excuse for the transport network to remain down for a time. 
  • 3:30 : Just did the same thing for the power network.   

On the bright side:  Construction boom in NE for the winter.   

I wonder why no one is commenting on the incredibly LOW pressure readings off of Sandy.  

For a Category 1 hurricane, Sandy has Category 3 or 4 barometric pressure readings.  

Lowest so far for Hurricane Sandy : 944mbar pressure.   (Cat 1 is normally 980-994 mbar) 

Now below 940mbar (http://www.weather.com/news/weather-hurricanes/sandy-top-five-20121028

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:44 | Link to Comment walküre
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On the bright side:  Construction boom in NE for the winter.

My truck is warming up as we speak. Wanting to be on the ground in The Hamptons soon. I take payment in cash or pms.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:04 | Link to Comment Zer0head
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now the media would never ever hype something even if it benefited the Pres, right? They're going to drag this farce out till the weekendwith a series of TV specials

pre-sandy special

Obama tours the devastation special

post-sandy special

the aftermath of sandy special

the next sandy special

how Bush caused sandy

how Obama saved us from sandy

how Romney exploited sandy

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:09 | Link to Comment HD
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 I might just tune in for a sandy bush special...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:16 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Just had a flashback to when I nailed that waitress on the beach near Crystal Crescent NS.....

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:22 | Link to Comment SilverRhino
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That would be the sandy crack special.   

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:31 | Link to Comment walküre
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some of us nailed plywood, you nailed a mattress ..

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:12 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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I'm sorry, was that directed at me and supposed to be funny?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:28 | Link to Comment russwinter
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Even before this storm, firms were looking at cut backs and lay offs. This event will very likely be a catalyst to what was already happening. These storms are not free rides, there is no broken window theory.  Just to claim Home Depot benefits is absurd.   This will be a knock on blow to an already weakening economy.

from Yahoo Finance BEFORE the Storm: North American companies have announced plans to eliminate 62,600 positions at home and abroad since Sept. 1, the biggest two-month drop since the start of 2010, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Firings total 158,100 so far this year, more than the 129,000 job cuts in the same period in 2011. The reductions coincide with a majority of U.S. companies missing analysts' third-quarter revenue estimates and a focus on jobs in the final weeks of the U.S. presidential campaign.

"Companies are saying, ‘Let's not build up inventories, let's be lean and mean until we know until we have a better idea of what 2013 is going to look like,'" said Janna Sampson, who helps manage more than $3 billion for Oakbrook Investments in Lisle, Illinois. "There is a fear now as companies see that the economic recovery is not picking up."

 

 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:30 | Link to Comment walküre
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My Craigslist ad:

Fine restoration and home repairs in your Hamptons neighborhood.

We'll repair it back to its former glory and you won't have to lift a finger. As usual. Just keep doing what you do best. Print, print, print.

Schedule is open for bookings as of January 2nd, 2013! Our schedule up until January 2nd, 2013 can be more "flexible". It depends.

RESTORE-REPAIR-REHYPO

Licensed in your state. Call us now before everyone else will. You'll be glad you did.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:31 | Link to Comment Cone of Uncertainty
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This is classic population control and economic shock testing by the government.

Utilize this "disaster" to condition the populace to respond on command to authority.

That we are dealing with a weather event is mostly irrelevent as it is the psychological response to government lead direcvtives that really matters.

We are having a bank holiday, it is larger and more expansive than first thought, the experts do not want you to panic, do not try and go to a bank and get your money out, DO NOT QUESTION WHAT YOU ARE BEING TOLD.

And as far as I can tell, the sheep are eating this shit up.

And remember muppets, never let a crisis go to waste, and you can fucking bank on that.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:06 | Link to Comment Bay of Pigs
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They evacuated 100K in Hawaii sat night for another non event (tusnami). The warning was cancelled here in the NW very early. In fact, we didnt even feel the earthquake. 

From what my friends tell me in Maui, it was a joke over there. Lahaina was shut down completely. A bunch of chickens with their heads cut off.

 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:33 | Link to Comment Brokenarrow
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James Cramer: lying, punk-ass, bitch, thief, child molesting, puppy killer, and all around no good motherfucker.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:37 | Link to Comment Norsky
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I thought Obama was going to calm the seas and heal the earth as one of his promises in 2008?

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:13 | Link to Comment lamont cranston
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No, all he promised to do was lower the sea level when global warming kicked in. 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:05 | Link to Comment loveyajimbo
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Was that Keynesian utopia or Kenyan myopia?  Can anyone believe this craven douchebag is even in the running?  Mitt was wrong... the sheep, welfare crooks, food stampers, illegals, muslims and blacks are MORE than 47%.  Oh... I wish I was in the land of Dixie...

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:12 | Link to Comment lamont cranston
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Other than it being 30º F. with 1" of snow and winds out of the NNE gusting to 35 mph, my corner of Dixie is fine. Hard to flood when you live less than 1/4 mile from the Eastern Continental Divide. 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:09 | Link to Comment lamont cranston
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I wonder if any of the CNBS d-bags will even bring up Bastiat & The Broken Window fallacy other than Jim Rogers. 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 14:34 | Link to Comment grunk
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If a Cat One hurricane can goose the economy, just think what a world war would do.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:00 | Link to Comment Seasmoke
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from today on, everything will be Sandys fault, including Obama losing

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:53 | Link to Comment Turin Turambar
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Obama's just adding more hot air to the storm.

 

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 15:55 | Link to Comment Turin Turambar
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If more money printing solves our debt crisis, then why wouldn't more wind solve the hurricane problem?  If only all New Yorkers would turn on fans.  Imagine 8 million + fans blowing in the face of Sandy.  Can you say capitulation?  LOL

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 18:09 | Link to Comment monad
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This man is a disaster. First he's too cowardly to run against Ron Paul, then to have an unscripted debate with Romney, who is a worse speaker than himself; then he and smack Hillary try to pretend the embassy isn't under attack obviously because an incident at this time would be inconvenient for his election campaign, only to clown up even the cover up. But he can 'warn the nation' about the weather, something he definitely can't do anything about. What a zombie.

Hare kari, Barry.

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 19:07 | Link to Comment tyrone
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Thats fine... just so long as the elections will ALSO be delayed likewise. 

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