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Posted: 3/11/2006 8:50:17 PM EDT
North Dakota News

This text is from a county emergency manager out in

the western part of North Dakota after the recent

snowstorm.

WEATHER BULLETIN !!!!

Up here in the Northern Plains we just recovered

from a Historic event --- may I even say a "Weather

Event" of "Biblical Proportions" with a historic

blizzard of up to
44" inches of snow and winds to 90 MPH trees in

half, knocked down utility poles, stranded hundreds

of motorists in lethal snow banks, closed ALL roads,

isolated scores and cut power to 10's of thousands.

FYI:

George Bush did not come....

FEMA did nothing....

No one howled for the government...

No one blamed the government

No one even uttered an expletive on TV

Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton did not

visit

Our Mayors did not blame Bush or anyone

else

Our Governor did not blame Bush or

anyone else either

CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, or NBC did not

visit - or report on this category "5"

snow storm

Nobody demanded $2,000 debit cards.....

No one asked for a FEMA Trailer House....

No one looted...

Nobody - I mean Nobody demanded the

government do something.

Nobody expected the government to do

anything either

No Larry King, No Bill O'Rielly, No

Oprah, No Chris Mathews and No Geraldo

Rivera

No Shaun Penn, No Barbara Striesand, No
Hollywood types to be found

And Nope, WE just melted the snow for

water

Sent out caravans of SUV's to pluck

people out of snow engulfed cars

The truck drivers pulled people out of

snow banks
and didn't ask for a penny

Local restaurants made food and the

police and fire departments delivered

it to the snow bound families

Families took in the stranded people -

total strangers

We Fired up wood stoves

Broke out coal oil lanterns or Coleman

lanterns

We put on an extra layers of clothes

because up
here it is "Work or Die"

We did not wait for some affirmative

action government to get us out of a

mess created by being
immobilized by a welfare program that

trades votes for
'sittin at home' checks.

Even though a Category "5" blizzard of

this scale
has never fallen this early...we know

it can happen
and how to deal with it ourselves

"In my many travels, I have noticed

that once one
gets north of about 48 degrees North

Latitude, 90%
most of the world's social problems

evaporate."

It does seem that way, at least to me.

I hope this gets
passed on.

Maybe, SOME people will get the

message: The world does
not owe you a living....




Link Posted: 3/11/2006 8:58:38 PM EDT
Your so right. I hate snow tho.
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:00:39 PM EDT
tag
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:03:32 PM EDT
You mean I don't get free shit if a tornado happens?

Pure crap.

I pay taxes to the .gov to support me, they'll come through. you wait and see.....

I hope the sarcasm is evident..
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:03:45 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/11/2006 9:06:21 PM EDT by fossil_fuel]
+1
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:06:18 PM EDT
Amazing, the people that can take care of themselves are the people who vote mainly...
Conservative. Shows where the work ethic lies in this country
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:08:09 PM EDT
I was stationed at Minot AFB, ND and in 1996 we got so much snow it was covering the upstairs windows. you couldn't get to the chow hall to eat, and even if you could there wouldn't be anyone there because of the snow. The only place i have ever been that if you break down in the winter there is a good chance you will die. That winter the temp got down to -106 below with wind chill. I fucking hated that place!!!!!!
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:08:23 PM EDT

Originally Posted By johnrj:
North Dakota News

This text is from a county emergency manager out in

the western part of North Dakota after the recent

snowstorm.

WEATHER BULLETIN !!!!

Up here in the Northern Plains we just recovered

from a Historic event --- may I even say a "Weather

Event" of "Biblical Proportions" with a historic

blizzard of up to
44" inches of snow and winds to 90 MPH trees in

half, knocked down utility poles, stranded hundreds

of motorists in lethal snow banks, closed ALL roads,

isolated scores and cut power to 10's of thousands.
\






That happened recently?
My family is from central and western north dakota. They didn't say shit to me about this.

Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:09:29 PM EDT

Originally Posted By EvilDead:
Amazing, the people that can take care of themselves are the people who vote mainly...
Conservative. Shows where the work ethic lies in this country




Not really. The dumb bastards from my home state send democRATs to the senate year after year.

They apparently like sucking rancid fat from the government tit in the form of farm subsidies.

Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:15:24 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Red_Beard:

Originally Posted By johnrj:
North Dakota News

This text is from a county emergency manager out in

the western part of North Dakota after the recent

snowstorm.

WEATHER BULLETIN !!!!

Up here in the Northern Plains we just recovered

from a Historic event --- may I even say a "Weather

Event" of "Biblical Proportions" with a historic

blizzard of up to
44" inches of snow and winds to 90 MPH trees in

half, knocked down utility poles, stranded hundreds

of motorists in lethal snow banks, closed ALL roads,

isolated scores and cut power to 10's of thousands.
\






That happened recently?
My family is from central and western north dakota. They didn't say shit to me about this.




I'm pretty sure this is what happened in 1996-1997 it was the worst winter on record.
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:17:22 PM EDT
...by moving to Texas!



HH
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:18:16 PM EDT
<------- Now living at 48d 23m North (from 32d 46m North) for just the reasons stated.

One of my worst nightmares is having the SHTF (natural or otherwise) and being surrounded by millions of socialist indoctrinated 'tards waiting for gooberment to save their worthless asses (and ruining my life in the process).

Anyone that didn't get the message about self-sufficiency after NOLA deserves whatever happens to them.
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:19:05 PM EDT

Originally Posted By JoeyP:

Originally Posted By Red_Beard:

Originally Posted By johnrj:
North Dakota News

This text is from a county emergency manager out in

the western part of North Dakota after the recent

snowstorm.

WEATHER BULLETIN !!!!

Up here in the Northern Plains we just recovered

from a Historic event --- may I even say a "Weather

Event" of "Biblical Proportions" with a historic

blizzard of up to
44" inches of snow and winds to 90 MPH trees in

half, knocked down utility poles, stranded hundreds

of motorists in lethal snow banks, closed ALL roads,

isolated scores and cut power to 10's of thousands.
\






That happened recently?
My family is from central and western north dakota. They didn't say shit to me about this.




I'm pretty sure this is what happened in 1996-1997 it was the worst winter on record.



Yeah, my dad had some pretty crazy stories from that year. He was a lineman for a rural electric co-op and put in a metric assload of overtime getting people's power back on after that mess.

Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:34:55 PM EDT
They send out phony emails?
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 9:38:13 PM EDT
North Dakota is a full of leeches as any other rural area.

Thank you for the "Free money" FEMA.


www.fema.gov/news/disasters_state.fema?id=38


North Dakota Disaster History

* Major Disaster Declarations
* Emergency Declarations
* Fire Management Assistance Declarations


Major Disaster Declarations
Year Date Disaster Types Active Disaster Number
2006 01/04 Severe Winter Storm active disaster 1621
2005 11/21 Severe Winter Storm and Record and/or Near Record Snow active disaster 1616
2005 07/22 Severe Storms, Flooding, and Ground Saturation not active disaster 1597
2004 05/05 Severe Storms, Flooding, and Ground Saturation not active disaster 1515
2003 08/01 Severe Storms and High Winds not active disaster 1483
2002 09/10 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding not active disaster 1431
2001 05/28 Floods not active disaster 1376
2000 12/29 Winter Storm not active disaster 1353
2000 06/27 Severe Storms And Flooding not active disaster 1334
1999 06/08 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Snow and Ice, Flooding, Ground Saturation, Landslides and Mudslides not active disaster 1279
1998 06/15 Flooding and Ground Saturation not active disaster 1220
1997 04/07 Severe Storms/Flooding not active disaster 1174
1997 01/12 Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards not active disaster 1157
1996 06/05 Flooding not active disaster 1118
1995 05/16 Severe Storms, Flooding, Ground Saturation not active disaster 1050
1994 07/01 Severe Storm, Flooding not active disaster 1032
1993 07/26 Flooding, Severe Storms not active disaster 1001
1989 05/08 FLOODING not active disaster 825
1982 05/11 FLOODING not active disaster 658
1979 04/26 Storms, Snowmelt, Flooding not active disaster 581
1978 04/17 Storms, Ice Jams, Snowmelt, Flooding not active disaster 554
1976 04/16 FLOODING not active disaster 501
1975 07/11 SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING not active disaster 475
1975 05/24 FLOODING FROM RAINS, SNOWMELT not active disaster 469
1974 05/14 Heavy Rains, Snowmelt, Flooding not active disaster 434
1972 06/10 SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING not active disaster 335
1970 06/05 SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING not active disaster 287
1969 04/18 FLOODING not active disaster 256
1966 07/09 SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING not active disaster 220
1966 03/23 FLOODING not active disaster 216
1965 05/10 FLOODING not active disaster 195
1957 06/22 TORNADO not active disaster 79

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