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BREAKING: Levee Overtopped in New Orleans Area - Evacs Underway!! Winds over 100mph!!

 
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CNN has talked about the great numbers of volunteers who are using boats to rescue people.

A group of individuals who own boats got together at the HOme Depot parking lot somewhere nearby, organised themselves, and went out to rescue people.

Local people looking after one another.
 Quoting: goodmockingbird



Uttt Ohhh!

Last Time FEMA rescued many New Orleans People from Hurricane Katrina, and all People rescued - Disappeared!

Over 10,000 People in New Orlean's area mysteriously disappeared after Hurricane Katrina and whereabouts are unknown till this day..

FEMA just takes you to worse situation and these Ignorant Entitlement Peoples of New Orleans, might just fall for the Death Trip help by FEMA again.

Oh!, How the Ignorant and Feeble Minded Never learn!

FEMA is not a good thing!, just run away from them, they are here to terminate your life...(not help you..)

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I believe these were among the dead, but the numbers were kept low in order not to panic everyone.

Easier to just tell people they were sent to FEMA housing. Then people would not keep searching for the truth. Just like Andrew in Miami in '92. From a National Guardsman who was down there....he SAW THEM just bull-dozing hundreds and hundreds of bodies into huge make-shift holes/graves dug in the ground. I think the "official" death toll was less than 50. Not true.

It happened again in Katrina, and it will happen again now. With lots of luck, that sinkhole will not blow them ALL up to kingdom come.
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ike in galveston/boliver?
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I heard they opened 63 evacuation centers between Florida and Texas earlier today.
That don't bode well.
I mean what better way to hide the deaths?
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I'll bet there are thousands of homes almost totally underwater all along the coast. Insurance won't cover any of them because it's not wind damage, it's flood damage. WHAT A MESS!
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I have no death news

stick your head in the toilet flush

make sure your head is stuck

flush again call the police before you start this

maybe it will get reported
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Welcome back. Glad you're safehf
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1 Death would be too many. I just hope this passes you guys before it gets any worse. This reallt incredible to watch unfold in regard to the storm just lingering there.
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Yep

crazy slow moving

bored little hot and this thing will not be gone in
24 hours

Louisiana

you got to love it
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ice, you ever met any cast members of swamp people
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And the coverage is focusing on these few places. What about the rest of the Louisiana coast that has been affected by Isaac?
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Re: One of the problems in some areas with breaching levees with explosives had to do with the method, the research on the method, or lack, and the amount of explosives used compared to the results shown in the army corps studis on the lack of safety of a lesser charge event that had been used as a model.


I have been away from computer for awhile, so the breach of levee south of N.O. is news to me and I have only read the previous page at this point.

However regarding the expectations of south plaqemiones parrish. I watched and listened until 3 last night, and the president of parrish had been repeatedly assured that the back levee would hold- depspite the fact that very early on the water was only 2 feet from top and splashing over. Sometimes people trust the experts.

I have heard today and last night that the back levee they were concern with last night which I though was way south near port sulfer area, had been shored up in advance and is not part of the federal system.

It was said today ( wlltv) that the levees to south of N.O. are not part of federal system, that the people had wanted levees but the federal govt does not want to do that. Also sounded like there is a conflict between preserving the land down there, having welands vs losing it.

People stay because a TS, cat 1 is something they and their families have experienced. They have an idea of what it is and does. There was assurance that the winds, storm surge would be something the levee would handle. The hurricane part formed quickly (relatively) and apparently surprisingly according to weather people. At that point hard to leave. This is not the same as someone on a florida Gulf island stupidly staying for a hurricane party.

The president of parrish's house- brick was damaged worse than Katrina and the area flooded- they were suprised.

I personally would not stay. However, I didn't grow up there. And believe it or not, people can't always just move away from an area. The area is deteriorating.

Also, if it's not supposed to be that bad, do you leave your pets, your milk cow, horse, boat?

Where the govt thought it would be unsafe, like lower terrebonne parrish, they ordered mandatory evacs which most people followed.

There is a less talked aboutr issue that goes on about opening the waterways for deeper traffic around the Gulf and Florida. Getting rid of the lower delta type areas shortens the trips between baton rouge and gulf. Issues about geology as well. ( I was told last ear or before, the current governor in florida as one of his first orders, plans to dredge every port to make it a deep water port for international shipping.)

And by coincidence or not, around the time Frand Isle ws experiencing what they think were 90-120 mph winds, there was a 30 minute wequences of radar beams east, nw, north, ne of the storm and into it. Changes in atmospheric frequency and heating impact storm severity
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Every body be quiet. Condi is talking why 2 Trillion vs. 14 Billion helps brown people.
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water level dropping in braithwaite.
about 10 ft now. Was over 14'
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Must have blown that second levee.
I think they blew the levee on the Mississippi to relieve flooding in the city. This caused the flooding in Plaquemines which they had ordered mandatory evacs in except forgot to evac the nursing home there?
Then they blew the back earthen levee.

My question is who in turn will this flood out?
I need to consult google maps.
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bump

One wrong move and you sit with a situation that could cascade into unforeseen consequences and cause a tragedy of epic proportions. I hope not.
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Not sure what you mean.
But, does anyone know when your pumping stations keep the water out of NOLA and all around the outside of the bowl is also flooded already, where does the water go exactly?
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from what I can tell the water goes into the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway–West Closure Complex and exits into a wetland they call Bayou Aux Carpes, after filtering out all the trash etc. I think they just finished the pumping station last year so none of the Google maps are up to date.

there is a Lake (Salvador) fairly close to the pumping station so I'm guessing the water goes into it but don't quote me on that.
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The only place it can go. Either in the river or in the lake. No where else to put it.

Now regarding the planned breach of the levee. Weather channel just explained it. The town of Braithwaith was flooded from the Gulf side levee. The town has a levee on the Mississippi river side and a smaller levee on the backside by the Gulf. So, the town, as all communities in Plaquemines parish, basically sit in a bowl surrounded by levees. They are planning on breeching the levee on the gulf side to let the water the flooded homes are sitting in drain back to the gulf.

They are also ordering a mandatory evacuation of Belle Chase which is on the west side of the river because the Mississippi is overtopping the levee there in Belle Chase.
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HAha.
OK. So they were flooding from the GULF side levee and their solution is to blow another hole in the GULF side levee to "let the water out".

That's as bad as the CNN version they got from TWC earlier today where they were saying the River Side levee was topping over and they needed to blow a hole in the river side levee to "let it all out again"!!!

Genius...sheer governmental genius.

The water will just flood equally on both sides until it reaches a mean level.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1482838


You don't understand wind direction of hurricanes. The wind is now blowing in a different direction so the wind is no longer pushing the gulf water into the town. The water has likely receeded on the gulf side of the levee. So you cut a hole in the levee and the water drains back into the gulf.
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Or it could be one of us doesn't understand the concept of flooding.
It's where you can't tell where the Gulf ends and Lake Ponchartrain ends for awhile, and all those little bayous flow together as one.
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No you don't understand that the water level has dropped on the gulf side of the levee. It has dropped because the wind is no longer pushing it over the levee and it is returning to normal heights! Gee doomtards are dense.
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BREAKING - just came in National Weather Service NOLA

A back levee in Plaquemines is being overtopped from the St. Bernard line all the way to White Ditch, some 18 miles.
Evacuations underway.


[link to twitter.com]
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Here's a real-time sat.image of the big picture: [link to www.wunderground.com]
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seems more problems on the dirty side closer to ms

[link to water.weather.gov]

biloxi river at wortham, flood readings are a vertical line
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BREAKING - just came in National Weather Service NOLA

A back levee in Plaquemines is being overtopped from the St. Bernard line all the way to White Ditch, some 18 miles.
Evacuations underway.


[link to twitter.com]
 Quoting: DoorBert
Here's a real-time sat.image of the big picture: [link to www.wunderground.com]
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Still looks quite organised on here:
[link to climate.cod.edu]
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HAha.
OK. So they were flooding from the GULF side levee and their solution is to blow another hole in the GULF side levee to "let the water out".

That's as bad as the CNN version they got from TWC earlier today where they were saying the River Side levee was topping over and they needed to blow a hole in the river side levee to "let it all out again"!!!

Genius...sheer governmental genius.

The water will just flood equally on both sides until it reaches a mean level.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1482838


You don't understand wind direction of hurricanes. The wind is now blowing in a different direction so the wind is no longer pushing the gulf water into the town. The water has likely receeded on the gulf side of the levee. So you cut a hole in the levee and the water drains back into the gulf.
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^^^This^^^ And this is under local control. They have been to this rodeo a time or two before and I tend to think they know what they are doing.
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Well excuse the hell out of my ignorance here, but one would think that 15 billion dollars spent on a levee system would kind of negate the need for blowing holes in it?

Maybe they could have saved the billions and spent a couple grand on dynamite?
Or maybe they could build in permanent controllable floodgates to open and close as needed in appropriate drainage locations?

Sheesh.
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That 15 billion was just spent on the levee system for New Orleans, not the lower parish of Plaquemine. That is not a very populated parish and basically is just a strip of land that sticks out into the Gulf. The land that is surrounded by earthen levees is no more that 1000 ft wide in some spots. I think a mile wide at most. It's about 100 miles long but basically no man's land the further south you go. The levees are the high spots.
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You don't understand wind direction of hurricanes. The wind is now blowing in a different direction so the wind is no longer pushing the gulf water into the town. The water has likely receeded on the gulf side of the levee. So you cut a hole in the levee and the water drains back into the gulf.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 22478544


^^^This^^^ And this is under local control. They have been to this rodeo a time or two before and I tend to think they know what they are doing.
 Quoting: Bluebird


Well excuse the hell out of my ignorance here, but one would think that 15 billion dollars spent on a levee system would kind of negate the need for blowing holes in it?

Maybe they could have saved the billions and spent a couple grand on dynamite?
Or maybe they could build in permanent controllable floodgates to open and close as needed in appropriate drainage locations?

Sheesh.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1482838


That 15 billion was just spent on the levee system for New Orleans, not the lower parish of Plaquemine. That is not a very populated parish and basically is just a strip of land that sticks out into the Gulf. The land that is surrounded by earthen levees is no more that 1000 ft wide in some spots. I think a mile wide at most. It's about 100 miles long but basically no man's land the further south you go. The levees are the high spots.
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They are saying that the Plaquemine Parish did flood in Katrina.
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And the coverage is focusing on these few places. What about the rest of the Louisiana coast that has been affected by Isaac?
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The rest of the coast was on the wrong side of the wind field so they were not affected much by the surge. Right now the west side of Plaquemines parish is getting the surge from the gulf. Also those towns on the west side of Lake Pontchartrain are probably getting some surge from the winds.
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I think the purpose of those levees is to keep the shit inside New Orleans during a storm...not so much to stop water from getting in.
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BREAKING - just came in National Weather Service NOLA

A back levee in Plaquemines is being overtopped from the St. Bernard line all the way to White Ditch, some 18 miles.
Evacuations underway.


[link to twitter.com]
 Quoting: DoorBert
Here's a real-time sat.image of the big picture: [link to www.wunderground.com]
 Quoting: cosman



Still looks quite organised on here:
[link to climate.cod.edu]
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Nice animation..
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HAha.
OK. So they were flooding from the GULF side levee and their solution is to blow another hole in the GULF side levee to "let the water out".

That's as bad as the CNN version they got from TWC earlier today where they were saying the River Side levee was topping over and they needed to blow a hole in the river side levee to "let it all out again"!!!

Genius...sheer governmental genius.

The water will just flood equally on both sides until it reaches a mean level.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1482838


You don't understand wind direction of hurricanes. The wind is now blowing in a different direction so the wind is no longer pushing the gulf water into the town. The water has likely receeded on the gulf side of the levee. So you cut a hole in the levee and the water drains back into the gulf.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 22478544


Or it could be one of us doesn't understand the concept of flooding.
It's where you can't tell where the Gulf ends and Lake Ponchartrain ends for awhile, and all those little bayous flow together as one.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1482838


No you don't understand that the water level has dropped on the gulf side of the levee. It has dropped because the wind is no longer pushing it over the levee and it is returning to normal heights! Gee doomtards are dense.
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You seem to not take into account the volume of rain that is falling.
Nor the fact the entire contents of rain that has fallen over the WHOLE city of New Orleans is being added into the mix. That seems like an awful lot of water, along with a super saturated ground and Mississippi River delta.

I fail to see how this helps the overall flooding EXCEPT inside the stupid bowl maybe...IF Lake Ponchartrain doesn't start spilling over when the wind changes direction.

It seems like a daisy chain over and over.
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Re: One of the problems in some areas with breaching levees with explosives had to do with the method, the research on the method, or lack, and the amount of explosives used compared to the results shown in the army corps studis on the lack of safety of a lesser charge event that had been used as a model.


I have been away from computer for awhile, so the breach of levee south of N.O. is news to me and I have only read the previous page at this point.

However regarding the expectations of south plaqemiones parrish. I watched and listened until 3 last night, and the president of parrish had been repeatedly assured that the back levee would hold- depspite the fact that very early on the water was only 2 feet from top and splashing over. Sometimes people trust the experts.

I have heard today and last night that the back levee they were concern with last night which I though was way south near port sulfer area, had been shored up in advance and is not part of the federal system.

It was said today ( wlltv) that the levees to south of N.O. are not part of federal system, that the people had wanted levees but the federal govt does not want to do that. Also sounded like there is a conflict between preserving the land down there, having welands vs losing it.

People stay because a TS, cat 1 is something they and their families have experienced. They have an idea of what it is and does. There was assurance that the winds, storm surge would be something the levee would handle. The hurricane part formed quickly (relatively) and apparently surprisingly according to weather people. At that point hard to leave. This is not the same as someone on a florida Gulf island stupidly staying for a hurricane party.

The president of parrish's house- brick was damaged worse than Katrina and the area flooded- they were suprised.

I personally would not stay. However, I didn't grow up there. And believe it or not, people can't always just move away from an area. The area is deteriorating.

Also, if it's not supposed to be that bad, do you leave your pets, your milk cow, horse, boat?

Where the govt thought it would be unsafe, like lower terrebonne parrish, they ordered mandatory evacs which most people followed.

There is a less talked aboutr issue that goes on about opening the waterways for deeper traffic around the Gulf and Florida. Getting rid of the lower delta type areas shortens the trips between baton rouge and gulf. Issues about geology as well. ( I was told last ear or before, the current governor in florida as one of his first orders, plans to dredge every port to make it a deep water port for international shipping.)

And by coincidence or not, around the time Frand Isle ws experiencing what they think were 90-120 mph winds, there was a 30 minute wequences of radar beams east, nw, north, ne of the storm and into it. Changes in atmospheric frequency and heating impact storm severity
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I don't know the geography well either, but it looks like they can solve the ship traffic problem and the wetland problem by building a canal between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi at the shortest point. The ships could enter through the lake then the river. Then they can allow the lower Mississippi to return to normal and flood every year and thus build the wetlands back up. That would be a plus for New Orleans and the communities surrounding New Orleans during hurricane season. Of course, some of those living behind the levees in the lower Mississippi would have to relocate or live on houseboats. If they do nothing, the Gulf will just get closer and closer. So much land has been lost in that area in such a short time.
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You don't understand wind direction of hurricanes. The wind is now blowing in a different direction so the wind is no longer pushing the gulf water into the town. The water has likely receeded on the gulf side of the levee. So you cut a hole in the levee and the water drains back into the gulf.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 22478544


Or it could be one of us doesn't understand the concept of flooding.
It's where you can't tell where the Gulf ends and Lake Ponchartrain ends for awhile, and all those little bayous flow together as one.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1482838


No you don't understand that the water level has dropped on the gulf side of the levee. It has dropped because the wind is no longer pushing it over the levee and it is returning to normal heights! Gee doomtards are dense.
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You seem to not take into account the volume of rain that is falling.
Nor the fact the entire contents of rain that has fallen over the WHOLE city of New Orleans is being added into the mix. That seems like an awful lot of water, along with a super saturated ground and Mississippi River delta.

I fail to see how this helps the overall flooding EXCEPT inside the stupid bowl maybe...IF Lake Ponchartrain doesn't start spilling over when the wind changes direction.

It seems like a daisy chain over and over.
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That is all it is supposed to do is empty the water in the bowl of that town back into the gulf. It would not affect NO or any towns south of it. The gulf is pretty vast and can handle the excess. Look at google and find the area in question. You will see.
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Or it could be one of us doesn't understand the concept of flooding.
It's where you can't tell where the Gulf ends and Lake Ponchartrain ends for awhile, and all those little bayous flow together as one.
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No you don't understand that the water level has dropped on the gulf side of the levee. It has dropped because the wind is no longer pushing it over the levee and it is returning to normal heights! Gee doomtards are dense.
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You seem to not take into account the volume of rain that is falling.
Nor the fact the entire contents of rain that has fallen over the WHOLE city of New Orleans is being added into the mix. That seems like an awful lot of water, along with a super saturated ground and Mississippi River delta.

I fail to see how this helps the overall flooding EXCEPT inside the stupid bowl maybe...IF Lake Ponchartrain doesn't start spilling over when the wind changes direction.

It seems like a daisy chain over and over.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1482838
That is all it is supposed to do is empty the water in the bowl of that town back into the gulf. It would not affect NO or any towns south of it. The gulf is pretty vast and can handle the excess. Look at google and find the area in question. You will see.
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And the rain did not put 12 ft of water in that town. The wind pushing the gulf in did.
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Hey assholes, im checking in from new orleans / metairie

I lost power at 735 last night (it's 10:47 now) so I left my house and retreated to my parent's house which is actually 2 houses off of the lake ponchatrain levee in metairie.

lots of power out all over metairie and new orleans, but luckily some places still have it (mom's house is one of them.)


still raining and gusting as it has been for the last 24 hours.

waters have subsided in this area , most of the damage in this area is HEAVY wind damage, poles and trees down.

i saw a uprooted tree take a whole sidewalk + driveway with it, complete with the plumbing buried under the concrete.


might drive to jackson, mississippi in the next 2 days so my mom can get a flight out.
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Not sure what you mean.
But, does anyone know when your pumping stations keep the water out of NOLA and all around the outside of the bowl is also flooded already, where does the water go exactly?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1482838


The only place it can go. Either in the river or in the lake. No where else to put it.

Now regarding the planned breach of the levee. Weather channel just explained it. The town of Braithwaith was flooded from the Gulf side levee. The town has a levee on the Mississippi river side and a smaller levee on the backside by the Gulf. So, the town, as all communities in Plaquemines parish, basically sit in a bowl surrounded by levees. They are planning on breeching the levee on the gulf side to let the water the flooded homes are sitting in drain back to the gulf.

They are also ordering a mandatory evacuation of Belle Chase which is on the west side of the river because the Mississippi is overtopping the levee there in Belle Chase.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 22478544


This town didn't flood during Katrina. The new levee system that was put in place around New Orleans caused this town to flood in my opinion. Bad planning and execution by the Corps of Engineers.
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ohyeah


for want of a better word....they were sacrificed

I'd be boiling mad if I lived there and lost my house and all my belongings. Who are they to play "god"?!
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 18761490


Playing God?

Building a pretty good sized city on land that is under sea level?

That isn't playing God?

It's a dumb idea in the first place.

Just like building in 50 year flood plains.
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Read Mr. Chan's book "THE HARBRINGER" He gives all the SIGNS that have COME TO PASS regarding the end of America as a super power. This began on 9/11 [regardless if it was an inside job or the Muslims did it] verysad

Now here's something about Issac.

The name ISSAC represents the 3 major world religions, Jewish, Christian, and Islam. They are the major religions of the USA.

SEVEN years ago Katrina hit the same area that Issac hit today. The number SEVEN is Gods number of COMPLETION.

The USA Is NOW UNDER HIS JUDGMENT, including FIRES, FLOODS AND DROUGHT.

Next will come shortage of food and higher prices. Also gas price hikes. Then comes plagues, as in severe and fatal sickness, and fanally comes MILITARY ATTACK and INVASION. ohno

The ONLY hope for you personally is the Lord Jesus Christ. Repent and live forever in Gods Kingdom, applause2

or hell will be your final place of torment if you don't want the Lord.grumpy2

There is NO in between.

God Be With You ALL>
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Playing God?

Building a pretty good sized city on land that is under sea level?

That isn't playing God?

It's a dumb idea in the first place.

Just like building in 50 year flood plains.
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The Dutch actually claim the ocean and use the oceanbed to make moveable dikes. There are Dutch people alive who are older than the ground they bought and paid the mortgage off off on already.

I Saw this on PBS last night. (rick steves europe) I also saw on CBS today that Mitt Romneys tax breaks are more important than PBS.
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Read Mr. Chan's book "THE HARBRINGER" He gives all the SIGNS that have COME TO PASS regarding the end of America as a super power. This began on 9/11 [regardless if it was an inside job or the Muslims did it] verysad

Now here's something about Issac.

The name ISSAC represents the 3 major world religions, Jewish, Christian, and Islam. They are the major religions of the USA.

SEVEN years ago Katrina hit the same area that Issac hit today. The number SEVEN is Gods number of COMPLETION.

The USA Is NOW UNDER HIS JUDGMENT, including FIRES, FLOODS AND DROUGHT.

Next will come shortage of food and higher prices. Also gas price hikes. Then comes plagues, as in severe and fatal sickness, and fanally comes MILITARY ATTACK and INVASION. ohno

The ONLY hope for you personally is the Lord Jesus Christ. Repent and live forever in Gods Kingdom, applause2

or hell will be your final place of torment if you don't want the Lord.grumpy2

There is NO in between.

God Be With You ALL>
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you'd think someone who knows so much about the bible would be able to spell isaac
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Read Mr. Chan's book "THE HARBRINGER" He gives all the SIGNS that have COME TO PASS regarding the end of America as a super power. This began on 9/11 [regardless if it was an inside job or the Muslims did it] verysad

Now here's something about Issac.

The name ISSAC represents the 3 major world religions, Jewish, Christian, and Islam. They are the major religions of the USA.

SEVEN years ago Katrina hit the same area that Issac hit today. The number SEVEN is Gods number of COMPLETION.

The USA Is NOW UNDER HIS JUDGMENT, including FIRES, FLOODS AND DROUGHT.

Next will come shortage of food and higher prices. Also gas price hikes. Then comes plagues, as in severe and fatal sickness, and fanally comes MILITARY ATTACK and INVASION. ohno

The ONLY hope for you personally is the Lord Jesus Christ. Repent and live forever in Gods Kingdom, applause2

or hell will be your final place of torment if you don't want the Lord.grumpy2

There is NO in between.

God Be With You ALL>
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Been there done that.Nothing new.
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Read Mr. Chan's book "THE HARBRINGER" He gives all the SIGNS that have COME TO PASS regarding the end of America as a super power. This began on 9/11 [regardless if it was an inside job or the Muslims did it] verysad

Now here's something about Issac.

The name ISSAC represents the 3 major world religions, Jewish, Christian, and Islam. They are the major religions of the USA.

SEVEN years ago Katrina hit the same area that Issac hit today. The number SEVEN is Gods number of COMPLETION.

The USA Is NOW UNDER HIS JUDGMENT, including FIRES, FLOODS AND DROUGHT.

Next will come shortage of food and higher prices. Also gas price hikes. Then comes plagues, as in severe and fatal sickness, and fanally comes MILITARY ATTACK and INVASION. ohno

The ONLY hope for you personally is the Lord Jesus Christ. Repent and live forever in Gods Kingdom, applause2

or hell will be your final place of torment if you don't want the Lord.grumpy2

There is NO in between.

God Be With You ALL>
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You should probably start your own thread on this without the smilies and frownies.We need a Jesus app.Would that be idolatry?bump
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dont worry fema is ready to help the people asaphf
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[link to weather.unisys.com]

Texas radars lighting up(circles all over)
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Read Mr. Chan's book "THE HARBRINGER" He gives all the SIGNS that have COME TO PASS regarding the end of America as a super power. This began on 9/11 [regardless if it was an inside job or the Muslims did it] verysad

Now here's something about Issac.

The name ISSAC represents the 3 major world religions, Jewish, Christian, and Islam. They are the major religions of the USA.

SEVEN years ago Katrina hit the same area that Issac hit today. The number SEVEN is Gods number of COMPLETION.

The USA Is NOW UNDER HIS JUDGMENT, including FIRES, FLOODS AND DROUGHT.

Next will come shortage of food and higher prices. Also gas price hikes. Then comes plagues, as in severe and fatal sickness, and fanally comes MILITARY ATTACK and INVASION. ohno

The ONLY hope for you personally is the Lord Jesus Christ. Repent and live forever in Gods Kingdom, applause2

or hell will be your final place of torment if you don't want the Lord.grumpy2

There is NO in between.

God Be With You ALL>
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are we going off topic again. this storm isn't over. what's going on? The guy at his mom's; thanks for the update. you are golden getting your mom out of there. love and prayers to you.

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