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Harvey!

islandjoan
August 25, 2017 09:23AM

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I feel for all the folks in the path of this hurricane!

NHC predicts that Harvey is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 15 to 25 inches and isolated maximum amounts of 35 inches over the middle and upper Texas coast through next Wednesday

That's an insane amount of rain.

Stay safe Texans!!!

Re: Harvey!

speee1dy
August 25, 2017 12:40PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,227

omg, i thought you were talking about harvey the bunny rabbit.

yes, i hope they will be okay. some controversy about possible having check points and illegals are afraid???> not too sure as i didnt read the article

Re: Harvey!

Alana33
August 25, 2017 03:43PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,580

Quote
islandjoan
I feel for all the folks in the path of this hurricane!

NHC predicts that Harvey is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 15 to 25 inches and isolated maximum amounts of 35 inches over the middle and upper Texas coast through next Wednesday

That's an insane amount of rain.

Stay safe Texans!!!

thumbs upthumbs upthumbs up

Agreed. I pray it's not as catastrophic as predicted.
And pray we don't face anything remotely similar.

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islandjoan
August 25, 2017 04:18PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,350

amen ladies!
I haven't heard about checkpoints and illegals, but I haven't been reading the news just the stormcarib and wunderground.

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Alana33
August 25, 2017 04:37PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,580

In such a potentially catastrophic impending event and the huge amount of people who need to be evacuated, I seriously doubt that checkpoints and illegal immigrants are on the agenda. If it is, it's ridiculous.

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Gumbo
August 25, 2017 07:30PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 457

Thats a great idea, perfect time for a dragnet. thumbs up
Go Trump!!!

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Alana33
August 25, 2017 07:42PM

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Posts: 11,580

People will lose their lives while Trumplemeantweetingthinskin goes on his weekly vacation while costing taxpayers $400,00.00 per day and you're embracing absurdity.
Maybe you need a heart or brain transplant. Unbelievable stupidity.
Especially since Harvey has become a Cat 4 hurricane with catastrophic consequences and may very well impact Texas for 4 - 5 days.
Your focus is on rounding up immigrants?
Get some humanity.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/25/2017 07:53PM by Alana33.

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Alana33
August 25, 2017 11:09PM

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Posts: 11,580

Cat 4, 938 mb, moving at 7mph.
Would you want to have this on you for days?

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islandjoan
August 26, 2017 12:20AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,350

Maybe Gumbo was being facetious. I don't understand why TWC has Cantore and Seidel and other correspondents out in the storm, in the dark, still reporting!!!! I think that shows that it is safe to be out in the storm, which I think is very irresponsible of them.

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ironheadUSVI
August 26, 2017 06:15AM

Registered: 5 months ago
Posts: 135

Quote
Alana33
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Maybe you need a heart or brain transplant. Unbelievable stupidity.

When you don't have an argument, attack the messenger. Nice.

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Gumbo
August 26, 2017 12:10PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 457

Quote
Alana33
People will lose their lives while Trumplemeantweetingthinskin goes on his weekly vacation while costing taxpayers $400,00.00 per day and you're embracing absurdity.
Maybe you need a heart or brain transplant. Unbelievable stupidity.
Especially since Harvey has become a Cat 4 hurricane with catastrophic consequences and may very well impact Texas for 4 - 5 days.
Your focus is on rounding up immigrants?
Get some humanity.



I guess your opinion is the only acceptable one. Law enforcement is entitled to enforce the law in any situation they choose. When did following the law become wrong? I guess the same time name calling became a way to make your point. Get a life!

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Spartygrad95
August 26, 2017 12:26PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,870

Respecting the rule of law has been a hallmark of the new administration especially with the pardon of Arpaio. *cough*

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ironheadUSVI
August 27, 2017 06:51AM

Registered: 5 months ago
Posts: 135

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Spartygrad95
Respecting the rule of law has been a hallmark of the new administration especially with the pardon of Arpaio. *cough*

But it's OK for Obama to pardon people with worse offenses ?

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Spartygrad95
August 27, 2017 10:51AM

Registered: 3 years ago
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Did I mention Obama? Rule. Of. Law. Lol. Laughable hypocrisy.

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Gumbo
August 27, 2017 10:57AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 457

Actually a liberal judge ordered Arpaio to stop enforcing a law that is on the books.
That is why he was held in contempt, for enforcing the law.
So spin it any way you need to so it will fit your thinking.

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islandjoan
August 27, 2017 03:11PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,350

Back to the topic (please stop bickering about that a-hole Trump) - i am sorry that the incessant heavy rain, that was forecast, came to pass. It is mind blowing! I hope there aren't any more deaths and that the rain stops soon. Times like this make me so thankful for what I have.

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Gumbo
August 27, 2017 04:09PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 457

This is very true. I'm thankful the storm didn't do as some feared. It could have regenerated in the gulf and slammed Galveston as a cat 4.
As aweful as it is thats at least something to be thankful for.
Actually I was joking about rounding up illegals during the storm, can't even laugh anymore. True colors come out when things don't go as some would like.

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islandjoan
August 27, 2017 04:51PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,350

Yes Gumbo it is very fortunate indeed that the storm did not backtrack and regenerate as was forecast at one point!!!

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Alana33
August 27, 2017 08:53PM

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Posts: 11,580

Not yet, anyway.
They are forecasting it to head back to gulf and then back on land but unsure of track once it does.
Unimaginable flooding!

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speee1dy
August 28, 2017 11:07AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,227

this is historical flooding. not a time to be bashing anyone.

[www.usatoday.com]


alana, this one is for you
[www.nydailynews.com]

[edition.cnn.com]

not sure whats wrong with trumps handling of this historic disaster

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Alana33
August 28, 2017 03:15PM

Registered: 5 years ago
Posts: 11,580

What many people forget is that when a president visits a devastated location, speee1dy, is that it diverts precious and much needed rescue, police and other much needed resources to his visit instead of to and for the victims of the disaster who need help the most.
At least Obama wasn't tweeting inanities, touting his rallies and pardoning racists while having more of his staff either getting fired or defecting from a defective presidency.
Maybe Trump will bring a trailer of more play-doh with him.
Very necessary item in a disaster

This hurricane and flood event will be impacting Texas, Houston and surrounding areas for a very long time, years possibly. Maybe Trump should rebuild Texas first, instead of the wall Mexico is not going to pay for.

[www.huffingtonpost.com]



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ironheadUSVI
August 28, 2017 04:00PM

Registered: 5 months ago
Posts: 135

Quote
Alana33


This hurricane and flood event will be impacting Texas, Houston and surrounding areas for a very long time, years possibly. Maybe Trump should rebuild Texas first, instead of the wall Mexico is not going to pay for.

Houston is a city in Texas. The entire state was not impacted by the hurricane and storm.

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speee1dy
August 28, 2017 04:07PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,227

you are mad the trump was on vacation, i pointed out that obama was also on vacation.
i pointed out yet more hypocrisy.

i have no problems with either one of them not going out there. heck, trump can wait another day or two. whatever the state needs him to do.

heck just stop with the hypocrisy , thats all i ask


Quote
Alana33
What many people forget is that when a president visits a devastated location, speee1dy, is that it diverts precious and much needed rescue, police and other much needed resources to his visit instead of to and for the victims of the disaster who need help the most.
At least Obama wasn't tweeting inanities, touting his rallies and pardoning racists while having more of his staff either getting fired or defecting from a defective presidency.
Maybe Trump will bring a trailer of more play-doh with him.
Very necessary item in a disaster

This hurricane and flood event will be impacting Texas, Houston and surrounding areas for a very long time, years possibly. Maybe Trump should rebuild Texas first, instead of the wall Mexico is not going to pay for.

[www.huffingtonpost.com]

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Spartygrad95
August 28, 2017 04:30PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 1,870

As Harris County swims under over 2 feet of water Trump reminds people he won Missouri by big numbers and to buy a book by a Sherrif now being sued by family of inmate who died of dehydration in his jail. It is crazy to think someone is more out of touch with reality than Mapp, but there it is.

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islandjoan
August 28, 2017 04:32PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,350

For once I am in total agreement with you!

Quote
Spartygrad95
As Harris County swims under over 2 feet of water Trump reminds people he won Missouri by big numbers and to buy a book by a Sherrif now being sued by family of inmate who died of dehydration in his jail. It is crazy to think someone is more out of touch with reality than Mapp, but there it is.

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