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liberaltrucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-20-05 12:28 AM
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38. Bouncy, Babylon, and Lone Star
I'm not familiar with the topography in SE TX. I'm from Alabama, and a cat 5 hitting Mobile would be at most a cat 2 or 3 by the time it got to Greenville. But you're right. Your land doesn't rise as much as in Alabama. I'm beginning to regret starting this thread.
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  -Not to wish ill on the folks in Texas, but I pray liberaltrucker  Sep-19-05 11:36 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-19-05 11:40 PM   #1 
  - We warned the country in 2000.  txindy   Sep-19-05 11:42 PM   #3 
  - I was screaming my head off, no one listened! nt  Blue State Native   Sep-20-05 06:50 AM   #63 
  - * may deserve it  liberaltrucker   Sep-19-05 11:46 PM   #4 
  - Bush isn't from Texas.  texanwitch   Sep-19-05 11:51 PM   # 
  - Yep, the coast and the border tend to be blue.  Bouncy Ball   Sep-20-05 12:02 AM   #19 
  - bush is from Connecticut.  Bouncy Ball   Sep-19-05 11:52 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-19-05 11:53 PM   #11 
  - How kindly and liberal of you.  expatriate   Sep-19-05 11:55 PM   #12 
  - Tell me do you blame the Jews for Hitler too?  Reciprocity   Sep-19-05 11:57 PM   #13 
  - Be careful what you wish for  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-20-05 12:06 AM   #20 
  - We better be asking questions about global warming  Erika   Sep-19-05 11:41 PM   #2 
  - Spread the love, eh?  longship   Sep-19-05 11:48 PM   #5 
  - Or just stalls and comes to nothing. n/t  Lorien   Sep-19-05 11:51 PM   #8 
     - Unfortunately, not likely  liberaltrucker   Sep-20-05 12:13 AM   #29 
  - At least FEMA relief is guaranteed if it hits Texas  Lorien   Sep-19-05 11:50 PM   #6 
  - Yep. It'd be interesting to see FEMA  liberaltrucker   Sep-19-05 11:52 PM   #10 
     - On September 8, 1900,  Reciprocity   Sep-20-05 12:12 AM   #28 
     - I stand corrected and humbled  liberaltrucker   Sep-20-05 12:20 AM   #35 
        - No worries mate. I've worn the same shoes you have on now.  Reciprocity   Sep-20-05 12:32 AM   #40 
           - I certainly do  liberaltrucker   Sep-20-05 12:46 AM   #49 
     - Last time a Cat 5 hit Galveston, 6000 people died.  expatriate   Sep-20-05 12:39 AM   #44 
        - See posts 35 and 49  liberaltrucker   Sep-20-05 12:50 AM   #51 
        - Actually, the 1900 Storm is considered a Cat 4...  Bridget Burke   Sep-20-05 06:47 AM   #62 
        - There is a huge cemetery in Galveston  ninkasi   Sep-21-05 03:54 AM   #70 
  - So you haven't thought about the fact that a hell of a lot of  Bouncy Ball   Sep-19-05 11:50 PM   #7 
  - Houston is far enough inland  liberaltrucker   Sep-19-05 11:58 PM   #16 
  - Houston is quite prone to flooding.  Bouncy Ball   Sep-20-05 12:09 AM   #22 
  - No, you don't get it. Houston is called the "Bayou City"';  babylonsister   Sep-20-05 12:10 AM   #24 
  - Houston would suffer from the storm surge via the bayous  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-20-05 12:11 AM   #25 
  - I remember that well.  Bouncy Ball   Sep-20-05 12:13 AM   #30 
  - Yes, it can  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-20-05 12:20 AM   #36 
  - Bouncy, Babylon, and Lone Star  liberaltrucker   Sep-20-05 12:28 AM   #38 
     - Thanks for starting the thread.  Reciprocity   Sep-20-05 12:41 AM   #46 
     - I'm not upset with you, liberaltrucker.  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-20-05 12:43 AM   #48 
        - Thanks  liberaltrucker   Sep-20-05 12:56 AM   #56 
  - Houston would be flooded beyond belief  txindy   Sep-20-05 12:22 AM   #37 
  - Some people instantly dismiss us Southerners  Rex   Sep-19-05 11:59 PM   #17 
  - I'm hoping she stays away from here  Not_Giving_Up   Sep-19-05 11:57 PM   #14 
  - I have people I love from Dallas to San Saba to Houston  melody   Sep-19-05 11:57 PM   #15 
  - Can't wish Rita on Texas any more than I could on LA or MS.  SeattleGirl   Sep-20-05 12:00 AM   #18 
  - My house here in Houston is going to be full with humans and pets.  texanwitch   Sep-20-05 12:07 AM   #21 
  - Oooh, the Heights is nice  DesertedRose   Sep-20-05 12:12 AM   #26 
     - I worry for the townhouse people, I hope the townhouses are built  texanwitch   Sep-20-05 12:18 AM   #34 
        - I called to check on my cousin in Clear Lake  DesertedRose   Sep-20-05 12:30 AM   #39 
           - Clear Lake, not a good place to be in a hurricane.  texanwitch   Sep-20-05 12:43 AM   #47 
              - I'm in Bacliff, right on Galveston Bay..  BikeWriter   Sep-20-05 07:28 AM   #66 
  - if we pray hard enough  ikhor   Sep-20-05 12:09 AM   #23 
  - Hey!  Bouncy Ball   Sep-20-05 12:12 AM   #27 
  - My parents are in Bexar county (San Antonio)  DesertedRose   Sep-20-05 12:15 AM   #31 
  - My family is in Corrigan, in the heart of Bush country and they  illuminaughty   Sep-20-05 03:45 AM   #58 
  - As have I! San Antonio here and this city has a tendency to flood.  Blue State Native   Sep-20-05 07:04 AM   #65 
  - Charming  txindy   Sep-20-05 12:15 AM   #32 
  - i kid i kid....  ikhor   Sep-20-05 12:35 AM   #42 
  - That is disgusting.  expatriate   Sep-20-05 12:38 AM   #43 
  - Think about your joke  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-20-05 12:53 AM   #53 
     - lighten up guys  ikhor   Sep-20-05 01:00 AM   #57 
  - I'm praying she'll weaken  fishnfla   Sep-20-05 12:16 AM   #33 
  - Imagine if Barbara Bush has to evacuate? LOL  Sleepless In NY   Sep-20-05 12:33 AM   #41 
     - Her Houston home is near Buffalo Bayou, if we get hit hard she  texanwitch   Sep-20-05 12:40 AM   #45 
     - Can you see her on the roof with a sign begging for help?  Not_Giving_Up   Sep-20-05 12:49 AM   #50 
  - praying for what?  fredblogger   Sep-20-05 12:52 AM   #52 
  - Prayer is not just for "wishing"....  Bridget Burke   Sep-20-05 06:53 AM   #64 
  - I bought 3 rubber boats and a airpumb last year , I hope I don't need  texanwitch   Sep-20-05 12:54 AM   #54 
  - I live in the woods of East Texas, and I mean that literally.  Reciprocity   Sep-20-05 12:54 AM   #55 
  - I used to have eight lots in Rye. I love those pines!  BikeWriter   Sep-20-05 07:30 AM   #67 
  - thanks alot "pal"  WolverineDG   Sep-20-05 06:27 AM   #59 
  - Ya know what?  liberaltrucker   Sep-21-05 03:10 AM   #69 
  - Indeed...and  pepperlove   Sep-20-05 06:40 AM   #60 
  - I hope she does something freaky like hit a certain ranch in Crawford  ladylibertee   Sep-20-05 06:43 AM   #61 
     - If there's a storm surge that large, I'm looking for 4 guys on horseback.  GOPisEvil   Sep-20-05 07:33 AM   #68 
        - LOL no shit.  Bouncy Ball   Sep-21-05 09:14 AM   #71 
 

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