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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:52 PM
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October surprises.
We know they're going to engineer an October surprise. What's your guess on what it's going to be?

My guess: summary execution for Saddam Hussein.
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LiberalEsto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:53 PM
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1. Nuking Iran nt
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:53 PM
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2. If they do that the entire Middle East will implode.....
bad move....Technically he would be killed by Americans...we don't need that on our hands..

Saddam should be sent to the Hague to serve his time in prison as the Nazi's and Milosivich did....

Having said that....it won't stop the * cabal from doing something this stupid..

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dave502d Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:54 PM
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3. Immigration. n/t
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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:57 PM
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6. Umm
What about immmigration?
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dave502d Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:12 PM
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10. Public's desire for more control of illegal immigration.
That all the GOP can talk about.
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brettdale Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:54 PM
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4. Its Saddam
His trail started again today, he will be hang.
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BrewAz Donating Member (147 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:56 PM
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5. I do not think there is any question...
I believe that the October Surprise will be a bombing/naval shelling attack on Iran. I hope for the sake of our country it is not...but I am afraid it will be.

BrewAz
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texasleo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:58 PM
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7. a Dem page scandal
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pinto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:02 PM
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8. Maybe that rabbit out of the hat trick has run dry...at least
in regards Congressional elections. Seems that was a typical Presidential election ploy. :shrug:
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Strelnikov_ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:09 PM
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9. Fleet Action Iran
A Falklands fleet action redux.

The current fleet action has nothing to do with an imminent attack on Iran. It has everything to do with:

1) Ensuring a GOP victory in November. Remember the Falklands fleet action. The breathless reporting, the tension, the TV ratings. Same thing again. From mid-October up to the election this will be the serial story 24/7.

2) Following the GOP victory, the tensions with Iran will be used as the reason for run-up in petroleum product prices (Note 1).

3) The ratcheting up of tensions as units of the fleet bop around the Gulf will greatly increase the chance of a real 'Gulf of Tonkin' incident providing the political leverage for continuing their strategy of turmoil and hegemony over the energy producing regions of the Middle East (Note 2).

Note 1: Phases 1 and 2 appear to conflict. However, with the duration of Phase 1 being relatively short, and with my understanding now of how they are artificially depressing the price of gasoline, I feel they will be successful in keeping the gasoline prices down until after the election.

Note 2: No action, by a sane military leadership, can be undertaken against Iran (including a bombing campaign) without a major increase in troop levels if for no other reason to be prepared for contingencies.

An Iranian unit damages or sinks a U.S. Naval, the Maximum Leader can then go in front of Congress, say that we are victims of an unprovoked attack, like Pearl Harbor, and call for a draft to raise sufficient military strength to deal with the rogue nation of Iran.

The purpose of the 'War On Terror' and all of it's subsidiaries are related to Peak Oil as follows:

- By maintaining a constant state of tension, high petroleum prices can be explained away as a temporary spike due to politics. This way, the publics attention can kept from the accelerating supply problems worldwide, thus preventing them from starting to make other arrangements for a post-carbon world (they can't have the addicts kicking too soon).

- Whoever controls the remaining (cheap) petroleum reserves stands to make a fortune in the years immediately following the peak of production. Even the most optimistic scenarios indicate it would take twenty years to mitigate the loss of petroleum production following peak. During this period of transition, the 'addicts' will have no choice but to pay, and pay, and pay.

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D23MIURG23 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:14 PM
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11. Declare Dissent Illegal
And declare the Democratic party a terrorist organization.
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gorbal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:17 PM
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12. 35 people were just rushed to the hospital from the Shaws near me.
I heared from one source there was an explosion, from another some chemical making people sick...probably just a gas leak but I'm weirded out.
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valerief Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:24 PM
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13. Making homosexuality illegal again. Boy, if that doesn't stir the
base, nothing will.
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solara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:38 PM
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14. It will be a November surprise this time
1. Steal the election
2. Declare martial law on Nov 8 after the outcry
3. Cancel future elections
4. Declare King George President for life

Actually, that wouldn't be much of a surprise


:yoiks:
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Imagevision Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 08:46 PM
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15. I agree, I gotta stick with Diebold election upset and Bush to say again,
the polls got it wrong, again. - What's anyone going to do? They stole the election in 04 and with so much riding on power? - they'll simply do it again and the Dems will do what they did the last time...
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