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Dogmudgeon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-13-05 09:11 AM
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2. Oh, it will be much, much worse
Being cold is a thoroughly miserable feeling. It stays with a person for a long time.

And then, too, a lot of poor and elderly folks may just die of the cold with a bad enough energy shortage. That will make the news every night from the second day of the first big cold snap until Election Day.

On the other hand, we may dodge the bullet again. Since energy supplies and markets are being "gamed" to produce profit and keep the market on an "everything-is-normal" keel, it's hard to predict exactly where things will go.

I'd still keep some cold-weather supplies in the house.

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