Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Things that make you go "Hmmmm."

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (01/01/06 through 01/22/2007) Donate to DU
woodsprite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 08:58 AM
Original message
Things that make you go "Hmmmm."
Edited on Mon Aug-21-06 09:07 AM by woodsprite
:tinfoilhat: Was at a picnic over the weekend (DE) and someone mentioned they were camping, birdwatching and photographing birds down at Cape Henlopen (DE) and were stopped from taking pictures in a certain area. My cousin said that he hadn't noticed until this official looking person came out to him, then he started noticing things like wiring in the trees with cameras, etc. One of the picnickers said he lived down there and his company was hired to do a roofing job. First job he's done while under armed watch. He said the usual old run down bunkers were still there, except one had been renovated with new mechanical doors, etc. and it looked like some new barbed wire had been installed in the area. Sounds like Haliburton is in town.

Anyway, I got to thinking that my daughter's summer camp was supposed to go to Pea Patch Island (Fort Delaware) a few weeks ago. Apparently it had been planned for awhile (since May), but the trip was abruptly cancelled. Seems that Fort Delaware is going to be closed for historic rennovation/preservation at least until April 2007. The director of the camp was told that the information has been up on their webpage for awhile, but while he was talking to her, he had the page up and no information was listed about the closing. She told him that he obviously was having a problem understanding. Seems wierd. Their page is updated now, maybe things just "fell thru the cracks" on a revision of the web page. OR maybe my tinfoil hat was on too tight this weekend. Maybe some of that 'cajun koolaid' my brother made was getting to me.

I made some crack about they're probably putting new cell doors on the Fort Delaware dungeons. Everybody kinda just got real quiet and it really made some people think. For anyone who's interested, here's a map (civil war era) of the Fort. Up to 12,000 prisoners were held there during the Civil War. /

Let's have a TinFoil Monday! :tinfoilhat:

Edited to say: Actually, the map is off of that page. I haven't successfully typed in the link without getting the whole huge graphic. :( Scroll to the bottom of the main fort page to get to the map.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 09:32 AM
Response to Original message
1. Hey! Maybe you found Dick Cheney's "Undisclosed Location"!
Edited on Mon Aug-21-06 09:35 AM by mcscajun
Watch out for black SUVs in your neighborhood. Watch your back.

The map is @ - type in "/FtDEMap.jpg" after /fort
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 01:49 PM
Response to Original message
2. a tinfoil kick
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Mon Sep 25th 2017, 05:01 AM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (01/01/06 through 01/22/2007) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC