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Old 08-31-2017, 05:33 AM
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Default Beaumont, Texas now loses water supply

I swear -- I don't think I have ever seen a city receive such a severe beating as Beaumont, Texas is getting. The epic punishment unleashed on these people is simply staggering.

The city has now lost its water supply, due to Hurricane Harvey. It is now being said that Beaumont has fared even worse than Houston. Beaumont is being called a "watery wasteland," and one official says he has never seen anything like it. One journalist, seeing the city in total by helicopter, said there are no streets left which are even visible. "There are no streets," he said, "only rivers."

Terribly, terribly sad. They are not only on their knees, but on their bellies, face down in the waters and desperate for the help of those of us who have been so much more fortunate. Two useful links:

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/l...arvey-49533295

https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/hu...ndfall-n797336

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Old 08-31-2017, 09:49 AM
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Sam, Gail, Jennifer, all of you down on the Gulf, stay safe.
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Old 08-31-2017, 10:52 AM
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Michael, thank you. That is much appreciated. The storm has passed us now, and only recovery remains.

I am so sorry to see that, according to Professor Gwynn, the top scientists and meteorologists, photographers, major news networks and the universe of social media are apparently all engaged in a conspiracy to mis-report the news about Beaumont. It would seem their problems never stop, if this is truly the case.

All I can tell you is that my area, Lake Charles, has received and is receiving very accurate and fair treatment from all of the above. As I trust they are not overplaying the plight in Houston, either.

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Old 08-31-2017, 01:14 PM
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Old 08-31-2017, 04:46 PM
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Any chance they are mixing up the name of Beaumont and a nearby city? Seems like you could lose landmarks easy in high flooding, especially for out of town helicopter media. Clearly someone's city is being wrecked. I can see the film.

But then again we do know that the fabulously rich cabal of climate scientists will do anything to shore up this whole global warming false flag. They have to keep their positions at the control levers of the State. If only things were really run by energy companies and other resource sucking conglomerates. Then truth would flow like pipelines. And blood.

In other watery news: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7921846.html

I know Scott Crow a bit. Good lad. Amazing organizing work during Katrina.
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Old 08-31-2017, 05:06 PM
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I suppose anything is possible, Andrew. But I live only an hour away from the place. I have visited it, all my life. At one time, I even lived in Houston. It is entirely possible those could have been giant sound stages they erected to fool me into thinking it's Beaumont. But I doubt it
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Old 08-31-2017, 05:10 PM
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Oh, and by the way -- they also would have managed to fool not only me, but every last local reporter here in Lake Charles, who was showing those same images, talking to area witnesses, and claiming it was Beaumont.
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Old 08-31-2017, 05:47 PM
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But if there are those here who maintain that everyone is making it all up -- well, not my circus, not my monkeys. I don't want to interrupt anyone's perceptions of reality, so I am going to very quietly say, oookay, and back away. Slowly and non-threateningly
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These catastrophic events are vexing to me. Natural disasters are indifferent to those they hurt. They are tied to forces such as weather, geography and economic conditions.
The gulf coast will always be vulnerable to these types of storms that form and lash the coast line. The good news is that this is the USA.
Recently in India a flood killed over 1,500 people. All across the third world conditions both natural and man-made are always producing a recipe for disaster to strike and it does with heart-wrenching regularity. This is occurring now in India and Bangladesh:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...rains-in-years

The numbers are staggering.
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Old 09-01-2017, 12:12 PM
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I must repeat that Beaumont came through the storm pretty well. Streets were flooded, and some houses took water, along with cars that ventured out against advice. Our updated drainage system worked as expected. The area around Pine Island Bayou, to the north of the city, had to be evacuated. It is true that the city water supply is still out and may be for several days until the Neches River goes down and the pumps can be fixed.

Port Arthur, 25 mi. south in Jefferson County, took the brunt of the storm. Over 50% of the homes took water, and the Coast Guard, Army, local authorities, and volunteers helped many get to shelters.

Again, I urge you to make contributions to local relief organizations.
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