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Liberals rejoice at the news that Hurricane Isaac could hit Tampa during the RNC
Examiner ^ | 8/22/2012 | Robert Elliott

Posted on 08/22/2012 6:05:50 AM PDT by FL2012

So when a hurricane hits a heavily populated area, it is no laughing matter. But some liberals are enjoying the news anyway.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: dailykos; fl; florida; huffingtonpost; rnc; tampa
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1 posted on 08/22/2012 6:06:02 AM PDT by FL2012
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To: FL2012

Cue a million Pat Robertson/God/hurrican jokes from Democrats across the land.


2 posted on 08/22/2012 6:08:29 AM PDT by Callahan
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To: FL2012

I wouldn’t shed any tears if a sink hole gobbled up their entire convention so i’m not shocked they wish the same on ours.


3 posted on 08/22/2012 6:09:02 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: FL2012
The hurricane will GO NORTH and lay waste North Carolina where they have their own convention scheduled the next week.

If they're laughing they won't be two weeks from now.

This is the biggest complaint about Leftwingtards ~ they are UNABLE to think more than a couple of steps ahead. These are the guys who imagine that if they can slip past the gate they can beat the speeding train.

4 posted on 08/22/2012 6:09:44 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: FL2012

See how happy they are in January 2013. Marine 1 lifts off and zer0 fades into the history as a failed pResident of the White House.


5 posted on 08/22/2012 6:09:57 AM PDT by reefdiver (Shoeless John Roberts, American Backstabber)
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To: reefdiver

Hurricanes down hit Tampa much. This hurricane has already turned west


6 posted on 08/22/2012 6:25:21 AM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: FL2012
Liberals rejoice at the news that Hurricane Isaac could hit Tampa
Can't wait to see the scumbag protesters and anarchists out in the street getting a power wash thanks to Mother Nature.
Isaac should also be pretty successful putting a damper on the Molotov cocktail crowd too.
And how about Isaac blowing the fools off the rooftops while they're looking for their (now confiscated) bricks and pipes.

Bring it on duuuuuudes.
7 posted on 08/22/2012 6:25:30 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: FL2012

Examiner is a blog, not news.

And you seem to be pimping it:

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/by:fl2012/index?tab=articles


8 posted on 08/22/2012 6:25:30 AM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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To: muawiyah
The hurricane will GO NORTH and lay waste North Carolina...

Both conventions are well inland within their respective states, thus minimizing their impacts had either been on the coast.

That said, let me be the first to wish, given this liberal rejoicement of mother nature on Tampa: May the wrath of a thousand tornados wreck the DNC 'rat convention. [While storm surges and wind wreck coastlines, often hurricane-induced tornadoes reign inland as the 'caine spins down]

9 posted on 08/22/2012 6:26:03 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: FL2012

Hurricane remnants have been known to bring flooding to the Carolina Piedmont.

Paybacks can be a be-yotch.

Just sayin’.


10 posted on 08/22/2012 6:26:11 AM PDT by lightman (Settling for the "lesser of two..." is still choosing Evil)
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To: FL2012
From James, Chapter 3:

13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. 15 Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. 16 For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.

This article, its premise, and the never-ending yammering of liberals and their attitudes made me think of this passage. Every time I begin to think that liberals cannot disgust me any more thoroughly, they find a way to prove me wrong. We Christians need to do a much better job of highlighting the differences in "light" and "darkness" for non-believers. There really is a stark contrast between good and evil. I pray that we as a nation return to choosing good.

11 posted on 08/22/2012 6:26:15 AM PDT by RatRipper (Obama, YOU LIE!!! . . .again and again and again and again, ad infinitum. . . .)
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To: humblegunner

FWIW, sometimes blogs break news that “real” news organizations refuse to....


12 posted on 08/22/2012 6:27:59 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: oh8eleven

Maybe this is the “real rain” Travis Bickle was talking about.


13 posted on 08/22/2012 6:29:54 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: FL2012
Bush's Fault
14 posted on 08/22/2012 6:30:06 AM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: FL2012

It’s who they are. Glad it’s not me


15 posted on 08/22/2012 6:32:16 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: FL2012

It’s who they are. Glad it’s not me


16 posted on 08/22/2012 6:32:30 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: FL2012

This currently looks like it will be a minor hurricane, which would not affect people inside the convention building, but will make it impossible for the Occupy crowd to be on the streets demonstrating against anything (and will blow away any tent compounds they may try to erect).


17 posted on 08/22/2012 6:32:51 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (A deep-fried storm is coming, Mr Obama.)
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To: treetopsandroofs
FWIW, sometimes blogs break news that “real” news organizations refuse to...

You may have a point there...isn't Drudge's report a blog? What the heck IS a blog, anyway? I never thought to ask that before.

18 posted on 08/22/2012 6:33:15 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: FL2012

They shouldn’t rejoice too much. If the convention has to be postponed until after theirs, they are in a disadventageos situation.


19 posted on 08/22/2012 6:33:57 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: FL2012

This is going to sound odd, but I am actually glad too. With Biden being in Tampa on Monday, it isn’t hard to draw a line that the Dems will be up to no good, so this hurricane will mess that up. Our base is already on a high and doesn’t need a convention to energize us.

Whatever the Dems are up to would draw attention away from anything positive that could happen at the convention anyway...


20 posted on 08/22/2012 6:35:18 AM PDT by mrsadams
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To: FL2012

I was in Florida in 2004 for 3 of the 4 that hit that year, and, not coincidentally in NOLA the day before Katrina hit. Go figure. Anyway, I’ve looked at many hurricane tracks and watched them intently since then, and especially because we own property south of Tampa in Longboat Key. In my view, the risk for Tampa with this one is nil. It will do one of two things - continue west across the Yucatan, or turn north before it comes to Florida, perhaps strafing the east around Jacksonville and south Georgia with its northwest quadrant. Far better that than the northeast quadrant, which is what did in Biloxi and the small towns on the Mississippi coast with Katrina. In fact, the only thing that saved NOLA from total destruction was that last minute right turn - had she passed west, and the northeast quadrant passed over the city, she would have been gone.


21 posted on 08/22/2012 6:35:36 AM PDT by astounded (Barack Obama is a clear and present danger to the USA)
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To: FL2012
Liberals rejoice at the news that Hurricane Isaac could hit Tampa during the RNCLiberals rejoice at the news that Hurricane Isaac could hit Tampa during the RNC

This is one of those "Breaking Now - Sun Rises in East!" stories...

22 posted on 08/22/2012 6:38:27 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: PapaBear3625
This currently looks like it will be a minor hurricane, which would not affect people inside the convention building, but will make it impossible for the Occupy crowd to be on the streets demonstrating against anything (and will blow away any tent compounds they may try to erect).

The best case scenario that I can imagine is rain with a bunch of drenched reporters and protesters with their tents blowing away, lead by Joe Biden looking like a wet cat.

23 posted on 08/22/2012 6:39:29 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: lightman

Charlotte didn’t fare so well with Hugo, but that took a perfect scenerio that this storm isn’t likely to take: a full inland push from Charleston with a Cat 5 storm. If this one affects NC, it will likely be either a coastal runner or an Outer Banks brush and Charlotte probably won’t get the first drop of rain from it.


24 posted on 08/22/2012 6:43:11 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: JimRed
You may have a point there...isn't Drudge's report a blog? What the heck IS a blog, anyway? I never thought to ask that before.

The MSM dismisses a site as a "blog" if the author is not an employee of a "recognized" news organization. There are blogs that mostly just reflect the opinions of their authors, and have readership of single-digits to a few hundred. Then there are blogs which produce original content, or which aggregate news from multiple sources, and which in my opinion have better claim to being "news" sites than most MSM sites.

25 posted on 08/22/2012 6:48:17 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (A deep-fried storm is coming, Mr Obama.)
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To: wolfman23601

Not so much thinking of this storm, but according the national hurrican center http://www.nhc.noaa.gov there is another disturbance in the eastern Atlantic that could be arriving just in time for the DNC!


26 posted on 08/22/2012 6:52:36 AM PDT by lightman (Settling for the "lesser of two..." is still choosing Evil)
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To: lightman

A hurricane of angry black yahoos is going to hit the Democrat convention.


27 posted on 08/22/2012 6:54:05 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: FL2012

All of the black blok and OWS thugs will finally get the shower they need, if they venture outdoors


28 posted on 08/22/2012 6:55:14 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: astounded

“In fact, the only thing that saved NOLA from total destruction was that last minute right turn - had she passed west, and the northeast quadrant passed over the city, she would have been gone.”

Over the last few years, I’ve said exactly the same thing to people. As bad as Katrina was to New Orleans, it could have been A LOT worse.


29 posted on 08/22/2012 6:56:06 AM PDT by MplsSteve (General Mills is pro-gay marriage! Boycott their products!)
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To: lightman
This one?
30 posted on 08/22/2012 6:57:11 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: JimRed
What the heck IS a blog, anyway?

A mishmash of the two words "Web" and "Log".

A log kept on the web.

31 posted on 08/22/2012 6:57:59 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of No! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: C210N
Both conventions are well inland

Huh?

The Republican venues vary from 1 foot to 300 feet from the water; all of the venues and the hotels are in Category 1-Category 2 evacuation zones.

32 posted on 08/22/2012 6:58:22 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: scooby321
Hurricanes down hit Tampa much. This hurricane has already turned west

1) Tampa's just been lucky recently. That luck will run out eventually.

2) Huh? 5 day forecast tracks aren't very accurate, but right now Tampa is smack in the middle of all of the model forecast tracks.

33 posted on 08/22/2012 7:01:23 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: PapaBear3625

Just enough to clean the garbage from the streets!


34 posted on 08/22/2012 7:02:59 AM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: lightman

The Charlotte metro area hasn’t gotten hit hard by hurricane remnants since Hugo in 1989. Since I live here now (about 20 miles northeast), I don’t want a tropical storm coming over my head. Now, four days of good soaking rain between September 4 and 7, that I could easily live with since I work from home anyway. :)

}:-)4


35 posted on 08/22/2012 7:02:59 AM PDT by Moose4 (...and walk away.)
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To: PapaBear3625

This storm doesn’t look too serious. But enough to call off the RNC for evacuation efforts. The mayor was on the local news saying that safety trumps politics. I will be watching this in the days to come. Today? Im a minor league prepper heading to the store.


36 posted on 08/22/2012 7:07:00 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Strategerist

re: Huh?

Just thinking that this particular storm is coming from the east, and lose a good amount of steam getting to the Tampa’s west side. Clearly, a Gulf ‘caine would swamp Tampa.

However, I’ll admit I’m a pilot and weather lover; not going to Tampa, but if I had my druthers, I’d make a mad dash to it to combine the ‘caine experience with a political experience.

My sentiment still stands: I wish clear skies and tailwinds on Tampa; Tempests, F-5 Tornadoes, earthquakes and tsunamis on the DNC.


37 posted on 08/22/2012 7:07:38 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: astounded

Maybe you should post your travel plans so the rest of us can be elsewhere during hurricane season :-)


38 posted on 08/22/2012 7:10:50 AM PDT by Roses0508
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To: Strategerist

Maybe not right in the middle, but just to the East of the models. If this stays on track this will be a major hurricane so being just off the mark will only be marginally helpful. It will be over the very warm gulf waters longer.


39 posted on 08/22/2012 7:11:42 AM PDT by paul544
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To: humblegunner

My guess is that the poster is Robert Elliot, eh?


40 posted on 08/22/2012 7:13:42 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Strategerist

The Republican venues vary from 1 foot to 300 feet from the water; all of the venues and the hotels are in Category 1-Category 2 evacuation zones.

Agreed. Many are staying on the gulf beaches of Clearwater and St
Pete. If this is even a cat one, there will be mandatory evacuations. Further, the will have no place to stay and no flights out.


41 posted on 08/22/2012 7:14:01 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: FL2012

It fits their MO...anything to get reelected!!!


42 posted on 08/22/2012 7:15:08 AM PDT by ontap
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To: FL2012

Isn’t it odd that Liberals only find religion when someone is potentially getting injured?


43 posted on 08/22/2012 7:17:20 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: dfwgator

From what I understand, if it’s a legitimate hurricane then the GOP has a natural defense for that.

/rim shot


44 posted on 08/22/2012 7:19:57 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: FL2012

Because of their stance on the sanctidy of marriage God will turn the hurricane and position it atop the dem convention where it will wash them (figuratively) of their sins!!!(sarc/)


45 posted on 08/22/2012 7:22:18 AM PDT by ontap
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To: Noamie

Good one!!!


46 posted on 08/22/2012 7:23:01 AM PDT by ontap
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To: Roses0508

I know, right? My experiences were just a twist of fate.....but I will say that being in a hurricane has its exhilirating moments.....


47 posted on 08/22/2012 7:24:11 AM PDT by astounded (Barack Obama is a clear and present danger to the USA)
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To: mrsadams
If the convention has to be postponed until after theirs,

I've said before that they should be held in THE SAME WEEK.

48 posted on 08/22/2012 7:24:11 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Think about what you wish for before you wish.

Do you really want the world to get indigestion and a case of the trots from swallowing up dems?

49 posted on 08/22/2012 7:26:21 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: goseminoles

Good idea to head to the store.

The comments here amaze me. Is the only impact of a hurricane political?

Yes, it may go over land and weaken before it hits Tampa. The current path has the northeast (bad) quadrant going over Miami (where I live).

There is no such thing as a “minor” hurricane. Having lived through Andrew in South Dade, Irene, Katrina, Rita, Wilma ... I would not really relish a “minor” one like Wilma messing up my house and car (again).

Like you. I am off to the store (replenish batteries, etc), freezing jugs of water, making sure my chain saw works ...

A lot of people here are recent arrivals. They have no idea of a storm like Andrew. (It was not until a day or so before arrival that it was taken seriously).

I know that most of my friends and colleagues who work at the Hurricane Center are taking the necessary precautions (”just in case”). They know better than most how “iffy” those forecasts are.


50 posted on 08/22/2012 7:30:47 AM PDT by Sigurdrifta
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