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We just got back from a flea market a few miles outside of Charleston SC. While there, my wife, who is just getting to become a GI, and I came across a table with a Y2k sign on it. Since I think only Sen. Strom Thurman and I are the only ones in the state who ever heard of y2k, I was anxious to talk to the guy whose table this was. The guy at the neighboring table said the guy would be right back. Within a few minutes this guy jumps out of a tent and out of the sixties. He is about 40 yrs old. Wears a red dot the size of a quarter in the middle of his forehead and a T shirt with home made lettering stating, "Slave of Babylon" across the chest. My wife is now at the "Fugeddabouditt" stage. I couldn't contain myself and just laughed out loud. He starts to harangue the crowd about paying 50% taxes which makes us slaves of Babylon, and how our salvation will come in the year 2000 via y2k which will bring Babylon crashing down on our heads. No wonder a lot of folks don't take this thing seriously. This lunatic has cost me about 8 months progress convincing my wife. To make things worse, he had a lot of his facts right.

Bill in South Carolina

-- Bill Solorzano (notaclue@webtv.net), December 06, 1998


Similar antics by some, in the name of "religion," have turned many away from churches. The parallel is inexact, of course.

-- Tom Carey (tomcarey@mindspring.com), December 06, 1998.

Bill, show her the government documents (United States Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology Issue the following report on October 8, 1998 at http://www.house.gov/reform/gmit/y2k/ y2k_report/IIreport.htm] with an executive summary at http:// www.house.gov/reform/gmit/y2k/y2k_report/Isummary.htm), the SEC 10-Q filings ands the various key newsmedia articles being posted here. Canadian military and U.K. Scotish Home Office Memo leaks are a good place to start.

You can undo what some of the nuts have done, whether they wear caftans or pin-striped suits.


-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), December 06, 1998.

uh, you mean Babylon *isn't* going to come crashing down on our heads? :)

-- a (a@a.a), December 06, 1998.

a (a@a.a), the $$$ million dollar/yen/pound/mark etc. question is will it hit us "head on" or just a glancing blow elsewhere on the national/ international anatomy.


-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), December 06, 1998.

Bill, just thought I'd let you know that there are a few more people in South Carolina that "get it." We are in Spartanburg and have been preparing for about 8 months now. I hope this keeps you and Strom from feeling so alone now. :)

-- Cecilia (BigDog001@aol.com), December 07, 1998.


Someone in a private e-mail alerted me to this site. -- Diane

Y2K Newswire http://www.y2knewswire.com/index.ASP

Free daily Y2K e-mail news alerts Y2KNewswire hosts the industry's best-known daily Y2K e-mail alert list, with over 16,000 subscribers and growing daily. We report Y2K research results, Senate testimony, banking news, supply shortages and other Y2K news. Our slogan is, 'Prepare, don't despair.' We believe in awareness, not public deception, so you'll find the hard-core truth about what's going on right here.

Its connected with Y2K Supply .com http://www.y2ksupply.com/index.asp?p=y2knewswire@y2ksupply.com

Read todays news alert with commentary: http://www.y2knewswire.com/news.asp

Also there is a long article that may help you with ideas for alerting the DGIs in your life.

Wake Up! -- y2ksupply.com http://www.y2ksupply.com/sixsteps.htm

Wake Up! The Six Steps To Helping Others Understand Why the Y2K Threat Is Real

-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), December 07, 1998.

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