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If you have a problem with the above address, you can find the full report article on "Sanger's Review":

One chilling quote:

"Responding to a question about electrical-power failures, Koskinen said, ``In a crisis and emergency situation, the free market may not be the best way to distribute resources.... If there's a point in time where we have to take resources and make a judgement on an emergency basis, we will be prepared to do that.''"

-- Bob Walton (, December 07, 1998


Hi Bob! We can't wait for that search engine; it will really come in handy.

I posted that article when it first came out, some days ago, under Feds Prepared To Take Over:

You'll want to look up the answers & comments. I also posted it on another thread, can't remember the title anymore. It *is* a chilling thought. There's more about it since, but I wasn't sure if ppl were interested. Not sure how many news articles ppl are wanting to read. Some ppl like only the short posts.

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-- Leska (, December 07, 1998.

Thanks, Leska. You're right about the search engine. You certainly were right to have given us a first alert on this Council report.

For those who missed Leska's post the first time, please take the time to read this article in its entirety - no matter how long. It strikes me as having obvious implications for availability of cash, food, power, etc.

-- Bob Walton (, December 07, 1998.

three words here folks:

cache cache cache


-- Arlin H. Adams (, December 07, 1998.

Months ago, Koskinen was on TV...maybe 60 minutes or 20 20. While he was answering the interviewer's questions, his manner was calm, his eyes were steadyfast on the intervierer. But when the interviewer asked if there were any plans afoot for martial law, Koskinen's eyes rolled around in his head, and from side to side, as he replied: NO.

I know a lie when I see one.

But: Unless our government agencies tell the sheeple about this problem, and encourage everyone to at least have FEMA's standard 5-day supply, marital law may indeed be a necessity.

How come Europe and Canada are informing and educating their people, and the best we can get is a recent "60 minute" slap-dash?


-- Louisa Phillips (, December 07, 1998.

I wrote the article you're talking about above for Wired News; Reuters distributed it. You should subscribe to my announcement-only mailing list on the topic:

-- Declan McCullagh (, December 08, 1998.

Declan McCullagh, I just subscibed to your mailing list. You write some terrific articles! Hope you get great satisfaction seeing us post your articles and exclaim over what you have discovered. Does Diane Squire know about you yet? Keep up the great work. Do you ever get research ideas from our threads here? Hope we are also stimulating to your investigative lightbulbs. Thank you very much for posting.

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-- Leska (, December 09, 1998.

With respect to Canadians being informed about the potential y2k problems, as a Canadian my feeling we are not being informed. The main stream media gives little attention to it and at times gives the impression that those who think something might happen are loonies I only wish someone would take the lead and level with us. UNtil then i think I will prepare.

-- Bruce Winter (, December 09, 1998.

for bruce--for an antidote to denial, try the website of the Global Millennium Foundation, if you haven't already. it's available in both french and english.

-- Jocelyne Slough (, December 10, 1998.

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