DRUDGE REPORT to break earth shattering news - Y2K?

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Matt Drudge apparently made a statement day before yesterday on his ABC radio show. He will break the biggest story ever in 2 weeks. Drudge says it will shake up the whole world. He's on record as saying "It has nothing to do with politics." He used phrases like "After the dust settles we will assess the impact," and "shake up the whole world."

Now, I would think he was just "Art Bell"ing us, but Drudge was the one who first broke the Monica Lewinsky story.

Anybody got any ideas on this one?

-- a (a@a.a), December 31, 1998


I have never heard Drudge on the radio, but I occasionally look in on his site. I'll be looking more frequently now. Here is the link.www.drudgereport.com/


-- Mike Roach (boxman9186@aol.com), December 31, 1998.

I heard Art Bell talking about this a couple nights ago. Yesterday, I spoke with someone who is tuned into Drudge in a big way and she said that they are checking this story out to confirm and verify it first, before breakin it to JQP... hence, the two week wait. It could turn out to be a bust. Anyway, that is the latest I heard. Also, a, just a word of thanks to you for some great posts over the months, and for keeping us up to the minute on what Cory and others are doing. Rob.

-- Rob Michaels (sonofdust@net.com), December 31, 1998.

I'm new. Who is Matt Drudge? Why is he waiting 2 weeks to break a story if he has it now? Sounds like a big, fat hype of something.

-- Newbie (Addicted@toyourdon.com), December 31, 1998.

Watch it be some damned asteroid, on top of Y2K.

-- Lisa (oh@great.pah), December 31, 1998.

Who is Matt Drudge? Whee Hee, this should be good for flaming opinions.
Lessee, he's a maverick news gossip, a funny source of changing hype headlines, a fringe darling whipping post, and the breaker of the Monica Lewinsky story, which was just voted Story Of The Year.

It used to be inadmissably untouchable to confess to visiting his site, but it's very popular and actually has many links to "respectable" news sources. And we're finding out that lotsa news comes filtered thru monopoly special interests and a biz determination to keep the buy-sell frenzy w/ advertising going no matter what actual events portend. Visit
and hit your "refresh" button often ;-)

Ashton & Leska in Cascadia, No, we don't go there ;-|

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), December 31, 1998.

Y2k? Nawww -- it's gone mainstream already.

Not political? Earthshaking? Dust settling? -- allegorical? metaphorical? literal?

Well, darn it, I guess we'll have to wait 2 weeks to find out.

Makes me crave pintos and rice....

Anita E.

-- Anita Evangelista (ale@townsqr.com), December 31, 1998.

Maybe they've got proof the OK city bombing was a much wider conspiracy? The news said yesterday that the Fed Grand jury has returned another indictment...

-- a (a@a.a), December 31, 1998.

Rob: Shit boy, Cory is a closet pollyanna. Milne is the real seer. He's my kind of Y2K expert. Take no prisoners. Find the truth!

Take at look at one of his posts today:

(from source linked below):

The phone survey of 1,032 people was taken Dec. 9-13 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

About a sixth, 16 percent, said they will withdraw all their money from the bank and 31 percent said they plan to withdraw and set aside a large amount of cash.


If 16% actually did withdraw all their cash, it will undoubtedly spark bank runs. And those ohter 31% standing there in line while the other 16% are pulling it ALL out will very quickly be pulling ALL of theirs out.

I related a couple of months ago how my mother-in-law went in to liquidate her entire account and the bank could not give her her money. They told her to come back in two days when they would have the cash. This was not some cardboard box local branch.

This poll indicates that over 50% intend to withdraw all or substantial portions of their deposits. The banking system will not be able to handle it. It will hit the news and panic swill erupt. The amount of extra cash being printed amounts to only $250 per person. Out of those 50% who have said they will withdraw all or a substantial amount, I have to believe it is more than $250. The banks will not be able to hold up. Period.

So you go ahead and play 'good little citizen' and leave yours in for the good of everyone else. But all the rest will be lined up while you are home and everything you worked for your whole life will vanish.

No skin off my nose. The one thing Y2K 'WILL' do is weed out the morons. OH, and it won't be 'last one to the bank is a rotten egg'. It will be 'EVERYONE BUT THE FIRST' one will be the rotten eggs. It is like a footrace. There is only ONE winner. The first one across the line. The rest LOSE.

It does not matter why the panics will occur.

It is like John Wayne said as he played 'Big Jake'. "Your fault, my fault, nobody's fault at all, you'll be just as dead."

And just remember, when Dan Rather describes the bank run that begins in Pukeweasel, Michigan; all the nice people will just sit on their butts and do nothing, right?


It will be a free-for-all.

But, the few people who liquidated out and forwent that HUGE 3% interest for a a few months, to be on the prudent side, will sleep well. They know that if nothing materializes THEY HAVE LOST NOTHING AT ALL.

No matter what happens, they have the 100% assurance that they have everything that belongs to them INTACT. No ifs, ands or buts. If the assurances that banks will hold up intact are correct, they have lost NOTHING. In ANY case, they are 100% safe. They do not have to rely on 'assurances'.

Only an abject idiot would risk what he has in the bank under these circumstances.

Now, will the infinitessimal minority that liquidates their accounts in advance spark or CAUSE a bank run? ROTFLMAO. In NO way. They will be a tiny tiny fraction of 1%. It is when the herd begins to move towards the banks and panic that the runs will begin. It will be the HERD that causes the bank runs, not the infinitessimal minority that gets out first.

The bank runs WILL occur. The only question is whether you want to be a part of the runs or you want to sit back and watch them on CNN, laughing your '*ss' off, while they panic.

http://www.foxnews.com/js_index.sml?content=/news/wires2/index.sml -- Paul Milne If you live within five miles of a 7-11, you're toast.

-- a (a@a.a), December 31, 1998.

Rob: that didn't sound right. I meant:

Rob: Hell man, Cory is a closet pollyanna. :)

-- a (a@a.a), December 31, 1998.

a: That's ok, I get your drift, and Pauls. As I'm sure you know, a, since I have posted quite a bit of my opinions about the upcoming bank runs, fractional reserve banking (soon to be fractured reserve), etc. One point though, there isn't enough physical cash even for 16% to be withdrawn. We are talking single digits. Period. Even after the 'extra' 50 billion is printed. There will be those who are first to get their money, and then everyone else, as Paul says.

Getting back to Drudge, the rumors really run the full spectrum, with the most often repeated being something about an out-of-wedlock illegitimate child... but wouldn't that be political? What the heck is not political anyway? Very subjective. Is Y2K political? All we can do on this one is stay tuned. It could be anything, and I mean anything... from UFO's to the over-unity device to nothing!

-- Rob Michaels (sonofdust@net.com), December 31, 1998.

eh, I'm going for the asteroid... it'll wipe out the planet and leave a few thousand people left to start over... somehow... it just makes sense.

Mike ===================================================================

-- Michael Taylor (mtdesign3@aol.com), December 31, 1998.

PBS mentioned last night that the South Koreans have successfully cloned a human. That would be out of wedlock. The person said this story was lost in the 1500 Lewinsky stories last year (runner up was Iraq at 500).

-- Jon (jonmiles@pacbell.net), December 31, 1998.

A UFO will land close to the White House. They are coming to save Clinton's butt and to show all computer experts how to repair the Y2K bug in just a matter of hours. After the dust settles and the ultra conservative religious right accepts the presence of these beings, peace and harmony will reign upon earth. They bring with them a cure for cancer and all ailments that affect mankind will disappear. Drudge has been in contact with these beings via remote viewing and by mental telepathy. Forget about eating rice and beans, we shall eat a perfect balanced diet and will never want for food. We shall live as perfect beings on a perfect earth. Can't wait for the announcement, in the mean time, I'll take another toke on my peace pipe.

-- Navajojoe (Navajojoe@puff.com), December 31, 1998.

Just for the record, when I posted about the UFO's etc, it was in the context of the various rumors that abound.. but who knows, right? LOL.

-- Rob Michaels (sonofdust@net.com), December 31, 1998.

Here is a clarification of the cloning story (reference and excerpt):

PBS NewsHour, In Other News (1998-12-30)

----begin quote----

ROBERT KITTLE: Well, Terry, one of the stories that I think should have gotten a lot more attention because of its significance is the fact that in 1998 we have taken a giant leap into the uncharted frontier of cloning. Its only a matter of time now and probably a very short period of time before human cloning becomes a reality. And, in fact, just earlier this month a group of scientists in South Korea reported that they had actually created a human embryo through cloning but stopped short of implanting it  implanting it in a womans uterus, where it would conceivably have developed into a fetus and become a human being.

So, you know, I think the genies out of the bottle on human cloning, but I dont think the world has quite grasped the significance of that yet. It really raises very profound moral and ethical questions about what its like to create a human being out of  you know  an exact replica of someone else. Its a totally different story, of course, than in vitro fertilization and other reproductive methods. And we need to be discussing this issue. We need to understand it. For the most part, theres general agreement that there should be a moratorium on human cloning, at least a long- term moratorium. But I think the reality is that while it may not occur in the United States, its likely to occur within the very near future. Somewhere in the world a human being will  birth will be given to a human being who has been created from human cloning.

----end (partial) quote----

-- Jon (jonmiles@pacbell.net), December 31, 1998.

Maybe they found some things in Egypt that tell us more about ourselves. Hidden Artifacts? -- Diane


Posted at 6:33 a.m. PST Monday, December 28, 1998

Archaeologists unearth ancient Egyptian tomb

CAIRO, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Japanese archaeologists have uncovered a 3,000-year-old sarcophagus of a New Kingdom pharaoh in southern Cairo.

The Japanese team told Reuters Television in a weekend interview the tomb, buried15 metres (49.5 feet) below the ground at Dahshur about 35 km (21 miles) south of Cairo, probably belonged to a pharaoh of the late 18th Dynasty.

``It's a huge one,'' said Sakuji Yoshimura, director of the Egyptian Culture Centre, which has been excavating the area of Dahshur North since 1996.

The ancient tomb-chapel was composed of a mud brick building representing a cemetery. Inside was a large red granite sarcophagus, around three metres in length, 1.5 metres wide and 1.2 metres high.

Yoshimura said the pharaoh's mummy was not found but around 4,000 objects were discovered within the tomb-chapel including pottery items, stone fragments and human bones thought to belong to grave robbers.

``The discovery of the tomb of Mess at Dahshur is one of the most important discoveries because this is the first time a tomb dating to the New Kingdom...is discovered in this site,'' said Zahi Hawas, director of the Giza pyramids plateau.

``I'm sure that this tomb will lead the expedition to find more tombs,'' Hawas said.



Posted at 9:57 a.m. PST Tuesday, December 1, 1998 Sensors reveal pharaonic city in Nile Delta

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Using magnetic sensors and computers, Egyptian experts have located and mapped an important pharaonic city in the Nile Delta, officials said Tuesday.

Ahmed Gouda Husain of the Geophysical Research Center said the experts have been able to create detailed images of Qantir, which was a capital of one of Egypt's most famous kings, Ramses II.

Ramses II, a pharaoh in the so-called New Kingdom era, ruled Egypt from 1304 to1237 B.C.

``It's a complete town with all its palaces, houses, streets and stables,'' Husain told The Associated Press.

Husain said the team he heads has been using magnetic sensors to survey the city, which also served as the capital of the Hyksos invaders for nearly 100 years.

He said surveying the city -- covering a half-square mile of cotton, corn and wheat fields -- took about 45 days.

The team used specialized equipment to measure electric impulses and magnetic levels, Husain said.

Husain, a geophysicist who has worked in archaeology for 15 years, said the team later put the readings into a computer to generate images of the city.

Qantir, 75 miles north of Cairo, is covered with sandy mounds that archaeologists believe cover a number of pharaonic sites.

Gaballah Ali Gaballah, head of Egypt's Supreme Council for Antiquities, said the site would require at least 20 years of excavations to unearth the main sections of the city.

Husain said his team has used high-tech equipment to make a number of important archaeological discoveries in Egypt.

In Sohag, for example, they found tombs and 12 buried solar boats, designed to carry the dead in their after-lives.

-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), January 01, 1999.

? ?? ? ?? ? ?? But this sounds political ...


THURSDAY DEC 31, 1998 23:29 ET-- Just hours before 1999 is ushered in, the DRUDGE REPORT has learned, the White House was bracing for possible shocking and new revelations that could rival 1998's scandal scars.

"The president has been alerted," reports one insider.

New details being learned... "

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 01, 1999.

Maybe Clinton has undisclosed offspring... or maybe he was cloned.

-- Jon (jonmiles@pacbell.net), January 01, 1999.

i bet it's the rape allegations from arkansas.

-- b (b@b.b), January 01, 1999.

They discovered it was his third clone in the series that raped the Roswell survivor and produced the archeologist child out of wedlock who is in the Egyptian expedition ...

-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 01, 1999.

World Exclusive Details Tonight!

**World Exclusive Details Tonight**


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-- Leska (
allaha@earthlink.net), January 01, 1999.

<< "I just want to know who my dad is."

He's been told all of his life that Bill Clinton is his father, and late last month, 13-year old Danny Williams of Arkansas underwent a DNA test to find out the truth! >>

from Drudge Report. Hhhmmmm. So? *That's* not earth-shaking. Ho hum.

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 01, 1999.

No, that can't be it. Clinton's illegitimate son has been reported for years on the net, so it's not the mother of all scoops. Plus the recent story confirming that Thomas Jefferson fathered a child with his slave (also a well known story) kind of puts Clinton in that damned limelight again, you know, like the modern day JFK.

-- a (a@a.a), January 01, 1999.

Is Clinton the *real* Tricky Dicky ??

-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 01, 1999.

More trickling in on Drudge Report site at

B-o-r-i-n-g. But then I always thought the LewdWinceSkeaz story was boring. Twiddle Dee Dee.

-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 01, 1999.

I gotta agree with you Leska. The whole sorid affair was chronicled in "Primary Colors". I think they even used his real name (the boy that is) If this is the "story of stories" I'm deleting my DR bookmark.

-- a (a@a.a), January 01, 1999.

Well now, a@a.a (Arguing Apopcalipsters Anonymous), every once in a while he does post interesting stuff ... and the page is full of good links, when ya need a news fix. Ya gotta keep us guessing, aaa, and thanx for all your great posts, BTW

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 01, 1999.

<< "I just want to know who my dad is."

LOL! Look for more make-up covered black eyes on the prez real soon....bet Hillary is *steaming*. LOLOL!

-- Bobbi (bobbia@slic.com), January 01, 1999.


Buddy the dog is pregnant.

-- b (b@b.b), January 02, 1999.

Aw, come on. Clinton must have "really" had sex a few times in his life.

Leska, ever wonder who Clinton was in a past life?


-- Diane J. Squire (sacredspaces@yahoo.com), January 02, 1999.

You mean with the dog? The sequence of posts ....

Diane, sorry to say my brain cells have never ruminated on that one. Clinton has never struck me as anything one way or the other. But, when I first saw Gore, I had the distinct impression "Prince. He was a Prince." Whether he is now remains to be seen. I've been averted to political-flavored anything for a long time, pretty much ignore it, but lately the circus has gotten so absurd it's too funny to completely overlook. I've been infected with a silliness imp since October, and can't stop laughing interspersed with "Oops, oh yeah, gonna die soon re Y2K" rollercoaster.

The wise far-seeing cosmically-attuned ones say that this is a red-letter incarnation, and that the choices we make now will stick and have repercussions for a long time.

Ashton & Leska, playing to get out for keeps

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 02, 1999.

OK, the newest outrage seems to be that Clinton was informed about his "kid," but did nothing, denied it, so now he's a deadbeat Dad if the DNA is a match. He's sure gonna hafta earn $$ somehow to pay for all this legal jumbo. The mother was a black prostitute who was paid for the encounter. Also more intimidation intimations ...

Still not important or earth-shaking, but if it's all true, Clinton may have to resign because ppl will say, "Enough!" But he's stubborn, prolly doesn't wanna resign cuz then he'd have all these charges & bills to face, etc. Anybody hear anything else about the "biggest story ever?" This could not be it because this does "have to do with politics."

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-- Leska (allaha@earthlink.net), January 02, 1999.

Apparently our esteemed Mr. Bell DID hype this up on his show, Matt did NOT say it had nothing to do with politics, this was Art Bell'ing it up again I'm afraid. Mr. Drudge said as much yesterday on TeeVee in LA.

We'll have to see if this is the story or not - so far it looks like it is.

-- Andy (2000EOD@prodigy.net), January 02, 1999.

(... one itty bitty mistake, "<" instead of ">" a while back, and everybody's indented ...)

-- No Spam Please (anon@ymous.com), January 03, 1999.

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