Y2K, Billy says it!

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The greatest challenge facing America today rates:



I feel safer now, and will go back to sleep

-- Uncle Deedah (oncebitten@twiceshy.com), January 19, 1999


Fifteen? I counted it as being eleven..

-- Leo (lchampion@ozemail.com.au), January 19, 1999.

Did any of you notice the odd reaction from Congress when Clinton brought up Y2K? He then said something about a member of Congress who jumped to his feet when the subject was mentioned.

Clinton of course had to mention the "good news" again about Social Security. I was heartened, despite the very brief mention, that he said Y2K is something that local and state governments, and large and small businesses must address.

He did say that it has to be addressed so that it will not be the first crisis of the 21th century. That was his hint to the country about what's coming. It's already too late for it not to be a crisis.

But hey, he DID say "Y2K" on live national television! Let's be thankful for the smallest of favors...

-- Kevin (mixesmusic@worldnet.att.net), January 19, 1999.

Pshannon has posted the yext of Clinton's Y2K comments at...


Hmm...I'm still listening to the speech. He just mentioned FEMA and national disasters. How often do you hear about FEMA in a State Of The Union address?

-- Kevin (mixesmusic@worldnet.att.net), January 19, 1999.

... and I'm not sure cyberterrorism has been a SOU item before.

-- No Spam Please (anon@ymous.com), January 19, 1999.

No Spam,

You're right. He did say something about stopping "terrorists from disrupting computer networks."

He also said something like this, "Thanks to Al Gore, we have a government for the information economy."

-- Kevin (mixesmusic@worldnet.att.net), January 19, 1999.

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