Wyoming lawmakers reject doomsday bill

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Feb 29, 2012
  1. smile72
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    Now, this is just strange. They are the smallest state, they only have 568,158 people (estimated).
     


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    Anyone who believes the world will end in 2012 is an idiot.
     
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    Nobody knows when it'll happen, people have only guessed so far. What makes anyone think that the Mayans knew?
     
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    No, this is not for 2012 but any possible problems.
     
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    The plan itself is absurd enough, but an aircraft carrier? Where are they going to get the money for a carrier and its furnishings? What about the escorts, including cruisers and destroyers?
    China doesn't even have a fully functioning one yet.
     
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    No, I'm pretty sure it's because of 2012. If the 2012 business never came about I'm sure this bill would have never been thought up.
     
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    Not the Mayan stuff, though this is why.


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    States having their own currency is the worst idea since eminent domain.
     
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    Because the Mayan calander stops at that time. Or that was the story I heard about it :P
     
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    If the Spanish didn't burn the Mayan and Aztec libraries maybe we can actually put these predictions to rest.
     
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    I beg you please do not let this turn into a religious debate.

    Anyway, I'll be partying a like boss on January 1st, 2013.
     
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    Well considering the Mayans aren't around today, it's pretty safe to say they were a little busy getting wiped off the face of the planet, to keep up the calendar.

    and this bill kind of seems like a big "fuck you" to the rest of the US. In a "yeah we're pretty confident shit will be going downhill, time to raise a military, form our own currency, and stockpile all our stuff" kind of way.
     
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    I agree lol. I think it is nonsense anyway.
     
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    How did even plan to get this aircraft carrier to Wyoming in the first place? There is a reason they spend all of their time in the ocean. I don't know what's worse, the sheer absurdity or the fact that 27 people voted for it.
     
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    30-27... 27 morons voted for this bill to pass?!?
     
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    While I can understand that cities need to be prepared for certain disasters or unforseen events and need to have evac plans in case of tornados, floods, fires, earthquakes, wars, chemical attacks etc. (cross out those that have zero chances of occouring in a given region, of course) but... overkill is overkill. :P
     
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    ... but Wyoming's landlocked.
     
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    Exactly so if the U.S. is fucked, Wyoming is double fucked.
     
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    how do some politicians hold office is beyond me. you'd think there would be an IQ to weed them out by now.
     
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    >cheyenne
    >doomsday
    >new government

    Why does this sound like Jericho to me?

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     

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