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Dramatic Doom Porn - The 10 Plagues Hitting the USA Right Now

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posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 08:37 AM
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I have found some dramatic doom porn for us to have fun with. The article takes some factual information that is happening now and expands upon the info ... calling them plagues and making predictions of catastrophes. Some ARE serious, while others, IMHO, are not so much. We can go over each of the 10 'plaques' and the predicted outcomes and discuss them.

Read the whole article and we can discuss each of the 'plagues' ...
10 Plagues Hitting the USA Right Now

#1 The Plague Of Flies In The Upper Mississippi River Valley
IMHO - Mayfly natural event that isn't a plague and that will die off by itself very quickly.

#2 The Chikungunya Virus
Like what happened with West Nile but worse and more widespread. Not a plague. I don't think it will reach that level.

#3 The Wildfires Out West
Happens a bunch. Natural event that actually can help the Earth. I've seen worse. Here we had the smoke from massive wildfire/forest fires
reach us one year. The wildfires now aren't even touching how bad those were.

#4 The Drought In California
Serious stuff. Overpopulation and straining of resources. The guys on the HAARP machine probably hate California or something. Whatever they are doing on HAARP to dry out California is actually helping us out here in the Mid Atlantic. We've had great weather for the past few years.

#5 The Virus That Has Killed Millions Of Our Pigs
Okay .. it effects bacon prices and getting ahold of bacon. So this is big stuff. Seriously though .. pig virus can mutate and jump to humans. Gotta' watch it.

#6 Citrus Greening
Serious for Florida economics and those who drink orange juice. Doesn't effect me or most folks.

#7 Bananas Going Extinct?
Bananas are a food staple in poor Western countries. Also - I have at least one or two a day. (I have a very limited diet). They are good for the heart. To me, this could have major implications for the diet of the poor as well as economically for the regions that grow them. And dangit .. I like bananas!

#8 The Number Of Earthquakes Is Increasing
Something is going on. But again ... something is ALWAYS going on. Keeping an eye on it. I'd be more worried if they said that Yellowstone was rising or that Mt. St. Helens or Mt. Rainier were expanding.

#9 Superbugs
Absolutely a problem. A big one. It's not being talked about or acknowledged like it should be. I don't know if it's an epidemic. But it easily could become one (if it's not already).

#10 Fukushima
The slow poison plague ... it's a problem that has no solution. And, after Japan, the USA is the country to get the brunt of the problem. It's out of the news cycle so that makes it even worse.





posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 08:49 AM
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I wanted to address two of the claims that are bogus.


originally posted by: FlyersFan
#7 Bananas Going Extinct?
Bananas are a food staple in poor Western countries. Also - I have at least one or two a day. (I have a very limited diet). They are good for the heart. To me, this could have major implications for the diet of the poor as well as economically for the regions that grow them. And dangit .. I like bananas!


Claim: Bananas will be extinct within ten years.


Bananas aren't about to be swept from the face of the earth by a deadly pestilence poised to wipe them out (and more than ten years has elapsed since that original report, yet bananas are still with us). There are about 300 varieties of the fruit, and the reported fear applied to only one of them, the Cavendish. Granted, the Cavendish is our banana of choice, but it isn't the only banana out there. Even if the Cavendish were lost to us, we would still not be singing "Yes, We Have No Bananas."

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Lack of genetic diversity does place the banana in a precarious position, and the danger posed by Race 4 to the Cavendish is real. (Sigatoka, while serious, provides less of a threat in that it can be successfully combated.) Yet according to scientists and banana experts who attended the three-day seminar on conventional and alternative handling of common banana diseases held 7-10 August 2003 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, bananas are still far from global extinction. Disease control alternatives such as the development of "plants resistant to the main diseases," the employment of "friendly-bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms," and the increasing use of organic practices have contributed greatly to the successful control of feared banana plagues, they say. This echoes what was said in February 2003 by a plant pathologist with the American Phytopathological Society (APS) in response to the controversial New Scientist article that brought the plight of the Cavendish to the public's attention:


Nothing to fear here.


#8 The Number Of Earthquakes Is Increasing
Something is going on. But again ... something is ALWAYS going on. Keeping an eye on it. I'd be more worried if they said that Yellowstone was rising or that Mt. St. Helens or Mt. Rainier were expanding.


Are Earthquakes Really on the Increase?


We continue to be asked by many people throughout the world if earthquakes are on the increase. Although it may seem that we are having more earthquakes, earthquakes of magnitude 7.0 or greater have remained fairly constant.

A partial explanation may lie in the fact that in the last twenty years, we have definitely had an increase in the number of earthquakes we have been able to locate each year. This is because of the tremendous increase in the number of seismograph stations in the world and the many improvements in global communications. In 1931, there were about 350 stations operating in the world; today, there are more than 8,000 stations and the data now comes in rapidly from these stations by electronic mail, internet and satellite. This increase in the number of stations and the more timely receipt of data has allowed us and other seismological centers to locate earthquakes more rapidly and to locate many small earthquakes which were undetected in earlier years. The NEIC now locates about 20,000 earthquakes each year or approximately 50 per day. Also, because of the improvements in communications and the increased interest in the environment and natural disasters, the public now learns about more earthquakes.

According to long-term records (since about 1900), we expect about 17 major earthquakes (7.0 - 7.9) and one great earthquake (8.0 or above) in any given year.


Emphasis added. Oh and if you don't believe that source, here is a government source of all the earthquakes recorded yearly around the world.
Earthquake Facts and Statistics
Notice that year over year 7.0 or greater magnitude earthquakes remains level (~15 for 7.0+ and ~1 for 8.0+)
edit on 23-7-2014 by Krazysh0t because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 08:50 AM
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You can also add both the bats (white nose Fungus) and the bee populations dying off, to your list.



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 08:53 AM
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originally posted by: Krazysh0t
I wanted to address two of the claims that are bogus.

Well ... honestly I'd say that calling these things plagues to begin with is bogus.
The superbugs .. maybe that is a plague. Fukishima is an unending disaster.
The rest .. not so much.

The author was being dramatic to get attention.
That's why doom porn is so much fun.
We can rip stuff like that apart and feel superior to the author.



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 08:53 AM
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The Drought In California

This is manmade. Cities and human populations have depleted aquifers. They've gotten so low that it is impacting wildlife and even human agriculture. Humans, in this case, are the plague.



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 08:57 AM
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a reply to: FlyersFan

It's funny, I didn't even have to fact check those two claims. I already know they are bogus because I've seen those very claims posted by members of ATS for whatever evidence they have that Revelation is coming or whatever. So I know that any doom porn list or article containing at least those two entries as evidence of the doom is completely bogus and not worth listening to.



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 09:03 AM
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It's Just Not Doomy Enough....



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 09:13 AM
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More poop doom porn!
If sh.t hits the fan big time it aint already written about and its unlikely to be so afterwoods!!



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 09:19 AM
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originally posted by: SirKonstantin
It's Just Not Doomy Enough....


I know, I know. The title is pretty dramatic though. That's gotta' count for something! I'm working on it ... looking through YOUTUBE and the prophecy sites. I"m not coming up with some good solid dated doom porn for us. This is the best I could do .... I'll keep trying.



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 09:22 AM
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Well, this is not what I expected. I expected to see at least some doom about millions of foreign illegal invader children that brought Ebola virus to the US and they are eating all our bananas and green oranges in an attempt to increase earthquake activity and cause an American Fukashima.

Guess I was wrong.



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 09:25 AM
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a reply to: FlyersFan

Respects. lol

Looks like Imma Have to Start my 3rd Doom Porn Update Thread!



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 09:49 AM
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a reply to: MrStyx
Excatly what I was thinking, and a lot more important to us humans than some of those on that list, IMO.

I don't get how wildfires are plagues.



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 12:54 PM
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I went to the garage this morning and reached down to unlock the door. There were fourteen harvester spiders having a conferance there and another ten or so on the door and frame. I wonder what their meeting was about. I took pictures of some of them, but my daughter took the cable to hook my camera to the computer and she is in Philadelphia I think.

So I can't supply evidence of the meeting of them planning for doomsday.



posted on Jul, 23 2014 @ 02:22 PM
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a reply to: FlyersFan



You forgot one:

#11 Plague of Locusts
The tens of millions of uneducated, eating and breeding illegal immigrants coupled with our already burgeoning population of noncontributing, eating and breeding undesirables.




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