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DHS Urging Citizens To Prepare For Zombie Attack
America's Conservative News ^ | 09/10/2012 | America's Conservative News

Posted on 09/10/2012 3:29:28 PM PDT by ElIguana

No, it's not an early Halloween prank. The Associated Press is reporting that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has launched a new "public health campaign" and has "urged citizens to prepare for a zombie apocalypse."

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have gotten into the act as well and have launched a series of seminars and social media campaigns on zombie attack survival.

A CDC pamphlet, "Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse" gives a history of zombies and checklists of all the survival items that citizens should have in stock in case of a zombie attack, is presently available online here.

What's gotten into DHS, FEMA and the CDC? Obviously, federal government officials do not recognize the existence of zombies, at least not officially, but DHS, FEMA and CDC are apparently using the zombie-angle as a lame marketing ploy.

According to the Associated Press, our disaster response agencies are under the impression that if citizens are "prepared for a zombie attack, the same preparations will help during a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake or terrorist attack;" and undoubtedly, the approaching of the Halloween holiday and the recent public infatuation with all things undead, more than likely played a role in inspiring our government to push the marketing ploy.

Is this latest government idiocy effective marketing or a waste of our hard-earned tax dollars? Let us know your thoughts."


TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: cdc; dhs; fema; laughingstock; obamunism; preppers; survival; zombieattack

1 posted on 09/10/2012 3:29:33 PM PDT by ElIguana
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To: ElIguana

Well, unlike a lot of what the feds do, there’s at least a chance that something good comes out of it.

Re: the above: sad how low the bar is set these days, isn’t it..?


2 posted on 09/10/2012 3:33:06 PM PDT by verum ago (Be a bastard, and Karma'll be a bitch.)
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To: ElIguana

Zombies are y’all....just look and listen to Joe Biden. Case closed.


4 posted on 09/10/2012 3:38:42 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Dallas59

Insert real before y’all.


5 posted on 09/10/2012 3:39:42 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

There is no racism among the ruling elite. Only ‘classism’.


6 posted on 09/10/2012 3:39:52 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: ElIguana
It's odd that the Marxist-Alinsky campus radical, spoiled brats would admit that they are zombies..

there is another thread that has a link to a piece from the FDR era. Sure sounds like today. His acolytes never wanted their Great Depression crisis to go to waste either.. and they sure sound like Obama zombies -- no one said a zombie couldn't be a PhD with a large IQ..

This is a description of the leftist elite at the time of FDR's Administration:

"This revolutionary elite was nothing you could define as a party. It had no name, no habitat, no rigid line. [There was a Communist Party but it was too obvious, too crude.] Nobody could say that about the elite above . . . What it represented was a quantity of bitter intellectual radicalism infiltrated from the top downward as a doctorhood of professors, writers, critics, analysts, advisers, administators, directors of research, and so on — a prepared revolutionary intelligence in spectacles . . . there was a shibboleth that united them all: "Capitalism is finished." [and one idea] the idea of a transfer of power. For that a united front; after that, anything. And the wine of communion was a passion to play upon history with a scientific revolutionary technic."

In fact that even sounds like..

Richard Carlson: . . . a zombie has no will of his own. You see them some times, walking around blindly with dead eyes, following orders, not knowing what they do, not caring.

Bob Hope: You mean, like Democrats?
"Ghost Breakers" (1940)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts

7 posted on 09/10/2012 3:40:31 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: ElIguana
I saw some zombies in the Michael Jackson video "Thriller" so maybe we should be glad that the government is protecting us from something.

With the number of dead people who vote Democrat shouldn't the concern of the Democrats actually be protecting the undead from the living?

They already are trying to get rid of crosses some. Next they could outlaw silver in order to protect vampires and the whole global warming campaign could be based on a fear of sunlight.

8 posted on 09/10/2012 3:40:38 PM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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To: ElIguana

Is “Zombie”code word for muslim?


9 posted on 09/10/2012 3:46:29 PM PDT by ohiobushman (Only in N.Y.C can u buy beer by the case,liquor by the gallon,but be a criminal buying a soda!)
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To: ElIguana

It was considered “Red paranoia” and “xenophobia” when Republican presidents pushed for such preparedness for decades (including post 9-11-2001).

but make a joke out of it and then it’s “cool”.

Life was nicer when we were willing to CONFRONT the enemy and broadcast the extent of their wickedness.

Now the Democrats have harsher rhetoric for the opposition party than they do for Marxism, Communism, Fascism (genuine European Socialist Fascism), Islamonazism, etc.

But zombies, “whoaaa”.


10 posted on 09/10/2012 3:50:29 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The guy who was going to stop the rise of the oceans now can’t even fend off a few raindrops.)
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To: ElIguana

Obama must be about to unleash Plugs!


11 posted on 09/10/2012 3:51:11 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: ElIguana

Don’t believe any of their lists includes having a gun with hollow point bullets to shoot zombies in the head or suggests a machete to slice off their heads.

Since that isn’t listed, the lists are bogus.


12 posted on 09/10/2012 3:52:52 PM PDT by Marcella (Conservatism is dead. PREPARE)
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To: ohiobushman
Is “Zombie”code word for muslim?

***************

Are you suggesting they are playing pig-whistle politics... ??

ROFL

13 posted on 09/10/2012 3:56:36 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: ElIguana
z_max4
14 posted on 09/10/2012 4:00:48 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

For the upcoming Obama zombie invasion.


15 posted on 09/10/2012 4:09:15 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Marcella

Nor do I see instructions on how to convert your ‘73 Delta 88 to run on steam power and mount spinning blades to the front to automate the decapitations :(


16 posted on 09/10/2012 4:11:01 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: ElIguana

Hopefully, the adults will be back in charge next year and do some housecleaning.


17 posted on 09/10/2012 4:13:08 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: ElIguana

Zombie short story
http://tamarawilhite.hubpages.com/hub/Sanity-Lesson-a-short-story


18 posted on 09/10/2012 4:14:36 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: ElIguana
The Zombies HATE shopping carts!

Stock up!

19 posted on 09/10/2012 4:17:45 PM PDT by jaz.357 ( *Luke 6:43-45* Twas Ever Thus!)
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To: ElIguana

The CDC has had instructions on how to survive a zombie invasion on its website for well over a year now.

It’s an attempt to get around the normally dry subject matter of disaster preparedness. Most people aren’t very interested in preparing for a disaster until it is on top of them. By putting the subject within the context of a zombie invasion, the CDC hopes more people will actually read it... and more of them will be inspired to put those disaster kits together.

http://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2011/05/preparedness-101-zombie-apocalypse/


20 posted on 09/10/2012 4:38:04 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: ElIguana

so nice to be wasting our tax payers money on this crapola....let’s thriow a party to celebrate. gee whiz


21 posted on 09/10/2012 4:40:08 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: ElIguana

Oh, you better believe I’m ready for the walking dead when they lose big in November.

*Click*Click*


22 posted on 09/10/2012 4:41:11 PM PDT by Thorliveshere
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To: ElIguana
Gee, thanks for the advice. I did that before DHS existed.

How many tax-dollars did you spend to come up with this?

23 posted on 09/10/2012 4:46:52 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: ElIguana

Always remember; a zombie is a brain dead consuming machine, it cares about nothing but it’s own desires and wants.
A zombie will continue to devour every thing in it’s path until there is nothing left to consume.
A zombie produces nothing; a zombie contributes nothing to society, only takes, consumes and destroys.
Sounds an awful lot like a liberal, progressive, or a modern Democrat doesn’t it.
Remember head shots only, don’t waste ammo.
ORGANIZE BEFORE THEY RISE.


24 posted on 09/10/2012 4:51:23 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: ElIguana
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have gotten into the act as well and have launched a series of seminars and social media campaigns on zombie attack survival.

That tells me that they (esp. FEMA)have outlived their usefulness.

25 posted on 09/10/2012 5:04:54 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Don't think for a minute that this excuse for a President has America's best interest in mind.)
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To: 5th MEB

I thought we already knew about this for after their ebt cards flash zero’s?


26 posted on 09/10/2012 5:09:50 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: TigersEye
yeah.

Bet the real translation of zombie attack is 'martial law curfew'.

27 posted on 09/10/2012 5:15:35 PM PDT by Republic (Keep uhbama desperate - seems to force slips of honesty from his angry interior)
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To: ElIguana
Another example of how useful every dollar of govt spending is, and that there is nothing we can cut from the budget.
28 posted on 09/10/2012 5:19:24 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: ElIguana

Look at the percentage of the population on antidepressants.

Now imagine some disaster cuts off the supply of those drugs to millions of people.

There’s your attacking zombies - no joke, for real.


29 posted on 09/10/2012 5:24:52 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Boogieman

“Nor do I see instructions on how to convert your ‘73 Delta 88 to run on steam power and mount spinning blades to the front to automate the decapitations :(”

With none of that and no hollow points or machetes, the government wants the zombies to win. Never trust the government.


30 posted on 09/10/2012 5:25:03 PM PDT by Marcella (Conservatism is dead. PREPARE)
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To: ElIguana
Ok, maybe I missed it but I did not see SHOTGUN on that list.

Has anybody ever seen a zombie movie where a shotgun was not the most important thing you need in a zombie attack? It has to be one of the Zombie survival rules.

31 posted on 09/10/2012 5:48:28 PM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: Republic

If they declare a martial law curfew I guess I’ll be free to shoot zombies on my property at will.


32 posted on 09/10/2012 6:11:19 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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