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Second, more powerful Icelandic volcano likely to explode soon
daily beast ^ | 4/21/10 | Martin Hickman

Posted on 04/21/2010 8:27:21 PM PDT by Nachum

Despite grounding 100,000 flights across Europe , battering a beleaguered airline industry, stranding hundreds of thousands of travellers, disrupting schools and businesses, and giving homes under flight paths their first peace and quiet in decades, the current volcano eruption may be only a teaser of chaos to come.

A far bigger Icelandic volcano, Katla, is tipped to erupt in the coming months, potentially causing much more savage and sustained disruption to industry and society. Eyjafjallajokull erupted on 14 April, forcing European governments to impose a no-fly zone. Each time Eyjafjallajokull has erupted in the past 2,000 years – in 920, in 1612 and between 1821 and 1823 – Katla has exploded within six months.

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Ruh Roh... Godzilla awakens!

call Mothra!

1 posted on 04/21/2010 8:27:21 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

“They always travel in pairs,” — Woody Allen.


2 posted on 04/21/2010 8:30:31 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: mlocher

So do crabs ask Lloyd Bridges


3 posted on 04/21/2010 8:32:21 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom sarc ;))
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To: Nachum

On the bright side its name is easier to pronounce.


4 posted on 04/21/2010 8:32:41 PM PDT by TSgt (We will always be prepared, so we may always be free. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Nachum

That should block out more of the sun and ease global warming.

Algore had better start up a new scam.


5 posted on 04/21/2010 8:33:04 PM PDT by unkus
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To: TSgt

We think :)


6 posted on 04/21/2010 8:33:08 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
"Each time Eyjafjallajokull has erupted in the past 2,000 years – in 920, in 1612 and between 1821 and 1823 – Katla has exploded within six months."

This is the central datum that caught my eye several days ago.

These two volcanoes are basically sisters. When one goes off, the other soon follows. Katla is the more fearsome of the two, and when that one blows, it's going to affect the whole earth.

The most devastating consequences will be seen in Iceland itself, and in the areas of Europe most recently affected. If Katla goes, North-Western Europe is going to look like something out of a doomsday novel.

Couldn't come at a worse time, politically, or economically.

7 posted on 04/21/2010 8:35:01 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Nachum

Volcanoes and earthquakes? Could God be trying to get our attention? Of course Pharoah ignored all those plagues so I imagine obama et al will be no different.


8 posted on 04/21/2010 8:35:53 PM PDT by Josa
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To: Nachum
I find myself cheering for the Volcano's. I know its wrong but seeing the Earth demonstrate in no uncertain terms that humans are not in charge around here brings me a sort of guilty pleasure. It just goes to show how farcical all this Gia cult / global warming crap is. A volcano cannot be appeased by throwing it virgins, and it can't be appeased by driving a Toyota Prius. So all you greenies who think you can control nature get a good look. Nature controls you.

Now all you greenies please get back to picking up trash or doing something for the environment that might actually be useful. Not because you are saving the Earth (It can take care of itself quite nicely thank you) but because it makes peoples lives on the Earth a bit more pleasant.
9 posted on 04/21/2010 8:37:35 PM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: unkus

Maybe we’ll be taxed to stop global volcanoes.


10 posted on 04/21/2010 8:39:21 PM PDT by MaxMax (Conservatism isn't a party)
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To: Nachum
Katla is like the Mount St Helens of Iceland.

It concerns me, but not on a "doomsday" level. Laki is the one where the SHTF.

11 posted on 04/21/2010 8:39:29 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (I don't look for leaders. I follow my own path, my way.)
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To: TSgt
On the bright side its name is easier to pronounce.

True. The best I can manage for the first sister is Eye Yaff Yalla Yokel.

Eye of Yalla Yokel anyone?

12 posted on 04/21/2010 8:39:35 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Nachum

Bush’s fault.


13 posted on 04/21/2010 8:40:00 PM PDT by Cobra64
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To: Josa

Naw, 0bama is impervious to anything like that. He’s a god, don’t ya know.


14 posted on 04/21/2010 8:40:51 PM PDT by unkus
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To: unkus
That should block out more of the sun and ease global warming.

If Katla blows, the reduced sunlight could affect crop production, worldwide. Stock up on those can goods.

15 posted on 04/21/2010 8:41:22 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Nachum
Ruh Roh... Godzilla awakens!

call Mothra!


16 posted on 04/21/2010 8:41:33 PM PDT by Cobra64
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To: Windflier
Almost an End Times scenario 'the sun became black as sackcloth' happening just like it was planned a planned event.

I was watching "How the Earth Was Made tonight. The show was "Icelandic Volcanos' Apparently, the biggest explosion was in 1793, there was soo much SO2 that the sky turned red and misty. Leading to widspread famine and freezing the Mississippi River solid as far as New Orleans!

17 posted on 04/21/2010 8:43:33 PM PDT by STD (islam a spiritual-legal-political Theocratic system of governance which is not to be questioned;)
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To: GonzoGOP

“It just goes to show how farcical all this Gia cult / global warming crap is.”

Sorry, the Gia cultists will say the earth is simply trying to purge itself of the human parasites.


18 posted on 04/21/2010 8:43:41 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Nachum

Bushs Fault? Or Global Warming?


19 posted on 04/21/2010 8:44:09 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions...$1 Halfbaked...50c)
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To: TSgt

Lol! So true!


20 posted on 04/21/2010 8:44:28 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: GonzoGOP
A volcano cannot be appeased by throwing it virgins, and it can't be appeased by driving a Toyota Prius.

Blasphemer! Denier! Heretic!



21 posted on 04/21/2010 8:45:13 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
and it can't be appeased by driving a Toyota Prius.

Not even into the volcano?

22 posted on 04/21/2010 8:46:37 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: MaxMax

Maybe we’ll be taxed to stop global volcanoes.


They’ll make up some idiocy and go for it.


23 posted on 04/21/2010 8:46:47 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Darren McCarty
Laki is the one where the SHTF.

Do tell...

Care to elaborate?

24 posted on 04/21/2010 8:46:52 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Nachum
A few weeks ago Obama was mocking this stuff...

There’s been plenty of fear-mongering, plenty of overheated rhetoric. You turn on the news, you’ll see the same folks are still shouting about there’s going to be an end of the world because this bill passed. (Laughter.) I’m not exaggerating. Leaders of the Republican Party, they called the passage of this bill “Armageddon.” (Laughter.) Armageddon. “End of freedom as we know it.”

So after I signed the bill, I looked around to see if there any — (laughter) — asteroids falling or — (applause) — some cracks opening up in the Earth. (Laughter.) It turned out it was a nice day. (Laughter.) Birds were chirping. Folks were strolling down the Mall. People still have their doctors.

25 posted on 04/21/2010 8:46:57 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions...$1 Halfbaked...50c)
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To: STD
Apparently, the biggest explosion was in 1793, there was soo much SO2 that the sky turned red and misty. Leading to widspread famine and freezing the Mississippi River solid as far as New Orleans!

Were the twin sisters responsible for that eruption, or was it Laki?

26 posted on 04/21/2010 8:49:01 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Any ideas on how long crop production would be affected?

Best to add to one’s existing stocks of food starting right now.


27 posted on 04/21/2010 8:49:44 PM PDT by unkus
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To: GonzoGOP

I archived your post on my profile page. It was that good.


28 posted on 04/21/2010 8:50:27 PM PDT by listenhillary (Capitalism = billions raised from poverty, Socialism = billions reduced to starvation)
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To: Lakeshark
"...it can't be appeased by driving a Toyota Prius."

Not even into the volcano?

Stuff 'em with liberals first, and you may have something there.

29 posted on 04/21/2010 8:51:20 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Lakeshark

“Not even into the volcano?”

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You might be onto something there!

Sacrificing A Pious might do the trick.
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30 posted on 04/21/2010 8:51:27 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: GonzoGOP
I find myself cheering for the Volcano's.

Me too...

Go volcanos!

31 posted on 04/21/2010 8:51:44 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: Windflier
I'll be hitting the store tomorrow and stocking up on sale items.
Usually I give the items a month away from expiration to the food bank
to keep a good rotation. Although many items can be stored beyond the dates.
32 posted on 04/21/2010 8:51:49 PM PDT by MaxMax (Conservatism isn't a party)
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To: al baby

“So do crabs ask Lloyd Bridges”

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I didn’t know he hung around with that kind of women....
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33 posted on 04/21/2010 8:52:43 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: unkus
Any ideas on how long crop production would be affected?

I recall reading that the eruption 200 years ago caused "the year without a summer".

I suppose we can use that as a yardstick until we do our homework.

34 posted on 04/21/2010 8:53:20 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: editor-surveyor

Yup he hung out with Charlie Sheen lots of times be fore he died


35 posted on 04/21/2010 8:54:21 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom sarc ;))
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To: editor-surveyor
A particulary pious Priuss would do it for sure.........color: Green.

:-)

36 posted on 04/21/2010 8:55:02 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Windflier

“Couldn’t come at a worse time, politically, or economically.”

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Or better, depending on your POV!

Tough days ahead for the climate hoaxers.
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37 posted on 04/21/2010 8:55:07 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: editor-surveyor

Sacrificing A Pious might do the trick.
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I saw one of those Pioses with a bumper sticker: “Man Made Pollution Is A WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION”


38 posted on 04/21/2010 8:56:28 PM PDT by unkus
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To: MaxMax
I'll be hitting the store tomorrow and stocking up on sale items.

Think I'll tell the wife to stop giving away so many of our old canned goods, or at least slow down. We may need 'em.

39 posted on 04/21/2010 8:56:48 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Nachum

Awesome! When do the meteors arrive?
I love this stuff.


40 posted on 04/21/2010 8:58:30 PM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: Nachum

sooooo...if earthquakes are caused by slutty women...what causes volcanoes to erupt???


41 posted on 04/21/2010 8:59:07 PM PDT by wyokostur
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To: Nachum

Chicken Little would fit right in on FR at times:

Katla has erupted 20 times in the last 1000 years and somehow European civilization has survived.

Katla 1955 (small subglacial eruption)
Katla 1918 12 October 24
Katla 1860 8 May 20
Katla 1823 26 June 28
Katla 1755 17 October ~120
Katla 1721 11 May ~100
Katla 1660 3 November ~60
Katla 1625 2 September 13
Katla 1612 12 October
Katla 1580 11 August
Katla ~1500
Katla 15th century
Katla 1416
Katla ~1357
Katla 1262
Katla 1245
Katla ~1179
Katla 12th century
Eldgjá-Katla ~934
Katla ~920
Katla Late 9th century or early 10th century


42 posted on 04/21/2010 8:59:40 PM PDT by flying Elvis ("In...War, the errors which proceed from a spirit of benevolence are the worst" Clausewitz.)
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To: mylife

“A few weeks ago Obama was mocking this stuff...”


Its above his pay grade!
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43 posted on 04/21/2010 8:59:52 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: Nachum
Professor McGuire, who sits on the Government’s Cobra emergency committee, pointed out that Katla was 10 times bigger than Eyjafjallajokull. It also has a much bigger ice cap, and it is the mixture of melting cold water and lava that causes explosions and for ash to shoot to high altitudes.

I guess nuking the ice cap wouldn't be PC, would it?

44 posted on 04/21/2010 9:00:00 PM PDT by AZLiberty (Yes, Mr. Lennon, I do want a revolution.)
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To: unkus
Sorry, the Gia cultists will say the earth is simply trying to purge itself of the human parasites.

The main flaw of the greens is treating the Earth like a living thing. The Earth is a big ball of molten iron with a thin crust of crud floating on the surface. We live on the crud. A crud covered iron ball doesn't have emotions. A crud covered iron ball doesn't worry about the stuff living on the crud. A crud covered iron ball cannot be angered or appeased. It just orbits around another big ball of fusing helium nuclei (that also doesn't give a rat's rear end about us) and occasionally has an earthquake or volcano to let out a little heat.
45 posted on 04/21/2010 9:00:46 PM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Nachum

Katla Kan’t Wait!


46 posted on 04/21/2010 9:00:53 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: editor-surveyor

I hope he has a serious pucker factor.


47 posted on 04/21/2010 9:01:37 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions...$1 Halfbaked...50c)
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To: Josa

“Of course Pharoah ignored all those plagues so I imagine obama et al will be no different.”

Does Rahm have a rod he can cast down to turn into a serpent?
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48 posted on 04/21/2010 9:01:44 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: editor-surveyor
“Couldn’t come at a worse time, politically, or economically.”

Or better, depending on your POV!

I was just sitting here wondering what sort of things one might invest in, in advance of this sort of catastrophe. I'll bet there are lots of others pondering the same thing at this very moment.

I know......"Volcano Bracelets! Forged in the fires of Mt. Katla - guaranteed to keep you and your loved ones safe from the devastating effects of volcanic eruptions!"

49 posted on 04/21/2010 9:01:48 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

I think it is pronounced Eye Yaff Yalla Yerkel. But yours is good enough for union work.


50 posted on 04/21/2010 9:02:11 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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