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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2023-08-30 15:06 [#02630083]
Points: 24762 Status: Regular



2023-08-29T04:04:03 ~

“One word: Leave,” Colson said. “It’s not
something to discuss.”

...

Not everyone was heeding the warning. Andy Bair, owner of
the Island Hotel, said he intended to “babysit” his
bed-and-breakfast, which predates the Civil War. The
building has not flooded in the almost 20 years he has owned
it, not even when Hurricane Hermine flooded the city in
2016.

“Being a caretaker of the oldest building in Cedar Key, I
just feel kind of like I need to be here,” Bair said.
“We’ve proven time and again that we’re not going to
wash away. We may be a little uncomfortable for a couple of
days, but we’ll be OK eventually.”


2023-08-30 ~

Two videos posted by a man in Cedar Key showed water
coming down side streets at around 5 a.m. local time.

"It's going to swallow up the whole town," said Michael
Presley Bobbitt, the man filming.


poor stupid bastards. i genuinely hope they get off with
merely a severe attitude adjustment

i also genuinely hope berkshire hathaway gets clobbered ~

“We have a very unbalanced portfolio,” Ajit Jain,
vice chairman of insurance operations, said at the
conglomerate’s May investor event. “What that means is,
if there is a big hurricane in Florida, we will have a very
substantial loss.”


... as warren buffet has repeatedly said "i have so much
money i am unable to find anything more to invest in"

is this about the right attitude? balanced? i feel so


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2023-08-30 15:15 [#02630084]
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-us-canada-66640995


 

offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2023-08-30 18:19 [#02630086]
Points: 24762 Status: Regular



Mr. Bobbitt seems to have made it thus far. impressive
news coverage granularity


 

offline ijonspeches from 109P/Swift-Tuttle on 2023-08-31 07:46 [#02630088]
Points: 7675 Status: Lurker | Show recordbag



disasters all over the world this year,
europe has had multiple huge floods and record breaking
wildfires,
as has canada. the fire in maui killed so many people.
feels really shit.
but hey, lets go on heat up the ocean some more
and see what happens next.


 


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