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Old 08-29-2010, 12:10 PM   #1
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Tin Foil Hat should be make of lead - 'force of 100m bombs'

Sun storm to hit with 'force of 100m bombs' | News.com.au

NASA said that a recent report by the National Academy of Sciences found that if a similar storm occurred today, it could cause “$1 to 2 trillion in damages to society's high-tech infrastructure and require four to 10 years for complete recovery”.

http://www.solarstorms.org/SRefStorms.html
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NASA said that a recent report by the National Academy of Sciences found that if a similar storm occurred today, it could cause “$1 to 2 trillion in damages to society's high-tech infrastructure and require four to 10 years for complete recovery”.
Think of it as a white collar stimulus package.
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Now we know why you took your $$ out of the markets, Dex!
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