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    Wyoming House advances doomsday bill

    CHEYENNE — State representatives on Friday advanced legislation to launch a study into what Wyoming should do in the event of a complete economic or political collapse in the United States.

    House Bill 85 passed on first reading by a voice vote. It would create a state-run government continuity task force, which would study and prepare Wyoming for potential catastrophes, from disruptions in food and energy supplies to a complete meltdown of the federal government.

    The task force would look at the feasibility of

    Wyoming issuing its own alternative currency, if needed. And House members approved an amendment Friday by state Rep. Kermit Brown, R-Laramie, to have the task force also examine conditions under which Wyoming would need to implement its own military draft, raise a standing army, and acquire strike aircraft and an aircraft carrier.

    The bill’s sponsor, state Rep. David Miller, R-Riverton, has said he doesn’t anticipate any major crises hitting America anytime soon. But with the national debt exceeding $15 trillion and protest movements growing around the country, Miller said Wyoming — which has a comparatively good economy and sound state finances — needs to make sure it’s protected should any unexpected emergency hit the U.S.

    Several House members spoke in favor of the legislation, saying there was no harm in preparing for the worst.

    “I don’t think there’s anyone in this room today what would come up here and say that this country is in good shape, that the world is stable and in good shape — because that is clearly not the case,” state Rep. Lorraine Quarberg, R-Thermopolis, said. “To put your head in the sand and think that nothing bad’s going to happen, and that we have no obligation to the citizens of the state of Wyoming to at least have the discussion, is not healthy.”

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    Maybe more of the 57 states will wake up to the reality of what King Zippy is instituting as fast as his Marxist slime can enable him.
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    don't blame them for looking at it, but what the hell is the point for WY to look into getting an Aircraft Carrier?
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    No doubt plans for their own Air Force and aircraft carrier might be a tad too ambitious. Tongue in cheek to be sure, but the States that are relatively stable might be wise to be looking at the neighboring Liberally run States (and the Feds) with a bit of a jaundiced eye.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fettpett View Post
    don't blame them for looking at it, but what the hell is the point for WY to look into getting an Aircraft Carrier?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fettpett View Post
    don't blame them for looking at it, but what the hell is the point for WY to look into getting an Aircraft Carrier?
    Are there even enough people in Wyoming to man an aircraft carrier?
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    Quote Originally Posted by djones520 View Post
    Are there even enough people in Wyoming to man an aircraft carrier?
    They could steer one.
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