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Friendly reminder from NASA: The world’s not going to end next week

posted at 1:39 pm on December 13, 2012 by

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They know better. They have been building secure zones for themselves so that they and their precious things survive.

Bwah hah hah hah hah hah…

Just kidding. If it were true, the government would not be working so hard screw up the world.

astonerii on December 13, 2012 at 1:43 PM

With the way the world is heading, in a perverse sort of way I have actually started wishing a Mayan apocalypse would occur next Friday.

BeachBum on December 13, 2012 at 1:47 PM

The US came to a near end Nov. 2008 when bho was elected and he is seeing to it that the US will be finished after he gets through!
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letget on December 13, 2012 at 1:49 PM

I wasn’t worried before, but now I am.

When was the last time the federal government said something that WASN’T a lie?

logis on December 13, 2012 at 2:02 PM

When was the last time the federal government said something that WASN’T a lie?

logis on December 13, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Good point. They know the world is ending and they’re trying to keep everyone calm.

darwin on December 13, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Like they’d tell us if it were.

portlandon on December 13, 2012 at 2:34 PM

These are the same guys trying to sell AGW right?
Is this another consensus finding?

Frank Enstine on December 13, 2012 at 2:37 PM

With the way the world is heading, in a perverse sort of way I have actually started wishing a Mayan apocalypse would occur next Friday.

BeachBum on December 13, 2012 at 1:47 PM

How are date lines handled in these things? Isn’t Australia a day ahead of the US? Do they get ended before everyone here in the US. How about the east coast vs the west. Does the west coast get to see the east coast wiped out on live TV? Do we on the east coast get to see France wiped out? Not that we could tell the difference for a night out for their youths.

Frank Enstine on December 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Good. Then this won’t interrupt their Muslim outreach program.

RoadRunner on December 13, 2012 at 3:10 PM

Typical DC bureaucrats where if they’re wrong no one will be around to hear any complaints…. sorta like sleazy Eric Holder’s Just-Us Department even if the Mayans are wrong.

viking01 on December 13, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Bummer. I was all set to burn the neighbors house down.

countrybumpkin on December 13, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Kinda thought it already ended… November 6th, 2012.

Fallon on December 13, 2012 at 3:31 PM

They know better. They have been building secure zones for themselves so that they and their precious things survive.

astonerii on December 13, 2012 at 1:43 PM

Heh. Suppose that the government has been working hard to build a secret site for all the elites to survive….

The way this disfunctional and incompetent government works, the secret site would be the only place wiped out by a meteor impact, leaving the rest of us to live our lives in freedom.

MichaelGabriel on December 13, 2012 at 3:42 PM

Sure. Sure. And why did you launch that X-37B up this week?

And why is tin foil so expensive these days!

LoganSix on December 13, 2012 at 3:51 PM

How are date lines handled in these things? Isn’t Australia a day ahead of the US?

Frank Enstine on December 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Maya Central Time….. so about Mountain Standard Time in the U.S.

LoganSix on December 13, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Oh, and I’m still selling Mayan calendar refills. The perfect… um… early Christmas gift.

Fallon on December 13, 2012 at 3:57 PM

Well I’ve been buying up some extra ammo just in case too many people go nuts that day.

dentarthurdent on December 13, 2012 at 4:00 PM

How are date lines handled in these things? Isn’t Australia a day ahead of the US? Do they get ended before everyone here in the US. How about the east coast vs the west. Does the west coast get to see the east coast wiped out on live TV? Do we on the east coast get to see France wiped out? Not that we could tell the difference for a night out for their youths.

Frank Enstine on December 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

Why yes it is. Good question though.
I would say that since the Mayans were concentrated mostly in Central America, they probably didn’t have or understand different time zones, and likely never crossed the international date line. Therefore, the date and time for the end of the world would likely be according to the Central American time zone – which is mostly US Central.

pseudo-serious /sarc (in case anyone didn’t get it as implied)

I do like the idea of us being able see a giant meteor hit France though….

dentarthurdent on December 13, 2012 at 4:05 PM

When was the last time the federal government said something that WASN’T a lie?

logis on December 13, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Was there ever a time when the our dear liars told the truth without some kind of dishonesty attached to it? Ever?

HiJack on December 13, 2012 at 5:25 PM

NASA is reminding us that the world is not ending next week. How comforting. However, if this reminder is coming from the global warming Hansen office, everybody better start digging. Of course, NASA is part of the government and you can ALWAYS believe what they say.

Old Country Boy on December 13, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Bummer. I was all set to burn the neighbors house down.

countrybumpkin on December 13, 2012 at 3:24 PM

I know. I had plans to. I wish these people would stop being such a downer. :)

It’s almost like someone wants us to be panicky and insecure, like the end is coming, but never resolved, like the end is a done deal. Never comfortable and relaxed on either end, just always afraid and needing “drastic measures” all the time.

But that’s just crazy talk.

Axe on December 13, 2012 at 6:22 PM

*too

Axe on December 13, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Well, not with that attitude. Get to work on the d@mn Death Star, NASA.

Lawdawg86 on December 13, 2012 at 6:29 PM