Re: Y2K: Am I paranoid?

Paul Hughes (
Wed, 10 Feb 1999 17:14:00 -0800

Billy Brown wrote:

> The only way you can get a scheme like this through the system is to have
> such a desperate situation (mass chaos, the imminent collapse of
> civilization) that the officers conducting the trial believe the measures
> are necessary for their own survival. Then they might turn a blind eye -
> but how could such a crisis possibly occur? You need something much worse
> than a few power outages to get that kind of panic.

To recap, there may very well be a nationwide power outage and the military will do everything your saying. So the real issue in yours and my debate is over the extent of power outages. Will it be nationwide or localized? That is our final jeopardy question! :-)