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Awaiting a Natural Disaster That DIDN'T Happen

epatterson241 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 5:28 PM
Diane ... want to give us the psychological perspective on why THE ODDS AGAINST OBAMA was such a disaster?

GUEST BLOG BY DIANE MEDVED

So I was just talking to my family in Seattle as Shabbat ended here in Honolulu, catching up on the day when suddenly, I heard the familiar screech of the tsunami sirens, blasting out in the warm night. I was home alone, my friends and hosts out at a movie I deemed too tense for my taste.

I didn't know about any earthquake, but of course during Shabbat I'm off the news-loop, so my first thought was it was some kind of test or malfunction of the siren system. But no--the blaring, ear-piercing scream...