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Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 27 2012

Keyword: Coriolis Effect

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I may be on Daily Kos Radio in a few hours. This video and post may end up helping out. Here’s the latest info on Isaac from the NWS and WeatherUnderground.

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Aug 26 2012

Why don’t they just pray the storm away?

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There’s just something eerily fitting about the GOP convention being delayed by a heat engine in the form of a tropical cyclone. And while we’re at it, how loud would the claims that God-eh hates XYZ, where XYZ equals anything to the left of Genghis Kahn, be right about now if the tables were turned?

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Aug 25 2012

Neil Armstrong has passed away

The first human to walk on the moon has taken one big step into the great beyond. Neil Armstrong, pilot and first to  step off the LEM footpad with the immortal words captured above has passed away:

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Aug 25 2012

McCaskill up big over Akin in new poll

Just one poll, not sure what to make of it, yada-yada-yada:

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Aug 25 2012

Hello from paradise

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This is me, or rather my “Gone fishin” sign. Assuming I survive ongoing the alcohol/speedboat/wakeboard combo unscathed, be back this after noon or tomorrow :)

Aug 24 2012

NASA mum on non human footprints

Not to be taken too seriously, but word is NASA has found some non human footprints somewhere in the solar system. Per usual, they’re covering it up!

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Aug 24 2012

It’s that magical time of year, again

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It’s that time of year, when weather violates the fundy SloT argument against evolution and creates order from chaos. Or, if you truly believe hurricanes are God’s way of saying … something, whatevs, then if Isaac disrupts the Republican convention in Tampa, maybe God is not happy with Republicans. How would we test that?

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Aug 22 2012

National Review vomits forth a ‘legitimate’ turd

You may want to hold your nose if you go below the fold. The National Review waded into the sewer of right-wing misogyny, and decided to spruce the place up by taking a giant steaming shit:

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Aug 22 2012

This is only a test

I don’t think this can cause any problem … I don’t think :) Anyway, for the brave, hit this link and tell me in comments if you can hear audio from progressive radio host David Waldman. For the next hour or two anyway. Non-Flash

Aug 22 2012

Arctic sea ice near record low

Back in 2007 a combination of weather and heat reduced the Arctic ice cap to its lowest measured level ever. This year is poised to beat it and the end of this month may set its own record of sorts:

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