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Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 31 2012

It’s a super storm!

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Yes Virginia, this is exactly the kind of weird weather pattern that could be both a product of climate change, and a mere appetizer for what will come later this century. The flooding and winds were mostly moderate by disaster standards, but they were moderate over a huge region. Storm damage is a product not …

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Oct 29 2012

Hurricane Sandy lines up for act two: The Snowjob

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  I;m down with a moderately lousy AS flare up watching some news and it’s all Sandy. Hurricane Sandy is now making landfall in southern New Jersey. She’s not a bad hurricane as far as bad hurricanes go, but she’s fixing to mutate into something novel. What makes this storm so unusual isn’t the wind …

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Oct 29 2012

If Romney met Sandy

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The outer bands of Hurricane Sandy (Latest NWS Hurricane Center info) are looming over the eastern seaboard. The storm is so large that it could hit in DC, flood parts of New York, and still knock thousands of trees in North Carolina. Conboys of emergency vehicles are lined up, FEMA is set to swoop in and help. …

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Oct 28 2012

C’mon ladies! Get over the silly rape stuff …

Newt Gingrich has a message for you ladies with your pink panties all bent out of shape: this God approved rape thing is no big deal!

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Oct 28 2012

Sandy update: time to decide folks

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If you live in the colored region of the storm track it’s time to decide if you are going to stay where you are or go somewhere else. A big part of what makes this storm dangerous is that it is huge, the actual wind speeds are likely to be tropical force or lower for …

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Oct 26 2012

Sandy Sandy Sandy!

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Hurricane Sandy isn’t the latest or strongest Atlantic hurricane, the record-breaking 2005 season included a named storm as late as January 2006! But she may well deliver a wallop to the eastern seaboard residents of New England will not soon forget:

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Oct 25 2012

I underestimated the impact of Mourdock’s rape comment

Having now witnessed firsthand the effect Mourdock’s quip has on women, I can say I misjudged the profoundly offensive nature of his warped view and by extension the views of other GOP lawmakers. One women tried to explain to me why she could never explain it to me. Her point was I could never imagine the …

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Oct 24 2012

Is rape something God intended?

I had a nice dinner and a long moonlit walk last night with a friend who might be loosely described as a Messianic Jew. The conversation strayed into things like equal pay, male reaction to women in the business world, and the subjugation of women over millennia. She’s proven herself to be an astute real estate investor so this is something she …

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Oct 23 2012

Debate reviews and snap polls give final debate to Obama

Again, ask Ed Brayton what real debates consist of, he was a debate coach and I don’t know much. My understanding is a body of fact exists that each side is held to and points are awarded, with a real winner and a real loser at the end of the night. What we call the …

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Oct 22 2012

The Romneys stay classy …

This was almost certainly not planned, and the timing could prove a hindrance to Mitt’s Festival of Lies tonight. No matter the motive, it underscores how far gone these shitheads really are, and it is despicable:

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