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More Stupidity From The Senate

Dr. Cole notes: Senate Partitions Iraq

The US Senate voted for a soft partition of Iraq on Thursday. First they messed up Iraq by authorizing Terrible George to blow it up, now they want to further mess it up by dividing it. It makes no sense to me; the US Senate doesn’t even have the authority to divide Iraq. Wouldn’t that be for the Iraqi parliament?

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September 28, 2007   7 Comments

Wake Up And Sense The Anger

We are finally getting to the real political season for a Presidential election year and based on what I see and read, the current “leading candidates” just don’t get it. The voters got burned twice and they are not going to just go along with vapid foolishness this time. The 2008 election has the potential to be one of the lowest turn-out elections ever.

Editor & Publisher looks at a recent poll – GALLUP: Trust in Federal Government, On Nearly All Issues, Hits New Low — Even Less Than in Watergate Era

NEW YORK A new Gallup poll reveals that, as the organization puts it, Americans now “express less trust in the federal government than at any point in the past decade, and trust in many federal government institutions is now lower than it was during the Watergate era, generally recognized as the low point in American history for trust in government.”

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September 28, 2007   5 Comments

Tropical Update

Tropical Storm Karen
Position: 15.1 N 49.2 W. [10AM CDT]
Movement: West-Northwest [295°] near 9 mph.
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph.
Wind Gusts: 50 mph.
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 140 miles.
Minimum central pressure: 1009 mb.

Currently 805 miles East-Northeast of the Windward Islands [the lower islands of the Lesser Antilles] and weakening.

Tropical Depression Lorenzo
Position: 20.6 N 98.4 W. [10AM CDT]
Movement: West [260°] near 9 mph.
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph.
Wind Gusts: 45 mph.
Minimum central pressure: 1002 mb.

Dissipating over over central Mexico as a major rain event.

Tropical Depression Fourteen
Position: 14.1 N 26.5 W. [10AM CDT]
Movement: West near 7 mph.
Maximum sustained winds: 35 mph.
Wind Gusts: 45 mph.
Minimum central pressure: 1008 mb.

About 210 miles Southwest of the Cape Verde Islands

September 28, 2007   Comments Off on Tropical Update

Friday Cat Blogging

Ringo Baby Picture

Friday Cat Blogging

You don’t mind? Do ya, huh?

[Editor: Very busy, I’ll explain later.]

Friday Ark

September 28, 2007   13 Comments