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City People Don’t Get It

Charlie Pierce doesn’t understand: The Rand Paul Assault Story Just Keeps Getting Weirder.

Paul said he was mowing his lawn when his neighbor tackled him. Was Paul mulching or was he using the mower to blow leaves onto his neighbor’s lawn? It’s Fall and leaves are definitely falling in Kentucky. Among the “cult of the lawn”, blowing your leaves onto your neighbor’s property is a mortal insult that must be dealt with immediately with maximum force. Paul is lucky his neighbor wasn’t clipping a hedge if he was a ‘leaf exporter’.

You may think I’m kidding, but I have watched the arrests in these situations. The ‘cult of the lawn’ are not to be trifled with…

November 6, 2017   4 Comments

Tropical Storm Rina

Tropical Storm RinaPosition: 30.4N 49.9W [ 9PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: North [010°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph [ 65 kph].
Wind Gusts: 50 mph [ 80 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 60 miles [ 95 km].
Minimum central pressure: 1010 mb ↓.

Currently about 890 miles [1430 km] East of Bermuda.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

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November 6, 2017   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Rina