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2009 November 04 — Why Now?
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The same winning team of teabaggers and nine-twelvers that provided the recent entertainment in the 23rd Congressional district of New York are talking about helping out in the Florida Senate race.

Kendrick Meek would have a very hard slog in the general election against Charlie Crist, so if the TB/9-12 whackos can take Charlie out, Florida might have two Senators who call themselves Democrats.

You have to admit that getting a Democrat elected for the the first time in the area’s history, a history that goes back to the founding of the United States, an area that has voted solid Republican since the Republican Party was founded from the remnants of the Whigs, is quite an accomplishment. After doing that, electing a Democrat to the Senate in Florida should be easy. 😈

Update: Republican Party officials are now saying they won’t be supporting candidates in primaries with any money. While the GOP is hurting in the fund-raising area, I don’t think it is a coincidence that they announced this the day after the mess in NY.

November 4, 2009   2 Comments

Tropical Storm Ida

Tropical Storm IdaPosition: 12.5 N 83.1 W [ 9 PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: Northwest [315°] near 7 mph [11 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph [100 kph].
Wind Gusts: 75 mph [115 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 50 miles [80 km].
Minimum central pressure: 995 mb ↓.

It is 60 miles [ 95 km] East of Bluefields, Nicaragua.

Nicaragua has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the entire eastern coast of Nicaragua and a Hurricane Watch is in effect for the eastern coast of Nicaragua from Bluefields northward to the Honduras/Nicaragua border.

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

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

November 4, 2009   2 Comments