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2009 November 08 — Why Now?
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Happy Sixth Blogiversary

Both Mustang Bobby and Echidne are celebrating their sixth blogiversaries today.

A lost of people started blogging a year before the election, but few kept at it.

November 8, 2009   2 Comments

Your Democratic Party

The names in bold voted against the Health Care bill, after voting against women.

The Misogyny Bloc
Altmire, Jason PA-4
Baca, Joe CA-43
Barrow, John GA-12
Berry, Marion AR-1
Bishop, Sanford GA-2
Boccieri, John OH-16
Boren, Dan OK-2
Bright, Bobby AL-2

Cardoza, Dennis CA-18
Carney, Christopher PA-10
Chandler, Ben KY-6
Childers, Travis MS-1

Cooper, Jim TN-5
Costa, Jim CA-20
Costello, Jerry IL-12
Cuellar, Henry TX-28
Dahlkemper, Kathleen PA-3
Davis, Artur AL-7
Davis, Lincoln TN-4

Donnelly, Joe IN-2
Doyle, Mike PA-14†
Driehaus, Steve OH-1
Ellsworth, Brad IN-8
Etheridge, Bob NC-2
Gordon, Bart TN-6
Griffith, Parker AL-5

Hill, Baron IN-9
Holden, Tim PA-17
Kanjorski, Paul PA-11
Kaptur, Marcy OH-9
Kildee, Dale MI-5
Langevin, Jim RI-2
Lipinski, Daniel IL-3
Lynch, Stephen MA-9
Marshall, Jim GA-8
Matheson, Jim UT-2
McIntyre, Mike NC-7
Melancon, Charles LA-3

Michaud, Michael ME-2
Mollohan, Alan WV-1
Murtha, John PA-12
Neal, Richard MA-2
Oberstar, James MN-8
Obey, Dave WI-7
Ortiz, Solomon TX-27
Perriello, Thomas VA-5
Peterson, Collin MN-7
Pomeroy, Earl ND-AL
Rahall, Nick WV-3
Reyes, Silvestre TX-16
Rodriguez, Ciro TX-23
Ross, Mike AR-4
Ryan, Timothy OH-17
Salazar, John CO-3
Shuler, Heath NC-11†
Skelton, Ike MO-4

Snyder, Vic AR-2
Space, Zack OH-18
Spratt, John SC-5
Stupak, Bart MI-1†
Tanner, John TN-8
Taylor, Gene MS-4
Teague, Harry NM-2

Wilson, Charles OH-6

† – Family guys [Echidne]

November 8, 2009   9 Comments

Just A Note

Based on the possibility of an unwelcome guess named Ida dropping by on Tuesday morning, I will be occupied with a few last minute details, like tying things down and getting more gas for the generator.

November 8, 2009   13 Comments

Hurricane Ida – Day 5

Hurricane IdaPosition: 23.7 N 86.7 W [ 9 PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: North-Northwest [345°] near 14 mph [22 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 105 mph [165 kph].
Wind Gusts: 125 mph [200 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 175 miles [280 km].
Hurricane Wind Radius: 35 miles [55 km].
Minimum central pressure: 979 mb.

It is 400 miles [645 km] South-Southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River and 464 miles [747 km] South of me.

A Hurricane Warning has been issued for the northern Gulf Coast from Pascagoula Mississippi eastward to Indian Pass Florida.

A Tropical Storm Warning and a Hurricane Watch are in effect for the northern Gulf Coast from Grand Isle Louisiana eastward to west of Pascagoula Mississippi…including New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain.

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the northern Gulf Coast from east of Indian Pass to Aucilla River Florida.

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 8, 2009   Comments Off on Hurricane Ida – Day 5