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Second Landfall, Pyongyang Provocation

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The Storm that Won’t Go Away: Tropical storm Harvey made a second landfall overnight in southwest Louisiana while Houston area homes and streets remain under water and shelters are overflowing with people. Louisiana could get 8 to 12 inches of …

Floods Still Rising, Make Our Boy President

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Biblical: The storm that brought catastrophic flooding to Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast still threatens to dump as much as 20 more inches of rain on areas where roads are already under several feet of water and homes are …

Catastrophic Flooding, Alpine Disasters

Monday, August 28, 2017

Harvey: Flooding in the Houston area and the Texas Gulf Coast is now described as “catastrophic” with more rain continuing this week, a storm total of as much as 50 inches forecast in some areas. City streets have become deep …

Category 4 Hits Texas, Friday News Dump

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Category 4: Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast last night with heavy rain and 130 mph winds just northeast of Corpus Christi. It was the first Category 4 to hit Texas since the 1960s, but it was quickly downgraded to …

National Monuments, Bench Clearing

Friday, August 25, 2017

Opening for Business: Portions of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, as well as three other national monuments, would be opened to mining and drilling under a proposal submitted to President Trump by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. It’s a …

Fitness and Mental Health, Her Skin Crawled

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Fit to be Tied: President Trump’s angry speech in Phoenix Tuesday night ratcheted up the talk about whether he’s fit to be President. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said on CNN, “I found this downright scary and disturbing. …

New War Strategy, Budget Buster

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Stratego: President Trump last night laid out what he described as a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan and security issues in all of South Asia, promising to decisively defeat terrorist organizations with new rules of engagement in combat …

Sailors Missing After Collision, Total Eclipse

Monday, August 21, 2017

Collision: Ten US sailors are missing and five injured after a guided missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore early this morning. It is the second fatal collision between a US warship and a civilian …

Boston Crowds the Right, New War Plan

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Boston: A Boston rally to promote “free speech” was vastly outnumbered by as many as 40,000 mostly-peaceful counter protesters marching against white supremacy and Nazism. A few scuffles broke out in the event that was heavily patrolled and monitored by …

Bannon Gets the Boot, Manmade Disaster

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Ten Little Indians: The long-rumored firing of President Trump’s extreme nationalist adviser Steve Bannon finally happened. Bannon joins the growing list of Trump’s original team, including his national security adviser, press secretary, and chief of staff who’ve been given the …