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Tropical Storm Ernesto update

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2006 at 6:42 pm » 11 Comments

(Yes, I managed to get the type of storm right this time ) Here’s what things are looking like in North Carolina right now: The coast and the Raleigh area are getting slammed with rain. It’s overcast here where I am, drizzling some, and it’s a bit windier than normal but otherwise nothing major. TS […]

 

Moonbats swarm MSNBC poll about Bush comparing this war to WWII

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2006 at 4:04 pm » 9 Comments

I’m close to some serious make-a-sailor-blush cursing over this one. Here’s the question (asked alongside this article): Do you agree with President Bush when he likens the struggle against Islamic fundamentalism with the fight against Nazis and communists? * 94533 responses Note the number of responses above. Now, here are the results as of 4:02 […]

 

(almost) Hurricane again – Carolina coasts under hurricane watch">Ernesto strengthens back into a (almost) Hurricane again – Carolina coasts under hurricane watch

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2006 at 11:46 am » 2 Comments

(UPDATE: SIGH. When I first blogged about this, I said Ernesto was a hurricane again. Judging by the story I posted, and other stories, he is not yet a hurricane again but could be soon. My bad. It’s been one of those days!) He dumped a lot of rain but not much else on Florida […]

 

Rumsfeld got it right

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2006 at 9:24 am » 31 Comments

And that’s why his critics, like Olbermann and certain Democratic Senators, are flaming mad. Here’s the LA Times write up on Rummy’s blistering Tuesday speech. Here’s the transcript of Rummy’s speech (my comments on it will follow). Highlights: That year — 1919 — turned out to be one of the pivotal junctures in modern history […]