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Hurricane Irene

Thoughts on Irene

I’ve had the TV on all day, tuned to CNN, watching the news and worrying about everyone on the East Coast. Specifically, I worry about those few individuals I know […]

Irene cone of probability

Nothing funny about Irene

Not to minimize the danger and disruption that Hurricane Irene is about to spread up the East Coast, but I’ve gotten a bit fixated on one recurring detail in the […]

Wilma’s ‘victims’?

At the risk of seeming callous, or worse, I have to wonder if Hurricane Wilma’s “victims” in Florida aren’t in large part responsible for their current plight. Those people had […]

Katrina chaos: Not Bush’s fault

Well, not exactly. Not if you go with that contorted reasoning that says something about Kyoto and global warming, etc. But when you read what Molly Ivins wrote in her […]

New Orleans souper bowl

The TV networks reporting on Hurricane Katrina keep describing the geography of New Orleans as a bowl. Souper bowl would be more accurate, as in: a super-sized bowl of contaminated […]

Bush in Biloxi

Bush is in Biloxi showing his concern about the hurricane damage. Good for him. Now let’s see him in New Orleans. At the Superdome.