12 Nov 2012

Mayor Bloomberg Owes OWS an Apology

OWS doesn’t play the game. Unlike the Red Cross, they don’t spend their time talking about what they would like to do or could do or did once before, they just go do it. It doesn’t matter if the “it” is changing the political dialogue to talk about the 1% vs. the 99%, or feeding a hungry person, or buying up student loan or medical debt. They spend much less effort talking about doing it and more effort getting it done.

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29 Oct 2012

Liveblogging Sandy on Long Island

The wind last night was hypnotic. It sounded like waves breaking on the shoreline. I dreamt I was tanning on a beach. The really good news was that I did not hear the sound of trees creaking and groaning. During Irene trees in my neighborhood snapped off above the root

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28 Oct 2012

Emergency Preparedness

So, the Governor has declared a state of emergency in New York state. He has also sent out a blast email, which I will copy below with emergency preparedness tips.

Phoenix Women has been advocating boarding up your windows with plywood. What additional measures are you taking?

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28 Oct 2012

Emergency Preparedness

Tips for Preparing for Sandy.

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27 Oct 2012

Obama, Sandy and the Oval Office Address

This is a moment for the President to show that he is not W. No reading My Pet Goat, no flyovers while New Orleans drowns, no phoney aircraft carrier landings. Now is the time for President Obama to show proactive leadership.

There is an unprecedented storm coming. Obama needs to do an Oval Office broadcast and tell the American people just what the federal government is doing to prepare for it.

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27 Oct 2012

Obama, Sandy and the Oval Office Address

This is a moment for the president to show that he is not W.  No reading My Pet Goat, no flyovers while New Orleans drowns, no phoney aircraft carrier landings. Now is the time for President Obama to show proactive leadership. There is an unprecedented storm coming. Obama needs to

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25 Oct 2012

Sandy Is the October Surprise

It seems that there is a hurricane coming up from the tropics. It seems that there is also a cold front zooming down from Canada; depending on the path of the hurricane, the two could meet right over Long Island.

During a full moon.

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25 Oct 2012

Sandy Is the October Surprise

Sandy could knock out a lot of votes in Blue areas. A long enough blackout could even postpone the election.

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12 Oct 2012

VP debate: The Ryan Budget is being used to scare people

VP debate. Paul Ryan admits that The Ryan Budget is scaring people. 1) Joe Biden’s “I’ve known Bebe for 35 years” made me think of Lloyd Benson’s “I knew Jack Kennedy and you are no Jack Kennedy”. 2) “Facts matter!” 3) Ryan seems unaware that Bob Gates is no longer

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