Category Archives: Hurricane

Open Thread | Happy Birthday, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is the national observance of the holiday celebrating the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Thank you for all you did for this country, Dr. King.   A thread of Dr. King in color, as we commemorate … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | They continue to try and kill these American Citizens

I told you long ago, when Hurricane Maria happened that it was the intention of this Administration to kill these American citizens on the Island of Puerto Rico. Here’s the latest: Puerto Rico faces food-stamp crisis as Trump privately vents … Continue reading

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Trump told John Kelly & Mick Mulvaney that he did not want a “single dollar” going to Puerto Rico

Oh my sweet Jesus. Absolutely heartbreaking. 3000 people died. Pure ruthless EVIL. A top Housing and Urban Development official is due to leave the agency Thursday following disagreements with other officials about the Trump administration’s attempt to block recovery funds … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma is so strong it’s registering on devices designed to detect earthquakes

US-bound Hurricane Irma has gotten so strong that it is showing up on equipment designed to measure earthquakes. Stephen Hicks, a seismologist at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton, said seismometer recordings on Guadeloupe, an island group in the southern Caribbean … Continue reading

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