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The indifference and even open hostility of the Trump administration toward have responsibilities toward Puerto Rico (what do you think the chances are that Trump actually knew Puerto Ricans are American citizens a month ago are?) is contributing to what is going to be a very long-term crisis. This is exacerbated by its attempt to […]

Hurricanes and Waffle House

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On June 9, 2014
Outside of the GoT podcasts, this site seems even more dour than normal the last couple of days. So since we all like maps and most of us like food (sometimes even food-like substances like ketchup) here’s 40 interesting food maps of the U.S. I was particularly amused by this: FEMA has been using Waffle […]

Katrina and Irene

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On August 28, 2011

Adam Gopnik is upset that his Cape Cod vacation got interrupted by a storm that didn’t live up to the worst case scenario: Obviously, this was a big storm with a lot of water and wind in it; if

Hurricane Open Thread

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On August 27, 2011
You know what I didn’t grow up with in Oregon? Hurricanes. Or tornadoes. Or floods. Or droughts. Or blizzards. Or below zero temperatures. Just soft rain, fog, and summer sun. Weather in the east basically sucks. And I don’t even mind humidity. Anyway, figure we could use an open thread for the hurricane, and not […]
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