11787. arkymalarky - 9/15/2017 1:19:09 AM
They're going around the country and they're in Arkansas right now. HuffPost that is
11788. wabbit - 9/24/2017 9:59:13 PM
My sister has water and electricity back already! The utility folks from all over have been down there getting things up and running. The local volunteer fire departments, the local police, the county sheriff's department, the National Guard, the Navy personnel who are docked offshore, all have been busting their humps getting things done, roads cleared, damaged roofs tarped, and keeping an eye on the opportunists who always show up to loot or rip people off.
FEMA? She hasn't seen anyone from FEMA outside of Key West a week ago, where they are not needed. Evidently whoever is in command of the aircraft carrier took control away from FEMA when he realized they didn't know what to do. He turned control over to the Monroe County commissioners and told them to tell him what they needed done, and since then, it's all good. FEMA is useless.
11789. Ms. No - 10/2/2017 5:04:46 PM
Las Vegas Shooting: Live Updates
What we know right now:
What happened: At least 50 people were killed and more than 400 injured in a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip last night.
The suspect: The gunman, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, is dead.
The location: It happened during a country music festival on the Vegas Strip. The shooter fired from the Mandalay Bay hotel.
If you're looking for a missing loved one, call 1-866-535-5654.
11790. wabbit - 10/5/2017 8:53:54 PM
JaH still can't get logged in to post. Anyone have any thoughts as to why?
Keoni’s nephew is an Assistant Manager at a hotel on the strip (and safe) and also, Keoni’s two step-grand-daughters were there, in the street, and were led to a safe place by some good-Samaritan, but seriously in need of “trauma” counseling.
11791. Ms. No - 10/6/2017 8:04:51 AM
Oh my goodness, I'm so glad they're safe!
Can we delete her id and re-create it? Will that work?
11792. fromTX - 10/6/2017 6:43:27 PM
11793. wabbit - 10/6/2017 8:32:18 PM
Ms. No, we've tried all kinds of things, none worked. Until now, that is...
Hooray! No idea why that ID worked, but you *are* back!
Everyone, fromTX is JaH!
11794. fromTX - 10/6/2017 9:55:34 PM
I posted today that "I'm baack!"
Am I not???
11795. wabbit - 10/6/2017 10:18:44 PM
You are, I just didn't want to assume everyone would know it was you.
11796. fromTX - 10/7/2017 1:59:19 AM
Thanks so much for getting me back in...now I can harp and carp about the asshole in the WH!
11797. arkymalarky - 10/7/2017 2:23:09 AM
11798. Ms. No - 10/8/2017 9:50:44 PM
Hooray!!! I missed you!
11799. fromTX - 10/8/2017 10:33:28 PM
And now what the "calm before the storm" meant yesterday when the Goon in Chief announced it and winked at the camera:
VP Pence left a professional football game today when players "took a knee"....it was well-covered by all networks and also clear that this was a set-up between our two "illustrious" leaders beforehand.
And the talking point du jour by Republicans appearing on MSNBC Sunday shows that "Yours is the only network covering..." fill in the blank: Tillerson, moron, football exit, blah blah blah...to a man (and woman), they have all used THAT LINE while gladly appearing on MSNBC Sunday shows.
11800. fromTX - 10/9/2017 2:08:06 AM
I'm out of practice here...thought I was in Politics!
11801. Ms. No - 10/9/2017 4:16:14 AM
Hell, y'all go on and run up and down any of the halls here you like!
11802. fromTX - 10/11/2017 4:43:52 AM
Well, damn....what happened to the post I made earlier?
11803. Ms. No - 10/12/2017 3:55:56 AM
Grrr...I had crappy internet earlier today and the web ate my post.
At any rate, I've been on a low-dose news diet for several weeks now. I just can't take being angry all the time.
Big news here is the fires. It smelled of smoke all night and was hazy all day even though the fires are more than 50 miles away. I was at a conference today where there were some people who don't know if they'll have homes to return to when the thing is over. So devastating.
11804. Trillium - 10/14/2017 3:47:18 AM
I hear from people close to me that the air quality in San Francisco is very poor. Hope you have some places where you can get away and breathe clean air.
Fires along Hwy 101
Read on a random blog that the fires are not following the winds, but instead are following the highway. Link above is an illustration
11805. Ms. No - 10/15/2017 2:37:15 AM
Since that first day, I haven't smelled smoke except once early this morning. It's been very windy -- but all blowing away from us. There's supposed to be rain Thursday and Friday, so I hope that helps.
11806. wabbit - 11/5/2017 10:54:11 PM
Jeez Louise, another church shooting, this one in Texas.