Tag Archives: weather

Sharpiegate takes yet another turn, illustrating the threat to both science and reality under the Trump administration

Remember how we were talking a few days ago about Trump and his sharpie, and how, instead of just owning up to his misstatement about the path of Hurricane Dorian, he’d doubled down, restating the lie that he’d been told that the hurricane was headed for Alabama, and holding up a crudely doctored weather map […]

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The end times are upon us

So far today we’ve had an earthquake and a tornado here in Michigan. One wonders what might be next. I’m tempted to come up from the basement and look out the window, but I’m afraid that I might find the Huron River on fire, or dogs and cats making love in the street… or, worse […]

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In the tornado bunker of sadness

Linette was gone last night, at a fundraiser for Clementine’s school. I was here at home with Clementine. She’d finally gone to sleep, and I was starting to get some work done, when the tornado sirens started blaring. This is how Linette found us an hour or so later, when she got home. With the […]

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