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Tag: "Hurricane Irene"

For the People, By the People, Of the People

The devastation Irene caused can now be the center for job creation by the people running this country. As they continue to try to sell the idea that food stamps, welfare, and unemployment all stimulate the economy, hence so does Irene. With that type of logic we should applaud all natural disasters since they are […]

Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Cawley to Tour Flood Damage in Bucks County

Harrisburg – Lt. Governor Jim Cawley will tour flood-ravaged Hulmeville, Bucks County at noon onMonday, Aug. 29 to view the impact of Hurricane Irene and discuss preliminary damage assessment with local officials and emergency response personnel. Rich Mitchell is the Sr. Managing Editor of Conservative Daily News. His posts may contain opinions that are his own and are not necessarily shared by Anomalous […]

Tragedy Should Be A Teaching Moment

I live in North Carolina. Newbern and a few other communities are underwater and need help. This site made a contribution and  I also did from my personal funds. I then turned to my children and asked them what they they thought they should do. My youngest is six and doesn’t fully understand money. Her […]

How the Internet Sees NYC’s Preparations for Irene

Gawker.com has an article that starts, “New York Gets Ready for Irene – Sandbags, plywood, police tape, bottled water, and unbending courage:..”. That, by itself seems harmless and uninteresting. But, add in the reader comments and you can’t help but laugh, a little, just kidding.. mostly.

NC Electric Cooperatives Advise: What to Do When the Lights Go Out

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – North Carolina’s electric cooperatives are reporting approximately 100,000 outages from Hurricane Irene, whose destructive winds and heavy rains lashed North Carolina this morning. As expected, these outages are primarily along the coast and east of I-95. Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands are completely without power. As Hurricane Irene proceeds on its path, additional outages are likely. […]

Hurricane Irene Came Ashore .. We Think

Living in North Carolina, I have been following Hurricane Irene closely. She came onshore at Cape Lookout, NC at about 7:30am eastern .. I think. First, let me say that I am thrilled that the storm has had a much more minimal impact on North Carolina, but being a curious person, I am stumped why […]

Hurricane Irene Update: Downgraded, Deadly

*Updated 11am 8/28* Irene, now a tropical storm, made her 1st landfall at Cape Lookout, North Carolina at about 7:30am EDT Saturday with winds of 115mph. The storm then traveled up the east coast, made landfall at Little Egg Inlet, NJ, then moved through the greater New York City area at barely hurricane wind levels […]

Mother Nature’s At The End Of Her Rope

All mother’s have had “one of those days!”  There’s no specific rhyme or reason for what is the “straw that broke the camel’s back”, but invariably it happens. It may be something so insignificant that everyone around her wonders if she’s lost her marbles. Rarely is it something of real importance that is the final […]

Hurricane Irene Targets East Coast

*Updated 2pm 8/25* Irene, now a category 3 hurricane, seems to have spared Florida and Georgia from being the victims of 2011’s first Hurricane, but the storm is still expected to strike somewhere up the east coast of the United States. The current cone of probability has the storm crossing over the outer banks of […]