Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
Sunday AM yack show lineup: ABC’s “This Week” - Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-Ark.; musician Steven Van Zandt, founder of the Rock and Roll Forever Foundation. CBS’ “Face the Nation” - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; David Axelrod, strategist for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign; Howard Wolfson, communications director for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign. NBC’s “Meet the Press” - Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va. CNN’s “Late Edition” - Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas; Sens. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Arlen Specter, R-Pa.; Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno, commander of Multinational Corps in Iraq. “Fox News Sunday” - Karl Rove, former adviser to President Bush; Rep. Chris Van Hollen, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee; Fred Smith, chairman and chief executive of FedEx Corp.................................Forget Faux News, Elmer Pudd(Rove)will be spreading more vicious rumors no one believes.
Little Stevie and George
Better get your buckets for this one:Don't ever say the Bush administration doesn't take care of its own. Nearly three years after Paul Wolfowitz resigned as deputy Defense secretary and six months after his stormy departure as president of the World Bank—amid allegations that he improperly awarded a raise to his girlfriend—he's in line to return to public service. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has offered Wolfowitz, a prime architect of the Iraq War, a position as chairman of the International Security Advisory Board, a prestigious State Department panel, according to two department sources who declined to be identified discussing personnel matters. The 18-member panel, which has access to highly classified intelligence, advises Rice on disarmament, nuclear proliferation, WMD issues and other matters. "We think he is well suited and will do an excellent job," said one senior official.@ NEWSWEEKGAAAWWWDDD! The CROOKS keep popping up with new ways of feeding their pals, GO THE HELL AWAY WOLFOWITLESS!!!
The WOLF watching the hen houseInternational Security Advisory Board (ISAB)The Secretary of State's International Security Advisory Board (formerly called the Arms Control and Nonproliferation Advisory Board (ACNAB)) provides the Department with independent insight and advice on all aspects of arms control, disarmament, international security, and related aspects of public diplomacy. The ISAB is sponsored and overseen by the Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security. The Board provides its recommendations directly to the Secretary of State. The Board currently has 18 members and is chartered to have up to 25. Board members are national security experts with scientific, military, diplomatic, and political backgrounds. The Board meets in a plenary session on a quarterly basis.Updated: November 26, 2007++++++One thing about it...with all these re-treads resurfacing within the cabal, it'll be easier to round 'em up and send 'em to The Hague. Don't even need to smoke 'em out...
Current Board Members-- Dr. Michael R. Anastasio-- Dr. Kathleen Bailey-- Dr. Ashton B. Carter-- Ms. Alison B. Fortier-- Dr. William Graham-- Amb. Robert Joseph-- Mr. Mitchel B. Kugler-- Dr. Ronald F. Lehman, II-- Vice Admiral Robert R. Monroe, U.S. Navy (Ret.)-- Dr. Gordon C. Oehler-- Dr. Keith B. Payne-- Dr. Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr.-- Senator Charles S. Robb-- Dr. C. Paul Robinson-- Dr. James R. Schlesinger-- Dr. William Schneider, Jr-- Dr. William Van Cleave-- Mr. R. James Woolsey A who's-who of The Military Industrial complex! Coincidence?
Global warming on the march....Our current weather report includes:* High wind advisory* Flood watch* Possible snow
Here we had a Chinook in the morning, followed by about four inches of snow, which just stopped.
Very, very slick out. Nobody spreading sugarcane juice up this way yet...
...posting this for no particular reason except that it's from Dr. B's neck of the woods (and university). I was looking for "novel" deicers and somehow I ran into this:AN EVALUATION OF THE IMPACTS OF HIGHWAY DEICERS ON PESHASTIN CREEK The effects of the highway deicing activities on the Peshastin Creek watershed were studied over a 6-month period from December 1999 to May 2000. Three threatened and/or endangered species: steelhead (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha), Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) inhabit the stream and, therefore, a study of the effects of deicing activities was warranted. Five reaches along Peshastin Creek and its tributaries were selected for the collection of weekly grab samples and three of these reaches were outfitted with continuous monitoring equipment. Water quality tests, Microtox® toxicity tests, benthic macro invertebrate enumeration and streambed substrate sieve analyses were used to evaluate the influence of deicing activities (application of traction sand and IceBAN, a liquid deicer) on Peshastin Creek. The physical, chemical, and biological parameters evaluated in this study indicate that deicing activities along SR 97 had no measurable negative impact on Peshastin Creek. Project Personnel Dr. David YongePrincipal InvestigatorCEE DepartmentWashington State UniversityPullman, WA 99164-2910(509) 335-2147 Nate Marcoe Research AssistantCEE DepartmentWashington State UniversityPullman, WA 99164-2910 Ed MolashTechnical MonitorWSDOTTransport. Bldg. Rm 2AOlympia, WA 98504(360) 705-7507
Environmentally friendly compositions having anti-icing, deicing or graffiti prevention properties Biodegradeable deicing composition
More thought for an environmentally friendly solution is always the wise choice.Wisdom however does not always prevail.
I have had plenty of rusty fenders to prove it.Minneesota, ya know.
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