New England Snow Storm: Northeast Braces For Possibly Record-Setting Weather

Could this be the snow blizzard version of Hurricane Sandy? The Huffington Post New England braced on Thursday for a possibly record-setting winter storm, with forecasts of up to 2 feet (60 cm) of snow already causing airlines to cancel thousands of flights and utilities to prepare for power outages. The storm was blowing in… More New England Snow Storm: Northeast Braces For Possibly Record-Setting Weather

Everything you need to know about Winter Storm Nemo

FYI for our New England friends and beyond. The Week explains it all… The Week February 7, 2013 A storm of “historic” proportions is set to sweep across the northeastern United States, beginning with light flurries on Thursday night and lasting through Saturday evening. The powerful winter weather system is expected to dump snow, sleet, rain,… More Everything you need to know about Winter Storm Nemo

10 things you need to know today: December 30, 2012

The Week 1. OBAMA ACCUSES REPUBLICANS OF BLOCKING TAX COMPROMISE In taped remarks for NBC’s Meet the Press, President Obama said that Republicans “have had trouble saying yes to a number of repeated offers” to avoid raising taxes on the middle class, adding that “now the pressure is on Congress to produce.” Unless lawmakers act by… More 10 things you need to know today: December 30, 2012

Meningitis outbreak: Massachusetts agencies ‘failed to enforce regulations’ on big pharma

There seems to be little doubt in my mind that the Massachusetts agencies in question have a lot of explaining to do but my focus is on the corporations who have resisted regulatory oversight for a very long time. One of the more vociferous  GOP talking points is less government intrusion and regulations on corporations. Yet,… More Meningitis outbreak: Massachusetts agencies ‘failed to enforce regulations’ on big pharma

With All Eyes On Capitol Hill, Muslims Watch Warily

I’m actually too outraged at this show of Un-American activity in the House to comment… Huffington Post They were moved when the first Muslim elected to Congress shed tears for a Muslim who died trying to save others on 9/11. They were irked by accusations from House members and annoyed when fellow Muslims maligned their faith.… More With All Eyes On Capitol Hill, Muslims Watch Warily

Major winter storm barrels up East Coast

We actually had a brief “white” Christmas here in Atlanta.  Snow fell here about 4:00 pm on Christmas Day.  It lasted for about a half hour.  The kids were excited, but couldn’t go outside because they all had colds.  At about 5:30 pm it started to rain and what little snow accumulated had quickly disappeared. Yahoo News A… More Major winter storm barrels up East Coast

Meg Whitman’s Sons’ Racism and Entitlement Were Stuff of Legend

Gawker Meg Whitman‘s sons, Griff and Will Harsh, have been kicked out of prep schools, an eating club, dormitories, and Princeton’s class of 2008, say people who know them. One incident involving the n-word is already internet famous. Yesterday we documented big brother Griff’s beer-throwing and sheltered ways. Today, a glimpse at Will Harsh’s little… More Meg Whitman’s Sons’ Racism and Entitlement Were Stuff of Legend