floods

In this week’s address, President Obama told the American people about a plan he unveiled a few days ago that confronts the growing threat of climate change, which will cut carbon pollution, protect our country from the impacts of climate change, and lead the world in a coordinated assault on a changing climate. Read more...
April 17, 1994 - A Pause In Sieges.
April 17, 1994 - Bosnian Serbs agree to end siege of Gorazde. Peacekeepers take up positions. Bosnians release hostages. 17 year old to be tried as adult in murder of 3 co-workers. Midwest floods recede, except in Olive Branch Illinois. Minnie Pearl becomes first female comic inducted in the National Comedy Hall of Fame. Read more...
April 11, 1983 - Another Peace Plan Bites The Dust.
April 11, 1983 - The Middle East Peace Settlement falls apart. King Hussein drops out, citing PLO unwillingness to come to terms. PLO Moderate leader Issam Sartawi assassinated. MX Missile program. Star Wars Defense initiative gets promoted by Caspar Weinberger. Nuclear Freeze Initiative introduced. Kenneth Adelman confirmation battle. Shuttle Challenger heads back to Cape Canaveral after successful landing. London streets blocked and traffic snarled while WW2 era bomb is defused. Read more...
August 29, 2005 - Not Your Average Day.
August 29, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina with 3 reports - the first from radio station WJBO in Baton Rouge. The second a morning report from WTOP and the third, an afternoon report from WTOP. In case you forgot. Read more...
June 28, 1947 - We Aren't Getting Any Smarter.
News of the day for June 28, 1947 - threatened Coal Strike, Mississippi Flooding (again), Tornadoes in South Dakota, last of the former Japanese Fleet broken up, Paris Economic Conference reconvenes and the Population Bureau says Americans aren't getting any smarter, in fact are getting dumber all the time (now you know). Read more...

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Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour just gave small government a whole new meaning. Small, as in mean and cold-hearted. While Barbour bows and scrapes to the Conservative God of the Almighty Dollar, people are bracing to lose everything in what Read more...
The Floods In Pakistan - Forecast: Rain With Periods Of Grief
(Picture the entire state of New York, homeless and in a shambles) [media id=17879] The devastating floods which are hitting Pakistan, and continu Read more...
On This Week, Christiane Amanpour reported on the devastating floods which are ravaging that country and the trouble they're having with getting suppl Read more...
It's really terrible that this disaster hasn't drawn more attention from our media here in America. I've seen some slim coverage of the disaster o Read more...
George Steinbrenner: 1930-2010
(George Steinbrenner - passing of an era) [media id=17516] As any fan of the New York Yankees will tell you, the name George Steinbrenner brings b Read more...