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Let’s Play the Forest Fire Blame Game!

Politicians in California and the federal Government have already begun their bickering over who is responsible for the poor response to the fires in southern California, with Ruben Grijalva, the head of California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, blaming the Marines and the federal Forest Service’s poor leadership for grounding two dozen water dropping helicopters. To tell the truth, I’m not all that interested in this fight, since I already know where to put the blame.
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I’m Baaaaaack!

It took me a few days to recover from those horrible pre-spring break midterms my professors cooked up for us (I love my professors, really, I just wish there weren’t so many tests in one week). But, I’m rested and raring to go. So, a quick wrap up of the news I’ve missed: Read the rest of this entry »

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Our President. Sigh.

I forgot the academy awards were last night (not having a TV will do that to you), and just found out that our President the man who got the majority of the population to vote for him in 2000 but wasn’t actually elected because of our fucked up election system, some corrupt officials, and a conservative Supreme Court, won Best Documentary Feature, and Melissa Etheridge won Best Original Song for her piece in it!

In related news, some drunk from Texas President Bush got his picture taken with some scientists, what appears to be pickled eels, and a toy car. Because he’s so serious about alternative fuels.

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Note that he’s the only one wearing lab goggles. Bill Nye he ain’t.

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