You might want to take a look at this, since Jeff Masters does such a great job explaining our extreme weather.
Susie’s taken Robert Smith’s “Taking Off” advice, as heard here on Later… with Jools Holland, 1996:
Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks:
Norwegian authorities are saying today’s events were closer to Oklahoma City than the World Trade Center bombings.
I think there are millions of Americans who are deeply disappointed in the president, who believe that with regard to Social Security and other things, he said one thing as a candidate and is doing something very much else as a president. Who cannot believe how weak he has been for whatever reason in negotiating with Republicans, and there’s deep disappointment.
So my suggestion is, I think one of the reasons the president has made the move so far to the right is that there is no primary opposition to him and I think it would do this country a good deal of service if people started thinking about candidates out there to begin contrasting a progressive agenda as opposed to what Obama believes he’s doing. [...] So I would say to Ryan, discouragement is not an option. I think it would be a good idea if President Obama faced some primary opposition.
You know, Bernie, it doesn’t have to be a Democrat. Think about it!