No Rain Is Apparently Not News

By: Saturday December 1, 2012 9:01 am

While the Pacific coast is getting battered by storms, and while the Northeast coast continues to recover from Sandy, the only falling water that farmers in Nebraska, Kansas, and the great plains can see are the tears on their own faces. Drought may not make for gripping television, and it didn’t end once October’s lower temperatures arrived. Things are still dry — exceptionally so — and in many places, it’s getting worse.

Yet to the national media, “no rain today” in the Midwest and Plains remains “not news”.


Snow Day Pointers for Mayor Wannabes

By: Wednesday February 2, 2011 7:05 pm

For all that is holy, be authentic at whatever you decide to do. Judges used to sitting in cushy offices might not be able to see through you, but voters can, and that’s what really matters. Here’s some pointers for you, laid out as simply as possible in terms you’ll understand.

Chris Christie’s Christmas

By: Friday December 31, 2010 6:01 pm

When the Christmas Snowpocalypse hit, Mayor Booker ran himself into the ground trying to singlehandedly dig out everyone in Newark. Governor Christie went to Disney World.

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