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Tom Toles of The Washington Post perfectly captured the absurdity of the latest episode of Sharpie-Gate. And then the continuing saga took another predictable and worrisome turn yesterday when The New York Times broke the story (which was later confirmed by several other media outlets) that White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney had personally called Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and told him to get the weather service to retract their tweet that corrected the storm track misinformation put out by the President. And the President claimed in an impromptu briefing with the press that he knew nothing about it. Sure. Stay tuned. Who knows what insanity tomorrow will bring. And for another hilarious take on the NOAA saga, here is another Stephen Colbert gem. Laugh until you cry. I (Monica) did.
Be a Ready Kid! Emergencies and disasters can be scary, but there are ways to help you stay safe before, during, and even after a disaster. Play Disaster Master and Help the Heroes! Head over to https://t.co/qsbwfwQRlx to play: https://t.co/6h9MCHrd9R #PrepareToProtect #BeReady pic.twitter.com/kJj9MAXuol — USACE HQ (@USACEHQ) September 21, 2021 This summer, kids across the […]
By Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor Yesterday, President Biden announced a coordinated, interagency effort to address extreme heat threatening lives across the nation. After a summer of extreme temperatures, deadly heat domes, and raging wildfires, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services; Homeland Security; and Agriculture; the EPA; and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]
By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer Hurricane Nicholas hit the Texas coast yesterday as a category 1 storm, bringing heavy rains and 75 mph winds. Rapidly intensifying from a tropical storm to a hurricane before making landfall, Nicholas gained 35 mph in wind speeds in a single day. There have been six Atlantic hurricanes so […]
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