Current Topics
The Democratic Plan
by NW Ponderer
Returning rationality to public policy
by NW Ponderer
Helsinki
by jgw
The War On Drugs
by jgw
Weep afresh, America
by Greger
02:12 AM
Mueller indictments
by jgw
09:44 PM
TrumpTrade
by jgw
09:08 PM
'Boy or girl?' Parents raising 'theybies' let kids decide
by pondering_it_all
06:25 AM
The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2018
by Golem
07/19/18 07:25 PM
Round Table For July 2018
by chunkstyle
07/18/18 03:32 PM
Yes, Normal Republican Elites Are a Threat to Democracy
by Greger
07/17/18 02:15 AM
Pie Chart Fight
by chunkstyle
07/16/18 04:39 PM
Miscellaneous humor thread
by logtroll
07/16/18 12:34 AM
The Trump Precedency: the 25th Amendment
by pondering_it_all
07/14/18 10:11 PM
The End of the Independent Judiciary
by chunkstyle
07/13/18 08:40 PM
FBI Investigator
by Ujest Shurly
07/13/18 08:25 PM
Charles Oakley arrested for allegedly cheating at casino
by pondering_it_all
07/12/18 10:49 PM
The immigration thing
by NW Ponderer
07/12/18 07:05 PM
Being Uncivil to Barbarians
by Greger
07/12/18 04:48 PM
How to tell a real Trump supporter from a Russian troll
by Greger
07/12/18 04:36 PM
Forum Stats
6248 Members
58 Forums
16316 Topics
280975 Posts

Max Online: 294 @ 12/06/17 12:57 AM
Google Adsense
Page 3 of 9 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 >
Topic Options
#303069 - 09/10/17 05:31 PM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: pdx rick]
pondering_it_all Offline
veteran

Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 7692
Loc: North San Diego County
Quote:
a nuclear bomb


I don't know what it would do in the short run, but in the long run maybe a few million cases of cancer? There would still be a lot of wind to spread the fallout.

If you dropped it in the eye, I would think it just super-heats the air and add energy to the hurricane. You might get the equivalent of a Category 6 or 7.

Top
#303071 - 09/10/17 05:55 PM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: Greger]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 40930
Loc: Puget Sound, WA

I was thinking in terms that the device would break-up the structure of the hurricane.
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#303072 - 09/10/17 08:23 PM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: Greger]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


Pooh-Bah

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 13201
Loc: Whittier, California
See above
_________________________
"He wakes up in the morning, ****s all over Twitter, ****s all over us, ****s all over his staff, then hits golf balls."
---Congressman Peter King

Top
#303073 - 09/10/17 08:45 PM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: Greger]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


Pooh-Bah

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 13201
Loc: Whittier, California
_________________________
"He wakes up in the morning, ****s all over Twitter, ****s all over us, ****s all over his staff, then hits golf balls."
---Congressman Peter King

Top
#303098 - 09/14/17 04:20 AM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: Greger]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 40930
Loc: Puget Sound, WA

Boy!! The CONservatives at Breibart are soooooo GRRRRRR mad about Donald J cutting a DACA deal with Chuck and Nancy - and no wall, my computer screen nearly caught fire because the posting counter is spinning so fast! laugh
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#303099 - 09/14/17 05:00 AM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: Greger]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 40930
Loc: Puget Sound, WA


I wrote on Breitbart:

Quote:
I think I'll turn on Fox News to so I can see some skirt and legs through a glass table to cheer myself up.


LOL I got a ton of up votes. Do I know the Breitbart audience or what? smile
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#303100 - 09/14/17 07:40 PM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: pdx rick]
Greger Offline

Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/24/06
Posts: 14037
Loc: Florida
Well, I'm back online. It wandered a bit east rather than further west as I expected so I got slammed pretty good. Surrounding forest kept most of the wind over my head and the flooding was within the normal range and well below my floor. Four days without power, water, or phone were uncomfortable but not too bad once the generator was running and my (rather massive) store of food was safely refrigerated and frozen rather than packed on ice.
Here's a heartwarming rescue story with a (possibly) tragic ending...

The morning after the storm I drove out the dirt road to see how things looked, at first it looked totally normal, all the skinny little pine trees I expected to be down were still standing and the road was clear without any debris to speak of. Then about a half mile out the road just disappeared. A wall of fallen trees blocked it completely. That was as far as I was going until a crew with chainsaws got it cleared. On the way back I saw something move on the road, turned out to be a catfish, maybe 300 feet from the little lake he probably lived in. I had just fed the chickens and had a bucket with me so I scooped him up, brought him back home and dumped him in my creek. One lucky catfish. But the next day, sitting with my neighbors at the breakfast nook looking out on the flooded back yard, there was a Great Blue Heron wading on my(former) lawn. Sure enough, he scooped up a catfish about the same size and swallowed it as we watched. One not so lucky catfish.
_________________________
"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."— Oscar Wilde

Top
#303103 - 09/14/17 10:42 PM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: Greger]
matthew Offline
newbie

Registered: 03/24/16
Posts: 353
'

Glad you made it through, Greger.

.
_________________________
Once, weapons were manufactured to fight wars; today, wars are manufactured to sell weapons

It is far easier to deceive folks than to convince them they are deceived

Top
#303105 - 09/15/17 02:49 AM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: Greger]
pondering_it_all Offline
veteran

Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 7692
Loc: North San Diego County
On the other hand, you did manage to feed a Great Blue Heron! It's just the great circle of life, my friend. At least you didn't get out the frying pan and have the catfish for dinner.

Glad you made it through okay.
_________________________
“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.”

John Steinbeck

Top
#303106 - 09/15/17 02:54 AM Re: Round Table For September 2017 [Re: matthew]
Greger Offline

Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/24/06
Posts: 14037
Loc: Florida
Power went out again four hours ago, internet still up so I'm running computer on generator. Doesn't look like it's gonna get fixed tonight so I've gotta hook up the fridge and freezer to generator again.
A wicked little thunderstorm came through and knocked it and there's no telling how long before someone gets back out here in the swamp to fix it.
_________________________
"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."— Oscar Wilde

Top
Page 3 of 9 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 >

Who's Online
1 registered (NW Ponderer), 37 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
TrentonP, Nosf50, erumonej, Jensen Breck, Albertapkr
6248 Registered Users
A2