How bad is the Bechtel Turnpike Authority?:
The feds don’t trust it. The governor doesn’t trust it. The AG doesn’t trust it. Nor even lawmakers. Who else can the Turnpike annoy? The mayor? The speaker? The pope? Nelson Mandela? Elie Wiesel? Wayne
has more. ...
Seeing is believing:
Great shots of the Tsumani waves
hitting the beach (via JDaley
). ... I covered the Mississippi River floods in the early ‘90s out in the Midwest. At its very worst, a flood scene looked like the second photo. Typically, water rose and trickled ahead at a slow pace. Nothing like the Tsumanis. ...
Iraq as a battlefield:
What’s done is done. There’s a war in Iraq. But I can’t get out of my mind the calls, the boasts, the braggadocio of those who cried, ‘Bring ‘em on. Fight ‘em all in one place.’ Well, they’re there now. Osama bin Laden and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
... But now we do have to fight them in one place. They can’t be allowed to stop the elections.