May 2015

Lessons From Nepal

i just want to tell PPL about the 1992 Big Bear Earthquake, originally listed as 8.0, revised to 6.5 (it was 8), happened 25 miles from my front door, as the Crow flies.

my home was built in 1940, and is Concrete Construction. apparently, the Regulations regarding Earthquake 'proofing', were STILL better than the Building Regulations in Nepal, a sm Country that, historically, has MORE Earthquakes than Calif. my house suffered NO damage, even though the intensity was probably equal to the recent killer Quake in Nepal.

Attacks on the Internet: Comcast’s congressional whores include a Demoract.

Fred Upton R-MI took $51,200 from Comcast

Marsha Blackburn R-TN took $20,000 from Comcast

G.K. Butterfield Democrat-NC took $18,000 from Comcast

John Thune R-SD took $34,000 from Comcast

Baltimore and The Angry Black Man (aka Pat-Riot)

I am a single parent of a 16 year old that I have raised from birth alone. When she was about 6 years old, I took her to the grocery store to do our weekly shopping. We were in a predominately white suburb of Southern California. As I was about to park, a woman backed out of a parking space (without observing through traffic) and came very close to causing an accident. I honked the horn so she would stop, and she proceeded to exhibit her middle finger to me.

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