Contributors Christian Chavez | AP Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is surrounded by reporters Thursday as he walks on an international bridge to cross into Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. O’Rourke has crossed the border into Mexico for the funeral of one of the 22 people killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post. The BDN publishes opinions from partner news services to bring a wider variety of perspectives to readers. • August 11, 2019 12:00 pm Updated: August 11, 2019 12:42 pm In a sane political world, in which citizens recognize the stakes for a pluralistic democracy, reporters and columnists wouldn’t spend time discussing Marianne Williamson as a serious candidate, nor would Democrats tolerate on the debate stage Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, an apologist for war criminal Bashar al-Assad, nor would candidates spend 30 minutes bickering over health-care plans that are millimeters apart and would … [Read more...] about In a sane political world, the campaign would look like this
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The name of the game is lovebug mating season, and they've picked your car as their latest Tinder meetup. News 6 viewer Omar Izquierdo snapped the above photo of a Disney Cruise Line bus covered in lovebugs. There is a driver in that photo, but the windshield is so caked in bug debris you can hardly see them. Gross. Here are a few tips to prevent your vehicle from looking like that bus. Why does my car look like a bug graveyard? There is a reason every car in Florida looks like the hottest lovebug dating spot around during the spring and summer months. Besides each other, lovebugs are also very attracted to highways and hot temperatures. With the combination of heat and car exhausts, highways become the new hot spot for singles ready to mingle. How to prevent paint damage: If possible, avoid driving during peak lovebug hours. They tend to “make their love known” between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., when temperatures are above 84 degrees. Lovebug guts are … [Read more...] about Lovebugs: How to prevent your car from looking like this
By Amy Graff, SFGATE Updated 11:40 am PDT, Friday, April 26, 2019 TV host and biologist Phil Torres shared a stunning photo of a rainbow at Yosemite Falls on April 25, 2019. Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in Yosemite National Park, dropping a total of 2,425 feet from the top of the upper fall to the base of the lower fall. less TV host and biologist Phil Torres shared a stunning photo of a rainbow at Yosemite Falls on April 25, 2019. Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in Yosemite National Park, dropping a total of 2,425 feet from ... more Photo: Phil Torres / Instagram: @phil_torres Photo: Phil Torres / Instagram: @phil_torres Image 1 of / 10 Caption Close Image 1 of 10 TV host and biologist Phil Torres shared a stunning photo of a rainbow at Yosemite Falls on … [Read more...] about Go now: Yosemite’s waterfalls won’t look like this all year
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Dave Epstein Globe Correspondent March 27, 2019 As we head into the final days of March, it’s time to think about the potential for spring flooding. Although there’s been a lot of mud on playing fields and lawns across Massachusetts, there hasn’t been much in the way of stream and river flooding. Despite the wet fall, precipitation during the actual winter months was pretty typical. The lack of of deep snow cover across southern New England means the flooding potential there is very low. However, the snow cover to the north is still very deep. There’s plenty of water locked up in all that snow and a rapid melt could bring flooding there. Advertisement For flooding to occur, the snow needs to melt quickly and be supplemented with additional rainfall. Warm temperatures alone are just not enough to create significant flooding issues. … [Read more...] about What does the flooding potential look like this spring?
President Trump’s promise to make America great again seems to be working about as well as his pledge that Mexico would pay for the new border wall that he also promised. America’s debt has grown dramatically under the Republican president and a Republican-controlled government whose politicians have long campaigned on the assertion that they spend less money than do Democrats.The tweeting president can’t seem to maintain a staff that isn’t perpetually under criminal investigation or else resigning because they decide they can no longer support the president’s actions. America’s standing in the world as a strong, reliable leader has diminished with other countries. The nation has lost the trust, respect and the honor it once possessed within world-wide organizations due to Trump’s dishonesty and distressing daily statements. Trump and his personal family are being investigated for multiple legal accusations by state officials and under federal … [Read more...] about Greatness never looked like this