At present’s comedian by Ruben Bolling is Tremendous-Enjoyable-Pak Comix, feat. Chekhov’s Gum, and extra!
Watch out, Louisiana:
A possible tropical storm and even hurricane brewing within the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for components of southeast Louisiana – the likelihood excessive Mississippi River might be lapping on the tops of levees this weekend, and a hazard of flash floods just like the one which unexpectedly walloped New Orleans on Wednesday. […]
Forecasters mentioned Louisiana may see as much as 12 inches of rain by Monday, with remoted areas receiving as a lot as 18 inches. And the storm’s surge on the mouth of the Mississippi may additionally imply a river that is been operating excessive for months will rise even greater.
That is horrifying:
Wester, who was fired final September, was arrested Wednesday and charged with 52 counts of racketeering, false imprisonment, official misconduct, fabricating proof and possession of managed substances, amongst different prices. He’s accused of indiscriminately focusing on harmless drivers and hauling them off to jail after planting meth or marijuana of their autos whereas feigning a “search.” […]
Investigators mentioned at a information convention Wednesday that there didn’t seem like any rhyme or purpose to the drivers Wester, 26, singled out for false arrests on drug possession. Some had been dad and mom with a diaper bag within the again seat. Others had been younger women and men, some crying as they insisted they’d by no means touched medication, not to mention meth, of their lives.
Jim Bouton, the previous New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all guide “Ball 4,” has died. He was 80. […]
Revealed in 1970, “Ball 4” detailed Yankees nice Mickey Mantle’s carousing, and using stimulants within the main leagues. Bouton’s revealing take a look at baseball off the sector made for eye-opening and entertaining studying, however he paid an enormous value for the best-seller when former teammates and gamers and executives throughout baseball ostracized him for exposing their secrets and techniques. He wasn’t invited to the Yankees’ Outdated-Timers’ Day till 1998.
Should you’re attending Netroots Nation, you’ll want to examine this out:
At Netroots Nation, Thursday, 12:30pm on the City Sq. Stage, Ian Reifowitz might be speaking about his new guide and signing copies as properly. The guide is named The Tribalization of Politics: How Rush Limbaugh’s Race-Baiting Rhetoric on the Obama Presidency Paved the Approach for Trump. Books might be offered by the Uncle Bobbie’s bookstore sales space, which might be positioned throughout from the City Sq. stage, so please decide up a replica first from that sales space, #133.
Thirty-three years in the past immediately:
On immediately’s Kagro within the Morning present: Greg Dworkin rounds out his week, and Epstein’s nonetheless a significant problem! Trump hosts a troll Meet-Up, says ICE raids are lastly coming & plans an “govt order” on the census query. New guide particulars Trump’s methodical extraction of Gop “souls.”
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