I'd like to say that I took my vacation at the perfect time.
Last Thursday I boarded a plane and headed west to Phoenix. I was headed towards a three-day weekend, to be filled with golf, football, and probably a few drinks.
But a funny thing happened while I was soaking it up in the desert. Superstorm Sandy hit the east coast. Now, I'm the first to admit: There are worse places to be stranded. It's been between 80 and 86 degrees and sunny every day that I've been here. I'm in a buddy's condo, watching Sunday Night Football at 5 in the afternoon. Life is good. read more
With Hurricane Sandy wiping out power for over 8.2 million customers, the Cyclists ask: Can’t we do better?
“It seems like every time there’s a storm or maybe some cyber-threat or a national security crisis, we talk about doing something about the National Grid. And then of course, that conversation goes away,” msnbc’s S.E. Cupp prompted. “If not now, when?” read more
Tri-state residents are waking up today to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and what an event it was. With over 8.1 million U.S. home and business without power Sandy took its toll. They have reported that it could be 10 days or more until power is restored in some areas throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Schools have been closed all along the east coast. The New York Stock Exchange is closed again, this is the first time it’s been closed for 2 days in a row due to weather since 1888. read more
Mitt Romney received the endorsement of the Des Moines Register on Saturday. And while most times pundits talk down the importance of endorsements, this one is notable because of the paper's long history of endorsing Democratic candidates. Romney is the first Republican nominee since Richard Nixon in 1972 to receive the paper’s support. read more
All along the east coast of the continental United States, state and local governments are preparing for a potential Category 1 hurricane called Hurricane Sandy—what locals like to refer to as the "Frankenstorm." The outer bands of Sandy have made landfall in the northeast and are already forcing thousands to evacuate throughout the affected flood zone areas. read more
On Saturday evening the Des Moines Register released an editorial endorsing Mitt Romney for president. This is the first time since 1972 the Iowa newspaper has endorsed a Republican nominee for president. The last time was in 1972 when they picked Richard Nixon. read more