Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Gas production blamed for rise in Colorado, New Mexico quakes

Gas production blamed for rise in Colorado, New Mexico quakes
The deep injection of wastewater underground by energy companies during methane gas extraction has caused a dramatic rise in the number of earthquakes in Colorado and New Mexico since 2001, U.S. government scientists said in a study released on Monday.

We shouldn't frack Mother Earth. She's complaining.

So you're willing to bet the next 1,000 years of the planet that Rick Perry knows more about science than Neil deGrasse Tyson.- LOLGOP

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

This week President Obama gave a big speech from White House where he outlined his plan to quote “degrade and ultimately destroy” the terror group ISIS. When asked how, he said, "I’ll build their website." - Jimmy Fallon

War On Ebola
The United States announced on Tuesday that it would send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up response including a major deployment in Liberia, the country where the epidemic is spiraling fastest out of control.

President Obama announced in his speech the other night that he's sending 475 military advisers to Iraq. Not own that but he's also sending 475 military advisers to the NFL. - David Letterman

Republican Shenanigans

Everything Rush Limbaugh knows about sex comes from women who were trying not to have sex with Rush Limbaugh. - LOLGOP

What A Stupid Remark, By A Republican, Of Course.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) defended his proposed abortion ban this week, saying that if a pregnant mother sings to her fetus then it must be considered a person.

Domestic Terrorist Caught On Tape
Authorities released surveillance video from the “full-frontal” assault on a Georgia courthouse earlier this year by a sovereign citizen.

Reclusive Deity Hasn’t Written A New Book In 2,000 Years. - The Onion Tweet

Rock The Voter News

Bill Maher To Target GOP Rep With Comedy
The politically incorrect host of HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher" announced on Friday he will target Minnesota Rep. John Kline, the chair of the House Education and Workforce Committee, in his "flip a district" campaign. He said he'll make repeated visits to the district for stand-up comedy in an effort to motivate voters to oust the "crummy" and "corrupt" Kline on Nov. 4.

Not only do I believe cannabis should be legalized, it should also be forcibly administered to Congress.- John Fugelsang

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What Would William Wallace Do?
Of all the many crises this summer -- from ISIS, to Ukraine, Ebola to Libya -- who'd have thought jolly old England would be on that list?

Technically, it’s the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. But for how much longer? On Thursday, after 307 years, Scotland may vote for independence and with it, potentially change the world order that has lasted since the end of the Second World War. 

It's been 4 years this week since Jack Kevorkian went to meet his customers.- John Fugelsang

I'm afraid if we don't settle on an official name for ISIS/ ISIL/ Islamic State, John McCain may end up arming one of them.- LOLGOP

Business/Tech News

British Prime Minister David Cameron went to Scotland this week to persuade citizens of the country to vote “no” on leaving the U.K. He said, “It's never worked out for anyone-well except America, and Canada, Australia, India, and . . . I'll stop talking now.”- Jimmy Fallon

Putin Sure Has His Hands Full Of Enemies
Romania's energy minister said on Tuesday Russia was playing games with gas supplies to cause concerns in EU states, after analysts warned that Moscow could use the flows to retaliate against sanctions imposed over its role in Ukraine.

Nutty: since 1990 oil prices "2% lower in month preceding a US election and 4% lower in election month itself."- Harry Shearer Tweet


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Tallulah Gorge in Autumn, Georgia.


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