The Daily Bucket–Low Water Flushes Tall birds.

The skies have not yield a moment of rain for months.  But I knew how to make it rain. I hung clothes outdoors on our new fancy clothesline.  It’s passive solar at its best.  Except the Rain Gods, laughing, then made it rain twice.  But not much, just enough to make the clothes moldy if…

WHAT Is In the Water in Alabama???

I mean no disrespect to the citizens of Alabama, but boy, they have strange taste in politicians! I mean, they came this close to electing a pedophile to the Senate in 2018. Plus the guy he was trying to replace, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, was another piece of work (though I do give him credit…

Biden 2020: He Can Run and Drink Water

Donald Trump has said in the past that exercise is bad for you, so maybe his frailty and lack of vigor are no surprise.  Of course, he opened himself up to this when he claimed in 2016 that Hillary didn’t have the stamina to be president. That was almost certainly projection, but one wonders how…

Trump, ramps, and water

143 long, steep, and slippery days until November 3. x If you watch one thing all day watch this, sound up. LOL. #TrumpIsNotWell pic.twitter.com/UQfwNNKrG9— Faceless Vegan🏳️‍🌈🇨🇦✊🏿 (@faceless_vegan) June 14, 2020 “ADA Ramp Specifications Require a 1:12 ramp slope ratio which equals 4.8 degrees slope or one foot of wheelchair ramp for each inch of rise.”…

Today Is World Water Day: Help Sustain Our Work For Clean Water!

Today Is World Water Day: Help Sustain Our Work For Clean Water! In solidarity,  Debra Schrishuhn for Alan, Mike F, Donna, Mike H, Janis, Dan, Dr Bill, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA National Team Water Is Life! Please Sustain Our Organizing ForOur Survival By Making Automatic Monthly Gifts Now   Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) urges…

Pelosi is Using Chinese Water Torture on Trump

The big story right now is about the unredacted memos that Kate Brannan at Just Security just got hold of.  Included in them is the previously redacted message from OMB associate director Mike Duffey to Elaine McCusker at DOD, sent the day after Bolton, Pompeo, and Esper all met with Trump to try to get…

Heroes of The Iraqi Protests. Tuk-tuk Drivers and a Yeast Water Angel.

Protests in Iraq against the U.S. imposed central government in Baghdad are growing in intensity, tens of thousands of students and workers have filled Tahrir Square in recent days and Al Jazeera reports that more than 250 demonstrators have been killed and 11,000 wounded since the uprising began in early October. (Al Jazeera has some great…

water buffaloes bellow with Bret Stephens as seed gets spilled everywhere

Bret Stephens pulls out of a public discussion because it was going to be … public. Makes one wonder what his TED talk could be like …. features everywhere! One hopes that the NY Times has resolved its multi-floor insect infestation. New York Times columnist and vigorously selective defender of free speech Bret Stephens abruptly backed out…

Over two million people have no water in Harare, Zimbabwe – typhoid reported.

Water shortages are happening faster than expected. Harare has joined the Indian city of Chennai  and Cape Town that have endured  water scarcity due to extended drought, polluted water and aging infrastructure. Sophie Mbugua writes in Climate Home News: Just 50% of 4.5 million people in Harare and four satellite towns currently have access to the…