From The Inside Looking Out: A Weather Report From Wilmington, Part 2

By Janice Barlow AFTER WHAT SEEMED LIKE an interminable amount of time, I was able to get back to my home in Wilmington, N.C. in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Part 1 of the experience is linked at the end of this article, in case you missed it. Massive damage was everywhere, the kind that makes you want to stop your car and stare in disbelief. Block after block of towering trees that were decades old lie on the ground, crashed through fences, across side roads and sadly, through the…

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Trump Sacrifices Homeland Security For “Beautiful Wall” And Tax Windfall

by Richard Cameron Donald Trump – as presidential candidate courted his fanatical campaign followers with absolute, unequivocal pledges to beef up border security and protect Americans from terror attacks. For example, his campaign speech in Phoenix, Arizona in August of 2016.  That campaign appearance was arranged for the purpose of erasing any confusion or doubt about what Trump’s intentions were concerning immigration, border protection and domestic security, including the threat of terrorism – particularly since Trump had been tacking away from his most aggressive rhetoric on the subject in months…

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Hurricane Harvey Nears Texas Gulf Coast Bringing Category 4 Storm In Hours

NASA Satellite image of tropical storm formation

by Richard Cameron Hurricane Harvey Headed Inland HOUSTON, TX Over two million residents of 7 counties on the Gulf Coast of Texas are bracing for what the National Hurricane Center, the National Weather Service and the governor of the state, Governor Greg Abbott, is predicting to be a Category 3 storm heading toward land within the next 12 hours –  by some estimates as soon as 8PM Central, Friday evening.   (Editor’s Note: National Compass – at 6:15 Central, has just been informed that Harvey is now been updated to Category…

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