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Scientist proposes walls to stop tornadoes.

It does lead to a few questions.

1)  Really?
2)  Really?
3)  This wouldn’t have unintended consequences?
4)  Really?
5)  Where are you going to get the resources to do that?

I know!  Ship LA’s garbage over and make giant ski slopes out of it.  Or dams.  Or bicycle trails.

Whatever this guy got ahold of, more people need it.  It’s like he rolled in catnip for crazy people.

“If we build three east-west great walls in the American Midwest …. one in North Dakota, one along the border between Kansas and Oklahoma to the east, and the third one in south Texas and Louisiana, we will diminish the tornado threats in the Tornado Alley forever,” according to physicist Rongjia Tao of Temple University.

The walls would need to be about 1,000 feet high and 150 feet wide, he said. Tao is presenting his research next week at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society in Denver.

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Now taking votes to see who should take Salma’s place at right as veeshir-bait.  No nibbles at all.  It used to draw him in.

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Obama’s IRS has spoken… those of us who do not pay the fee/tax thing for Obamacare will face a:

shared responsibility payment

Look, if you don’t choose to use the word “penalty” you choose something else because you want to send a message.  If you choose words that sound like a utopian’s conformational wet-dream it means you want to be as ominous as possible without sounding like a threat.  And that is what Obama is all about.

Well done, Mr. Obama.  Well done.  You now sound like a scary dictator (or beloved leader) rather than merely behave like one on paper.

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