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Stroll: Bad Things.

Just heard from a structural engineer that buildings in Florida built after Andrew in 1992 are only supposed to withstand winds of 141mph.

Irma is already at 185mph. Florida is doooomed.


Wednesday: paint by number dreams

For the nonconformists:

My aim is true.


Pat and Frannie in the Houston area want to give a shout out to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter for their work in rescuing pets from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. They were recently featured on Good Morning America.

Our Lady V from Uphold These Rights has also been actively coordinating rescues from the Houston floods.

Stephen Colbert has a page for Harvey relief. Check it out. Then start planning for Irma.

The Late Show (@colbertlateshow)

9/6/17, 12:39 AM

Goodnight, everyone! Please donate to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey if you can. Every little bit helps! #LSSCpic.twitter.com/dB0yM37Ri4


The Conversation describes how DACA affected the mental health of Dreamers.

Like Trump and his droogs are going to care about the misery of the hostages they took.

What did Cersei Lannister say to her brother? “The lion does not concern itself with the opinion of the sheep”?