HARRISON HOUSE EXPLOSION

TWO PEOPLE ARE HURT IN A COTTAGE EXPLOSION IN HARRISON.  CREWS WERE CALLED TO THE HOME ALONG FIRE LANE 12 JUST AFTER 8:00 THIS (WEDNESDAY) MORNING TO FIND THE BUILDING LEVELED AND THE WRECKAGE BURNING.  OFFICIALS SAY THE HOUSE IS A SEASONAL RESIDENCE AND NO ONE WAS HOME AT THE TIME.  THE TWO PEOPLE HURT LIVED IN NEIGHBORING HOUSES.  THEIR INJURIES ARE NOT LIFE-THREATENING.  THE CAUSE OF THE EXPLOSION IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.  THE BLAST WAS HEARD AND FELT THROUGHOUT THE FOX CITIES AND AS FAR AWAY AS BRILLION.

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Profiting Off the Dead

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died on Monday, leaving behind a net worth of $20.3 BILLION.  While I’m sure that his family and co-workers are saddened by his passing, those most disappointed are Socialists like Senator Bernie Sanders and likely-Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez–who will see another mega-billionaire not have to pay his “fair share” despite being dead.   The current…

Not Helping the Planet a Large Amount at a Time

Because we have been doing it for so long now, sorting your recycling from your garbage seems like more of a chore and a bore than a positive step to “save the planet”.  It’s a good thing that recycling has become a routine in our lives.  Just this weekend, I felt bad throwing a plastic…

Meekly Staying Where We’ve Always Been

It is fitting that the Neil Armstrong movie First Man comes to theaters today–just a day after a Soyuz rocket failure leaves humankind with no reliable way to get a person into space.  In just fifty years we have gone from the greatest accomplishment in human history, to settling for low-earth orbit flight, to having…