Not All Similar

Sea level rise is only one effect of climate warming. But it’s one of the most linear and easiest to grasp. On Conrad Hackett’s Twitter feed (a must follow, imo) I saw this study which was produced by Climate Central and then visualized by The Upshot . The upshot is that when it comes to the direct effects of rising sea levels – submersion and regular flooding – all countries are not equal. The impact is heavily weighted toward East and especially Southeast Asia. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/not-all-equal

Islamo-Mexican ISIS Conspiracy Theory Goes Mainstream

Texas Lt. Gov embraces conspiracy theory of ISIS infiltration on the Mexican border over supposed ‘Muslim prayer rugs’ that was actually an Adidas shirt. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/islamo-mexican-isis-conspiracy-theory-goes-mainstream

So This Happened

Winning : “Devin James was hired to represent the city of Ferguson and help officials rebuild the city’s image, but he was fired after officials say they learned he was a convicted killer.” http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/good-times–13

Good Times

Pennsylvania Attorney General decides to hold an impromptu press review of the hardcore porn emails they found in the Governor’s staff’s inboxes while they were investigating the Jerry Sandusky case. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/so-this-happened–5

Transcendent

Caitlin MacNeal dives a little deeper to find out just what this group is about. A threat? A Prank? http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/love-this–2

Love This

If your Yankees-hating or Jeter-skepticism overwhelms your ability to appreciate Jeter’s game-winning, opposite-field, walk-off single in his final home game last night, you might consider re-examining your soul. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/derek-jeter-final-home-at-bat

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