when doves cry
We're having our first severe weather event of the season. After almost 40 unbroken years of drought, this month we've had almost a year's average rainfall, something I can't remember ever happening. Channel 4 is happy, they installed this remarkable Storm Tracker doppler weather radar a few years ago and haven't had much use for it. They showed it off today. The use of weather radar was born in Oklahoma City at channel 4. Before, the only warning you got was the civil defense siren which sounded after the tornado dissipated. The meteorologist broke a federal law doing it and the station wanted to fire him. People drowned the station's phones with affection, praise and threats of mortal force. The law changed, weather radar became a standard fixture, and the rest is forecasting history. It was the 1950s. It was great. It was when America was a democracy.
I think "health" will be the most convenient cop out for Darth.
Ah, the 1950s. The McCarthy witch hunt era. The "Red Scare" era. In the end even Eisenhower was warning about the military-industrial complex.
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