Wiretap: The Boulder rains-and-flood tick-tock story
Lead story today is the Daily Camera’s timeline of the thousand-year rain that brought the hundred year flood: “‘We’re doing OK,’ for annual rainfall, said National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Kalina,” the paper reports. Boulder County needed rain. Then 9.08 inches fell in 24 hours. And then came more.
Vice President Joe Biden promises residents of Colorado flood areas will get their money even if Congress refuses to fund the government. “It’s probably going to scare the living devil out of you,” Biden says of the bickering in Congress. Via the Associated Press.
Al Jazeera: New polling suggests only 27 percent of 19-to-29-year-olds know about the Obamacare health exchanges that open October 1st.
Has American abandoned an Afghan interpreter, via the New Yorker.
Does anyone like Ted Cruz? Anyone? Via the Atlantic.
Salon on the White House ignoring union pleas to stop publicly promoting Wal-Mart.
Frank Rich says it’s hard to hate Rand Paul. Via New York magazine.
The regular season is just preseason for Peyton Manning. Via ESPN.
[ Image of Boulder Floods by Shankar Gallery ]
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