Above: Cool Granati illustration of a dragonfly in his back yard here.
*Extra! Extra! Marianne Love just e-mailed to report: Some drama in the skies over Los Angeles. A Jet Blue plane with 145 passengers has problems with its landing gear. MSNBC and Fox News are covering it live as it flies toward an airport to land. For more, click here.
*Jay D. Dyson has captured that new line of Clinton and Lewinsky condoms being pushed by a Chinese prophylatic firm with a new Sacred Cow Burgers spoof here (Extreme Caution: Bill Clinton admirers).
*Cis Gors has provided a terrific link to the Hurricane of 1938 (which happened 2 years before she was born) that rocked Rhode Island and was immortalized by the Providence Journal Post here. Cis also passed along an opinion piece that stated that Katrina helped make a case for the Second Amendment here.
*Brent Andrews, former Coeur d’Alene Press reporter and author of The Pot Plan, e-mailed to say that his book (which is a pretty decent read) is being reviewed in the November issue of High Times.
*The Heimlich Maneuver sends along a story in The Roll Call about Democrat John Kerry’s tirade against the Bush Administration re: Katrina relief, along with the question: Is John Kerry the most politically tone-deaf candidate ever? Click here.