Archives for September 4, 2008

Former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff has been sentenced to four years in prison for corruption. A Washington court found Abramoff guilty of trading expensive gifts, meals and sports trips in exchange for political favours. bbc In a possibly related matter … A review of campaign finance filings shows that .. Arizona Republican [John McCain] has…

Ike: Yikes!!!

Ike is now a Category Four Hurricane, and quite a nice looking one at that. Hurricanes are giant engines made of air that are driven by the transfer of heat from the sea surface to the top of the troposphere. The greater the difference in SST (sea surface temperature) and higher altitude temperature, the more…