Understanding “Unprecedented”

When the press uses the word “unprecedented” – what they mean is that they haven’t done any research and basically they are lying.

ScreenHunter_1968 May. 26 09.19 Houston Intercontinental Airport smashed its all-time record for most rainfall in one day on Monday — its 4.34 inches almost doubling the previous milestone set in 1946.

Houston, Texas, Hit by Unprecedented Flooding; Seven States At Risk – NBC News.com

Tropical Storm Allison dropped 26 inches of rain in one day in 2001, six times as much as yesterday’s total.

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3 Die and Thousands Leave Homes in Flooded Houston – NYTimes.com

Tropical Storm Allison-690

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Texas Hit By Unprecedented Hypestorms!

The same people who were hyping unprecedented drought in Texas a few days ago, are now hyping unprecedented rain.

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Houston, Texas, Hit by Unprecedented Flooding; Seven States At Risk – NBC News.com

As always, it is complete BS. Houston has had much heavier rainfall in the past.

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28 Jul 1979 – TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE Thousands homeless in T…

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Blaming White People Matters

I’m sad to have moved away from Baltimore, just ahead of Memorial Day weekend.

ScreenHunter_1961 May. 25 18.49 26 Shootings, 9 Fatal, Over Memorial Day Weekend In Baltimore « CBS Baltimore

Progressives completely lost interest in the lives of black people in Baltimore, as soon as they discovered they couldn’t blame Freddy Gray’s death on a white person.

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Reader Quiz

How long before we can no longer ignore the 21st century global warming crisis?

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What Is The Fastest Way For An Official To Make A Fool Out Of Himself?

Less than two years ago, officials in the Democratic People’s Republic Of Austin predicted that Lake Travis would run dry by 2016.

ScreenHunter_1958 May. 25 17.22Officials predict Lake Travis will run dry by 2016 – MyFoxAustin | KTBC | Fox 7 Austin | News Weather Sports

At current rates of inflow, Lake Travis will be full within ten days

ScreenHunter_1957 May. 25 17.22Officials predict Lake Travis will run dry by 2016 – MyFoxAustin | KTBC | Fox 7 Austin | News Weather Sports

If you are a government official, the fastest way to make a fool of yourself is to heed the advice of your local climate expert – like Andrew Dessler or Katherine Hayhoe.

(I used to spend every summer weekend swimming at Lake Travis)

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h/t David Burge

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Memorial Day 1935 – Texas Set The World Rainfall Record

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Extreme Weather: A Guide & Record Book – Christopher C. Burt – Google Books

On Memorial Day eighty years ago, Texas received twenty-two inches of rain in less than three hours – the world record. CO2 was 304 PPM at the time.

Climate experts tell us that much less intense rainfalls this year in Texas are caused by 400 PPM CO2. Because they are clowns, not scientists.

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Memorial Day – Just One More Day For Obama To Talk About Himself

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