It's Thursday morning, and I've spent much of the past 36 hours without power, after unusually heavy storms tore through the Philadelphia area on Tuesday night, taking down trees, power lines, and the roofs of some people's homes.
My power is back on now, but some friends and colleagues farther out in the boonies are still suffering without air conditioning in this heat wave, and tossing out the thawed and spoiled contents of their freezers.
So, having experienced little sleep and much aggravation over the past day and a half, I'm not up to writing much today. Instead, I will let Greg Palast do the talking. His latest column, titled Ken Lay's Alive!, is a timely one for those of us affected by the power outages. [Read it.]