April 01, 2010

When It Hits the Fan

Despite my chosen title, this isn't about healthcare (At least for those outside the potential blast radius). This is an article about a significant volume of crap generated outside of Washington, DC.

This quote makes the entire article worthwhile:

Last year, a hog farmer in Hayfield, Minn., was launched 40 feet into the air in an explosion caused by methane gas from a manure pit on his farm. He sustained burns and singed hair.

Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia is watching the situation closely, worrying that if the bubbles in the hog lagoon get too large, Indiana could tip over.

Posted by Confederate Yankee at April 1, 2010 08:49 AM

Just watched that pinnacle of the evolutionary process, Hank Johnson, on You Tube. I wonder why our country is in such a mess...

Posted by: Bill at April 1, 2010 09:01 AM

Johnson, by reports, has hepatitis-C which appears to have affected his mental capacity. Which leads to the question: Why haven't his fellow Democrats prevailed on him to take medical retirement? It's not as if the Fourth Congressional District -- Cynthia McKinney's district -- is about to elect a Republican.

Posted by: RNB at April 1, 2010 10:35 AM

Johnson is sharing an old joke with an old friend in that clip. Look around. I think American Digest has the context.

Posted by: Joan of Argghh! at April 1, 2010 08:52 PM

So was that Master or Blaster?

Posted by: Veeshir at April 2, 2010 12:43 PM