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Runaway Balloon Spotted Over Nation’s Capitol
Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 10-16-09 | Bob McCarty

Posted on 10/16/2009 6:38:08 PM PDT by BobMcCartyWrites

For several hours Thursday afternoon, Americans were riveted to their television sets, having been told that a 6-year-old boy might be inside an accidentally-launched homemade balloon as it soared out of control across the skies of Colorado. Today, “news” of another runaway balloon spotted in the skies above Washington, D.C., is attracting much less concern. This cartoon, from my friend David Donar at Political Graffiti, tells the story.


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For several hours Thursday afternoon, Americans were riveted to their television sets, having been told that a 6-year-old boy might be inside an accidentally-launched homemade balloon as it soared out of control across the skies of Colorado. Today, “news” of another runaway balloon spotted in the skies above Washington, D.C., is attracting much less concern. This cartoon, from my friend David Donar at Political Graffiti, tells the story.
1 posted on 10/16/2009 6:38:08 PM PDT by BobMcCartyWrites
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The Capitol dome is made of cast iron because anything lighter would have floated away from all the hot air in Congress.


2 posted on 10/16/2009 6:43:10 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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