Skip to comments.Word for the Day, Tuesday October 30, 2012
Posted on 10/30/2012 6:03:38 AM PDT by SoothingDave
Word For The Day, October 30, 2012
In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".
the working of wonders or miracles; magic.
[172030; < Greek thaumatourgía. See thaumato-, -urgy ]
A little appropriate music for the day:
Christie is praising the big zero for doing his job. Let’s see if those words translate into something useful, like rapid clean-up and help getting power restored. It’s not thaumaturgy to do the right thing.
I’m not sure what role the POTUS has in getting power restored. It seems to me to be standard procedure for utilities in non-affected areas to send crews to affected areas. I’m assuming they have standard reciprocity agreements to do this.
and Only days until Christmas.
The vaunted Obama thaumaturgy failed to prevent the rising of the seas.
He can free up money for helpers to be compensated. Indiana sent 20 staffed ambulances to help with evacuations and Gov. Walker sent help as well. Three phone calls seem like a small response to me.
There will be lots of references to God’s thaumaturgy this morning. And then there will be reports of tragedy. I hope all in the path of Sandy are relatively unscathed.
They closed my grandson’s college at noon yesterday — SUNY Fredonia. He was wondering how he was going to eat, if they had a power failure. No thought to studying, of course.
I need to check with 3 of my kids — NY, VA, and SC.
As for me, Gov. Romney’s planned rally here last nigiht was canceled. We’ll soldier on. We’re ore concerned with nursing my precious dog who came down with Lyme disease SUDDENLY this past weekend. He looks a little better this AM, but I was afraid we were going to lose him this weekend.
I have dentist this AM for somem major work after the dog gets his meds and breakfast. Then I have to see my doctor for an extension of my handicap tags because my knees are not getting better. Life goes on. For now. And my mother complains that the staff of her elegant, cushy, assisted lilving home have “early Altzeimers” because they don’t respond to her requests fast enough. (They are all in their 20’s). Has it ever occurred to her that they have 80 other residents to coddle? She wants her typewriter ribbon replaced. Now.
Considering the “immensity” of the Category 1 storm, it’s still a thaumaturgy that more lives weren’t lost. My understanding so far is 3: a man in NJ crushed by a tree limb, the Captain of HMS Bounty who remains missing after she sank, and a crewman who also died. There may be more, but so far, this is all I have heard.
Osama bin Laden donates to Obama campaign.
I also heard a boy got killed by a tree branch and a man died while pruning some of his trees for the storm.
Much goings going on. Stay sane!
For the economy, Obama’s traumaturgy while he worshipped at the throne of Keynesian liturgy was instructive to the masses ... but not to his ever-so-literate ivory tower socialist theorists.
well of COURSE, i am sure there are a plethora of Muslim names from outside the US on his donor lists!
A young boy was out walking around the house in the storm and was hit by a falling tree limb. Died on the scene. Very sad.
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