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Novus Ordo

Tweva – thanks for the article.  MN sets records somewhere just about every year – hot or cold so this doesn’t keep me up at night, BUT it definitely should not be discounted as you have pointed out.  I think that you are right on paying close attention.  If you can pattern this you’ll be better than 95% of the weather people on TV!

Gypsy – man that’s cold, and in May!  I had a friend of mine tell me about similar cold in Wisconsin also.  I asked if he was retiring (from military) and going back and he said “NO WAY!”  We’re a bit (okay a lot) spoiled here in SoCal where it rarely freezes and rarely gets triple digits F.  That good weather costs alot though!  Housing, utilities, land, gas, taxes – you pay for it just like a vacation to Hawaii!

Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them.
- Thomas Paine