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Sunday, September 01, 2019
Hello this is Rumpole. I have put aside for the moment the arrogant, royal persona that our readers find so maddening yet endearing. The “smarter than you” posts and comments , although we are in fact smarter than 99.9% of you (no one said this was going to be easy).
Hurricane Dorian is a massive, dangerous storm. Hurricanes are very unpredictable. If you Google hurricane paths, you will see storms stopping and doubling back on themselves. Hurricanes wobble as they approach land and they can veer fifty miles north or south in the blink of an eye-wall.
Because of our anxiety, there is a natural fixation on the hurricane paths and cones, and relief when the cone shifts so that we appear to be out of danger. Make no mistake that until this storm dissipates, we in South Florida are not out of danger, cone or no cone.
The email from Broward County announcing that court will open on Tuesday was complete folly. The storm has slowed, and by Tuesday, at best, 50-100 mile winds could well be hitting Ft. Lauderdale. Not exactly the type of weather lawyers and clients should be out in. We are hopeful they will rescind that order. But being Broward, they are as unpredictable as hurricanes.
Many of us can still vividly remember the feelings of being huddled in a closet and watching our roof fly away as Andrew slammed into South Dade. And recall that days before Andrew hit, it was predicted to strike North Broward.
So please, listen to us. Continue your preparation. Put up your shutters, or take your family and leave for a few days. Have water and some dry food and candles and a battery operated radio ready to go,
We want Dorian to miss us. We see the cone shift and we immediately relax. But last night (Saturday-Sunday) the cone shifted south again. In the last three days the south end of the cone has gone from covering the middle keys to being on the Dade Broward border.
We are not in the clear and we will not know for sure until the storm misses us and dissipates.
Until then, please stay safe.
We like having a lot of readers.
Your obt. svt.
H. Rumpole, Esq. Blog Proprietor.
CLOWNS AT PLAY
VACUOUS DADDY CANT MAKE UP HIS MIND
ONLY IN BROWARD
SEE YOU AT THE BIG TOP
Nothing surprises me about this place anymore
I find it inconceivable that a chief judge flip-flops on whether the courthouse should remain open when this kind of storm threat is so eminent. Its part of the reason we’ve got so many whacked out judges in Broward behaving the way they do. This duffis needs to step down and let somebody else take the role of leadership. Very disconcerting.
Tooty should change his name to Howdy Doody
The employee hotline says the courthouse is open for normal business hours on Tuesday.
Ms. Vegina Hawkins, head of the 17th Complaint Department warns everyone not to show up on Tuesday or she will be angry, very angry, like the Hulk, you don’t want to deal with her when she is angry.
A BREED ALL THEIR OWN
Show up tomorrow…just try it.
These decisions are soooo difficult…
Tuter: you stupid, lame dumb ass
What?! So you’re saying the courthouse would otherwise be open during a tropical storm?
Closed, then Open, then Closed again?!
Bottom line – you bungled this thing so badly changing your mind so often when hundreds of people are making plans for themselves and their familes. Please step aside and, just retire already.
No wonder judges here can’t keep it together. No leadership and even less sense.
Like some of the decisions made around here *
Hang in there Tooty
We’re all with you
What, no balloons? Time to give somebody else a chance to straighten out this carnival 🎡
HAWKINS SELF REPORT TOOK SOME TIME DIDN’T IT
And only after she was told it was captured on video
Typical Broward Judge stuff
Really? This is what you think matters at this time?
NOBODY EVER SAID I WAS A GENIUS
JUST A CASE DODGER
Gordon is an idiot.
Courthouse closure to be reevaluated if Dorian continues to threaten to drizzle on Georgia or South Carolina.
Update at 8:29 am Tuesday. Be prepared to be in court at 8:30 if court is reinstated.
Wait, wait, I’m not just going to take over because Howard says so? Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?
Howard makes complaints in the press and is celebrated as a champion. Gordon makes complaints through the press and no one even takes notice.
His campaign contributors aren’t paying very much attention to him either. Lol
He has donors?
Its called Media Pimping
Anything for a sound bite
No, it is not about racism, it is about incompetency, stupidity, and arrogance. Not necessarily in that order of course.
LISTEN TO YOUR LOCAL LEADERS
WITH THE POSSIBLE EXCEPTION OF BROWARD COURTS WHERE NOBODY CAN SEEM TO MAKE UP THEIR MIND
How many Judges stayed in town in case they were needed to work in shelters or fill sandbags?
How many split town?
HOW MANY GOT BIG FAT PAY RAISES WHEN THEY BECAME SO CALLED PUBLIC SERVANTS?
Sandbags for around the trough then yes.
Ok. Time to crank up the Big Top again. … Broward Courts are open for business.
It’s Now Time for the Storm.
The pyramid is under new management
THE GRUBBERS ARE ON THE RUN
CONTINUING TO DRAIN THE SWAMP
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