Tag Archives: environment

Small World

A trio of events that occurred on three different continents this Sunday all caught my attention and I’d like to briefly explore them today.  They illustrated how interconnected our world is in the 21st century.

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Wasteful Stupidity

The way I normally come up with an article is I discover something that intrigues me and then I figure out an angle I want to approach it from.  I take great pride in often looking at an event from … Continue reading

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Saved By The Saudis ?

Main Street Americans have long been skeptical of the Saudis to varying degrees.  As they do with everything they don’t understand, the extreme right actually hates them demonizing their religion.  Most Americans acknowledge our basic ignorance of Islam without transforming … Continue reading

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Oil Winners

The world-wide price of crude oil has dropped lately.  For most Americans the immediate impact has been that it costs a few bucks less to fill up the tank.  While that is true it runs much deeper.  I live in … Continue reading

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It’s The Environment, Stupid

I’m certain that today’s political discussion will be dominated by immigration – I’ll get to that tomorrow.  Today I want to reveal the true importance of stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline.  If you don’t have the time to read the … Continue reading

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A Post Political President

It’s Tuesday morning as I write this article and it is very much one of those waiting for the other shoe to fall type mornings in American politics.  Actually it is more like waiting for an entire display of shoes … Continue reading

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A Day Of Amazement And Realization

Wednesday was science day on planet Earth.  There were no formal proclamations or ceremonies.  No laws were enacted.  One event was scheduled, (but so low profile that the only news agency that gave it any advance coverage which came to … Continue reading

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A Terrorist In Conservative Clothing

Tuesday night I watched the second Hagan-Tillis debate.  Much like the first it was substantially a disappointment.  It was mostly a replay of the commercials and mailers that have dominated communications in North Carolina the past few weeks.  Late in … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Sarah Crawford

Today’s endorsement is going to break some ground and is the most personal I have ever written for this site.  Of the 13 prior endorsed candidates for 2014, I only know one personally and that is limited to a couple … Continue reading

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The Cost Of Denial

When you write about general political issues you find that sometimes your topic is one in which you are very knowledgeable and other times something you may be equally concerned about but not as well versed in.  Today is one … Continue reading

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