Category Archives: Environment

Why Wait?

“A king can stand people fighting, but he can’t last long if people start thinking.” –Will Rogers I’ve been getting emails for a week or so, posturing about impeaching … the new White House squatter. as if our spineless “representatives” … Continue reading

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Before We Leap

“Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” –David Lloyd George “When you think of the long and gloomy history of man, you will find more hideous … Continue reading

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Matters of Life and Death

“The pedigree of honey Does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him Is aristocracy.” –Emily Dickinson This may sound weird, but I love bees. If I were allergic to their sting, maybe I’d feel otherwise. As it is, … Continue reading

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If Greed Is Good, What in Hell Can Evil Be?

How would you say “we’re all screwed!” in Greek? I’m no linguist, but it seems we’ll learn soon enough, though it may well be too late.   +++++++++++++++++   We Are All Greeks Now Truthdig * Monday, July 13, 2015 … Continue reading

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Now Fear This

Who are America’s enemies anyway? Who truly threatens our national security and survival? Who is our government more than ready and willing to defend us from? Brace yourselves for a shock folks — it’s me! Hard to believe, right? I’m … Continue reading

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Class Will Tell

“One function of the income gap is that the people at the top of the heap have a hard time even seeing those at the bottom. They practically need a telescope. The pharaohs of ancient Egypt probably didn’t waste a … Continue reading

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Troubled Waters

“This whole idea of bottling water goes against Indigenous Peoples’ concept of water is sacred. The 20,000-year-old water in aquifers belongs to the last generation on earth. We don’t have the right to tap into this water.” –Mauro Olivera I … Continue reading

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