Category Archives: Environment

Like We Used to Say in the Army: Hurry Up and Wait


Don’t the members of the main stream media ever notice that when the people of this country want something that they believe is necessary, this administration drags its feet for a ludicrous amount of time before any action is contemplated, … Continue reading

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A Few Random Thoughts


As thoughts run through my head (or perhaps stumble would be a more accurate characterization) I write them down.  I usually think to myself “Hmmm, this might be good for an article”.  But it isn’t always.  Sometimes it’s just an … Continue reading

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Shrinking Deficits are Reason for Celebration?


Our fearless (or if you prefer, feckless) leader announced in his State of the Union speech, in a tone of self-congratulation, that his deficits have been reduced. If you translate what Mr. Obama said into terms that ordinary Americans can … Continue reading

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Ending Two Wars or Just Concentrating on the War at Home?


Barack Obama constantly tells us that he has “ended two wars.” Has he really? Or have the wars of which he speaks actually continued, but in which he has chosen to refuse to play a part, while he has been … Continue reading

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I Am Offended by Your Compliment!


There are five (yep, count ‘em – only five) allegedly Native Americans who are so upset by the term “Redskins” that they have sought help from the government to help them suppress this oppressive abuse caused by the use of … Continue reading

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Ceteris Paribus in Government Assumptions


Have you ever noticed that the word “unexpected” keeps cropping up in announcement after announcement coming out of the White House, the various agencies within the Executive Branch and in news reports concerning the unintended consequences associated with things that … Continue reading

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There are Only Two Types of Government


cross-posted at Canada Free Press Academics, who for all their supposed disdain for the Bible seem to revert to religious symbolism when addressing the question of what the various models of government might be, in the same way that theologians … Continue reading

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Why Do “Progressives” Love Moving Backward?


by JIM YARDLEY The news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has used real, living human beings for testing that they themselves admit is potentially lethal is being greeted with a collective (and collectivist) shrug by the main stream media. … Continue reading

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Zen, Galileo and Global Warming


Followers of Zen have a word that specifically describes a special event, a recognition of some profound truth or reality – satori. Satori is often described as a sudden awakening, and I recently experienced satori for myself. All of us … Continue reading

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How Effective is an “Oil Free Zone”?


Unless you have been living under a very large rock in the middle of the Mojave Desert, with no wifi and the battery in your lap top died about four years ago, you ought to have at least a passing … Continue reading

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