Category Archives: Environment

Big Money Doesn’t Alway Win

Outrageous campaign spending usually means an easy win for the guys and corporations with the big bucks, but in smaller, local races where the people are informed, often it’s not enough to fool a majority of voters and ram through … Continue reading

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No Doubt, Fracking Will Kill Us All

As the oil and gas industry continues to make record profits, their assault on the earth and its inhabitants goes virtually unchecked, racing headlong to a world were the unconscionable wealth and power of the ExxonMobils, the BPs, the Shells, … Continue reading

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Two-Faced Boehner Hits New Low For Hypocrisy

Before today’s Senate vote defeating the latest oil industry/gop effort to force the completion of the preposterous Keystone XL pipeline on unwitting, oblivious, America, tea bagger house speaker John Boehner took to the nearest microphone to issue a tirade replete … Continue reading

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Impeachment? Bring It On, gop, Bring It On!

Now THIS is the Barack Obama that we thought we elected in 2008 and again in 2012, an Obama will will stand up for what is right in the face of not just overpowering gop opposition, but also to low … Continue reading

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Dick Cheney’s Halliburton Thieves Off the Hook for Gulf Disaster

Four and one-half years after the infamous BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill harmed irrevocably the environment of the Gulf Coast, killed and maimed wild life, and destroyed the lives and livelihood of millions of people, one of the prime culprits in … Continue reading

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What is Worse Than Building a Tar Sands Pipeline?

For years now, big oil and other energy interests have been using every available extorted dollar and every bought-and-paid for politician from the Canadian border to the Gulf Coast to pave the way for the building of their billion-dollar albatross … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal, Go to the Head of the Class!

For generations, oil and gas companies have not just engaged in outrageous conduct that has wrecked havoc on the gulf coast, but state and local governments have encouraged them to do so. Affected as much or more than any other … Continue reading

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GOP Plan – Out of Sight, Out of Mind

It seems that on a couple of fronts, gop controlled state governments are engaging in a practice of removing from sight, and in their warped thinking, from the minds of the rest of society, information and more about ideas and … Continue reading

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The Story of Eminent Domain and One Brave Nebraska Judge

As the concept of Eminent Domain developed in common law over centuries, first in Europe and then in the United States, its purpose was noble, serving the common good, so important in fact that it became embodied in the Fifth … Continue reading

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