Category Archives: Environment

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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Transporting Poisons Across our Lands

On Sept 29, 2013, a Tesoro oil pipeline was discovered to be leaking crude oil into North Dakota farmland. In excess of 20,000 barrels of crude leaked down as far as 30 feet into the earth. All available technology was … Continue reading

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The New Federal Budget: What Actually Got In

As Congress has now passed a new budget and as the President will undoubtedly sign it into effect, there are numerous provisions that extreme right wing interests have managed to include, provisions that boggle the mind as they, if nothing … Continue reading

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Rice Is Poison

Mrs. Hound and I eat a lot of rice, as do many of our friends and relatives, and a couple of billion other people around the world, and according to some recent studies done by the FDA, rice and rice … Continue reading

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Tea Baggers Stick to Their Guns, But Christie Has A Viewpoint for Every Faction

I’ve written several recent posts about tea baggers, and they contain nothing, I’m sure, complementary. I will now give the members of this &*$#*(@% movement, a compliment: They formulate positions on issues, and as lame, deranged, idiotic, and fanatical as … Continue reading

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Feeble-Brained Politicians Debate Crap While the Earth and Mankind are Dying

As the halls of governments across the United States are filled with feeble-brained dimwits who proudly announce how they base their political beliefs on their bible and deny the most basic of scientifically proven realities, the earth and mankind are … Continue reading

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Grass Roots Nebraska Activists’ Non-Violent War Against Keystone XL Pipeline

With TransCanada stealing privately owned land by eminent domain across the United States, with studies revealing the release of airborne carcinogens as part of the processing of bitumen, and as the Keystone XL Pipeline is being constructed across the county … Continue reading

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