The Good, The Bad and the Very Very Inexpugnableously Ugly!

The Good! *People of the World* On Friday - UN officials told a conference in Geneva, Switzerland that the ozone hole over the Antarctic will be smaller this year than it was last year. The officials also said that this goes to show how a ban on harmful substances - like CFC's - has helped to stop Ozone depletion. The ban on chemicals like CFC's was initiated with the signing of the Montreal Protocol 25 years ago. UN weather expert Geir Braathen told reporters at the Geneva conferecnes that the ban "has prevented a major environmental disaster and globablly ozone depletion has leveled off." So what's the bottom line here? Despite what Republicans in Washington will tell you - climate change is very real - and it can also be curbed directly through human action. We have a lot of work to do to save our environment - and it's time we got started. The Bad! *Congressman. Peter King (R-NY)* On NBC's Meet The Press yesterday - King told David Gregory that President Obama's orders to withdraw troops from Iraq - and end the war there - brought on last week's embassy attacks in the Middle East. and the Very Very Ugly! *Newsweek* Moving on from Congressman King's outrageous comments to an outrageous magazine cover. This week's edition of Newsweek - released today - features a picture of Muslims - with a big, bold title of "Muslim Rage" After the attacks in Benghazi last week - we saw numerous images of Libyans holding up signs in support of the US - and in support of what Ambassador ...