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As weather gets biblical, insurers go missing.

ya had to know this was coming...

Congress: Screaming Mama Bear and Cubs buried alive in act of Mountain Top Mining.

[Yea, I know, tone words galore…pulling at the heart strings, don’t cha know]

Wisconsin: Walker and Republicans take shots at Women and Sandhill Cranes.

Sandhill Crane hunting is being considered in Wisconsin. Hearings were conducted in counties throughout the State to gauge Public support for shooting Sandhill Cranes for sport.


Together as One


'A Community To Which We Belong'

"We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect."

Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac

In order to appreciate the work of the Aldo Leopold Foundation , one has to have a knowledge and appreciation of the man for whom the foundation is named.

Ultimate corporate bailout - Repeal Price Anderson - Can America taxpayers afford to continue to insure nuclear reactors?

A recent 2011 property value study of property values within the 50 miles radius of Indian Point is $8.5 trillion. Under the Price Anderson Act Indian Point is only insured for $12 billion. That is only .15% coverage.

26 U.S. Companies Not Paying Federal Income Tax

Report: 26 U.S. Companies Not Paying Federal Income Tax
The latest update estimates that all but four of the 30 Fortune 500 companies that paid an average negative federal income tax rate from 2008 to 2010 continued to do so for 2011. Among the companies listed are Pepco Holdings and General Electric.

Profound Hatred for Democracy

Big Energy is putting us at big risk

Fracking is now suspected of causing earthquakes according to the USGS. There is enough evidence for a direct correlation between fracking injection wells and increased siesmic activity in the area along faults. Fracking increases the siesmic activity in areas where there has been very little activity for many hundreds of years. This brings up an alarming reality regarding fracking and nuclear power facilities. Most nuclear facilities are designed with the pre fracking data regarding earthquake resistance.

World Peace through Egalitarianism

World Peace through Egalitarianism

by Roger Copple

Surpose the Buffett Tax law....

Goes into effect. Where will that money we collect on the rich. Where will it go? Pay down the Debt or extra money to pay for other useless program? Surpose you collect $38 Billion from this new tax. What would you use it on? And why was he not behind the President today?

Rebranding Progressives

Re-Branding Progressives

Why Progressives Need To Abandon The Democratic Party

And Re-Frame the Class War In America

severn trent

Severn Trent until a few years ago owned all the water testing laboratories (at least the big ones) in the United States, the chain is now called TestAmerica. I don't know if it's still a part of Severn Trent.

In the UK they are a primary water service provider..

TestAmerica did all the Exxon Alaska oil spill samples in their Denver lab 20 years ago, and guess who Exxon sent the Horizon samples to from the Gulf spill? You got it.

They of course were not allowed to discuss any of the results.

the president


European infrastructure planning, that dis-invests from nuclear energy industry, because of environmental dangers, as Japan proved, and facilities only designed for 50 yr. 'warranty' speaks eloquently (wonderfully?), I think, against the ambitions of the Iranian regime, without resorting to arguments against an 'arms race' threatening the mid-east region.

Trump Is Going Back On His NAFTA Promise

Donald Trump won't be pulling the US out of NAFTA - at least not immediately.

But he's still permanently changed the debate about trade in America.

Donald Trump said yesterday that after speaking with the President of Mexico and the Prime Minister of Canada, he's decided not to immediately pull the US out of NAFTA.