Monthly Archives: April 2013

With Liberals like Wussy Obama Who Needs Republicans?


With all the bad environmental news coming daily, from an increase in elephant poaching in the Central African Republic (where poachers are now the new ruling regime), and continued habitat loss for orangutans and other critically endangered species in Indonesia … Continue reading

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More Hypocrisy From Anti-Environment Republican Lawmakers


Let me just say at the outset:  I drive an electric car.  I received a $7500 tax credit from the feds, and a $2500 tax credit from the state, so I’ve definitely benefitted from government’s largesse.  I even get free … Continue reading

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Republican Propagandist Admits Right Wing Talk Radio is Cause of Polarization


As if we needed further proof of this, Frank Luntz, another doughy, middle-aged white guy, and the famous Republican propagandist/wordsmith (Goebbels would be proud) who infamously advises Republicans how to hide their true political actions in euphemisms (such as “the Clear … Continue reading

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UPDATED 4/25/2013: Reuters Debunks Keystone XL Pipeline Myth that Tar Sands Will Be Developed Anyway


The Supplemental EIR that the State Department (or TransCanada’s paid contractor, rather) drafted claimed that the environmental impact of the Keystone XL Pipeline is minimal.  The reason?  Because the oil will be mined out of the ground and shipped anyway by … Continue reading

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Make Sure to Send Public Comment Against Keystone XL Pipeline by April 22


We have until April 22 to lodge comments against Keystone.   Email keystonecomments@state.gov to give your official statement. More info here.  http://www.keystonepipeline-xl.state.gov/ Here’s the op-ed piece written by former NASA client scientist James Hansen.  The most startling data:  “Researchers now say … Continue reading

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New Quaker Response Same As The Old Quaker Response


I saw some Quaker Oatmeal Squares on sale in the store at an insane price (2 for $5). But I refused to buy any because I remember their BS stance on palm oil use from a year ago. So I … Continue reading

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Please Watch This Video: Why the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil is Useless


Here’s a link to this powerful video which shows the absolute horrific devastation wrought by palm oil companies that are actually MEMBERS of the toothless greenwashing organization, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. http://vimeo.com/63254306 According to producers: “In March 2013 International … Continue reading

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