Category Archives: Climate Change

Americans Can’t Afford Republicans Anymore

Of all the myths surrounding politics, one of that is totally false and yet one of the hardest to kill is that Republican economies are good for the economy.  Like many myths of the realm, it was probably created by … Continue reading

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A Key In The Fight Against Climate Change That You Might Not Be Aware Of..

Growing up in the 80s, I was taught to dream big. I love it when the U.S. is innovative and a respected leader. Continue reading

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Pork and Politics In Iowa 2017

Jefferson County Farmers & Neighbors, Inc. – JFAN Johnson County Supervisor Mike Carberry on organizing for better legislation and supporting public officials with backbone at the October 19, 2017 JFAN Annual Meeting, “Breaking the Grip of Corporate Agriculture on Rural … Continue reading

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Party Of Death?

Note: US House votes for budget that has deep cuts to Medicaid and Medicare:    “The time is always right to do what is right.” Martin Luther King, Jr. As quickly as the news spread about the massacre in Las Vegas … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Wrong Enemy

The current president sent out the first volley Wednesday in what will be the upcoming budget discussions. As former Vice-President Joe Biden once said “Don’t tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you … Continue reading

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An Energy Revolution

A recent article at Nuclear News reminds us the world is on the cusp of an energy revolution. “The cost of renewables like solar and cell batteries for electric vehicles are making the carbon-based economy obsolete, with the turning point … Continue reading

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U.S. Not Leaving Paris Agreement Yet – Here’s What You Should Know

Dear Friends, As you know, today the White House announced that the United States would begin the process of leaving the Paris Agreement. Removing the United States from the Paris Agreement is a reckless and indefensible action. It undermines America’s … Continue reading

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Earth Day! Marches For Science In Iowa!

March For Science In Washington DC EARTH DAY APRIL 22, 2017 Where: The National Mall in Washington, DC and 425+ satellite marches around the world. When: April 22nd, 2017. But that’s only the beginning… Events in Iowa in conjunction with … Continue reading

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The Planet Lost Big Time November 8th

America lost so much in this election. The world lost so much in this election. Perhaps no entity lost more in this election than the planet and its systems for sustaining life. Humanity was finally, slowly coming to grips with … Continue reading

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Feeling Very Nervous

Just can’t help it. I am feeling very nervous about Tuesday. My concern is mostly due to the Republican party’s blatant voter suppression activities. From the legalized theft of votes from citizens through voter id laws that are targeted at … Continue reading

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