Category: "environment"

Earth, Freedom and Fossil Fuels

April 22nd, 2013
Tim DeChristopher is a free man. Somehow, putting an exclamation point after that sentence seems redundant. Because DeChristopher has always been free. It?s just that the federal government locked him up for two years because as an act of conscience… more »

Some Modest Proposals

November 18th, 2008
The California cognitive scientist George Lakoff http://berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2004/08/25_lakoff.shtml has urged Democrats to resist Republican attempts to influence policy by ?framing? it in language that obscures its true nature?death… more »

Fight, Baby, Fight!

September 14th, 2008
It?s time for Barack Obama to get angry. Not as a black man, but as an American. Because too much is at stake if he doesn?t. The Bush Administration, with Dick Cheney in the role of the Wizard of Oz, has taken us down a path that menaces not just… more »

Commercial Intent

August 28th, 2008
It?s been a long time since I?ve rested as well as I did last night. Thank you, Bill Clinton, for delivering a ringing, unequivocal endorsement of Barack Obama. Thank you, Barack Obama, for choosing a running mate who is not afraid to speak truth… more »