Tagged: environment

Good Riddance, Governor

Good Riddance, Governor

  So the Democratic governor of West Virginia says he is changing parties. So I say, “Good riddance.” Governor Jim Justice (photo) is the kind of Democrat  that drags the party down. Left to...

The Shaming of America

The Shaming of America

  The bloated, red-faced figure standing in the Rose Garden and shown on TV screens around the world has become the symbol of America’s shame. Ironically, this is the man who promised to “make...

Freezing in a Warming World

Freezing in a Warming World

  Brace yourself for a flurry from the climate change deniers this winter. According to a recently released study, parts of North America are in for bitter cold. And you know the scoffers will use the...

Ban the Rocket’s Red Glare!

Ban the Rocket’s Red Glare!

    The cats seem to have survived last night’s barrage, and Sandra and I are still standing – groggily – this morning. But I am not a happy camper. The rocket’s red glare...

In Hard Times, the Environment Takes a Beating

In Hard Times, the Environment Takes a Beating

A huge pile of coal ash sits next to a power plant in our Florida town, and the city fathers are worrying they might have to clean it up. The clean-up would be costly. ...

Risk-Taking Polluters Make Cancer Commonplace

Risk-Taking Polluters Make Cancer Commonplace

If you play golf, as I sometimes try to do, you will be familiar with the risk-reward concept. Golf courses are designed to reward risk takers – or to punish them.  Faced with the...

Is This Ugliness What Voters Really Wanted?

Is This Ugliness What Voters Really Wanted?

These things seem self-evident to me: – Mankind has a responsibility to protect and preserve the world God gave us, and to try and perfect the natural order with which the earth is endowed....

There Are Times When the “News” Says it All

There Are Times When the “News” Says it All

Back in the days when I wrote “news” stories for a living, I had to be oh-so-careful not to let my biases color the facts. I was constantly reminded that bias belonged on the...

Shutting the Stable Door After the Horse Has Escaped

Shutting the Stable Door After the Horse Has Escaped

The Obama administration is shutting the stable door after the horse – a night mare  (I know that’s a terrible pun, but I couldn’t help myself) – has escaped. And the door is only...