Monthly Archives: November 2010

Weather News from Blue State Minnesota

I don’t know why a farmer/voter in Minnesota should understand global warming and extreme weather better than a farmer/voter in in South Dakota, but both states are experiencing the same global warming impact of extreme weather and South Dakota continues … Continue reading

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52 minutes of Chalmers Johnson

If you want to remember Chalmers Johnson, spend 52 minutes listening to Chalmers and figure out how you can carry on this important work. Speaking Freely – Chalmers Johnson on American Hegemony from Ice Goldberg on Vimeo. “Chalmers Johnson had … Continue reading

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The NY Times Challenges You to Fix the Budget

Give it a try.  I didn’t have much trouble fixing the budget, but military spending definitely took a hit with my planning. I think it is clear that their are important options that are not included in the NYT list. … Continue reading

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More headlines saying Global Warming happening faster than expected

I have said for years that the climate scientists are naturally conservative in their projections about the impact of global warming. This is not to say that these scientists are politically conservative, but that science itself is conservative in terms … Continue reading

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Don’t Mourn, Organize

Hard not to be discouraged. The Work continues. Here’s something I came across this morning. It’s a little long, but what else do we have to do, but read, think and plan for the change that has to come. The … Continue reading

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The Hard Times Coming Can Be Profitable

Mary’s post on the failure of “conservatives” to be cautious with regard to global warming got me thinking about the profit motive behind the modern day Republican Party. There is no need to engage in reasonable public policy if conflict … Continue reading

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Where is the Note?

Thanks to Empty Wheel and SEIU for putting this together. from Empty Wheel and Firedoglake: In the face of mounting evidence that the banks foreclosing on homes did not comply with legal requirements during securitization of mortgages and therefore don’t … Continue reading

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Election Eve. Here we go. Our first Citizens United election

I think this is going to be ugly.  And if you pull the string of the Citizens United Supreme Court decision, the whole fabric is revealed.  It was clear from the time that SCOTUS asked the parties to argue bigger … Continue reading

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The Head Stomp is the Enduring Symbol of the Far Right

in this election. At least for me. I disagree with Mary Shaw at OpEdNews that Ms. Valle was a defenseless female. I am not going to buy into the sexism of aggression and defense. Also, I looked at the video … Continue reading

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