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Michelle on the Mall: Good People doing Good Things for Good Reasons

March 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on Michelle on the Mall: Good People doing Good Things for Good Reasons

One of my favorite events, every two years, on the Mall is the Solar Decathlon (coming again this fall). 20 or so university teams from around the world competing to have the most attractive and most functional off-the-grid, solar powered home possible. Well, it won’t be 20 teams. And, it won’t be a house that […]

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The Steele Big Lie Trap

March 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele decided to go all-in with a public demonstration of his anti-science syndrome (ASS) crredentials. And when a listener scoffed at the notion of global warming, Steele eagerly ran with the baton. “Thank you, thank you,” he said. “We are cooling. We are not warming. The warming you see out […]

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Tar and Feather ….

March 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Humanity engages in many outrages, against each other, against ourselves, against the hability of our planet. Genocide … hunting species to extinction … CO2 emissions and global warming/ocean acidificiation … And, sadly, there seems to be a tendency toward ‘out of sight, out of mind’ for many of these, for many of us. We have […]

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