| Home | About Us | Login/Register | Email News Tips |

A liberal dose of news, national and local politics, commentary, opinions and common sense conversation…

Iraqi Coalition on the Brink – Let’s Call It What It Is – Civil War

What is so hard about saying what it is? Iraq is a civil war. The Guardian U.K. can’t seem to even come out with it, no, instead on Saturday they reported, “the country lurched closer to all-out civil war.” The prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki, was forced to choose between his US protectors and an essential […]

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Turns Down 50,000 Free Copies of “An Inconvenient Truth” for Classrooms

Following up on my global warming piece below, Laurie David writes in the WaPo today that the company that made “An Inconvenient Truth” decided to offer 50,000 free DVDs to the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) for teachers to use in their classrooms. Great idea — right? “It seemed like a no-brainer,” said David, who […]

Supreme Court to Hear Pivotal Global Warming Case

The Supreme Court will hear arguments this coming week in a case that may determine whether BushCo must “change course in how it deals with the threat of global warming.” A dozen states as well as environmental groups and large cities are trying to convince the court that the Environmental Protection Agency must regulate, as […]

The Long, Still Not Agreed Upon, Civil War

The N.Y. Times has an analysis today of what makes a war and civil war and how it applies to Iraq, you know, the Long War, the still not agreed upon, Civil War. Is Iraq in a civil war? Though the Bush administration continues to insist that it is not, a growing number of American […]