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Now read this:Limbaugh Reveals His Soul As He Ties Robin Williams Death To Liberalism (Aug 12, 2014) Was John McCain Palsy Walsy With ISIS? (Aug 11, 2014) House Republicans Violate Pledge By Adding Nearly $1 TrillionTo Debt (Aug 6, 2014) Republicans Sue Obama For Acting Unilateraly On ACA, But Blame Him For Not Doing So [...]

New Research Links Tornado Strength, Frequency To Climate Change

“I think it’s important for forecasters and the public to know this…”

Media Fails To Report Why Toledo’s Water Is Contaminated

The water is finally safe to drink, says the mayor of Toledo, Ohio, although some skepticism still remains.  “Residents of Toledo, its suburbs and small areas of southeastern Michigan began lining up for water Saturday after news of the contamination surfaced,”reported USA Today. Most media outlets have failed to mention what caused the exuberant toxic, algal blooms. [...]

Groups Say North Carolina Republicans Have Gutted Pollution Programs

When Gov. Pat McCrory  signed a voluminous Republican-backed regulatory reform bill into law last year, he said, “This common sense legislation cuts government red tape, axes overly burdensome regulations, and puts job creation first here in North Carolina.” It’s also hurt the environment. The recent massive coal ash spill at a Duke plant in Eden [...]

Billionaire Vows To Spend Big To Take Down Florida Governor Rick Scott

Tom Steyer is investing in Charlie Crist. The Miami Herald reports: In a nationwide push to fight Republicans who deny the existence of man-made climate change, investor-turned-activist Tom Steyer has founded a Florida political committee, seeded it with $750,000 of his own money, and says he’ll spend far more to help Democrat Charlie Crist defeat [...]

Holy Toledo: 500,000 Residents In Toledo, Ohio Area Have Undrinkable Water After Dangerous Toxins Found

Residents in the Toledo-area are under a do-not-drink advisory after learning the city’s water supply is unsafe. According to News Nugget, samples from a water treatment plant revealed concentrations of microcystin, a toxin released by an algae bloom, exceeded recommended limits. 500,000 people in Toledo and Lucas County, as well as nearby Fulton County and parts of [...]

Denying Climate Change On Two Continents Is Too Scary

I thought America was way behind the times on the science of climate change, given the positions of fact-free Republicans who populate our House of Representatives. Our northern neighbor, Canada, is surprisingly anti-environmentalist, considering they are socially more progressive than the U.S. with their single payer health care. Canadian PM Harper, who is as committed to proliferating the production of [...]

Endangered Forest in Florida Will Be Leveled to Make Room for Walmart and Chick-Fil-A

Now read this:Robert Reich Offers Advice To Walmart CEO (Aug 14, 2014) 2 Dead In Walmart Shooting (Aug 6, 2014) Woman Says She’s Not Racist After Video Shows Her Yelling ‘Ni**ger’ At Neighbors And Their ‘Stinky Black-Ass Children’ (Jul 26, 2014) Florida Man Posts Facebook Pix Of Self Pointing Gun At Head Of Cat And [...]

The Show-Me State Shows Us All

Typically I don’t pay much attention to what goes on in Missouri, outside of the occasional snake-handling god-botherer getting his chance to meet the Big Guy, or Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin recanting his apologies for mansplaining gynecology to the nation, but now and again someone in the Show Me state, well, shows us something. Today’s case [...]

Geologists: 2,547 Earthquakes In Oklahoma Linked To Fracking

Geologists have confirmed what many have suspected for years: earthquakes that rattled central Oklahoma was the direct result of fracking and wastewater injection, according to a newly released study.  A team of geologists from Cornell University, the University of Colorado, Columbia University and the United States Geological Survey released the study last week which makes [...]

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