Archive | August, 2011

Shawn Lawrence Otto: Elected Officials Deny Climate Science as Climate-Related Losses Grow

30 Aug

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shawn-lawrence-otto/hurricane-irene-2011_b_938757.html

The massive storm that slammed into the Eastern seaboard had at least 65 million people in its projected path through America’s most heavily developed area of population. Most hurricanes shouldn’t be able to make it that far north — except for one little detail: global warming — the same global warming that America’s elected representatives are either ignoring or denying it exists. The main argument is being driven by an oil industry funded lobbying effort that has dumped more than $1 billion into defeating cap and trade legislation and convincing the American public that climate change is a “hoax.”


Worth read.

&Reverse Racism&: A Sad Misnomer for a Tragic Mississippi Murder | Truthout

17 Aug

http://www.truth-out.org/reverse-racism-sad-misnomer-tragic-mississippi-murder/1313518071

I would love to know what would happen if the murderers were black and their victim was white? So sad. Disappointing.

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