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I, a Jew, will miss Helen Thomas

Article: I, a Jew, will miss Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas — You will be missed… If only by me. OOooof… what a week! I got my ass chewed out on Facebook for saying I would miss Helen Thomas… Okay. Half of what she said was pretty indefensible (I am of the mind that Israelis should, indeed, stop building on settlements. However, I do…

Nothing Is Impossible

Article: Nothing Is Impossible

Did that just happen? Did we really just elect the nation’s first black president? And in a landslide, no less? Yes We Did. I grew up in the color-blind world of Sesame Street, where being different was not a barrier to doing anything you wanted to. As I grew older, I came to recognize the…

Politics Matter When It Comes To Protecting Nature

Article: Politics Matter When It Comes To Protecting Nature

Get involved in this election season of 2008, you can truly make a difference in the environment based on who you put into office. Barack Obama has studied the Washington D.C. politics of environmentalism and he concluded that the Bush Administration has weakened environmental regulations considerably through administrative orders. The scary thing about this fact…