Go Filibuster Yourself!

This may be the first time in history that a group of senators filibustered themselves. About 30 Democratic senators – calling themselves the Senate Climate Action Task Force – resolved to keep the senate open overnight Monday into Tuesday morning. “We’re not going to rest until Congress wakes up and acts on the most pressing…

A House Not Lived In

Everywhere you look today you will find positive references to environmentalism. It is taken for granted that amongst the greatest virtues is a concern for “Mother Earth.” Terms like “eco-friendly”, “carbon-neutral”, “bio-degradable”, and – most poignant – “sustainable” are found on packaging, magazines, billboards, business plans, car fenders, posters and trash trucks. Our culture likes…

Fear

I admit it … I’m not even sorry about it … I am not in the least bit concerned about “carbon pollution” (a term used 21 times in Obama’s most recent speech about his environmental concerns).  Nor am I concerned at all about things like shale oil fracturing (fracking), not enough recycling being done, emissions…