The impact of natural gas hydrofracturing, discussed in a diner in BlondCounty, by Jerry Collamer.
This Country’s Going to Socialist Hell – By Jerry Collamer
Jerry Collamer on the state of the nation’s political dialogue ongoing in BlondCounty and at a diner near you.
End Corporate Personhood: LA Joins National Movement to Repeal Citizens United
We, the People of the USA, reject the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling and other related cases, and move to amend our Constitution to firmly establish that money is not speech, and that human beings, not corporations, are persons entitled to constitutional rights. Join the National Day of Action on May 10th with two marches in Los Angeles.
A Word With My Congressman on Keystone – By Peter Jefferson Nichols
Dear Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, I received your letter in response to my earlier note imploring you to do all you can to prevent the completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Your words express your intent to do exactly the opposite of what I had asked. And to be frank, your words piss me off.
Morey Wolfson: Addressing Climate Change in a World of Denialism
Taking action on the proven science of climate change requires overcoming obfuscation from the fossil fuel polluters lobby in order to implement a policy of increased efficiency and conservation, coupled with a clean, renewable energy plan. A CO2 fee and dividend system could help level the relative cost of renewables, creating the political will to kick the fossil fuel habit.
Gonzovision 1970s: Hunter S. Thompson on the American Dream
“America could have been a fantastic monument to all the best instincts of the human race. Instead, we just moved in here and destroyed the place from coast to coast like killer snails. Everybody wants power over a country that’s had it’s day.”