Archive for the 'environment' Category

as shrubya defaces us flags by autographing them for the faithful in vienna, repubs in congress push anti-flag-”desecration” legislation because they’ve run out of other “successful” issues. here’s 1) aha’s (american humanist association’s) action alert 2) links and text of my emails to boxer & feinstein, 3) a previously-posted note on awo from AMERICAblog about the prez’s viennish-scribbling across the stars & stripes, and 4) an aha backgrounder about the congressional anti-flag-desecration legislation (339)

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

from: american humanist association
date: jun 23, 2006 3:07 pm
subject: stand up for free speech: oppose the flag desecration amendment of 2006
urge your senators to oppose the flag desecration amendment of 2006 (s.j. res. 12).
call or write your senators and urge them to oppose the flag desecration amendment of 2006 (s.j. res. 12). this legislation […]

abc news report (on AMERICAblog) slams shrubya: “the president is wrong” about global warning. (rk’s recommendation for best new aids movie: gore’s “an inconvenient truth.” the bush administration’s attitudes about global warming are identical to the bush administration’s attitudes about global aids: follow my money. see it and decide for yourself.) (338)

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

ABC News slams Bush hard over global warming
by John in DC - 6/26/2006 05:56:00 PM
Read this. It’s really quite an amazing slam on Bush. From ABC News:
In the White House, only hours after that old elm had fallen, Bush was addressed by a reporter, thus: “I know that you are not planning to see […]

marking & honoring the solstice (336)

Monday, June 26th, 2006

chers,
longest day. shortest night. new moon. white ravenflight. huzzah!
–lyr

the drill

emily chang solstice sunset

animated gif: view of earth from sun at summer solstice

nasa snap of summer solstice at the south pole

earth science or political science? nasa says, “earth’s ozone layer appears to be on the road to recovery.” (321)

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

chers—
earth science or political science? nasa says, “earth’s ozone layer appears to be on the road to recovery.” what other comment can there be? what other question could come first? where can i get a free ticket to see “an inconvenient truth”?
–lyr

“earth’s ozone layer appears to be on the road to recovery,” says nasa report, […]