This Republican Agrees with President Obama on Climate Change

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by The Rev. Mitch Hescox President Obama got it exactly right last night at the beginning of his State of the Union address when he said it is the hard-working citizens of our great nation that make the state of our Union strong, and that the United States is the best positioned country in the world to succeed in the 21st Century. This is in spite of divisions within our great nation that continue to hold us back from achieving our full potential.Social scientist Robert Putnam, of “bowling … [Read more...]

Remembering Russel Train, Environmental Statesman, Republican

President Nixon signing the Clean Air Act on Dec. 31, 1970, flanked by his environmental dynamic duo of Bill Ruckelshaus (left) and Russell Train.

by Jim BallRecently the heads of 12 environmental organizations were asked to rank the greenest Presidents in US history. Now, think to yourself, what's the most liberal, the most radical of the major environmental organizations? Many of you will have chosen Greenpeace for that distinction.Now, which President would you think the head of Greenpeace, Phil Radford, would choose as the greenest President? Barack Obama? Nope. Nyet. Nada.Maybe Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton or LBJ or FDR? G … [Read more...]


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