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Katrina in the Waves? I Think Not.

You might as well play this peppy little number as background music while you read, because I think we could all use a little feel-good right now: Seems that it is becoming fashionable to compare the current administration’s response to … Continue reading

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BP & Tort Reform

Here’s the latest: a woman suing Google because, while following a recommended route for walking, she was hit by a car. Ridiculous? Of course. And don’t worry—Google will be fine. Filing a lawsuit is easy. It should be, as a … Continue reading

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Oil Spill 50-Day-Mark Vigil 6/8 in Houston

Just got email from a MoveOn member that there will be a vigil – NOTE UPDATED LOCATION: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 6:30 p.m. Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney, downtown NOW SCHEDULED FOR HERMANN PARK near the hill at Miller Outdoor Theater … Continue reading

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Is Giving Up An Option for BP?

If I see another heading that is some variation on BP Not Giving Up In Fight Against Oil Spill . . . Do the headline writers know something we don’t? Maybe they’re taking the longer view. If you really want … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t We Be Doing Something?

I didn’t stockpile for Y2K, but I do like to plan ahead in case of emergencies. At the beginning of hurricane season, I do get new batteries for the flashlight, buy a few containers to use for freezing water, and … Continue reading

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Mourning the Gulf

In the 70s, we’d pack up early in the morning to drive to Galveston, meeting our next-door neighbors on a west end beach. We’d cook breakfast over a fire—Uncle Marty cooking scrambled eggs and bacon in a cast-iron skillet, serving … Continue reading

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