With efforts to pump tar sands crude south and west coming up against fierce resistance, Canada’s oil industry is making a quiet attempt at an end run to the east.
The industry is growing increasingly desperate to find a coastal port to export tar sands bitumen, especially now that the highly publicized and hotly contested Keystone . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Trailbreaker Lives: How Plans to Bring Tar Sands Crude to the East Coast are "Going in Reverse"
For most progressives, the issue of accepting gay marriage is an easy one. It is also widely recognized that at some point in the future, gay marriage probably will be accepted and that the momentum in public opinion and the nascent process of state level legalization is going to continue until it is legal . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: The New Hampshire model for pushing marriage equality
While legislators in New Hampshire consider a bill that would make it legal for business owners in the public sector to deny services to any gay person getting married, an owner of an upscale bistro in Tennessee is doing almost the opposite—refusing service to homophobic lawmakers. (Ah, the sting of their own discrimination… Think it’ll . . . → Read More: Slap Upside The Head: Battle of Service
Peter Milliken: Canada’s longest-serving Speaker of the House can still silence a room with a stern look or wry turn-of-phrase , which is even more impressed when that room is filled with 3200 Liberal delegates instead of 308 MPS.
Cannabis: With 77% of the vote it looks like the policy motion put forward by . . . → Read More: The Equivocator: Hot or Not: Liberal Biennial Convention Edition (Part 2)
It took all of 10 minutes after the polls closed for Willard “Mitt” Romney to be declared the winner of the New Hampshire primary election. Meanwhile, there will be four hours of “live” coverage on all the cable news networks analyzing the results and pretending there is some significance to be gleaned from the outcome. . . . → Read More: Red Tory v.3.0.3: Mitt-Sock Wins! (again)
Good grief, what an abysmal travesty ABC News televised earlier this evening in New Hampshire. Absent any substantive discussion, the most notable “gaffe” the media was able to latch onto (something that’s now supposedly trending in the Twittersphere) was Jon Huntsman’s ill-timed barb at Mitt Romney for being a clueless idiot… delivered, unfortunately for him, . . . → Read More: Red Tory v.3.0.3: Worst “Debate”… Ever
This is a guest post by Bill Walker, originally published at Climate Central.
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As Dustin Lance Black wrote for the voice of Harvey Milk in Gus Van Sant’s 2008 film Milk, “People vote two to one for us if they know just one of us.” This seems to hint at what is happening in New Hampshire, where state Republican party Vice Chairma… . . . → Read More: gay persons of color: New Hampshire Republican supports marriage equality, gay son