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The Canadian Progressive: Bruce Springsteen cancels show to protest North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law HB2

Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his weekend concert in protest of HB2, North Carolina’s new anti-LGBT law. The post Bruce Springsteen cancels show to protest North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law HB2 appeared first on The Canadian Progressive. . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Bruce Springsteen cancels show to protest North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law HB2

The Disaffected Lib: October 9. Miami’s Day of Reckoning.

On October 9, the Earth, sun and moon will align just so to create a King Tide, the highest tides of the year.   In Miami, all eyes will be on the rising seas.

On high tides or in the event of storm surge, Miami streets are awash in sea water.  Storm sewers back . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: October 9. Miami’s Day of Reckoning.

bastard.logic: The Atomic Road To Damascus (With a Detour Through Goldsboro)

Hey, remember when the US almost detonated an atomic bomb (260 times more powerful than either Fat Man or Little Boy) over North Carolina?

Good times:

The document, obtained by the investigative journalist Eric Schlosser under the Freedom of Information Act, gives the first conclusive evidence that the US was narrowly spared a disaster . . . → Read More: bastard.logic: The Atomic Road To Damascus (With a Detour Through Goldsboro)

bastard.logic: The Atomic Road To Damascus (With a Detour Through Goldsboro)

Hey, remember when the US almost detonated an atomic bomb (260 times more powerful than either Fat Man or Little Boy) over North Carolina?

Good times:

The document, obtained by the investigative journalist Eric Schlosser under the Freedom of Information Act, gives the first conclusive evidence that the US was narrowly spared a disaster . . . → Read More: bastard.logic: The Atomic Road To Damascus (With a Detour Through Goldsboro)

Song of the Watermelon: Twisting the Facts on the Environment

Courtesy of sumofus.org

Case #1: BC Premier Christy Clark has a job creation plan. One component of said plan involves three liquefied natural gas plants in the northern part of the province. Unfortunately, this runs afoul of the provincial Clean Energy Act. So what does Premier Clark do? In June, she redefines “clean . . . → Read More: Song of the Watermelon: Twisting the Facts on the Environment

The Disaffected Lib: Legislating Against Sea Level Rise – What Crazy People Do in Government

North Carolina is firmly Republican and its legislature is just as firmly crazy.   Crazy as in detached from reality, liberated from reason, unhinged.  From Scientific American:

“…the meter or so of sea level rise predicted for the NC Coastal Resources Commission by a state-appointed board of scientists is extremely inconvenient for counties along the coast. . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Legislating Against Sea Level Rise – What Crazy People Do in Government

Slap Upside The Head: North Carolina Re-Bans Same-Sex Marriage

North Carolina conducted a statewide study yesterday to resolve the question once and for all: Are most North Carolinians narrow-minded bigots? The answer, of course, was yes.