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Cross-posted with EcoWatch & co-authored by Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. " Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal. " --UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Zero has become the most ...
by Renewable Rider
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 05:24 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Just a quick reminder, for all of us who were lucky enough to watch the spectacle unfold on live TV - today is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. I actually DID see it happen live,
by Fordmandalay
Comment Count 129 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 08:12 AM PDT with 141 Recommends
July 20, 1969 It is humbling to try to write about an episode of tv like Sunday's midseason finale of /Mad Men/, one which redeemed an occasionally scattered run of episodes with an hour of ...
by Adam B
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 05:47 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. John C. Houbolt might be the man who got him there on time. The former NASA engineer and chief proponent of Lunar Orbit Rendezvous has died at ...
by dinotrac
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Apr 20, 2014 at 04:37 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Our nation's greatest achievements did not come without failures along the way. When I think of such achievements, winning World War II and landing a man on the moon come quickly to mind. What the ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 06:02 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Cross-posted with EcoWatch In June, after more than four years as president, President Obama finally proposed a climate action plan for America. True to form, the president gave an eloquent speech, ...
by Renewable Rider
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 12:42 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
From the country that brought you the Erie Canal, the Transcontinental Railroad, the Moon Landing, the Mars Rover, and the latest in technological innovation: The Fiscal Cliff. Not . China ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 06:20 PM PST with 75 Recommends
We know the story. "Obama hates small business owners because 'You didn't build that'." We all know it's quack, and that responding with " We Built That" actually supported the President's point. ...
by Hammerhand
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 09:53 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
By now most people who care have already heard about it ad nauseum , but the foolishly impulsive reaction to it at all levels in the GOP, I feel, cannot be stomped on enough. President Obama on a ...
by Hammerhand
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2012 at 01:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
They called it a gaffe . . . Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you'€™ve got a business,�
by Hammerhand
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 03:07 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Astronaut Neil Armstrong, who was up until now officially the first man on the Moon, was posthumously stripped of all seven of his Moon Landing trophies due to doping charges. The rest at The La ...
by Alex Terrieur
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 03:47 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Neil Armstrong's first footstep on the Moon was the culmination of of a project set in motion by John F. Kennedy on September 12th, 1962 in a speech given at Rice University . We ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 07:33 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
The whole country is remembering today so I will do my bit. The moon landing has a lot of memories to trigger for me. I graduated college in 1957 and was commissioned a Regular USMC officer since ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 01:33 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
MSNBC is announcing it now. More to come. UPDATE: I'm recording MSNBC and memories of Armstrong. I'll post that when I can get it up to YouTube.
by Diogenes2008
Comment Count 186 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 12:14 PM PDT with 230 Recommends
If so, say hello. I'm turning 57 today. That makes me one year to the day younger than Thomas L. Friedman , with whom I also share a first name and last two initials (but mine are F. ...
by Demi Moaned
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 07:02 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I remember when man first stepped on the moon. I was a 16 year old philosophical junkie, questioning everything from why my government was sending young boys to die in Vietnam to why people who have ...
by grannycarol
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri May 20, 2011 at 09:51 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
What These Things Cost By David Glenn Cox Whenever we attempt to evaluate things, there is price and then there is cost. The price of an item or adventure is simply the dollar amount. The ...
by Daveparts
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 09:02 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Recently, a very poorly researched MarketWatch article which includes the great quote:
by SilverOz
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Jan 07, 2010 at 06:25 AM PST with 5 Recommends
by Baron Dave
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Aug 26, 2009 at 07:11 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Since my last installment on denial movement tactics , a lot has happened in wacky ...
by Caj
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jul 29, 2009 at 09:48 AM PDT with 18 Recommends