We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of ...
In the last Sunday Train, I talked about the study on Keystone West improvements commissioned by the PennDOT . This study finds that upgrades are expensive, and benefits are modest, in terms of ...
Four years ago I was given the opportunity to move back to the place I love best in the world. Vancouver Island. I thought of living on the east coast, but found it too crowded, expensive and didn'...
Putney Swope and Stan Freberg made me want to create an anti-capitalist ad agency that made nothing but transgressive, subversive advertising, if only to avenge the death of my ...
There are two words that describe the Republicans' Senate Budget Committee's proposed budget: “dishonesty” and “austerity” for most Americans. Let's deal with the dishonesty part first. In ...
In my last post I asked this same question about the House Budget Committee. As my readers saw in that one, the attempts at deficit reduction leading to budget balance were so severe that they ...
This week a dear friend sent me an email. She was uncharacteristically upset in the correspondence. Her husband, as well as many in this community, works for ExxonMobil. Many in Texas do. Her ...
It never ceases to amaze me that those who offer budget plans and projections never take into account the reality that their projections must be consistent with implications of trends in sector ...
Drought as recorded in snowfall on Half-dome in Yosemite Valley on March 19 of 2012 and 2015.
There was certainly no shortage of water in the Northeast this winter. Boston and several other ...
Environmental and human rights activists, holding plastic “torches” and “pitchforks,” formed human barricades at both entrances to the Nestlé Waters bottling plant in Sacramento at 5:00 a.m.