Tag Archive for 2014

Studies Show 2014 Was the Warmest Year On Record

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By Glynn Wilson – The year 2014 ranks as Earth’s warmest on record since 1880, according to two separate analyses by scientists from NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The 10 warmest years in the instrumental record, with the exception of 1998, have now occurred since 2000, they say in a release just out…

Signs of an Obama Revival?

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By Nicholas Sheppard – After a year and a half of poor poll numbers, a Republican takeover of both houses of Congress, a sluggish economic recovery and numerous problems abroad, President Obama’s fortunes may be changing going into 2015. His job approval rating has been trending up in general in recent weeks, reaching 48 percent…

Tannehill State Park Flash Flood of December 2014

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TANNEHILL, Ala. – This video was shot to show the flash flooding at Tannehill State Park in Alabama on Dec. 28, 2014. Video created for the New American Journal @ NewAmericanJournal.Net, an alternative, independent news publication registered legally as Locust Fork Publishing LLC. Related PostsFree Camping in Alabama State Parks Feb. 8-12 Ducks on the…

Independence Day Fireworks From Washington, D.C.

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Watch the video – WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 4) — We made our way from the Hungry Mother State Park — after a cool summer night July 3 in the mountains by the creek — through the crowds in the nation’s capital on Friday to a Pentagon parking lot by the Lady Bird memorial, where we…

Images From Mobile Bay in Fairhope on Earth Day 2014

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FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Images from Earth Day 2014 along Mobile Bay showoff a beautiful spring day and a carefree attitude this area needs as a break from the disasters in the news from the BP Oil Spill to the tar sands and crude pipelines through their sole source of fresh drinking water and a historic…

Comic Cowboys Satirize Mobile Establishment on Fat Tuesday

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MOBILE, Ala. – The Comic Cowboys poked jabbing fun at the establishment in the rain on Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras Day. Big Oil pipelines came under fire, as well as the new Chamber of Commerce Republican Mayor and the cops. Alabama’s Nick Saban and Auburn’s Toomer Oaks were also the subject of the cowboy’s wit,…

Joe Cain Day Generates Controversy at Mobile Mardi Gras 2014

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It seems Joe Cain Parading Society organizer Jim Baldwin wants to limit walking processions at the oldest Mardi Gras procession in the United States. Members of a Second Line marched through Bienville Square Park on Sunday to protest limits placed on walking crews at this year’s Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama, on of all days…

Mobile Mardi Gras 2014 Mystics of Time

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MOBILE, Ala. — One of Mobile’s most popular parades, the Mystics of Time, comes out on the Saturday before Mardi Gras and unleashes smoke-breathing dragons on the streets of the city. The krewe was formed in 1948 and first paraded the next year. As the story goes, a group of friends, while playing their regular…