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Environmental Activist Offers Solutions to Climate Change Disasters

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By Glynn Wilson — WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s hard to get any official sources in the nation’s capital to talk openly about the reality of climate change due to global warming from the burning of fossil fuels. With the climate change denier in chief in the Oval Office ordering federal agencies to wipe science information…

Republicans Fail to Repeal Obamacare: Where Do We Go From Here

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Millions of Americans desperately clinging to some form of health care coverage can breath a sigh of relief Friday morning as the anti-government Republicans in charge of the United States Senate, at the behest of an unhinged president, failed to put together enough votes to abolish the Affordable…

An Update on Thoreau’s Necessities of Life

“The necessaries of life for man in this climate may, accurately enough, be distributed under the several heads of Food, Shelter, Clothing, and Fuel; for not till we have secured these are we prepared to entertain the true problems of life with freedom and a prospect of success.” – Henry David Thoreau, Walden By Glynn…

Freedom of Speech Rallies Show Free Speech Alive and Well in America

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – White conservative activists for Trump rallied for “free speech” on the National Mall on Sunday while counter demonstrators held their own rally higher up on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in objection to “hate speech,” chanting “no Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA.” To observers of all…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Lies Better Than Trump

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — What happens when you have a United States Attorney General who is just as much of a liar as the president, only one who has been in Washington much longer and understands the practice of dissembling in answering questions and claiming a faulty memory?…

Comey: President Trump is a Liar Who Can’t Be Trusted

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald J. Trump is a liar who can’t be trusted and did not want the FBI director getting to the bottom of the investigation into Russian “meddling” in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, especially vis a vis his “satellite” associates, especially fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.…

Turns Out There Is No Republican ‘Establishment’

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Can we please retire the notion that Donald Trump is hijacking someone else’s party? – By Frank Rich – In mid-July of 2015, a month after Donald Trump announced his presidential run, I joined a gaggle of political junkies in a clubby bar four blocks from the White House to hear a legendary campaign strategist…

Washington Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom Framing the Jefferson Memorial

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — We made it into the city on Monday to catch the cherry blossoms in full peak bloom on the new green Giant mountain bike. Hope you enjoy and share the photos. Related PostsShenandoah: Daughter of the Stars The Many Birds of Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge President Obama is America’s Political…

The Problem With Washington, D.C.

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – The world is populated by many very good people. Then there are the assholes, who simply do not get it. When I set out on this adventure back in September to live with a very low carbon footprint in a camper van in 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…

Reflections in the Snow From the Nation’s Capital

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – TACOMA PARK, Md. — Camped out in the media van surrounded by a foot of snow, there’s finally time and space in the schedule to reflect a little on the events of the past week and look ahead for a few minutes at the future. The plan…

EPA’s Gina McCarthy Delivers Obama Administration Position on Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure With Green Jobs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The EPA’s Gina McCarthy, a teacher from Boston, delivered one of the keynote addresses on repairing America’s infrastructure with green jobs Monday afternoon at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs annual conference, delivering the Obama administrations position before a new and powerful coalition of unions and environmentalists under the umbrella of the Blue…

Sierra Club’s Michael Brune Delivers Keynote Address at Green Jobs Conference

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Sierra Club’s Michael Brune delivered one of the keynote addresses on repairing America’s infrastructure with green jobs Monday afternoon at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs annual conference, put on by the Blue Green Alliance, a coalition of unions and environmental non-profit groups. With more than 15 million members through 14 affiliated…