Warsaw and the Philippines give America another chance to show it doesn’t care

The United Nations Climate Change Conference began this week in Warsaw, and it’s hard to say what’s more ironic: the devastating events preceding it or the wallowing inaction that is likely to follow. In a sort of perverse opening ceremony, a leaked scientific document on the potential impact of global warming, followed by one of … Continue reading Warsaw and the Philippines give America another chance to show it doesn’t care

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Amtrekking, Day 4: D.C. to Manhattan and Everything in Between

The last 24 hours have been an absolute whirlwind, which is why I haven't posted anything during that time. In brief... Arrived in Washington DC on Friday afternoon. Train was late arriving, so I didn't get to see half of what I wanted to, but I did feast my eyes on the Washington Union Station … Continue reading Amtrekking, Day 4: D.C. to Manhattan and Everything in Between

Obama’s centrist immigration reform proposals illicit extremist media response

Now that the government has decided to wait until February before coming to terms with its crippling debt addiction, it’s time for some other subjects to dominate the national political conversation. Next on deck: immigration! President Barack Obama, who has been a key supporter of the proposed Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) … Continue reading Obama’s centrist immigration reform proposals illicit extremist media response