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Promoting More Offshore Oil Rigs Isn’t What We Elected Obama To Do

Back in 2008, Barack Obama promised us comprehensive climate legislation. He never delivered on that promise, though, and in this year’s State of the Union Address, Obama announced that he won’t even try to deal with global warming. Given the current conditions, and what we know about the climate trends to come, this environmental neglect from Obama is unacceptable.

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Start a Chapter of the Young Greens of America

Are you a committed progressive or liberal? Does neither the Republican Party nor the Democratic Party represent you in its policy behavior on torture, on warrantless surveillance, on discrimination, on the economy, or on environmental protection? Are you 35 or younger and tired of watching

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Gearing Up for 2010, Third Parties Swamped by D, R and None

Yesterday, the Federal Election Commission released its latest statistics on registered candidates for national public office. Here’s the official FEC breakdown of their party identification: Democratic/DFL Party: 1031 Republican Party: 953 Independent/None: 132 Libertarian: 27 Other: 26 Unknown: 24 Green Party: 14 Constitutional Party: 3

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Skreened Goes Biodegradable With Its T-Shirt Shipping

I’m impressed by the extent to which Skreened makes an effort to minimize the environmental impact of its shirt-printing business. It uses less-impactful water-based inks. It prints on shirts made in the USA, which therefore aren’t shipped across an entire ocean. Its production center and

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The Dishonest Dichotomy of Sarah Palin

I don’t support everything that Obama and Biden say that they want to do when it comes to solving the energy crisis. They give too much support to the nonsense of expanded offshore drilling, and they don’t support sustainable energy as strongly as I’d like them too. However, it’s absolute nonsense for Sarah Palin to say that Obama and Biden would do “nothing at all”, and the Obama-Biden plan is much better than Palin’s outdated proposal to drill, baby drill.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?