On March 19 2015, the National Snow and Ice Data Center declared that sea ice in the Arctic Ocean had reached its high point in its area of coverage (“extent”) for the year, and that this high point was the smallest on record.
As you can see by following the blue line in this […]
Could be. Look at the trend, courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
Last month’s reading at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii reached 395.55 parts per million in January 2013, up more than 2 parts per million from just a year ago.
Hold your breath? Wait and see.
What is a Massachusetts Democrat?
In the race to replace John Kerry in the U.S. Senate, it looks as though two members of the House of Representatives — Ed Markey of Massachusetts District 7 and Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts District 9 — will be the prominent contenders for the Democratic party nomination. As members of […]
One of the provisions of the USA Patriot Act of 2001 was to mandate that banks and other financial institutions send on an increased number of “suspicious activity reports” about the financial activity of Americans at a lower threshold for what qualifies as “suspicious” and a greater emphasis on the employment of financial surveillance over […]
“The bottom line is that he lied under a different oath -the oath to his wife.” — Republican Congressman Marshall Clement “Mark” Sanford on politics and the sanctity of marriage, 1998
Question: “Should South Carolina restrict marriage to a union only between a man and a woman?” Answer: “Yes” — Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Sanford, […]