“What Global Warming?” This is the question that conservative media pundits continue to ask. By asking the question rhetorically, conservatives invite you to think of the cool days of autumn and to forget the more general global trends. While the pundits play political games, the reality of global warming is all around us.
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My August plan to chance a second batch of snap peas has borne fruit:
Even though the plants are shorter than their summertime parents, they’ve got some delicious pods.
And what does a hot pepper taste like if it’s grown when the frosts are nearly here? I’m about to find out:
Meanwhile, garlic [...]
While the presence of September chive blossoms themselves isn’t unpleasant, their reminder of the significant shift in climate we’re seeing is unnerving, and brings to mind questions of what kind of winter we’ll have this year. Unpredictability grows into insecurity, in the garden. [...]
We’re not rich or covertly backed by a conservative slush fund, so to help keep Irregular Times going we sell liberal and progressive bumper stickers. Back in March of this year, most of our best-selling stickers were centered around a particular policy theme, most often health care or the environment. But fast forward six months [...]
The debate between John McCain and Barack Obama is over. Assuming you watched the debate, what are your reactions to it?
The following are remarks made by Leslie Kern and Rev. Eric Williams at the North Congregational United Church of Christ in Columbus, Ohio on September 8, 2008 as part of the announcement of formal legal complaints to the IRS against the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) for their organizing of the “Pulpit Freedom Sunday” on September [...]
Ralph Nader, independent candidate for President in 2008, came to the Drexel movie theater just outisde downtown Columbus, Ohio on September 8, 2008 to make his case for the presidency. Nader’s primary complaint: corporate control of the American economy and its corrosive effect upon politics. His political platform: to reinvest in public works and infrastructure [...]
Vice Presidential candidate Matt Gonzalez, running as an independent with Ralph Nader as his running mate for President, spoke to the press just outside downtown Columbus Ohio this afternoon about the rationale for his campaign. Below is my video recording of his remarks, with a transcript following:
My name’s Matt Gonzalez. I’m Ralph Nader’s [...]