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Affordable Care Act stands, And Standing Rock tribe vindicated by oil spill

Trump loses. America wins. I’ll fill this out a little, the Supremes apparently have signed off on the DAPL being poised to poison the waters, Corps of Engineers pursuing the Keystone pipeline, and all this after a massive oil spill … Continue reading

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No dilemma, the human omnivore’s prerogative is unsustainable

Radical slow food guru Joel Salatin is not popular with vegetarians. New Age wisdom has held that modern man had to transcend meat, the only sustainable future calling for us to cut out the middle beast and narrow our source … Continue reading

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Silly honeybee, High Fructose Corn Syrup is for kids, American humans, fat

If you’d like one reason to despise corporate honey producers, how’s this? Humans come by honey because of the largess of bees. Beekeepers harvest the surplus as honeybees go about –what we’ve learned is their more critical responsibility for human … Continue reading

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Who has got their boot on Rawesome Foods and the CA organic movement?

It’s tempting to urge organic growers to push ahead with sustainable health communities, agents of the corporate food distopia be damned, but here’s what happened to Rawesome Foods: raided by Feds, food stocks destroyed, arrests and prohibitive fines. How do … Continue reading

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Stubby the tractor warns animal pals: move out now, Stubby’s ready to plow

  My new favorite children’s book is a 1963 story by Marion Borden, about a little red tractor named Stubby who delays plowing the meadow until all of his wild animal friends have resettled to safety. It’s a comprehensive list, … Continue reading

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Hillendale Farm bursts pastoral cliche

The recall of salmonella-tainted eggs reaches half-billion as second farm implicated. Wait a minute, we’re only up to two farms? What kind of “farm” yields 250 million eggs? Not one you’d picture called Sunny Farms, or Sunny Meadow, or Wholesome … Continue reading

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Prebles jumping meadow mouse, the Bees, and Agent Orange…

Not connected, you say? Verily, sez I, they ARE connected. The “dominionist” faction who believe that no single species can be of any great import to the rest of the world, complain and whine much about the Preble’s Meadow mouse, … Continue reading

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This is like preaching to the choir…

So cut ‘n’ paste it into some emails to some choice Right-ish friends and relatives. This is from a fellow Texan, one Jim Hightower, and published in the Indy this week. The rich folks are worrying about you Lowdown by … Continue reading

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The seed ark

One of the stories I find so ridiculous in the Torah is the story of Noah and his Ark. It’s like God forgot to tell him to take any plant life onboard! So what gave? Luckily modern day scientists do … Continue reading

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