President Obama put it best when he said:
"Climate change is a fact. And when our children's children look us in the eye and ask if we did all we could to leave them a safer, more stable world, with new sources of energy, I want us to be able to say yes, we did."
We need to tell him how important it is he reject the Keystone XL Pipeline, and ensure his pro-environment legacy.
Here are the facts:
With Americans understandably concerned about the Ebola virus, and with misinformation running rampant, it certainly would be helpful to have a trusted public health expert who could educate the American people about the actual risk, and apprise them of the steps necessary to minimize it. This is precisely why the post of Surgeon General was created, and this is precisely the role surgeon generals have played in past public health crises.
Burger King made headlines recently when it announced it was acquiring the much smaller Canadian donut chain Tim Horton's, but that it would use an "inversion" to declare the entire company "Canadian," and thus avoid US taxes.
It would be laughable -- if it weren't so serious. This scheme works, and Burger King is just one of many US companies to use it. The inversion loophole is costing America billions already, and things will only get worse if it is not closed.
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After the disastrous foreign policy record of the Bush-Cheney administration -- including launching an unnecessary war in Iraq -- it takes an unbelievable amount of chutzpah for Dick Cheney to lecture President Obama...about Iraq.
And yet, that's exactly what Dick Cheney has done, again and again and again.
Taking foreign policy advice from Dick Cheney is like getting fire safety tips from an arsonist. And we're not going to do it.
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Imagine finding out that you've been unknowingly drinking water contaminated by fracking, the extreme process of extracting oil and natural gas by pumping toxic chemicals underground. Now, imagine that you don't know, and aren't allowed to know, what's making your water toxic.
Okay, now here is a guy who deserves some serious praise -- a university president who slashed his own salary in order to give a raise to the school's lowest-paid workers:
Please join us in thanking Dr. Burse for this action. Who knows, with enough praise, maybe, just maybe, some Fortune 500 CEO's will get into the spirit as well, and follow his lead (hey, we can dream, right?)