Sunday, April 24, 2011

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Subversive Elements and Earth Day


Subversive elements plan to make American children live in an environment that is good for them. 

Quote from a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, referring to the coincidence of the first Earth Day falling on the same date as the 100th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Lenin. My grandmother belonged to the DAR.

EcoCentric Blog is a 2011 Webby Honoree!

The blog I write for at work, EcoCentric Blog is a 2011 Webby Honoree in the Green category. Yay for us!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Veiled Women in France


I'm not a Muslim. I'm not even religious. But I believe people have the right to practice what they believe as long as they don't shove their beliefs on me. Women wearing burkas and niqabs have as much right to wear them as I have to not have to wear them. France has now banned niqabs.


From the NYTimes report about it:

When the law was approved by the lower house of Parliament last year, there was only one opposing vote, cast by Daniel Garrigue, an opponent of President Sarkozy, who said: “To fight an extremist behavior, we risk slipping toward a totalitarian society.


Some of us in the 'free' world seem to be losing our way lately.

People Are Like Onions

Cavalier

Saturday, April 2, 2011