Obama to allow offshore drilling-Without environmental review.

Well, it seems our commander in chief is going back on his word regarding offshore drilling. He had promised to have all requests scrutinized with a fine tooth comb after the Deepwater Horizon nightmare. Such is not the case evidently

William Rivers Pitt gets it.

Mr. Pitt has written an open letter to the extremists on the right at TruthOut.org. Bear in mind, he does not paint all Conservatives with his brush, only those that make their living lying, spinning and power-grabbing

Verizon and Apple finally make a deal on the iPhone

No need for iPhone lovers to put up with the lousy connectivity of AT&T. Check out your newest option……

Marx, Hitler, and The Right Wing Myth of Jared Loughner’s Liberalism

The Republicans are making much out of Tuscon killer Jared Loughner’s reading material and that is “recklessly irresponsible and intellectually dishonest.” Read this extraordinary analysis ….

World’s small glaciers will be gone by 2100

Scientists are affirming what they’ve been saying for years and that is global warming is melting our glaciers. Read the full story….

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange: Charge Palin, Huckabee with “incitement to kill”

The controversial head of WikiLeaks is not shy about saying what he thinks. Read what he has to say about Sarah Palin and Mike Huckabee in connection with the Tuscon shootings.

The final frontier is right here

An angry country makes angry decisions, and that begets angry responses. There’s still time to change the road we’re on.

Fox News’ Roger Ailes tells staff to “shut up, tone it down”

The big boss over at Fox News, while not willing to admit any responsibility for the Tuscon shootings, tells his staff to tone it down. Read the full article for more….

NASA Studying Strange, Star-Creating Mass-Could this be the deep space equivalent of God?

The Hubble telescope has turned its eye to a strange mass of hydrogen gas that appears to be creating stars. Did it create our universe? Read the full article to learn more.

In the Crosshairs

I have written before about the deplorable state of political discourse in this country. In fact I’d like to start out with a paragraph from a piece I wrote a couple of months ago. Read the full story….

Critter talk: Are pets a luxury?

How much time and money do you have invested in your pet? Do you consider your pet a “luxury?” Read Dr. Patty’s take on this….

Christina Green: Let’s make that clear

Rejection of culpability with a hypocritical “Let’s pray”‘

Limbaugh and Beck attack Arizona sheriff for being honest

The county sheriff always knows what’s happening, but Limbaugh and Beck don’t agree. Read the article.