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  • Federal report: Warming is changing US daily life

    01/11/2013 2:33:21 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies ^ | 1/11/13 | Seth Borenstein - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive new federal scientific report says global warming is already changing America from sea to rising sea and how Americans live. The government issued Friday a 1,146-page draft report that details in dozens of ways how climate change is already disrupting the health, homes and other facets of daily American life. It warns that those disruptions will increase in the future. The blunt report takes a global environmental issue and explains what it means for different U.S. regions, for various sectors of the economy and for future generations. The National Climate Assessment doesn't say what should...
  • Hot looks for 1775

    01/16/2011 9:11:15 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 72 replies
    Corsican (TX) Daily Sun ^ | January 15, 2011 | Janet Jacobs
    Revolutionary war fashion show comes to Corsicana Corsicana — Yards and yards of embroidered silk and damask, wool and linen swirled through the Kinsloe House as part of a special 1700s fashion show hosted by the James Blair Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Wednesday. The creator of the dresses was Carolyn Schiewe of the Captain Molly Corbin Chapter of the DAR in Grapevine. Schiewe researched the dresses and then sewed them for herself and her friends. “Ladies during the revolutionary war were just as interested in fashion as we are today,” Schiewe explained. And although she had...
  • Choices: The Essence of Every Day Living

    12/09/2009 6:00:27 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 144+ views ^ | 12/09/2009 | Toni Star
    It’s clear that everyday, like it or not, we all make choices. Some choices are easy such as getting up in the morning and making breakfast, taking or not taking a shower, eating at a fast food restaurant or eating at home or buying something we like but don’t need, like a new dress or suit. Some choices; however, are more difficult such as: finding a job, leaving a job one can’t stand, finding a good friend or ending a sick marriage. Such choices as speaking or not speaking to someone who is annoying and rude or listening to a...
  • We're Failing to Stop Encroachment on Liberty

    12/28/2005 5:18:08 AM PST · by unionblue83 · 11 replies · 419+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 28 December 2005 | Walter E. Williams
    Philosopher David Hume warned that, "It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once." That's why we should guard against any encroachment on liberty, no matter how small. Let's look at a couple of instances where, at our peril, we've failed to do so. The Christmas season reminds many Americans of the attack on religion. A number of stores have caved in to pressures to ban Christmas celebrations, greetings and symbols, among them: Target, Home Depot, Wal-Mart, Kmart, Sears, Costco, Kohl's, Barnes & Noble, Toys 'R' Us, and Walgreens. Cities have banned nativity scenes. Some schools...
  • Inside The Forbidden Country - (peaceful coexistence INSIDE of democratic Israel)

    01/05/2005 3:50:02 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 94+ views
    I recently appeared as a speaker at the second annual Jerusalem Summit held at Israel's King David Hotel. In doing so, I deliberately flaunted the rules that govern Arab behavior toward Israel. Israel's neighbors, the dictatorships that compose the Arab League, forbid their subjects to visit or do business with Israel and its citizens. I am an American raised in Gaza and Egypt; needless to say, I expected my visit to raise some eyebrows. In fact, Israel is a traveler's delight. This tiny country welcomes tourists from around the globe. Israel combines the charms of East and West, and given...