Category Archives: General Welfare

H.R. 3409 – The Worst Anti-Environmental Bill in the history of Congress

Rather than dealing constructively with the economy or introducing bills that might create jobs, last week the House of Representatives introduced the worst anti-environment bill EVER in the history of Congress. The so-called “Stop the War on Coal Act” or … Continue reading

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Commentary on RNC

Funny how the Romney supporters have become incredibly quiet after the RNC. I guess they don’t have much to comment on since the RNC didn’t invite George Bush or his cabinet, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Karl Rove… maybe it was … Continue reading

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The best time to plant a tree

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Nationwide is on your side!

National Casualty, an insurance company that operates under the umbrella of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., has officially become the first major insurer to announce that it won’t cover damages related to fracking operations. According to a statement released by the … Continue reading

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From the mouths of babes in W.V.

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WEST VIRGINIA IS A DISASTER AREA. HELP IF YOU CAN. MORE THAN 450,000 WITHOUT POWER. GOVERNOR IS NEGLIGENT – NO NATIONAL GUARD MOBILIZED

State of Disaster in the Mid-Atlantic region: Please check on your friends and family, especially those in remote rural areas, the elderly, and those with chronic medical conditions. No power, phone service, gas, water, or food stores open in much … Continue reading

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HEALTH STUDIES LINK and RESOURCE INFORMATION CONCERNING MOUNTAIN TOP REMOVAL PROXIMITY HEALTH ISSUES

1. Babies born to mothers who smoke during pregnancy HAVE AN 18% HIGHER RISK OF BIRTH DEFECTS; however, babies born to mothers who live in areas with mountain top removal mining HAVE A 26 % HIGHER RATE OF BIRTH DEFECTS. … Continue reading

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Quote by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Gentlemen, we cannot achieve peaceful ends by violent means.  We need a new method to resolve our conflicts.”  Nonviolent resistance is a new political dynamic pioneered by Mohandas Gandhi to attain independence from Great Britain; and used in the Civil … Continue reading

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Quote from Thomas Jefferson – 1816

 I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country.” Letter to John Taylor, 5/23/1816

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Quote from William Colby – Former Director of the CIA

“The Central Intelligence Agency owns everyone of any significance in the major media” On Saturday, April 27, 1996.  William Colby, a former director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, was alone at his weekend house across from Cobb Island, Maryland, … Continue reading

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