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Standing with Charlie Hebdo and Against Extremism

The murderous terrorist attack on a French satirical newspaper, which left 12 people dead, has shocked and outraged the world.¬†Islamic extremists targeted Charlie Hebdo, the Paris-based paper, for its cartoons lampooning Islam. But it’s worth noting–as many have–that the paper poked fun at politicians, celebrities, and all the major religions.This caption explains the cover above….Continue Reading…

Why I Blog

Not me, silly. I still have no clue why I blog. But I have in my possession the first draft of Joe Romm’s recent post, “Why I blog.” It’s a rough, bullet-point version that was smuggled out of Romm’s kitchen window by a source who shall remain anonymous. Here it is: I joined the new…Continue Reading…

Tom & Joe, Unplugged

One of my sources in the National Security Agency tipped me off to a call NSA intercepted earlier today between NYT columnist Thomas Friedman and the well-known climate blogger Joe Romm. Here’s the transcript: Tom: Hello? Joe: Tom, it’s me, Joe Romm. Am I catching you at a bad time? Tom: Oh, hey Joe. No,…Continue Reading…

Sagebrush Redux

Not long after I posted this about a Utah state legislative resolution to keep hydraulic fracturing unregulated, I got wind of a similar effort underway in Wyoming. What a coincidence:¬† the separate bills are moving through their respective chambers today. Could this be the stirrings of another sagebrush rebellion?¬† Last week, Mike Noel, a Utah…Continue Reading…