Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Thinking Outside a Pipeline

Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline has been a subject of debate, discussion, and research papers for five years. Over half of 535 US Legislators are known to be millionaires, as the public record indicates, who are relatively satisfied with the existing economic inequality in our world where less than one percent (1%) of the people control more [...]

By | February 10th, 2014|Environment, Op Ed|Comments Off on Thinking Outside a Pipeline

What is Our Role in Life?

When William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939), the Dublin-born poet was walking through a rural Irish community, he discovered he was lost. Lacking a GPS, Yeats simply asked the first resident of a small town for directions. As citizens of compact villages are likely to do, several people hastened to the poet’s aid and offered directions. Before [...]

By | February 9th, 2014|Stories|Comments Off on What is Our Role in Life?

Keystone Pipeline is Earth’s DEW Line

Distant Early Warning (DEW) line was a system of radar stations set up on the 70th parallel on the far Canadian Arctic region of North America. The line of sophisticated radar was intended as a “trip wire” in the event of a Soviet attack during MAD (Mutual Assured Destruction) decades of the Cold War. Fortunately, we escaped from those [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Environment, Op Ed|Comments Off on Keystone Pipeline is Earth’s DEW Line

Who Speaks For The State Department?

According to news reports, the US State Department reviewed a FEIS document that will allow the Keystone XL pipeline to pass later in the year.  FEIS simply means, Final Environmental Impact Statement that flowed from the US government indicating the KXL pipeline “will not be a threat to the environment.”  Fortunately, President Obama did not mention KXL in his [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|Op Ed|Comments Off on Who Speaks For The State Department?