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- Cap and Trade to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Washington Is So 1990s November 27, 2014The key distinction when considering a cap and trade system for Washington State is that Washington doesn’t get its energy from coal fired power plants. Thus Washington doesn’t have the low-hanging fruit that cap and trade has been exploiting in Europe and the Northeastern states. The post Cap and Trade to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Washington Is So 1990s ap
- Join Us for a March on Main Street, Nov. 29 November 27, 2014How about starting a new shopping tradition this year? Don’t go all out on Black Friday. Spread the holiday cheer by shopping small on Main Street on Small Business Saturday. This new trend will benefit our state’s economy and everyone. The post Join Us for a March on Main Street, Nov. 29 appeared first on Washington State Wire.
- Thanksgiving in a Nation Divided November 27, 2014This year Thanksgiving Day falls in the midst of turbulence: anger and grief and division at home, worry about threats from abroad. We’re an imperfect country, and always will be. We can do no greater honor to our forebears than adopting an attitude of respect and humility across our differences, as we give thanks for the remarkable project that is America.
- Top 3 International Stories I’m Watching Today November 26, 20141) Today in Nigeria, 2 female suicide bombers killed 21 people in a busy market in the Northeastern part of the country, an area known for being the center of a Islamic insurgency. While people attempted to help the victims of the first bomb, the second attack happened. Boko Haram is suspected of being behind […]
- 3 Major Differences Between Acceptable and Unacceptable Risks November 20, 2014Life is a risk. Everything we do and everywhere we go are all fraught with risks. You could get hit by a car while walking the dog, or slip in your bathroom and crack your hip. The point is everything in life, relationships, the workplace and in our hobbies all contain an element of risk. […]
- Top 3 International Stories I’m Watching Today November 12, 20141) Tens of thousands of people have come out to protest in Mexico City in response to the 43 missing (most likely massacred) students. Today President Nieto condemned the protests after they took a violent turn which involve setting fire to the door of the presidential palace. 2) Today the U.S. has blacklisted 2 Houthi […]
- Super-Conservative November 28, 2014Everyone knows Dean Cain as Superman, or at least a Superman. But if you ask him about politics you quickly forget that. In 1993, Cain was announced as the man who would play Clark Kent and his alter-ego, Superman, in the ABC Series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. The show was well-received, and Cain was well-loved. It remained on the air f
- Christopher Nolan’s Cosmos November 28, 2014Scene: A pistol defies gravity, rising from the ground into a waiting hand. Emptied shell casings return to the chamber of the gun. Is a supernatural force at work? Not at all: Time is being reversed. We are seeing the consequences of actions before their causes. Scene: A man is being pursued in a hotel corridor. His adversary is gaining when suddenly the ha
- ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ Review November 28, 2014Following the misadventures of Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis), and Dale (Charlie Day) in the misanthropic Horrible Bosses—a film in which, Strangers on a Train-style, the protagonists decide to kill each other’s employers—Nick, Kurt, and Dale are now the bosses.
- ARTIC Chill November 28, 2014Next week, Anaheim California will open the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, which is a grammatically contorted and glorified way of saying “Anaheim train and bus station.” A recent article suggests that some people think the station is an architectural monstrosity, but the real question that should have been debated is cost: was it really
- Happy Thanksgiving November 27, 2014Safe travels.
- Racism, War, and the Environment November 26, 2014The Antiplanner grew up in the 1960s, when racism was rampant, we were fighting an undeclared and, many believed, immoral war on the other side of the world, and air pollution was so thick in American cities that visibility was often significantly reduced. By the time I was out of college in the mid-1970s, the […]