Did a climate champion emerge from last night’s “debate?”

During the fifth Democratic “debate,” Big Media again reminded us why it is culpable in enabling humanity’s blind rush toward climate chaos. As was the case in the previous three debates, climate got short shrift.

Despite that, several candidates found opportunities to highlight the urgency of the crisis, inserting it into non-climate questions. Continue Reading →

Bold Iowa straw poll

The biggest surprise is that Jay Inslee finished fifth, not first. Climate voters seem unwilling to reward Inslee for his singular prioritization of the climate crisis. They’re drawn to other candidates who appear solid on climate, yet who also resonate on levels where Inslee fails to connect. Continue Reading →

Join the BIRDS!

Dear Friends, WANTED: Climate patriots to join BIRDS. Yup, BIRDS. That stands for Bold Iowa Relentless Dog Squad. We’re assembling a squad of supporters to persistently “bird-dog” presidential candidates about Bold Iowa’s Continue Reading →

My Endorsements in Iowa’s Democratic Primary

Dear Friends, First, it should come as no surprise that Gov. Reynolds signed SF 2235 — the bill pushed by the pipeline company. Years ago as an elected official in Clarke Continue Reading →

Endorsements

Dear Friends, Due to multitudinous requests for more detail about the candidates I’m endorsing . . . . PRESIDENT: BERNIE SANDERS – This is relevant if you live in California, Montana, New Continue Reading →

Dems’ caucus review panel a joke

Dear Friends, Last fall, Dr. Andy McGuire, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party (IDP), approached me to discuss how to build a bridge to progressives and other disaffected voters who’d left the IDP. Continue Reading →

Copters for Kids

Dear Friends, {Check out and “like” my Facebook Page for pics, videos and impressions of the presidential candidates . . . and for updates on my exploits with chickens and Continue Reading →