How Dare We!

Greta Thunberg spoke at the United Nations Climate Action Summit yesterday. “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood!” roared Thunberg to the world leaders gathered for the Summit. “People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”

Indeed, how dare they. The Summit, was convened to garner commitments for more aggressive action against climate change, and it did not go well. While some smaller nations stepped up to the plate with deeper, though still inadequate, commitments, the three biggest greenhouse gas emitters — the United States, China, and India — failed miserably. 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 →

Politics: Steyer sinks as Iowa women rise

Dear Friends, I caught the tail end of Tom Steyer’s bait-and-switch press conference yesterday. With great flair and grandiosity, Steyer announced he wasn’t running for President. Instead, he’ll invest his Continue Reading →

Politico calls Rob Sand a “young Robert Mueller”

Dear Friends, The excitement around November 6 is above and beyond what we normally experience leading up to an off-year election. Coast to coast, young, progressive candidates are fueling that 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 →

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 →

Pipeline Battle Moves to Courts

Dear Friends, Good news in the battle to stop the Bakken Oil Pipeline! Landowners and attorneys have formed the Private Property Rights Coalition (PPRC) to take the fight to the Continue Reading →