On Election Day in 1960, my family placed a hand lettered sign in our living room window on East 59th street in Brooklyn that read “Kennedy for President”. A few months later, as a seven year old boy, I remember watching President Kennedy on our black and white television Read More
Paterson will be a strong governor from an environmental standpoint, but he’s no Arnold Schwarzenegger, according to an analysis of his record by Jerome Woody. [grist.org]
Last night, the E.P.A. announced “a modest tightening” of its smog standard, despite the unanimous call of the agency’s scientists to adopt a more protective standard. [Read More
A reader caught this interesting part of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s dissenting opinion from the court’s decision to push the Bush administration EPA to monitor gasses that affect global warming.
“Not only is EPA’s interpretation reasonable, it is far more plausible than the Court’s alternative. As the Court correctly points out, ‘all Read More
The New York Press a couple of weeks ago had a brief story about a new counter-terror strategy: taking down all the street signs. An NYPD spokesman was quoted saying, “Street-sign removal is an effective security option with a proven track record. It’s the same thing the English did in London during the Read More