After a year of defending its 2014 framework for the AP U.S. History course against conservative criticism that it was presenting a negatively biased view of American history, the College Board just released a new “clearer and more balanced” course guide and framework that includes many of the subjects the critics had complained were missing […]
No longer are we simply engaged in a battle of ideas -- Republican vs. Democrat, liberal vs. conservative. America's choice of governing has become far more daunting -- light vs. darkness, good vs. evil.
(John Hinderaker) As we have said repeatedly, Donald Trump is not a conservative. This is why he has been a registered Democrat for much of his adult life, and has financially supported more Democrats than Republicans. Mostly, Trump is a mushy thinker and a blowhard. Show More Summary
From the July 30 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: Conservative Media Use Cecil The Lion's Death To Attack Planned Parenthood The Fourth Video Attacking Planned Parenthood Is Also Full Of Doctored Footage Fox's Eric Bolling Says Videos Attacking Planned Parenthood Are "Far Worse" Than Videos Of ISIS Beheadings
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Californians reduced their water use by more than 27 percent in June, exceeding the amount ordered by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown in the state's first-ever mandatory conservation rules amid an ongoing catastrophic drought, authorities said.
Photo via ctrouper/Flickr (CC BY 2.0) Right wing rhetoric is getting more and more insane as people realize the Center for Medical Progress is a gang of dishonest religious fanatics, and their "sting" videos are blatantly deceptive attempts to make perfectly legal activities seem nefarious and sinister. You can always tell...
Jimmy Kimmel‘s emotional plea for donations in honor of Cecil the Lion’s tragic death raked in a remarkable $150,000 for Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit. On Tuesday night, the funny late night Read More The post Jimmy Kimmel’s Plea for Cecil the Lion Raises Over $150K appeared first on Ecorazzi.
California's State Water Board announced some good news today: As the state's historic drought continues through its fifth hot summer, conservation efforts resulted in a reduction of urban water use of more than 59 billion gallons—six...Show More Summary
The College Board announced new revisions to the Advanced Placement U.S. history curriculum Thursday that it says will present a "clearer and more balanced approach to the teaching of American history."
The late night host's emotional segment paid off in a big way for Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
Thanks to PAM, more than a century of Olympic history has been conserved. Indeed, over 2,000 hours of film, 33,000 hours of video, 8,500 hours of audio sequences and 500,000 photographs were in danger of disappearing. In addition, 2,000 archive documents and 20,000 Olympic Museum artefacts needed modernised document processing. Show More Summary
Lion murderer Walt Palmer is an arsehole. But, he’s also an arsehole who’s contributed more money to animal conservation in Africa than pretty much anyone else. In fact, trophy hunters like him are a large part of the reason we still have animals like lions at all. More »
What do conservative politicians want even more than balanced budgets or an end to abortion?...
Senator Ted Cruz's presidential campaign staff consists of an expected mix of seasoned, conservative strategists, but it does includes one unlikely adviser.
CBC sat down with Dr. Arthur Brooks, author of The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America. He is...
I have added some non-Washington jobs at the bottom of the list. I archive Megan's jobs and many others I post at #JobWaWi (Twitter) and on my blog here as well. 1) Washington Conservation Corps Intern, WA Department of Ecology Marine Monitoring Unit (Olympia, WA) (one year position) (zoom in...
Only in the past few years have a growing number of foundations and individual philanthropists focused more of their attention on influencing public policy, government priorities and voter action. In the 1960's, the Ford Foundation launched...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP. On Tuesday, Rep. Show More Summary
In a recent statement, the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust is asking anglers to support a revised approach to creating a comprehensive conservation and management plan for the Bahamas bonefish fishery. Read more in the press release below. Bonefish & Tarpon … more ?
Whenever a health insurer announces that it will be requesting significant premium increases in the coming year, it’s guaranteed to generate news stories that are waved triumphantly by conservatives as proof that the Affordable Care Act is a failure and, just as they predicted, premiums are skyrocketing because the government is messing around in health […]