The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives. --Armistead Maupin Like everyone, I am deeply disturbed by the epidemic of violence in our nation. It is a heartbreaking sign of our age. Show More Summary
Welcome to The Crootletter (sign up to get this in your inbox!). I'm Bud Elliott, SB Nation's National Recruiting Analyst, and in this space I'll be sharing news, rumors and musings on the world of college football recruiting as well as the occasional gambling column. Show More Summary
DON’T EVER CHANGE, NATION MAGAZINE: ‘The Nation’ Takes Today’s ‘Political Pilgrims’ to Two Anti-American Regimes. As P.J. O’Rourke famously wrote in 1982 after signing up for the Nation’s “Volga Peace Cruise,” “These were people who believed everything about the Soviet Union was perfect, but they were bringing their own toilet paper.”
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument increased in land area as President Obama signs a decree expanding the area of the national monument.
You probably had no idea today was National Dog Day until you signed on to Twitter or Facebook this morning, but no matter — it’s as good an excuse as any for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment to drop the first A Dog’s Purpose...Show More Summary
1. Tim Kaine’s very first executive action as governor of Virginia was to sign an order banning discrimination against state employees on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, veteran status, or disability. 2. Show More Summary
Britain’s big companies have reported few signs of distress after the nation’s decision to leave the European Union. ||| London - Britain's high streets are heaving with shoppers despite June's shock vote to leave the European Union,...Show More Summary
Photo by Kris Millgate Cars pass road closure signs near the West Entrance of Yellowstone. Yellowstone National Park is on fire, but still open, if you can get to it. Neighboring Grand Teton National Park closed the road leading into...Show More Summary
CDPQ Infra has signed an agreement with Canadian National Railway (CN) to advance the Réseau Electrique Métropolitain (REM) project.
This year, Americans celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service. On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Organic Act. The bill culminated decades of effort by a remarkable generation of...Show More Summary
Welcome to The Crootletter (sign up to get this in your inbox every morning!). I'm Bud Elliott, SB Nation's National Recruiting Analyst, and in this space I'll be sharing news, rumors and musings on the world of college football recruiting as well as the occasional gambling column. Show More Summary
One hundred years ago today, Woodrow Wilson signed the bill creating the National Park Service. While other nations do have national parks, no other nation has used the idea to also tell interpretations of the nation’s history, protecting not only battlefields and a few other nationally famous places, but also relatively obscure places that tell […]
When President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 signed into law the the bill that created the National Park Service, it was far more difficult for Americans to travel between the nation's many gems in its vast wilderness that the law was meant to protect. But technology and travel have come a long way since then. Show More Summary
Show of hands: you work side-by-side with people who are much poorer or wealthier than you — and you share your living space with someone from a religion, race, nation or sexual orientation other than your own. We suspect few adults have their hands in the air. The vast majority of Americans live...
“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness”-John Muir On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed an “organic act” creating the U.S. National Parks Service. Although Yellowstone National Park had already existed for 44 years, this … Continue reading ?
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service, a new federal bureau in the Department of the Interior responsible for protecting the 35 national parks and monuments then managed by the...Show More Summary
Two of Maine's representatives in Congress are not happy after President Obama signed an executive order creating the "Katahdin Woods and Waters...
The National Park Service turns 100 on Thursday marking a century since Woodrow Wilson signed into law the act creating the agency. Celebrations begin with free entry Thursday through Sunday at the 124 parks that charge fees. In addition, parks, historic sites, seashores and other public lands...
At the Democratic National Convention signs read No TPP, a concert is traveling the U.S. called Rock Against the TPP, and even Donald Trump wants to stop the TPP. Unlike Donald Trump, most of us are not protectionists looking out only for U.S. Show More Summary
At the end of July, President Obama signed S. 764 — National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, the GMO labeling law. It requires food product labels to disclose GMO ingredients, but companies can decide for themselves among three options: On-package labels A symbol (yet to be developed by USDA) A link to a smartphone app or website […]