Monthly Archives: November 2010

Most “medium- and heavy-duty trucks.. . .account for only four percent of all the vehicles on our nation’s roads, but they use 20 percent of our fuel!


Ship it Green! sounds like a great national project, but the concerned scientists have a suggestion.  Take individual responsibility and ask your friends to do so,too.  The quote that is most important for me from the UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS … Continue reading

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Tell Members of Congress to get their priorities straight. Sign this petition to extend unemployment insurance for families struggling to find work!


The moms have it right, America.  Force  Congress into acting right for a change.–KAS   Dear Kevin, Moms are good at sniffing out trickery.  We’ve detected green beans stuffed in napkins, ratted out feigned illnesses with our trusty thermometers, and … Continue reading

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More Serendipity: BIODIVERSITY plus our ONGOING MELT-DOWN-in-ECONOMICS, and Need for Better Education


 By Kevin Stoda, Republic of China—Matsu Island By Kevin Stoda, Republic of China—Matsu Islands This article is a partial follow-up to my article from yesterday on ‘fighting and singing” insects. http://www.opednews.com/articles/Serendipity-Fighting-and-by-Kevin-Anthony-Stod-101127-548.html That piece introduced readers to Dr. Jen-Yze Yang, who … Continue reading

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POST THIS ON YOUR REFRIGERATOR DOOR–AND DON’T LET CONGRESS STOP HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENTS IN 2011-2012


Kevin Drum’s summary (below) needs to be printed out and pasted on every refrigerator door in America.–KAS   http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2010/11/paying-arm-and-leg   Paying an Arm and a Leg — By Kevin Drum, in MOTHER JONES| Tue Nov. 23, 2010 9:59 AM PST … Continue reading

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Not a Merry Christmas Tide, America


America is not about putting people to jail for trying to improve the country and reform its overdependence on aggressive and wasteful military spending and anti-USA projects, like the one in Ft. Benning, Georgia.–KAS http://www.soaw.org/   Speaking Truth to Power … Continue reading

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Since the Repubs and Big Business Bought the Last Election, Don’t Let them Control Airwaves in America Anymore


MOM SENT me this to pass on to you all.–KAS Congress: Don’t cave to Sarah Palin. Stand up for NPR and public media! Defend NPR and public media.   Clicking here will add your name to this petition to Congress: … Continue reading

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Serendipity: Fighting and Singing Insects


Serendipity: Fighting  and  Singing Insects—on Beigan, Taiwan  November 27, 2010 By Kevin Stoda, Matsu Islands of Taiwan About a month ago, my wife and I had seen a program from National Geographic on “the cricket man” and fighting insects of … Continue reading

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WHAT WAS BUSH’ BIGGEST LIE? AND DANGEROUS SPIN?


Bush’s Biggest WMD Lie? — By David Corn | Fri Nov. 19, 2010  from MOTHER JONES   — CreativeCommons/White House It’s official. George W. Bush’s selective and self-serving book is a best-seller. He sold 775,000 copies in the first week … Continue reading

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NOTES from MAYORS AGAINST ILLEGAL GUNS


  Dear Kevin, Just before he was murdered, police officer Timothy Brenton was doing what he did best: teaching a rookie how to serve and protect the Seattle community. The two officers were sitting in their patrol car and discussing … Continue reading

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AN AMERICAN OBITUARY: AMERICAN“NEMESIS”as DEFINED BY THE LATE CHALMERS JOHNSON


AMERICAN“NEMESIS”as DEFINED BY THE LATE CHALMERS JOHNSON The late Chalmers Johnson was certainly to be respected because he is one the great public officials and academics who grew-up over decades. In the 1960s and 1970s, Johnson admitted he had made … Continue reading

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