RETHINKING THE GLOBAL NARRATIVE – Choosing “winners and losers”

A mere four years ago, the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda (SDA) treaty was signed by leaders from 193 nations, including President Barack Obama.  However, the outlook for reaching any of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) over the course of the next 11 years are increasingly pessimistic.  If you are not familiar with these 17 goals, …

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THE GODDESS ARISES – Marianne Williamson’s Ascent to Power

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?” ― Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love: Reflections …

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HOMELESSNESS IN AMERICA: What Works, What Doesn’t

Last night my wife and I attended a meeting hosted by Project ID to discuss the City of Spokane's proposed new homeless shelter.  Several hundred people packed the building to air their concerns. Representatives from the city's homeless planning committee began the evening with a presentation detailing their vision for the new shelter and then …

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“GLOBAL TROPHIC CASCADES” – OSU offers a course in propaganda

  Oregon State University is offering a degree program called, "Global Trophic Cascades."  The program ushers in a new low in educational standards as  students will now be focusing their instruction entirely on ideology rather than sound natural resource management science. Graduates of the new program, which is part of OSU's College of Forestry, will …

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THE WILDLIFE CORRIDORS CONSERVATION ACT – What You Need to Know!

The 2019 Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act  (WCCA) is perhaps the most significant attack on private property rights in decades, perhaps ever.  A simple look at the list of sponsors of the proposed legislation provides plenty of warning about what this new law portends. The WCCA was  introduced in Congress in May 2019. In the Senate, the […]

SALMON WARS! How Fish Farming has become a Lightning Rod in the Pacific Northwest

Washington State Public Lands Commissioner Hillary Franz is celebrating the fact that Cooke Aquaculture has agreed to pay a $332,000 fine to the Washington Department of Ecology as a result of an accidental release of tens of thousands of farmed Atlantic salmon into Puget Sound.  Cooke agreed to pay the fine with the understanding that …

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SCIENCE and RELIGION – Should they never meet?

So I had a knee jerk reaction and blocked a comment that someone tried to post on my blog page this morning. I considered the comment rude and of no value, and somewhat insulting, but in hindsight, I should have posted it. Unfortunately, once a comment has been deleted permanently from the WordPress blog system, …

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