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Entries by Carl Pope from 07/2006

A Cynical Fourth in Congress

| Posted 07.03.2006 | Huffington Post

As our nation's leaders prepared for the national holiday, they displayed a stunning contempt for both the national interest and the American public.

An Abdication in Detroit

| Posted 07.06.2006 | Entertainment
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Last week, the Ford Motor Company joined the parade of stunningly hypocritical auto manufacturers by announcing that it was abandoning its goal of selling 250,000 hybrid vehicles per year by the end of the decade.

The Economic Price of Global Warming

| Posted 07.10.2006 | Huffington Post

Almost a year ago, I was in Bombay when the worst rainfall ever to hit India devastated the city with 36 inches in a single day, killing more than a t...

If You've Seen One Redwood, You've Seen Them All -- Not!

| Posted 07.12.2006 | Politics
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Schwarzenegger joined governors from all over the country in telling Bush that his proposal to open America's remaining wild forests to logging was bad public policy, and bad politics.

Sacrificing New Mexico to Sacrifice Florida to Sacrifice California to...

| Posted 07.14.2006 | Politics
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Florida Senator Mel Martinez has decided to sell his state's soul -- its beaches -- to his colleague, Senator Pete Domenici.

Big Sky Turnaround?

| Posted 07.19.2006 | Politics
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San Francisco -- U.S. Senate candidate for Montana Jon Tester made a swing through San Francisco this week. Tester is taking on incumbent Republican C...

Defining What Humanity Will Be

| Posted 07.21.2006 | Politics
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Senator James Inhofe went on CNN to declare that Al Gore was "full of crap" on global warming, that the whole concept of climate change was a "hoax." What part of the future doesn't Inhofe get?

Globalism Is Dead

| Posted 07.26.2006 | Huffington Post

It turned out that speed was no substitute for security or dignity. Fetishizing speed turned the world into a global, winner-take-all lottery whose motto was "The race is to the swift, and the devil take the hindmost."

It's Energy and the Environment, Stupid!

| Posted 07.28.2006 | Politics
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This year politics in California may be more about the real climate than about the political one.