Opinion

Time To Move On From “Killer” Coal

A report by the Clean Air Task Force, which was released last week, is a devastating indictment of the coal industry and its impact to the public health. The report, “The Toll from Coal,” shows that across the nation, people are being hospitalized and dying due to the impacts of air pollution from dirty coal.

Voice of the People: al Qaeda’s Victory

Since Sept. 11, 2001, Americans have delivered al Qaeda just about all it sought when it launched its murderous attack. We have bankrupted much of our economy, inspired worldwide hatred by recklessly using our military and greatly curtailed freedom in the name of ‘security’ without actually making ourselves any safer.

New Pioneers

Americans are facing a troubling reality. The economic recovery they were promised has not materialized. There’s growing talk about a “new normal”—a new way of life to take us through a long period of failed recoveries.

The Bloom Is Off The Rose!

Mother Nature can be a capricious mistress. In recent years, we’ve seen an unexplained devastation of bat and bee populations. We’ve also witnessed the successful return of the eastern bluebird after years of decline due to competition from non-native birds.