In 2010, 767 manatees were documented to have died or been killed in Florida, with a significant number of deaths resulting from last winter’s prolonged cold temperatures. These numbers are an all time high, shattering the previous record of 429 set in 2009.
As a business owner who has created hundreds of jobs over the past two decades, I understand economic policies that build sustainable growth. Yet the billions in tax cuts for the wealthy just signed into law compromise our shared future.
It’s been nearly two years since the dawn of the Great Recession, and many Americans are still unsure about what will lead the economy out of the doldrums.
I am a college student who recently completed my summer 2010 internship with the Edison Wetlands Association (EWA). Throughout my childhood and teenage years, my parents were actively involved EWA volunteers.
The stock market, as measured by the S&P500, rose nearly 50 percent from President Barack Obama’s inauguration to the close on Dec. 31, 2010 according to the Global Macro Monitor blog.
Technology is often accused of turning people into couch potatoes. There’s no question that far too many folks spend far too much time in front of computers, TVs and video games – and not enough time outdoors getting fresh air and exercise.
During his campaign for governor, Chris Christie promised to clean up and restore Barnegat Bay. Eleven months after taking office, Governor Christie announced a “comprehensive plan of action” to fulfill his promise.
Creation of a charter school in New Jersey is no easy task, evident from the stories told over the years by founders of the 73 charter schools now open in the state, as well as the many other organizers whose proposed schools never got off the ground.
There is a documentary, whose title declares what you need to know going in…“They Killed Sister Dorothy”…
Despite the horror with which the war party has received the WikiLeaks dump of secret diplomatic cables, at least some of the revelations were cheered. Those who have been agitating for an attack on Iran were pleased to see cables apparently reporting that the heads of Arab states also favor war.