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Caterpillars and Poetry.

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It takes a lot to make a moth, but most humans, I’ve noticed, don’t really care for moths. They like butterflies, it seems, but not moths. Why? I’m not sure (especially since I recently learned that butterflies are actually regarded … Continue reading

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The State of the Union: Obama’s Literacy Doggone Doubtful

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No, this isn’t a post about a teleprompter flub. Yes, this is a post about how President Obama has just offered clear and compelling evidence that he is illiterate. In last night’s State of the Union address, Obama specifically spoke about … Continue reading

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EPA vs. DEP on Dimock, PA: Science… Law… and Female Intuition

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By now it is common knowledge that the DEP has determined Cabot Oil & Gas does not have to deliver water to Dimock residents anymore. The DEP actually dropped the requirement for Cabot to restore the residents’ water supplies (which … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Pipeline “Dead”– BUT Obama No Fracking Hero

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Get this straight, humans: President Obama is a friend of the oil and gas industry. The recent denial of the permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline does not mean that Obama has changed his tune on unconventional natural gas. Obama … Continue reading

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1,252 Arrests on Obama’s Doorstep: My Master Was #1228

My master was arrested earlier today… and then he sent me an email to pass along to all the humans out there who read this blog. Here’s his message: WHEN I SAY “TAR SANDS,” YOU SAY, “NO!” You see, today … Continue reading

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bad dog bad dog watcha gonna do?

I hope the Washington D.C. police are nice. My master said when they tell him to get up, he will just sit there instead… he said he learned that from me. He said that when I do it, though, it … Continue reading

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once upon a leaky well…

Once a leaky well, always a leaky well? That is the question. Here’s what we know: about 5% of unconventional gas wells leak right off the bat; upwards of 50-60% leak within 20ish years. In a Canadian study, the failure … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Unconventional Shale Gas Will Fail

It may take quite awhile, but the development of shale gas will eventually fail. There are three main reasons. I am not one of them. It’s debate-able how many “knowns” there are when it comes to shale gas, but here are three … Continue reading

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tim dechristopher: 2 years caged for courage

A handful of us observed Tim DeChristopher Day on Tuesday, 26 July 2011. What does an act of activism cost? What can be gained? These are the questions entertained. Today, Tim DeChristopher was ordered to spend the next 2 years in … Continue reading

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