2016 Arctic Sea Ice Wintertime Extent Hits Another Record Low (VIDEO)

Arctic sea ice was at a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second straight year. At 5.607 million square miles, it is the lowest maximum extent in the satellite record, and 431,000 square miles below the 1981 to 2010 average maximum extent.  Credits: NASA Goddard’s Scientific Visualization Studio/C. Starr From Ashley Morrow / 03.28.2016[…]

Mexican Desert Mangroves – Small but Valuable in Dealing with Climate Change

Mangrove patch in the arid landscape of Baja California Peninsula, Mexico. Octavio Aburto / iLCP, Author provided By Andrew Frederick Johnson / 03.28.2016 Postdoctoral Researcher Marine Biology Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of California San Diego Scientists have long known that mangroves provide vital barriers against storms and that these forests can store vast amounts[…]

Why is Hillary Clinton Dodging a Debate with Bernie Sanders on Her Own Turf? (VIDEO)

Following landslide victories on Saturday in Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii, Sanders looks ahead to contests in Wisconsin, New York, and beyond By John Queally and Deirdre Fulton / 03.28.2016: Hillary Clinton’s chief campaign strategist has dodged Bernie Sanders’ call for a debate before the April 19 primary in New York, saying the former secretary of[…]

Muslim Man Murdered in Glasgow by Fellow Muslim for Wishing Christian Customers Happy Easter

Asad Shah / BBC Screen Capture By Matthew A. McIntosh / 03.28.2016: A shopkeeper in Glasgow, Asad Shah, was murdered in Glasgow after posting the following on his Google+ account: “Upcoming special event ;-  GOOD FRIDAY AND VERY HAPPY EASTER ESPECIALLY TO MY BELOVED CHRISTIAN NATION X ! BISMILLAH ……, Lets Follow the Real Footstep of[…]

Obama Endorses Debbie Wasserman Schultz For Florida Seat: Establishment Sticking Together

While President Barack Obama won’t tell us who he will be supporting in the general election, one candidate he has fully endorsed is Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Wasserman Schultz is currently running for her life in Florida against the first Democratic congressional opponent she has faced during her time in the House. Opponent[…]

America & Religion: Have We Lost Our Way or Lost Our Minds?

Photo by Mike Mozart, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license The political question of this generation may be, “How do we manage a balance between religion, government and society?” Some commentators on the right proclaim that the Founders imagined a nation based on Christianity and that, as a society that leans ever[…]

Businesses to Deal Over Anti-Gay Bill – No Veto, No Revenue – Answer: VETO (VIDEO)

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (C), speaks to the media at the State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia, January 30, 2014. Reuters/Tami Chappell By Rich McKay / Reuters, Atlanta – 03.28.2016: Georgia Governor Nathan Deal said on Monday he will veto a so-called religious freedom bill passed by the state legislature that has drawn national criticism for[…]

Why Bernie Sanders had to Run as a Democrat

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters on foreign policy before a rally Monday, March 21, 2016, in Salt Lake City.  (John Locher, AP) From Ralph Nader at The Chicago Tribune / 03.28.2016: uring a recent town hall in Columbus, Ohio, Sen. Bernie Sanders said the unthinkable. At least, you would have[…]