Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Wondering what sequestration might look like? Look at SD Reservations

The clock is ticking. Washington lawmakers have until March 1, this very Friday, to strike a budget deal and avoid “sequestration,” that is, massive, automatic spending cuts to both the military and vital social programs: The White House continued laying … Continue reading

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Obama golfs while climate burns

Further proof (from the Argus Leader, a newspaper apparently bent on denying the evidence of its own reporting) that climate change is heating up: After suffering through the worst drought in decades last year, farmers throughout South Dakota should brace … Continue reading

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Five easy ways to say NO to Keystone XL

This weekend, tens of thousands of people from all across the country will converge on Washington, D.C. for a Forward on Climate rally to urge President Obama to take urgent action to avert global climate catastrophe. Foremost among their concerns? … Continue reading

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What will Four More Years look like?

The yard signs have been uprooted. The campaign ads have ceased to saturate the airwaves, for now. And Barack Obama settles into a second term as President of the United States. This last week has been a time of jubilation … Continue reading

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