COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The University of Maryland's John W. Frece is taking his years of "smart growth" expertise and experience to the Obama Administration to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Smart Growth division.
Frece just stepped down as associate director of the University of Maryland's National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education. This week he took the reins as director of the EPA's Development,… Continue
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The latest update of major corporate ownership and involvement in the organic food sector is now out. The chart graphically focuses on the organic brands with ties to the top 25 food processors in North America. You can view a full-size version of the latest chart by clicking here
Dr. Phil Howard, an Assistant Professor at Michigan State, is responsible for the creation and updating of the organic food… Continue
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Libertarians Gone WildRon Paul's insane cameo in the upcoming Bruno movie.
By Christopher BeamPosted Monday, March 16, 2009, at 6:16 PM ET
Note: This article contains spoilers about Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming movie, Bruno.
Ron Paul.Ron PaulPresidential candidates will do almost anything for publicity. But Ron Paul's appearance in Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming Bruno movie suggests he draws the line at making sex tapes with gay Austrian TV hosts.
In a… Continue
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by Tula Connell, Mar 18, 2009
Contracts can’t be broken. We learned that lesson well over the past few days when AIG honchos swore that despite being bailed out by $173 billion in taxpayer funds, they couldn’t break the sacrosanct contractual bond that guaranteed billions in bonuses to the same top executives who… Continue
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by LARA BRENCKLE
Of The Patriot-News
Tuesday March 17, 2009, 2:32 PM
The battle to keep chloramine out of the West Shore's water supply has reached the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
In a motion filed with the court Monday, attorney Susan Pickford asks that the issues dismissed by the Commonwealth Court -- including whether there were violations of due process… Continue
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Missouri State Police Think You And I Are Terrorists
March 17, 2009
by Chuck Baldwin
Thanks to a concerned Missouri state policeman, a nationally syndicated radio talk show host stated that he was alerted last week to a secret Missouri state police report that categorized supporters of Congressman Ron Paul, Bob Barr, and myself as "'militia'… Continue
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House Passes Mandatory National Service Bill
The House passed a bill yesterday which includes disturbing language indicating young people will be forced to undertake mandatory national service programs as fears about President Barack Obama’s promised “civilian national security force” intensify.
The Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, known as the GIVE Act, was passed… Continue
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Scientists in Brazil and at the University of California, Davis
, are teaming up to develop a herd of genetically modified dairy goats, whose milk is expected to protect against the types of diarrheal diseases that each year claim the lives of more than 2 million children around the world.
The team plans to have a milk-producing herd of these goats established in Brazil within two years and hopes to begin human… Continue
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MANHATTAN -- Studies by veterinary researchers at Kansas State University
, with collaboration from Epitopix LLC
, have resulted in the United States' first vaccine against E. coli O157 in beef cattle.
"Researchers have done so much to focus on the post-harvest food safety aspect, whether it's E. coli or salmonella," said Dan Thomson of K-State's… Continue
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An Al Gore presidency would have acted on Iraq the same way the Bush administration did, says Dalhousie University professor Frank Harvey
With the second Bush presidency now over, academics and armchair scholars alike are looking back at the presidential decisions of the past eight years.
Frank Harvey is no exception.
With his latest paper for the… Continue
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Here are the following programs that I use on a regular basis for my security features. These programs are always installed on all GCC Engineering PC's. These programs are good advice to keep your computer safe from bugs and parasites that mess up your sessions
and from someone getting into your secrets online.
Peer Guardian 2.0 - This program blocks the IP address out and is good for web surfing and downloading without someone bothering you. This is a bigger firewall than what… Continue
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This is the news report with exclusive video of the… Continue
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The Memory Hole
- Rescuing Knowledge, Freeing Information
By Russ Kick at 7 March, 2009, 9:14 am
ProPublica has set up a page
, with a feed, that monitors any changes to whitehouse.gov, recovery.gov, and financialstability.gov.
Whenever there’s a change to any page on these sites, it’s noted in the feed. You can then… Continue
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by Stephen Lendman
, March 13, 2009
The title refers to the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP), also known as the North American Union - formerly launched at a March 23, 2005 Waco, Texas meeting attended by George Bush, Mexico's President Vincente Fox, and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin. It's for a tri-national… Continue
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Kucinich Calls For Congressional Investigation Into Cheney “Assassination Unit”…
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HR 1337 IH
H. R. 1337
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the United States domestic energy supply.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 5, 2009
Mr. LARSON of Connecticut (for himself, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. HOLT, Mr. WU, and Mr. MORAN of Virginia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to… Continue
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By Jim Hightower, Hightower Lowdown. Posted March 16, 2009.
3/4 of Americans want to see a huge worker protection bill pass through Congress, and the greedy corporations are running scared.
Last October, Home Depot cofounder Bernie Marcus blew a gasket, spewing outrage in all directions. "This is the demise of civilization," he exploded. "This is how a… Continue
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Outpouring of Skeptical Scientists Continues as 59 Scientists Added to Senate Report
‘The science has, quite simply, gone awry’
Link to Introduction of Report
Link to Full Printable… Continue
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