Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… week. Thats part of our argument, that we are directly connected to the area though the work that weve done. We have a real economic interest in the preservation of Americas public lands, she added. Mark Squillace, a law professor at the University of Colorado, said Patagonias claim could hold up in court. Patagonia probably does have significant business interests that could be affected, Squillace, who worked under Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt during the last year of Bill Clintons …

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Pentagon Reportedly To Send Nearly 4,000 More Troops To Afghanistan

June 16, 2017

… troop numbers. In his testimony, Mattis also said the Taliban were surging in the country, according to Reuters. All I can tell you is that, unless we get a strategy from you, youre going to get a strategy from us, McCain told Mattis during the hearing, according to media accounts. We want a strategy. I dont think Thats a hell of a lot to ask. Earlier this year, Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, told Congress he needed a few thousand additional troops to overcome …

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Second Lady Pence Pushes Bee Conservation, An Effort One Critic Labels ‘Hypocritical’

June 8, 2017

… imminent risk of extinction. withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Agreementon climate change. went against his agencys scientific recommendationand refused to ban a widely used pesticide Thats been Finck-Haynes said she fears that move is a good indication of what to expect from Pruitt.Neonicotinoids,a widely used class of insecticides suspected of playing a role in the pollinatorscollapse, are among the pesticides under review at EPA. Called neonics for short, this class of pesticides have …

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ABC’s ‘Dirty Dancing’ Remake Became Cringey Real Fast

… over the head with character exposition and the feminism that felt so fresh and subversive in the original film. All the out-of-place singing numbers Jerry Orbachs and Kelly Bishops characters never offered any indication in the original film that behind their picture-book marriage was a dried-up sex life and the threat of divorce, but Thats what Babys parents were up to this time around. The resolution at the end they decide to stay together, nearly get caught by their kids while …

May 26, 2017
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To My Husband: Thank You For Our Average Love

… cant manage to text each other. Its a funny meme you send to my phone on a Monday that just totally fits with whats happening in my day. Its the look we give across the room because we know exactly what were thinking. Its the joy we get of doing nothing but sitting around the house together, laughing at our laziness but being totally content. We have a simple love, an average love, a love few would be excited to read about. But Thats what our love has shown me. The most simplistic, average love …

May 25, 2017
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Here’s What’s Leaving And Arriving On Netflix In June

… and, worst of all, D2: The Mighty Ducks. Thats the one where Coach Bombay (Emilio Estevez) leads Team USA, which somehow consists of most of his players from the Ducks, in the Junior Goodwill Games. Will Team USA triumph over Iceland? And whats up with Bombay getting ice cream with the enemy? Soon, we may never know. Just remember: Ducks fly together. June 1 D2: The Mighty Ducks Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Heterosexual Jill House of Wax Kidnapped Knuckleball! Las magicas historias de …

May 25, 2017
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Huge Landslide Buries Already Damaged California Highway

A massive landslide covered a section of Californias famous Highway 1 last weekend Thats been beset by falling rocks and debris this year. Mother nature hard at work, said a tweet from Caltrans, the states transportation department. We were fearful that something could happen, Shivers told HuffPost.We didnt think it would be anything like this. The highway hugs the California coast for about 655 miles and normally is a popular scenic route for motorists. The slide went from bad to …

May 24, 2017
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Tucker Carlson: No Special Prosecutor Until Penn Station Men’s Room Is Clean

New York City Councilman Corey Johnson, a Democrat, was on Tucker Carlson Tonighton Tuesday to talk about a bill that wouldcompel Trump to release his tax returns. Its OK if you dont like Trump. Im not mad about that, Carlson said. But how about filling some potholes and arresting some public urinators. Seriously! Have you been in Penn Station recently? Carlson asked. Its like a homeless shelter. Its disgusting. Im serious. I go there every week. And Thats yours? Penn Station is yours? …

May 17, 2017
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