Category Archives: Deep Thoughts

Go Greener for Spring Cleaning This Year

Spring is a season of stirring anticipation. As the ground thaws and flowers start to bloom, house-dwellers get eager to throw open the windows and embrace the warming air. With that comes a sense of renewal that’s most evident in the annual tradition of spring cleaning. Cleaning out your home can be a great way to expel clutter accumulated over the winter, but if you want to do it while being environmentally friendly, you’ll need to take stock of your current cleaning habits. Continue reading Go Greener for Spring Cleaning This Year

Hillary Clinton: Population Control Will Now Become The Centerpiece Of U.S. Foreign Policy

During remarks that she made for the 15th Anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the launch of a new program that according to Clinton will now become the centerpiece of U.S. foreign policy. This new program is known as the Global Health Initiative, and it is being incredibly well-funded at a time when the U.S. government is drowning in debt. According to Clinton, 63 billion dollars will be spent by the U.S. to prevent pregnancies and to improve “family planning” services around the globe over the next six years. In other words, the new centerpiece of U.S. foreign policy is all about eugenics and population control. Continue reading Hillary Clinton: Population Control Will Now Become The Centerpiece Of U.S. Foreign Policy

Global Warming? 50 Percent Of The U.S. Is Covered In Snow And 80 People Have Died In Europe From The Bitter Cold Just This Month

Global warming? Are they kidding us? As world leaders were gathered in Copenhagen to discuss the devastating “threat” of global warming, many of their home countries were experiencing their coldest Decembers in ages. In fact, Barack Obama actually had to leave the Copenhagen summit early due to a massive snow storm that hit Washington D.C. The snow storm deposited between 15 and 30 inches of snow throughout the mid-Atlantic region on December 19th. It was the biggest snow storm ever recorded in December in Washington D.C., and there were over 4000 traffic accidents in the state of Virginia alone due to the poor conditions. But it is not just the mid-Atlantic that has been hit hard this December. In fact, approximately 50 percent of the United States is now covered in snow. Continue reading Global Warming? 50 Percent Of The U.S. Is Covered In Snow And 80 People Have Died In Europe From The Bitter Cold Just This Month

Soil: Ignored, Ill-treated, Irreplaceable

Recently, I wrote about the “Green Revolution” (which I called the Greed Revolution), and some not-commonly-published, negative side effects which that revolution may have had on food. I told of studies which indicate that hybrid corn may fall considerably short of the nutrient content of open pollinated (O.P.) corn. I speculated that one reason that botanists began hybridizing plants used for food was so that those plants would not need as many nutrients, of which our soils are deficient in forms available to plants. (That’s why our soils are often called “depleted soils.” They’re depleted of available nutrients.) In lieu of attempting to raise the quality of our soils to where that quality was when the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock, or, ideally, to attempt to bring them back to “Garden of Eden” levels of quality, if we could know the condition of soils at that time, we lowered the standards for our sources of food. As we decreased the nutrient requirement of crops, we decreased our nutrient uptake. Continue reading Soil: Ignored, Ill-treated, Irreplaceable

When The Gulf Of Mexico Had An Oil Spill A Few Years Ago, It Did A Climate Change On Us.

I am not a farmer. Nor am I an engineer. So I am really surprised by the lack of engineering in the farming community to offset the drought conditions we have experienced this year.

Our planet is covered in oceans of water that is not capable of supporting our farming community. It has way too much salt in it. Continue reading When The Gulf Of Mexico Had An Oil Spill A Few Years Ago, It Did A Climate Change On Us.