Progressive Democrat Newsletter Issue 262 (abbreviated issue)
Where to gas up in the post-BP era...some suggestions on how to be reasonably environmentally conscious when you fuel up your car
Religion and Homophobia in Africa...written by fellow Culture Kitchen Blogger Leo Igwe
Israel and the Gaza Fiasco: Brinksmanship where no one blinks...I go out a limb here, but I think I am taking a reasonable analysis.
North Korea Goes Rogue...worrisome, but hopefully won't go far.
Northeast Coast Focus: Global Warming Killing Lobsters, Jobs From Massachusetts To Virginia...the Vermont maple industry and the Colorado ski industry have already been getting hit by global warming. Now the lobster industry. I am sure there are many more, but we don't know about them yet.
New York City Focus: Democracy for NYC 2010 Endorsements...some progressive candidates to support
Brooklyn Focus: NYC Comptroller John Liu Endorses Chris Owens for District Leader...about two of my favorite local politicians
Bronx Focus: Desiree Pilgrim-Hunter for State Senate...perhaps NY State's most important primary election this year.
California Focus: Valero, Tesoro and Occidental Give $2 Million To Pollute California, Not a Dime For the Gulf
CA-Sen: Fiorina's dangerous ignorance about climate and security
California Focus: Environment Wins in California Primary Election!
Texas Focus: Bringing Change to the Texas State Board of Education...one of the most important races this year.
Texas Focus: Rick Perry Stoops into Sewer Politics of Lies and Dirty Tricks.
Texas Focus: Statement by Rebecca Bell-Metereau for State Board of Education District 5:
Virginia Focus: Obama makes Republican Eric Cantor look like an idiot
Virginia Focus: Democrat Tom Perriello's "Passion is a Granular Focus on the Local Economy and Jobs"
Arizona Focus: Racist Arpaio's Latest Outrages:
Arizona Focus: Equality Arizona Political Action Committee (PAC) Endorsements
Arizona Focus: Renewable energy’s time has come for Arizona
Minnesota Focus: MN Senators weighing in on BP oil debacle
Minnesota Focus: Minneapolis Sets an Eco-example
Washington State Focus: Enervating Energy Efficiency
Washington State Focus: Towards More Efficient Bus Service
Michigan Focus: Senate Republicans find new excuse to hold up DRIC bridge and 10,000 Michigan jobs
Massachusetts Focus: Republican Scott Brown Fails on Global Warming
Illinois Focus: IL-Sen: Mark Kirk caught lying repeatedly about his military record
Rachel Maddow on Mark Kirk's Credibility Crisis: