Whether or not you agreed with President Obama's views, there were no top officials facing corruption or other criminal accusations. This administration? A different story. Turns out the contrast between Republicans and Democrats can be seen as standard over the course of at least 55 years. https://rantt.com/gop-admins-had-38-times-more-criminal-convictions-than-democrats-1961-2016/ GOP Admins Had 38 Times More Criminal Convictions … Continue reading GOP administrations 38 times the criminal convictions of Dems over 55 years
This is one of those on the one hand, on the other hand, articles. India and China have been successfully pushing their citizens to plant additional trees. That's great! Unfortunately those two countries (particularly China) have also increasing their greenhouse gas production with their accelerating industrial base and even this huge effort to add trees … Continue reading Having a greener planet good, but insufficient
This showed up in my Facebook feed. I have no idea who Nate White is, whether he wrote this or not, or who posted it. What I do know is that it very accurately describes Trump as a human being and thus the reasons why many people dislike him. Someone asked "Why do some British … Continue reading Superb, detailed statement of why the Brits (and a few other people) don’t like Trump
Does safe drinking water matter to you, your family, your friends? If so, this should make you furious. Speak up, yell!! https://www.motherjones.com/food/2019/02/epa-scientists-the-toxic-chemicals-we-wont-regulate-are-definitely-in-our-drinking-water/ EPA Scientists: The Toxic Chemicals Our Agency Won’t Regulate Are Definitely in Our Drinking Water A new study confirms the presence of a gnarly group of substances in tap water in 24 states. … Continue reading Be angry, be very angry — EPA doesn’t want to regulate toxic chemicals that are already in your water
NYC is a hub for solo dining Solo dining is alive and well in NYC. Restaurant reservations for solo diners increased 80 percent from 2014 to 2018, according to online reservation platform OpenTable — and restaurants are loving it. Andrew Kuhl, who manages the dining room at Eleven Madison Park, says “it’s more of an honor” to serve a … Continue reading Single diners in NYC up 80% in five years — why?
Valid and helpful point being made here -- switch people away from meat by offering them something tastier. Avoid framing the issue as having to go vegetarian, vegan, or some other deprival-based diet. https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/02/10/692114918/how-to-get-meat-eaters-to-eat-more-plant-based-foods-make-their-mouths-water? How To Get Meat Eaters To Eat More Plant-Based Foods? Make Their Mouths Water February 10, 20197:00 AM ET MARIA GODOY … Continue reading Show meat eaters something better tasting and they’ll switch
After all of the conversations with my friends about family china and how you couldn't even give it away, I find this hilarious. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/the-dish-on-vintage-china-whats-old-is-new-again-in-bistros-and-dining-rooms/2019/02/04/adf5c88a-04a6-11e9-b6a9-0aa5c2fcc9e4_story.html? The dish: Why vintage tableware is making a comeback in restaurants and homes Food is served on an assortment of vintage plates at St. Anselm in Washington. (Corry Arnold) By Jura Koncius … Continue reading Maybe vintage china has its uses after all