While the reductions in carbon emissions for China don’t kick in for years, it’s a start. As the old Chinese saying goes, a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step.
Another horror from the Mexican nexus of drugs, violence and political corruption.
Ok, so Republicans didn’t exactly run on nothing, but their agenda, such as it was, overwhelmingly consisted being against most anything that was proposed by the Obama administration. Perhaps the party of obstruction can pivot to actually governing, but I’ll believe it when I see it.
Maybe Dems would have lost anyway had they embraced some of Obama’s accomplishments. But at least they would have stood for something.
Some analysts or talking heads have been talking about the new GOP majorities leading to less gridlock. If Republicans are true to form I see more gridlock ahead, not less.
If the nurse, Kaci Hickox, develops symptoms then a quarantine becomes appropriate. Until then, her taking a bike ride in the country doesn’t threaten anyone else’s health.
The lines about conviction and intensity may sound familiar. They’re from the poem “The Second Coming” by William Butler Yeats.