James Conca writes in Forbes (2017) that, “The most comprehensive report to date on the health effects of environmental pollution shows that filthy air, contaminated water and other polluted parts of our environment kill more people worldwide each year than almost everything else combined – smoking, hunger, natural disasters, war, murder, AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. On top of the suffering of human lives (and presumably species’ lives, too), the annual costs are a staggering $4 trillion. This is a Pro-life issue! Read the full article here.
“Thou Shalt Not Steal” (8th Commandment) Swindlers are getting by looting and bilking the government in blatant crime and mostly getting away with it. Insufficient tax enforcement, gaping loopholes, and corrupt looting during Covid measures are bleeding our nation. Ralph Nader sees through the smoke and mirrors to the corruption. Policymakers, regulatory officials, corporations, and the press must become accountable… but they must be pushed by you and me! Read more at the link below. https://scheerpost.com/…/ralph-nader-the-biggest…/…
The United States “military-industrial complex” is the greatest criminal scam perpetrated upon the American public. It sucks down a rathole trillions of dollars, foists its military bases and attendant moral corrosiveness upon many other nations, justifies its bloated budget through endless deadly losing wars and false new enemies, and ultimately seduces people into a cult worship of DEATH. Read More
We can only understand Jesus’ teaching in the context of his gospel of the kingdom. Jesus taught that the long-expected messianic kingdom was actually breaking into history in a powerful way in his actions and disciples. And Jesus’ teaching explained how Jesus expected his followers to live in that new kingdom. It is clear that Jesus intended his ethical teaching to be for everyone, not only some little group. At the end of his gospel, Matthew reports that Jesus sent his disciples into the whole world not only to baptize those who believe but to teach them “everything I have… Read More
This post is about a cub bear that I found in our chicken coop in August 2020. An illegal radio-tracking collar was on the bear. Trying to get the collar off, the cub had gotten its right leg through the collar and was unable to pull it out. This further tightened the collar such that it was cutting through the bears neck with resultant open wound.
West Virginia has a 365-year season when hunters can train their dogs on live bears (just not kill them except during hunting season. Thus these “sportsmen” (ha) chase bears in spring and summer, often scattering cubs from parents. In this case, the hunter captured a cub and put on a radio-collar to readily locate it whenever he wanted to easily find a bear for his dogs to chase.
This year-round training season needs to be abolished!