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Rye Development is proposing a massive pumped storage power plant uphill from the site of the closed Goldendale smelter, next to the Columbia River.  This facility will take over a closed pumped storage plant. Native American tribes, including tribes from Asia, originally migrated to this vicinity as a group with common languages and...

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  • March 23, 2021

I’ve seen general pieces about the filibuster and its history, and so let me be specific that I am asking for commentary that is a little deeper, or granular.  My question is simple — I’’m old enough to have been politically aware since the Ford/Carter years, and for most of my life the...

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  • February 25, 2021

Donald Trump is the grift that keeps on grifting. And he has 42 more days to embarrass our country and everyone in it. And, damn, is he ever obliging. He’s almost completely given up on governing so he can focus 100 percent on keeping the job he has no interest in...

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  • December 9, 2020

Yes, that’s Don Jr. we’re talking about. The guy whose every video makes him look like Tony Montana six seconds before the cartel goons show up. The redoubtable Gabriel Sherman of Vanity Fair: Donald Trump’s erratic and reckless behavior in the last 24 hours has opened a rift in the...

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  • October 5, 2020

So much complicity so little time left, the GOP seems ready to lose the Senate because they back-ended the wrong horse. x Learn. Their. Names. pic.twitter.com/lYzH8LIj6d— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) July 8, 2020 Oklahoma, Arizona, South Dakota, and this weekend the Trump typhoid-tour goes to Hew Hampshire. x The city...

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  • July 9, 2020

The redoubtable Gabriel Sherman has another missive from the Festering Wing of the Blight House, and it’s yet another eye-opener. For starters, blunderkind Jared Kushner was apparently the source of Donald Trump’s late-night raving about New York not needing as many ventilators as Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists they do. Vanity Fair:...

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  • April 1, 2020

“The Arctic is heating up twice as much as the rest of the planet. With that comes permafrost thawing and the birth of aquifers, it is likely that groundwater transport in the Arctic will be more and more important in the future.” M. Bayani Cardenas, Jackson School of Geosciences Another previously...

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  • March 23, 2020

Consider this little CYA item meant to distance VP Pence from Ukraine-gate that could mean a readiness to cut Trump loose. x WSJ: VP Pence advised against releasing notes of President Trump's call with the president of Ukraine. https://t.co/6dCprfgsH6— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 28, 2019 many of those anti-LGBTQ policies come...

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  • October 12, 2019
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