Buttigieg: So again, this is why this has to become something where everybody sees where they fit, including people in constituencies that have often not felt like there is any reason for them to embrace climate science. Often, though, those are the same constituencies with the most to lose. I mean, again, farming has the most to lose. And this is no longer theoretical, right? It’s not just coastal communities. I mean, obviously wildfires in California, sea level rise in Florida. But I’ve had to activate our emergency operations protocol for a once-in-a-millennium flood and do the emergency management for that in our river city. And then two years later, [we] had another one. This is no longer something that you have to do a lot of arm-waving to get people to see is there. … [Read more...] about Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump’s mess
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“For decades, PETA has been using beautiful, sexy ads to convey a serious message and turn heads in order to open hearts. And it's certainly working. In less than 24 hours, on Facebook alone, Alicia Silverstone's gorgeous "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Wool" ad led more than 350,000 people to watch her video on how sheep are killed, punched, stomped on, and cut up. From Hollywood A-listers to everyday men and women who promote vegan eating by showing off their fit bodies, we find that when people get naked, others pay attention to the plight of animals used for food, fashion, or entertainment.” … [Read more...] about Do nude celebrity PETA ads make any difference?
“Go try to be funny nowadays with this woke culture,” he told the outlet. “There were articles written about why comedies don’t work anymore — I’ll tell you why, because all the f---ing funny guys are like, ‘F--- this s---, because I don’t want to offend you.’” … [Read more...] about ‘Joker’ director blames ‘woke culture’ for abandoning comedies: ‘I don’t want to offend you’
“You have to take it upon yourself to stay up-to-date on recalls,” he said, adding that while media outlets cover larger recalls, there may be small, local ones that go unnoticed. He suggested checking in with local retailers to ensure products being sold are not part of the recall. … [Read more...] about Food safety analysis finds meat, poultry recalls remain ‘sky-high’
What I knew in 2010 and continue to see to this day is that the left wants to silence speech that they don’t agree with. Look at the attacks on the Citizens United case. Look at the attacks on conservative speech on college campuses. The difference between conservatives and liberals is that we support more speech, even if it’s speech we disagree with. By contrast, the left wants to rid the public square of speech they don’t agree with. … [Read more...] about David Bossie: Supreme Court ‘Citizens United’ decision still protects the First Amendment 10 years later