The dangers of this type of mining concern me given my experience on nearly every side of this issue. I have served as head of both the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. I also earned graduate degrees in aquatic ecology and fisheries. Over my days in the Superior National Forest, I developed a deep appreciation for the Boundary Waters — the most-visited of our nation’s protected wilderness areas. … [Read more...] about Clean water or mining pollution for the nation’s favorite wilderness?
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Here's the common ground on policing. Sir Robert Peel in known as "the father of modern policing" Bill Bratton is a giant of American policing who helped Rudy Giuliani clean up New York. But Bill Bratton said he carried with him everywhere as his policing Bible Robert Peel's Nine Principles of Policing from the early 1800s. I'm going to read to you the three most important ones. If every officer and every police force in America adhere to these principles, we will never again witness the scenes of the last few days. … [Read more...] about Steve Hilton: Trump’s gains with African-Americans will be lost if he does not lead on police reform
As for the historic nature of a Black running mate, I don't see that moving the needle. A majority of Black voters already support Democrats -- and likely would have with or without Harris on the ticket. It's the independent voters who matter, and it's unlikely these voters will be persuaded by a game of identity politics, especially when a Biden-Harris ticket is the most progressive presidential ticket in modern history. While independents are a mixed bag of political views, they will likely not embrace all the progressive policies that the Democrats are championing this election cycle. … [Read more...] about Picking Kamala Harris makes history, but will it make a difference in November?
Omar Lugo, a 42-year-old Venezuelan immigrant, doesn’t blame Johnson for what he observes is a clear sense of fear in the county’s Latino community. He blames liberal activists. “By accusing the sheriff of being racist, that doesn’t take us anywhere,” Lugo said. … [Read more...] about He set out to mobilize Latino voters. Then the virus hit.
The people arrested and cited were aligned with both the pro-police group and the counter-protesters, Feit said. Those arrested were: Anna Kruger, 25, for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest; Michael Townley, 42, for disorderly conduct; and Joshua Mischler-DeLeon, 37, for disorderly conduct and possession of an illegal weapon. James Reitman, 42, was cited for criminal tampering. … [Read more...] about Three arrested, one cited after fights at Fort Collins “Back the Blue” rally