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Loaded Breasts and Loaded Guns [cartoon]

More on Breasts and Guns From Grist: Palin and Bachmann trash Michelle Obama’s breast-feeding advocacy From CNN: Palin defends rule allowing loaded weapons in national parks From EcoChildsPlay: Posts on breastfeeding From Mother Nature Network: More on breastfeeding The rest of Joe Mohr’s cartoons, and cartoon updates and other green news on Twitter @GreenCartoons. photo

Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin's lifeguard

Ronald Reagan killed the Fairness Doctrine, thus spawning the one-sided, fear-mongering, bs-fest that is Rush Limbaugh and inevitably, FOX News. Now I think I see why Palin called him “America’s lifeguard” (referring, of course, to Sarah Palin’s America). Wondering what the Fairness Doctrine has to do with the environment? Read the links below. Why is

Giffords Shooting: Crazy Talk Leads to Crazy Acts. Take a Stand Against Hatred.

(From our sister-blog, Red Green and Blue) Why did a crazy person shoot at Democratic Elected officials? Is it just because he’s crazy? Or could it just possibly be because Republican elected officials call Democrats  tyrants, power-grabbers and traitors, and talk about taking up guns and doing something about it? Responding to an earlier incident, Congresswoman Giffords spoke

Sarah Palin Schools Conservationists Follow-Up

Tom had a great post on Sarah Palin “schooling” conservationists last week, explaining to us clueless conservationists that pencils and paper come from trees. A new good friend of mine from WV Outpost picked up the story and added a lot to it, some of the thoughts definitely crossed my mind as well. Here’s the

Top 30 Planetsave Posts of 2010

I know, you are extremely curious to find out which posts on Planetsave got the most views in 2010. I was too. Here they are, the top 30. Did you read them all? 30. Amazon River (10 Friday Photos) People love pretty pictures, (especially of the Amazon). 29. Top Environmental Organizations in the United States (7 Green

Palin Schools Conservationists: Pencils Come from Trees

Sarah Palin had a few words for conservationists in a recent episode of  her reality TV show Sarah Palin’s Alaska. Palin had just shown her solidarity with the logging industry by cutting down a Sitka Spruce with a chain saw (“reality” indeed). Taking umbrage with those she claims have written her to complain of her

Can't Spell HATE Without T-E-A (cartoon)

Opposition to health care reform, threats of holy book burning, anti-immigration legislation, opposition to gay marriage, and the growing influence of the horrifically xenophobic Hate-Everyone-Not-Like-Me Party…WOW! Is this 2010 or 1810??? We are on a fast track to SCARY!!! These hate-children of Palin and Beck are getting WAY too much TV time! Follow Joe Mohr’s

UPDATE: Defenders of Wildlife Looks to Halt Wolf Slaughter

While 58 wolves have already been killed since Saturday, there’s hope that Alaska’s Department of Fish & Game will not reach their enormous quota. Defenders of Wildlife has taken legal action that could stop the hunt immediately. “The Board of Game did not authorize the use of helicopters by state agency personnel as part of

Alaska to Kill Over 75% of Wolf Population in New Aerial Hunt

Alaska abruptly resumed shooting wolves from helicopters this weekend in hopes that shooting the wolves will increase the population of caribou for hunters to kill. The state plans to kill up to 328 wolves, sparing under 100 in the Yukon area. [social_buttons] Not everyone in Alaska is gung-ho about the plan. The National Park Service

The Saga Continues: Ashley Judd Responds to Sarah Palin on Larry King [Video]

[youtube=] The debate over the aerial killing of wildlife in Alaska rages on with Ashley Judd and Defenders of Wildlife president Rodger Schlickeisen appearing on CNN’s Larry King Live last night. [social_buttons] Judd discusses why she so vehemently opposes aerial hunting (and later name-drops Van Jones and the Green Collar Economy) while Schlickeisen responds to

Palin Responds to Defenders of Wildlife, Ignores Main Issue

We wrote this week about the Defenders of Wildlife’s new campaign (and TV spot) against Sarah Palin and her plan to legalize aerial hunting of wolves from helicopters. Palin’s PR team was quick to the punch and issued this strongly-worded (yet weak on facts) response: It is reprehensible and hypocritical that the Defenders of Wildlife

Supreme Court to Hear Major Lawsuit Over Mining Waste

After years of appeals and court battles, an unprecedented case over the federal Clean Water Act will face the Supreme Court on Monday. Local environmentalists organized against a plan by a gold mine nearby Juneau, Alaska to dump mining waste and rubble into a nearby lake. While the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council lost the original

Helicopter Guns Kill Wolf After Eluding Hunters for 4 Months

A wolf was shot from a helicopter in Montana after avoiding hunters for months. The wolf had been picking off sheep from a ranch along with his mate, who was killed in November. [social_buttons] Wolves were removed from the endangered species list in Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho this Spring, but a lawsuit from environmental groups

Victory: Shell Cancels Plans to Drill in Arctic Waters

Score one for the environment – at least temporarily. Shell Oil announced that it will not be drilling off the Alaskan coast in the Beaufort Sea in 2009 as planned. This decision comes after a November court ruling which determined that Shell had erroneously been given permission to drill without properly assessing the environmental impact

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