It was a Republican president who drove the largest expansion of parkland ever (YAY! TR! Teddy!). It was a Republican who started up the EPA.
How many Republicans can you fit under a single tree in a parking lot? At least nineteen.
When did it become a bad thing in the Republican mind to be an environmentalist?
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress. The EPA was proposed by President Richard Nixon and began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order. The order establishing the EPA was ratified by committee hearings in the House and Senate.– Wikipedia
Local folk, waiting for the Republican gubernatorial ticket, in the shade of crape myrtles.
Democrat Jason Vandever won a special election for Charlottesville treasurer in a landslide Tuesday, defeating independent John Pfaltz 1,280 votes to 397. A total of 1,683 voters hit the polls, said registrar Sheri Iachetta. There were four write-in votes, and two people cast blank ballots.–Daily Progress
Wes Bellamy introduced Kristin Szakos to a gathering downtown. Councilor Szakos is making a 2nd run for the CHO City Council. Charlottesville Tomorrow has the story.
Mr. Fields, Sunday before election day, working to re-elect President Obama.
With a slight, unexpected lift provided by Hurricane Sandy, Mother Nature’s October surprise, President Barack Obama appears poised
to win his second term tomorrow.–Center for Politics
To counter last minute boost from storm Sandy, Mitt Romney jumps on the nature bandwagon, announcing replacement of ticket-mate Paul Ryan with the Lorax.
Of the Lorax’s qualifications, Romney replied “He speaks for the trees”.
It’s almost time for the big game, Mitt v Barack. I wonder how they would have done, instead of those debates, in a hotdog eating contest?
Like Nathan’s 10 minute 4th of July International Hot Dog Eating contest. Hot dogs and buns…
Hotdog for president!
Harry Potter agrees to replace vice-presidential ticket-mate Smiling Joe Biden.