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Hurricanes not the result of climate change

Hurricanes not the result of climate change

  By Dr. Madhav L. Khandekar and Tom Harris A Washington Post-ABC News poll released on Thursday shows that 55% of Americans think that the severity of recent hurricanes is most likely “the result of global climate change.” That people believe this is not surprising—we are told over and over: man-made global warming has made the […]

In devastated Houston, ‘nobody hates anybody’ as people come together

In devastated Houston, ‘nobody hates anybody’ as people come together

The traffic jams are back on the vast highways lacing through the heart of Houston, and the sun is shining again. Many Houstonians are still trying to salvage what they can from their flooded homes. But one word captures the mood in the most racially diverse US city: solidarity. “Come on in!” calls Sarah Osborne […]

Preparedness versus “Price-Gouging”: Don’t Hold Out for a Hero

Preparedness versus “Price-Gouging”: Don’t Hold Out for a Hero

. By Thomas L. Knapp As the US Gulf Coast continues to reel under the impact of Hurricane Harvey, the word “hero” finds itself in much, and appropriate, use. From government first responders to Louisiana’s “Cajun Navy” to just plain old friends and neighbors, people are pitching in and helping one another through the worst […]

Hurricanes bring unity to a splintered nation

Hurricanes bring unity to a splintered nation

. By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   I have a small confession to make. It might sound a bit bizarre but I enjoy hurricanes; especially the ones that bring havoc and considerable destruction. The same applies for earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. All of these force majeure, acts of God or nature, seem to […]

Blue Alert Helping Law Enforcement Officers that Lost their Homes During Hurricane Harvey

Blue Alert Helping Law Enforcement Officers that Lost their Homes During Hurricane Harvey

The Blue Alert Foundation wants to help as many Law Enforcement Officers that lost their Homes during Hurricane Harvey while still helping their Citizens that needed help of their own. Our Law Enforcement Officer will Help the Public before they can check on their own family, it is Sad, But True. Now it is Time […]

Hurricane Harvey: About That Wall …

Hurricane Harvey: About That Wall …

. By Thomas L. Knapp As I write this, Hurricane Harvey hovers off the Gulf Coast, menacing Louisiana and possibly ramping up for another go at Texas. Much of Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, is under water. It may be weeks before the storms end, the waters recede, and basic utilities […]