Kerr Community Center • 1308 Walnut St • Bastrop
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As a science writer in the 1970s, I first learned about climate change when interviewing researchers concerned about carbon dioxide building up in the atmosphere. Based on their studies, the researchers believed the gas could trap the sun’s rays and overheat the Earth. (see full story through below link)
Republicans continue to deny climate science even as record breaking storms are leaving a trail of death and destruction. Joni Ashbrook’s column in today’s Bastrop Advertiser points out the failure of recent Republican administrations to acknowledge and address the cause of both increased storm activity and intensity.
My writer friend Brad in Oklahoma has an idea for a book about President Donald Trump. Not a nonfiction tell-all. More like a Tom Clancy spy novel. Read full article at link below: http://www.statesman.com/news/local/commentary-russia-scandal-trump-ineptness-mean-putin-winning/6olQwbr5m1cUxHQ1ESK88N/
ACLU and Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) have both filed separate federal lawsuits. Nobody is exactly sure what Texas SOS has done at this point, so TDP has submitted a formal request to gain information from them.
Bill McCann returns from a trip to Ireland with insight into how the United States is now seen by our friends and allies abroad.
Joni Ashbrook is a guest columnist for the Bastrop Advertiser. Follow link to full story –
A few days ago, you might have enjoyed the day off from work with a family barbecue or maybe you got a great deal on a mattress. Unfortunately, the meaning of Memorial Day has been lost to most of us, myself included. Memorial Day honors those who died fighting in a war. The day is intended to remind us of the sacrifice so many men and women gave to protect our freedoms here. Continue reading