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November 22, 2022

Why Regenerative Agriculture Must Be the Priority of the 2023 Farm Bill

Soil has the potential to absorb 250 million metric tons of carbon dioxide – equivalent to greenhouse gas emissions per year in the United States alone. By improving soil health, significant amounts of carbon can…

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November 22, 2022

From Rockaway Beach to Sanibel Island, Hurricanes Teach Tough, but Valuable Lessons

I was raised in Rockaway Beach, in Queens, New York. My folks left Rockaway and moved out of Belle Harbor shortly before Hurricane Sandy devastated our peninsula, our (former) home, and homes of our neighbors…

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November 21, 2022

Republicans Don't Like Trump Anymore....If They Lose Power

Well, there it is. Trump is running again. I guess we knew it was coming. But, there’s something different this time around. It’s starting to look like Republicans may have seen the light. In state…

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November 3, 2022

The White House Must Support Iran's Brave Freedom Fighters

Zan, Zendegi, Azadi. Women, Life, Freedom.  By now, many people know the meaning behind these three powerful words. The whole world is repeating it over and over again, mirroring the voices of the courageous women…

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October 24, 2022

The Greatness of Basketball Legend Bill Russell

Bill Russell was an ambassador of goodwill in any city. But as a resident of the City of Goodwill, Russell represented the best of Seattle. He was an advocate for the city, championing the NBA’s…

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October 24, 2022

Modern Music: Collaboration, Influencer Marketing and Independent Labels

This October my first three studio albums are being re-released. Waves on Wire, Oto Recordings and Déjà vu, along with the single Medley #2.  They were released initially under the AWAL label, with their strong…

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October 19, 2022

The Ukraine War Will Hit Home This Winter

The recent announcement that Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil producing countries — known as OPEC plus — are planning to cut output, and inflate gas prices for drivers, makes it clear that energy is going to…

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October 14, 2022

War In Ukraine Means Malnourished Children Worldwide

A child named Ali is born in Somalia, a country dependent on Ukrainian wheat. If the world continues on its current path, Ali and all of his friends will grow up living with a daily…

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September 23, 2022

"Breakout" and the Iran Nuclear Deal

The world is watching intently as civil unrest in Iran — sparked by the brutal killing of a young Kurdish woman by the so-called morality police — is popping up all over the Islamic Republic….

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September 2, 2022

Hunters Make North American Conservation the Envy of the World

Americans have long possessed a special bond with the outdoors. None share that connection with our wildlife and natural places more than those who cherish it most – hunters, anglers, birders and other sportsmen and…

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August 30, 2022

How Garland Should Handle Trump

Assuming the classified documents Donald Trump had in his possession at Mar-a-Lago were a matter of horrible judgement — and no evidence turns up that he was doing anything nefarious with those documents (besides possessing…