Earth Day and Conservatism April 22, 1970 was the first designated Earth Day and was also the 100th anniversary of Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Marxist Revolutionary and Creator of the Soviet Communist Party. Coincidence? Some think not, which along with being sponsored by many "liberal organizations" across the globe as well as liberals across our country, created a polarization … more
Why is it a mere +2 rating? Well, no, it's not because I don't appreciate the Earth or going green, but rather, the idea that we have to have an Earth Day to remind us that Earth exists! It's like Mother's Day, Father's Day, Birthday, Labor Day, Secretarial Day, etc, etc... Every day should be an Earth Day, a Father's Day, a Birthday... not a designated … more
Flavio posted a Quick Tip about Earth Day.
April 23, 2010
Earth Day is an annual holiday founded by peace activist John McConnell, who also designed the Earth Day Flag. It started as a grassroots effort to inform people to support environmental concerns and create a movement. Now there are millions in the world who celebrate Earth Day each year on April 22nd. Let's look into the history of Earth Day, shall we? The first official Earth Day was on April … more
Clay_Miller posted a Quick Tip about Earth Day.
April 15, 2010
There are a multitude of reasons to plant a tree. Many may be obvious, but some are not so obvious. We learned in science class that trees take away the bad carbon dioxide in the air and then release to us and every other living thing good oxygen. Hooray for the trees! We also know that trees can be beautiful and serene. However, trees can also add to the betterment of our future in many, many other … more
This quotation from the prominent 19th Century American clergyman and abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher certainly reflects the way I feel about trees. Did you know that trees are the oldest documented living organism? Trees add to our quality of life in a variety of important ways. First and foremost, trees help keep the air that we breathe pure. Secondly, … more