Monthly Archives: March 2013

on the DHS

“We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well funded.”  ~ Presidential … Continue reading

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on Tomorrow

In 2010, Iowa received $2.2 million grant from the Partnership for Sustainable Communities, which was funded using federal stimulus money from HUD, the U.S. DOT and the EPA, in order to develop a regional plan for sustainability for the Des … Continue reading

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on Agenda 21

“Human activity… combined with unprecedented increases in human numbers… are impinging on the planet’s basic life support system. Action must be taken now to control the human activities that produce these risks” ~ 1995 report from the UN’s Commission on … Continue reading

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on Solutions

“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’” Ronald Reagan (1911 – 2004), 40th American President This past week was a frustrating one for me as I watched our … Continue reading

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on Value

“Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value”. Desmond Tutu (b. 1931) South African human rights activist and retired Anglican bishop This past weekend we had a guest … Continue reading

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