WTO Trade Agreements Supersede U.S. Environmental Laws
Red Slime in fish products; Pink Slime in ground meats
Roundup, Monsanto's Scientific Fraud
Caspain Sea oil drilling blowout by BP, and others
Ever hundred years California's Mega Flood
BUSH's (neoconservatives) Environmental Record
Artic Melt Down--23% for 07-08
EPA libraries closed tight by Bush
Bush's Envioronmental Record
Gulf Stream flow down 30%
Protecting New Orleans--Scientific American
EU Energy Policies
No More Environmental Cleanups, Superfund is Dry
MERCURY EMISSIONS: environment & legislation
Environmental collapse of Easter Island--Jared Diamond
cartoons political
More on government priority cartoons
more cartoons
Organic Farming Comparison
Animal Feed Laws
Bush and the Endanger Species Act
Republicans stop toxic site clean up
Bush's Environmental Record--Al Franken
Pied Piper & Environmental Policy--Hightower
Death stats on first atomic energy experiments
Rabbits cruelly butchered, USDA regulation changed
Meat Consumption and Risk of Colorectal Cancer
LEAD SOLDER--environmental activitism at its worst


There are a number of alternative energy articles on our “oil” site (http://skeptically.org/oil/index.html), including Scientific American’s article on how use solar to supply over 50% of our energy needs, recent energy breakthroughs also from Scientific American, and one on how to get twice as much energy out of fossil fuel (European approach).



Bush’s (neocon’s) view of the environment is to permit big business to roll back laws which effect profits.  The latest move comes with the new budget which makes necessary the closing of the EPA libraries.  They closing of the data banks in 06 will cripple legal actions against violators.  Moreover, their plans include the laying off of staff; their work is to be replaced by contracts given to the very violators that the EPA investigates.   


Skeptics see both sides of issues, and thus often take a middle path.  There is much that is wrong with our political/economic system’s environmental record, and there are many instances where environmental organizations have wanted changes that are clearly not justified by the public weal.  

portion of much larger painting by Salivdor Dali

The questions is not “can they reason?” nor “can they talk?” but rather, “can they suffer?”

Jeremy Bentham


It isn’t that meat is evil, or that there are cosmic tears for the carnage of the meat farms, or that meat is particularly harmful to health, but rather that a sentient being would recognizes the relationship between the good-life (the concept thereof in Greek philosophy) would eat at most very, very little higher-animal flesh.   JK vacillates between no meats and very little.      


Corporate pig farm.   By eating them you are supporting this!



                                 A much different government, for those who pay the piper call the tunes.  The alliance with business has become more blatant as the awareness of the common people has shifted in their direction.  Business is about profits, and the environmental laws cost money.

This site is one of 3 sites maintained by California Skeptics

All with cool art and informative articles

A = Art with some of the articles.  All home pages have art.


#7  TABLE OF CONTENTS skeptically, 18 topics, over 1,000 articles,  averages over 7,000 pages downloaded per weekday.   A


#201 TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR CURRENT NEWS ISSUES, Current month’s political news, plus archives, international news, corporate news —over 900 pages downloaded per day A


#31 TABLE OF CONTENTS healthfully, 1,000 health & medical articles, many topics, averages over 1,200 pages downloaded per day. A


#209 THE ARTISTS, bios and samples of their art  A


# 220 VIDCASTS & U-TUBE, for those who like the visuals  A


# 125 The Crash On the economic collapse of 2008 # 151 The Depression   A


#1 Enlightenment, our favorites, the flagship articles    A


Skeptical sites:

#1   Enlightenment, collection of the best   A

#4   Logical threads

#6   Thinkers on Religion   A

#9   Spiritualism

#17  Quackery

#19  Skepticism

#29  For skeptics

#37  Biographical

#102 Quacks, theories & practice


Religious sites:

#1     Enlightenment  A

#5     Cartoons Mostly Religious

#6     Thinkers on Religion  A

#8     Old Testament Analysis

#26   Ancient Sacred Works of the Hebrews

#9     Spiritualism

#10   Literary Works on Religion

#15   Christian Apocrypha and Essays

#16   New Testament

#18   Against Religious foolishness   A

#20   Ancient Sacred Works of the Christians

#22   Christianity

#24   Bible Studies More

#107 Holy Horrors

#109 Philosophy & religion



Political-economic sites:

#111 World Trade Organization  A

#123 Neoliberalism at Work

#125 The Crash A

#131 The Depression

#106 Economics    A

#119 Economic Developments  A

#121 Economics the Dismal Science

#131 Economic graphs

#116 OIL  A

#128 Terrorism Hegemony

#129 Obama Watch

#21  Muckraking Political Articles

#23  Critical of capitalism  A

#126 Corporate system

#117 Federal court system

#12   Penal system

#14   Labor  A

#28   Nuclear war threat  A

#118 Iraq war A

#127  Military war  

#120 Election reform  A

#124 Managed-Corporate Press

#41   Medical business abuses

#130 Big Pharma at work

#103 Parliament of Whores  A

#104 Government, Presidency, Congress, Courts

#25  Bush Bashing

#112 Bush watch   A


Utopia, ethics, happiness, misc. sites:

#2    Utopia  A

#3    Utilitarianism   A

#5    Cartoons & satire

#7    Table of contents & links

#101 Links & quotes

#105 Scientific psychology

#108 Psychoanalysis, their weird theories

#27  Recreational drugs   A

#110 Recreational drug research  A

#113 Environmental & animals

#114 B.F. Skinner, works and life

#115 Ethics humanistic

#122 Pod casts & u-tube  A


JK’s Poetry, Satire &

Short Stories sites:

#32  Short stories, etc.

#33  Satire

#34  Rhymed poems

#39  Rhymed poems romantic

#40  Rhymed poems melancholy

#42  Rhymed poems social message

#43  Rhymed poems satire


California Skeptics has an excellent collection of political cartoons and huge collection of links to sites with political cartoons and animation

We appreciate feedback.  Contact US

at thinker@skeptically.org.


Moreover, JK has something to say, and he likes saying it.  He has written several works of fiction in need of a publisher.  Can you help? 






Link to excellent political cartoons
Don't matter which nation, which leader, all's the same




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Neoliberals have coop democracy, and at the head of this is the financial community.  Don’t be fooled by the rhetoric, the system is about profits.  It aint the words or legislation, but actions which reveals the shadow government.  As Aristotle observed:  “A democracy exists whenever those who are free and poor are in sovereign control of the government:  an oligarchy when the control lies in the hands of the rich and better born.”

The greatest environmental hazard is the drugs we take, followed by the foods and liquids we consume, and then the air we breath.  For a site dedicated to setting the drug record staight go to http://healthfully.org/rc/index.html -- also developed by California Skeptics.  Remember not to trust the media of the corporate elite.



QuackWatch, guide to health fraud by Dr. Stephen Barrett


http://www.worstpills.org/:  Part of the Nader network of Public Citizen


http://skepdic.com:  Contains The Skeptic Dictionary by Robert Carroll, over 460 first rate articles on all the topics of interest to a skeptic


#31 Health, medical science, drugs:  an encyclopedic collection of articles on assorted medical & health issues.   The best on the web.  Science (evidence) based articles on all the major health issues including cancer, obesity, tobacco, back pain, ulcer & heart burn, dubious drugs and medical treatments, male & female hormone replacements, NSAID & aspirin, longevity, introns stem cells and other important basic medical science.  Over 200 articles, plus a large collection of fascinating art.

People get the government that they deserve. Politicans such as Bush are elected because if the common person was in office, he would become another venal politican