Are we all asleep?

LibDem Fischer

Can you believe the kind of lies, cheating and alternate truths being told these days without any consequence, not just across the pond by Trump but by our own PM Theresa May? Are we all asleep? I’m gobsmacked, but we had so much of it this last year, we’re probably getting numb, and that’s what May is banking on, not on proving her points in actual debates. She can lock journalists out of her events, but here, I’m not letting her get away with this fascism:

On Brexit – 52%, its the ‘will of the people’ On fox hunting – 84% support the ban, but she thinks it’s important now to have a free vote #doublestandards #notdemocracy #torypartyinternaldealingsoverwillofpeople

“I’m listening to people directly” – Channel 4 political correspondent Michael Crick claimed a member of Ms May’s campaign team told him not to bother raising his hand to ask a question as…

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Seven Years Since the Oil Spilled

Living Lightly

Florida, BP oil spill, sea turtles

BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded seven years ago on April 20, 2010. I recently did a book signing for Trails in the Sandmy novel that uses the oil spill as the backdrop to the drama unfolding in one family. “The race to save wildlife from tar balls approaching Florida’s beaches runs parallel to a reporter’s quest to save her family from an equally disastrous end,” I explained to a potential customer.

The customer gave me a puzzled look. “What was Deepwater Horizon?” he asked. “I forget.”

Please don’t forget. We must hold behemoths such as BP accountable for their actions. What was Deepwater Horizon? It was a horror where eleven men died and untold damage was done to our wildlife and the environment. Please remember.

To honor the lives lost and the destruction created through neglect of safety procedures, click here to download Trails in the Sand

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#WATWB – NYC to Build 90 New Homeless Shelters in Five Years

#WATWB -Spread the light.

Living Lightly

Hello – The news is filled with plenty of the negative these days, but there are many stories out there of folks doing positive things to make a difference in our world.  As a result, I’m participating in We are the World Blogfest with other bloggers who want to bring some light to our world and share news of hope.

The hosts for the March #WATWB are Belinda Witzenhausen, Lynn HallbrooksSimon Falk, Sylvia McGrath, and Damyanti Biswas. Please visit their blogs and read the good news they have to share.

I found an article that warmed my heart. We need to do more to help the homeless in our country, and here’s a model for other communities published on the Good News Network. Read the entire story here –  New York City to Build 90 New Homeless Shelters in Five Years – Good News…

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