Never ascribe to malice that which is adequately explained by incompetence.
Democracy is messy, and it's hard. It's never easy.
Our landscapes connect us to our history; they are the source of our character as a peopl, as well as our health, our safety, and our prosperity.
A lot of life is about trying to turn bad experiences into something good. Usually if you work at it, you can figure out a way to do it. Even our worst misfortunes are gifts.
I'm comfortable reading science and dissecting it and discerning the difference between junk science and real science.
We have very strong environmental laws in the United States and elsewhere around the world. The problem is that they're seldom enforced.