Human activities release more than 100 times the amount of carbon dioxide released by all of the Earth’s volcanoes each year.
Image credit: Ivanoh Demers/AP The devastating earthquake and its aftershocks that have hit the island nation of Haiti have left thousands dead and tens of thousands more in need of desperate aid. Please take a moment to provide whatever aid you can, even if it is simple prayer. Links are provided below for monetary donations. … Continue reading
Two hundred and thirty two years ago, fifty six men declared the formation of a new nation based on individual freedoms and an opposition to tyranny. Today we celebrate the anniversary of that declaration in a nation more populous and more prosperous in every sense of the word than the founding fathers could have ever … Continue reading
On December 4, 2006, Pfc. Ross A. McGinnis sacrificed his life to protect the lives of his fellow soldiers by throwing himself on top of a grenade that had been tossed into his armored vehicle during a patrol. He was 19 years old. Pfc. McGinnis was given the rank of Specialist posthumously, and on June … Continue reading