Island’s marina development raises ecosystem concerns
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Island’s marina development raises ecosystem concerns

Apalachicola Riverkeeper strives to keep our shared natural resources safe from injury, harm, or destruction, in an effort to ensure a thriving Apalachicola River and Bay, which our economy and ecology depend on.  In reviewing the St. George Island Landing proposal, Apalachicola Riverkeeper is concerned about the functional loss of ecosystem services due to activities,…

Greene and friends trumpet ‘criminal immigrant’ canard
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Greene and friends trumpet ‘criminal immigrant’ canard

President Joe Biden chose to scrap a bit with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene at the State of the Union — a choice that should remind us of the old saw, “Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.” Greene has two modes: heckling and lying. This time, she was doing…

Quilt show this Saturday at Chillas Hall
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Quilt show this Saturday at Chillas Hall

Hi Y’all, Last week I promised to update you on the Lanark Village Association, Inc. monthly meeting. There needs to be more members coming to the meetings so they have a say on the events and operations of the association. The discussions were mostly about upcoming events, the Lanark Village Boat/RV storage, and asking members…

Sex differences exist in the human brain. Duh!
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Sex differences exist in the human brain. Duh!

Get this: Men’s and women’s brains are different. Using a powerful, first-of-its-kind artificial intelligence model, Stanford Medicine was able to determine with a 90% success rate whether or not an MRI scan of human brain activity was coming from a male brain or a female brain. “The findings, the investigators suggest, help to resolve a…

Weaponizing government against Trump is backfiring
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Weaponizing government against Trump is backfiring

All the contrived “lawfare” cases against Trump are falling apart.  The cases were assigned to inept and corrupt blue-city prosecutors. And, on cue, the prosecutors are botching their jobs in a clumsy sequence of events that are more telling about the veracity of the pursuers than about their target’s. They are failing because of the…

There’s another way Trump could get immunity
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There’s another way Trump could get immunity

Apparently interpreting the Supreme Court’s decision on the 14th Amendment as a personal vote of confidence, Donald Trump pushed his luck, urging the justices to rule swiftly that he has absolute immunity as well. That is not likely. Most observers thought the court would reject Colorado’s action because permitting it would have invited chaos in…

Becoming a Swiftie dad, and other skills I’ve learned
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Becoming a Swiftie dad, and other skills I’ve learned

Having raised three daughters, I’ve gained, in the words of Liam Neeson, “a very particular set of skills.” Unfortunately, none of these skills would be useful in the event of an international kidnapping. Because two of our daughters (and some of our credit cards) are now in college and one is deep in the bowels…