"Republican politicians are allowing, even encouraging, the spread of COVID in an ugly attempt to gain power."
"This is the summer that the climate chickens came home to roost — and roast."
"The difference in qualifications to make environmental policy between the illicit squatter Prehn and his legally appointed replacement is striking."
"You could easily mistake a map of vaccination rates across the country for a map of the 2020 presidential election returns."
"The occasion is the groundbreaking for a new bike trail in the charming village of Cambridge."
"30 by 30 refers to the effort to conserve at least 30% of U.S. land and ocean by 2030."
"In a coordinated effort across the country, Republicans are passing laws and purging honest election officials in order to rig the next election."
"Donald Trump reduced the area of Bears Ears National Monument by 85% at the request of oil and mining companies."
This State Journal editorial ran on May 24, 2001:
"The Republicans, who love to cancel anyone that interferes with their lust for power, voted to purge Liz Cheney for the cardinal sin of telling the truth."
Nelson has written “One Day Stronger,” recounting the successful effort to save one of those threatened mills along the Fox.
"The key lesson of the Texas fiasco was summed up well by former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro: 'Don’t ever put people who don’t believe in government in charge of government.'"
"On the dance floor, it takes two to tango. And in Washington, D.C., it takes two to be bipartisan. Despite President Biden’s invitation, congressional Republicans won’t dance."
"Protection of the environment has long been a popular cause with Wisconsin voters regardless of party. Now is the time to let legislators know that you support these bold initiatives."
"Better late than never, we now have a president who believes in science and who is making climate a top priority."
"Failing to win public support in 2020, Republicans have decided to boost their chances in future elections not by running better candidates or advocating better policy, but by attacking the most fundamental principle of our democracy — the voters decide."
"Now is the opportunity to make Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico our 51st and 52nd states, and give full representation to 4 million of our fellow Americans who have been denied their voting rights."
"Undermining the public’s faith in actual facts is the tried and true strategy of dictators."
Perhaps the “R” after the names of GOP politicians should stand for “Russian.”
The Fund should not only be renewed — it should be restored to its previous funding level.
In my pre-election column, I implored readers “to vote like our democracy depends on it.” I didn’t realize how just true those words would come to be.
The monument to the passenger pigeon is a powerful environmental lesson that goes well beyond the loss of that species.
The best way to ensure that our republic endures and our democracy remains strong is to defeat Trump overwhelmingly.