Proud Gay Republican

Proud Gay Republican

As a proud gay, vegan, environmentalist, I often astound people when I tell them that I am also a Republican. My political dogma is unique considering I draw upon many different ideological camps and synthesize them into my own brand. I definitely ascribe to the idea of “America First” and...

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It’s Not Easy Being Green: The Paradox of Obama’s Climate Strategy

Earlier this week, President Obama stood on the edge of Alaska’s famous Exit Glacier in the marquee moment of his Alaska trip. Before a crowd of reporters and local public officials, he emphasized the remarkable toll that climate change has taken on the glacier, noting that “We need to make...

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Keystone XL: an Extra-Large Moment for the Climate Action Plan

On January 31, the U.S. State Department released its final Environmental Impact Statement regarding the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. If the proposal from Canadian oil corporation TransCanada is approved, construction will begin on the 875-mile pipeline extension that would start in Alberta, Canada before stretching through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska,...

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