Northern Flicker/ Yellow / introgressant

This is one of my year round residents… actually there are 3 One Red Female, One Yellow Male pictured and the young’n looks Orange!  Colaptes auratus, the Northern Flicker  is really an odd and friendly character… He’s so big yet so sweet. He’s big on the suet and occasionally takes his share of my special bird mix
This is apparently an …

House Wren in my bird Sanctuary

the House Wren – Troglodytidae Passeriformes / photographed by me in my birding sanctuary in Billings, Montana;  Just a couple of weeks from when i saw my first House Wren in Falls Church, Virginia  in the first week of May ’10.
The Wren is quite a migratory bird equaled by its territorial behaviors. It’s a not a problem to eliminate any …

Political Shell Game in Pakistan

– The Public Record – –
Fifteen Ways ISI Twists the Afghanistan Story
Posted By Melissa Roddy On May 21, 2010 @ 3:34 pm In Special to The Public Record | 23 Comments
Make no mistake, withdrawal of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan, before the country is strong enough to defend itself, would not result in peace for the Afghan …

Renee Crain at Climate Summit

Renee Crain opening speech at Copenhagen Climate Summit

buyer beware

this is what fascism looks like.

Published on Friday, May 21, 2010 by
HUD is Trying to Privatize and Mortgage Off All of America’s Public Housing

HUD is Trying to Privatize and Mortgage Off All of America’s …

by George Lakoff

The Obama Administration’s move to the right is about to give conservatives a victory they could not have anticipated, even …