Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.
That major success for Obama had competition: an airliner shot down over Ukrania and a flare up in the war between Israel and Hamas.
In politics shit sometimes happens. Don't get conspiratorial about it.
Tom, like it or not, bad news outweighs good news. It always has, and I suspect it always will.
Delaying Climate Policies Could Cost U.S. Economy $150 Billion Each...
The White House’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) released a sweeping report Tuesday on the monetary costs of delaying action on climate change, and it had one glaring conclusion: the longer America waits to act, the more money will be stripped from the U.S. economy.
As with insurance, the report found that paying money over time to mitigate the risks of sea level rise, severe weather, drought, and other potential impacts of global warming would be far less expensive if done sooner rather than paying for the aftereffects later, and absolutely less expensive than waiting to deal with more catastrophic climate-related events.