USA 2020 Election

USA Flag Preview of the 2020 federal election in the USA featuring external links and features September 2019 Debate https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/abc-news-democratic-debate https://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/12/democratic-debate-highlights-2019-1493625 Tonight’s Democratic Debate: What Time Is It and How to Watch 5 big questions that will get answered at tonight’s debate https://www.wibc.com/sites/g/files/exi441/f/201909/hndemocraticdebate_2020_bingo.pdf Scholz Garten will host Democratic Debate watch party Thursday night https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/heres-whos-qualified-for-the-third-debate-and-whos-on-the-bubble/ https://www.politico.com/2020-election/candidates-views-on-the-issues/ …

Joshua Tree Links

Photo: Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Center Links related to Joshua Tree National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Night Sky Festival Joshua Tree’s 2019 Night Sky Festival Headlines How a South Pasadena matron used her wits and wealth to create Joshua Tree National Park Camping (Virgin) in Joshua Tree Imperiled by climate change, Joshua …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive Essay We need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. In 2020 look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. If there is a way to arrange an old-school roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to oblige. …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: We have contact Joshua Tree National Park Key Links Joshua Tree National Park @JoshuaTreeNPS Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Night Sky Festival Joshua Tree’s 2019 Night Sky Festival Google Maps Recommended Listening Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne by Ken Layne desertoracle.com Desert Oracle Radio Visitor Numbers Joshua Tree National Park had a …

Wild USA Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to Wild USA presented in somewhat random fashion: Heinrich Berann Panoramas https://www.nps.gov/carto/app/#!/maps/categories/12 https://boingboing.net/2019/07/06/yellowstone-and-co.html House Committee on Natural Resources naturalresources.house.gov YouTube Facebook @nrdems https://mcclintock.house.gov/issues/natural-resources-committee https://huffman.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/rep-huffman-named-natural-resources-committee-vice-ranking-member Department of the Interior Trump confirms the nomination of David Bernhardt as secretary of interior It’s a humbling privilege to be nominated to lead a Department …

Las Vegas

Photo: City Hall Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storie/d cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of September 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com …

USA 2019

USA Flag Curating headlines and tidbits from the USA: September Merriam-Webster: A 200-year-old dictionary offers hot political takes on Twitter https://amp.usatoday.com/amp/2357930001 August https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/2019/8/29/20838464/comey-memos-inspector-general-horowitz-dangerous A professor called Bret Stephens a ‘bedbug.’ The New York Times columnist complained to the professor’s boss Behind Nate Silver’s war with The New York Times Some people complain that this is …

Labor Day in the USA

Poster First Monday in September is Labor Day in the USA and traditional end of summer holiday. Wikipedia: Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being …

Smithsonian

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Smithsonian http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/52813977 http://nmai.si.edu/explore/exhibitions/item/?id=934 Smithsonian Channel https://www.smithsonianchannel.com Events February 21-24 Mother Tongue Film Festival Facebook Headlines Smithsonian official says he was told Trump didn’t ‘want to see anything difficult’ during African American History Museum tour For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain …

Zion National Park

Photo Zion National Park is one of our favorite places in the USA. Puebloan Peoples inhabited the area from 500-1200 A.D, followed by the Paiute, who were still in residence in 1858 when Mormon missionaries arrived. The Southern Paiute called the area Mukuntuweap which means “straight canyon”. Key Links nps.gov/zion Facebook @ZionNPS Flickr Zion National Park …