USA 2020 Election

USA Flag Preview of the 2020 federal election in the USA featuring external links and features Timeline Early nominating contests: February 3 Iowa https://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-do-the-iowa-caucuses-work-a-primer-for-the-2020-election Did Trolls Try to Clog Phone Lines After Iowa Caucuses? February 11 New Hampshire February 22 Nevada https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/democratic-debate-nevada https://www.factcheck.org/2020/02/factchecking-the-las-vegas-democratic-debate/ February 29 South Carolina November 3 Federal Election Quotable Democracy is not …

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Wayfinding Launch New York is the most populous city in the United States. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from the Lenape language City Parks peoplemakeparks.org Photos Embedded Tweets Beginning today, New York City’s museums and attractions are yours to explore …

What are your plans for Earth Day?

Poster: Roofdog Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972. 2020 Earth Day 2020 Earth …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam About the photo – On April 3, 2017, the student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of a favorite target — the Grand Canyon — from low Earth orbit. Interested middle school students and teachers can sign up at the EarthKAM website. Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World …

USA Politics

Constitution of the USA Links to politics in the USA Elsewhere on the Web Politico The Hill Fivethirtyeight Also dcreport.org Constitution Wikipedia Football/Politics http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/10/14/richard-nixon-politics-football-presidents-215708 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/02/01/friday-night-lights-out Elections https://uselectionatlas.org https://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/ Embedded Tweets Over the years I've talked to both many members of Congress, and many bartenders (for work purposes only, I assure you). I can honestly say …

C-SPAN

Logo C-SPAN an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service. C-SPAN televises many proceedings of the United States federal government, as well as other public affairs programming. – Wikipedia Key Links c-span.org TV Networks …

Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. – …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS, Yosemite The United States has a long history of conservation and lack thereof. The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness and wildlife are embedded throughout Planeta.com. New Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks Trust for Public Land National Parks and Monuments Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National …

Memphis, Tennessee

Postcard Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee and the 25th-largest city in the United States in terms of population. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/eJwSk2iUgWA8HbpR7 Mississippi River The Memphis Riverfront stretches along the Mississippi River from the Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park in the north, to the T. O. Fuller State Park in the south. The River Walk …