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 The Ultimate Joshua Tree National Park Travel Guide – Thrillist – @delightedbite How a South Pasadena matron used her wits and wealth to create Joshua Tree …

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 …

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 …

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating. Suggestions are welcome. Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These protected areas …

USA Politics

USA Flag Links to politics in the USA Elsewhere on the Web Politico The Hill Fivethirtyeight Also https://www.dcreport.org 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/ Politicians Kamala Harris https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/10/kamala-harriss-message-trump-stop-being-mean/572101/ http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/402362-kamala-harris-prepares-for-moment-in-the-spotlight https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-the-rise-of-kamala-harris-tells-us-about-the-democratic-party/ Warren https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2018/10/15/warren-addresses-native-american-issue/YEUaGzsefB0gPBe2AbmSVO/story.html https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/411540-warren-dna-test-reinvigorates-fight-with-trump https://thinkprogress.org/elizabeth-warren-is-not-cherokee-c1ec6c91b696/ Seth Moulton http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/07/28/seth-moulton-congressman-run-president-2020-profile-215428 Ocasio https://www.facebook.com/Ocasio2018 https://ocasio2018.com https://www.facebook.com/events/326982228114064 Embedded Tweets Over the years I've talked to both many members of Congress, and …

Chesapeake Bay

Postcards: Chesapeake Bay Bridge, linking western and eastern shores of Maryland Chesapeake Bay, an estuary in Virginia and Maryland. Headlines Researchers study largest impact crater in the US, buried for 35 million years Elsewhere on the Web nps.gov/chba/index.htm chesapeakebay.net visitmaryland.org/places-to-go/chesapeake-bay virginia.org/regions/ChesapeakeBay App – FWS Fort McHenry National Monument Photos Wikipedia Chesapeake Bay Planeta.com Estuary Virginia …