president obama inauguration

Just a few months ago, we witnessed New York and New Jersey swallowed up by our still-rising oceans. Our continuing nationwide drought, after the hottest year on record, is clear evidence that our planet is not healing, but is hurtling towards greater climate disruption.
Full Segment: The city of Washington D.C. ordered homeless shelters to remain open Sunday through Monday for yesterday's inauguration. Should we criticize the city's generosity?
2013-01-22-InauguralDiary.jpgIt was that kind of weekend -- for the permanent residents of the capital a combination of celebration and hassle. Flocks of circling helicopters thwack, thwack, thwacked overhead like noisy mechanical geese. The inaugural parties were no less gridlocked than the streets.