Author Archives: steve kelly

Love Your Lymph

  The lymph is interstitial fluid that bathes our cells, brings them nutrients and removes waste.  First and foremost, detoxification occurs through the lymph.  As more chemicals enter our bodies through the air we breathe and the food and water … Continue reading

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Grizzly Bears, Endangered Species Act Win Big in Federal Court

Yaak, MT – On Tuesday, August 22, U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is prohibited from reinventing the legal definition of an endangered species. In 2014, when FWS managers declined to list … Continue reading

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Of Art and Freedom

Art is essentially an uncensored expression of human freedom.  Artistic expressions of freedom come from inside the artist.  Making art is something an artist simply must do, and must do with autonomous, soulful emotion.  Art’s essential spirit is connected to … Continue reading

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Protect, restore and expand US forests

For several hundred million years forests have been consuming carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing carbon.  That stored carbon is released into the atmosphere when we cut down or burn trees and disturb forest soils.  Since the signing of … Continue reading

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Where, oh where, is our universal healthcare?

All “developed nations” provide universal health care to each and every citizen, except one.  The United States is the lone exception.   We hardly discuss universal health care anymore.   We’re too busy chattering on about insurers, hospitals, drug companies, doctors, anything … Continue reading

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Who needs the IRS when we have fake churches to launder political cash?

Right on schedule, Trump fakes delivery of another campaign promise.  Right-wing, authoritarians have long advocated against any prohibition against bonding politics and religion, claiming it infringes on their rights of free speech and religious expression. This is not a new … Continue reading

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Protection for Northern Rockies ecosystems.

Here’s some public-lands news you probably won’t read in the pages of the NYT or WaPo.  It might not make the local news either.  The following is today’s press release from House and Senate sponsors.   H.R. 2135 in the … Continue reading

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Another fake fiscal crisis.

Our “republican” form of government, or our (representative) democracy, if you prefer, is inconsistent with neo-liberal economics.  You can have one or the other, but not both, simultaneously. According to the MSM, “we’re facing another government shut-down.” Is that so?  … Continue reading

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San Francisco, CA – On Monday, April 17th the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied Plaintiff’s emergency motion requesting injunctive relief – access to Montana’s May 25 Special Election ballot for U.S. Representative. Today, in response to the ruling, … Continue reading

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There is no “tax and spend.”

Not long ago I read William Greider’s Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Count­ry (1989). I had read it in the early 1990s, but really didn’t fully understand the story’s implications at that time. Hard to … Continue reading

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