With climate change, ‘once-in-a-lifetime storm’ is the new normal – The GroundTruth Project

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With climate change, ‘once-in-a-lifetime storm’ is the new normal – The GroundTruth Project

The Carolinas are bracing for an onslaught of heavy and prolonged rainfall and life-threatening storm surges as Hurricane Florence closes in on the Southeast coast.

A mother holds her baby in the Philippines, where climate change is driving waves of human trafficking. (Photo by Hannah Reyes Morales/GroundTruth)

“Disaster is at the doorstep and is coming in,” said North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper.

The fierce Category 4 hurricane is expected to reach sustained winds of up to 130 mph, potentially dumping more than 3 feet of water over several days and causing 13-feet storm surges in what is projected to be the strongest storm to hit in the region in decades.

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The New York Times Ignores Fathers’ Voices

May 22, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization This continues yesterday’s discussion of a New York Times piece that excoriates fathers for not doing their share of childcare, but ignores mothers’ failure to pull their weight in earning (New York Times, 5/4/19). In so doing, the Read More

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Alabama Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Used to Medically Kidnap Children

Photo: Dale County Sheriff. Source. by Brian Shilhavy Editor, Health Impact News Local media in Alabama are reporting that Brandy Murrah, owner of A&J Lab Collections in Ozark, Alabama, has turned herself in to local police over charges that she falsified paternity tests and drug test screenings in child custody cases. Dale County Read More

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New York Times Trashes Dad – Again

May 20, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization This being the New York Times and a pre- Mothers Day piece, we’re not surprised to find it astonishingly anti-dad and utterly incurious about the realities of family life and the “work-life balance.” (New York Times, 5/4/19)  Read More