Will Trump Cut Social Security And Medicaid? Bernie Sanders …

Senator Bernie Sanders wants President Donald Trump to know that he reads Trump’s tweets—especially those with promises the president is breaking.

On Tuesday, Sanders took to the Senate floor to remind Trump about his tweeted vow to not cut social welfare programs—something that’s set to happen under the Republican tax reform plan.

Read More… http://www.newsweek.com/trump-tweets-social-security-medicare-bernie-sanders-736082

12 Reasons Bicycling Will Continue to Soar in Popularity

For too long biking has been viewed skeptically as a white-people thing, a big city thing, an ultra-fit athlete thing, a twenty-something thing, a warm weather thing or an upper-middle-class thing. And above all else, it’s seen as a guy thing.

But guess what? The times, they are a-changin’. More than 100 million Americans rode a bike in 2014, and bicycles have out-sold cars most years in the U.S. since 2003.

Read more… https://www.ecowatch.com/bicycling-soar-popularity-2515406297.html

 

New housing protection for veterans and domestic violence victims

Broward County landlords can no longer refuse to rent to someone simply because that person is a military veteran or domestic violence victim.

Broward commissioners unanimously voted to expand the county’s housing anti-discrimination regulations Tuesday to ensure military personnel and returning veterans have access to housing and that victims of domestic assault aren’t victimized again.

Read more… http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-sb-broward-fair-housing-veterans-20171205-story.html

Renewable Energy Isn’t Perfect, But It’s Far Better Than Fossil Fuels

In their efforts to discredit renewable energy and support continued fossil fuel burning, many anti-environmentalists have circulated a dual image purporting to compare a lithium mine with an oil sands operation. It illustrates the level of dishonesty to which some will stoop to keep us on our current polluting, climate-disrupting path (although in some cases it could be ignorance).

Read more: https://www.ecowatch.com/renewable-energy-suzuki-2514182227.html

 

Broward’s Oldest Resident Donates Her Time To The County’s Newest

Mazie Ford is Broward County’s only verified supercentenarian. That’s someone who’s over 110 years old, and Ford is almost 111.5.

She was born on June 28, 1906. That makes her the oldest verified living person in Broward County, and the second oldest in all of Florida.

Read more: http://wlrn.org/post/browards-oldest-resident-donates-her-time-countys-newest

 

It’s official: Broward school year to start earlier, and on Wednesday

Sorry, kids. If you attend Broward County public schools, summer vacation will end early.

The School Board on Tuesday approved its calendar for the 2018-19 school year, which will start Wednesday, Aug. 15 — six days earlier than last year. It’s also the first midweek start in recent years.

The start of the school year has been a contentious issue over the years. District officials say an earlier start is better for academic purposes. But a number of parents say later starts help avoid conflicts with out-of-state camps, family trips and academic summer programs.

The new calendar:  http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/fl-broward-school-board-calendar-20171205-story.html

 

Lobster With Pepsi Logo ‘Tattoo’ Embodies Fears About Ocean Waste

It’s safe to say that lobsters aren’t a budding new demographic for soda companies.

So why did a lobster recently caught in the waters off Grand Manan, New Brunswick, have part of a Pepsi logo tattooed on its claw?

That’s a question that baffled Karissa Lindstrand, the fisherman who spotted the uncanny image during a lobster haul, according to the Guardian. Lindstrand happens to drink up to a dozen Pepsi sodas a day, but she was struck by the image’s unusual dimensions.

Read more: https://www.ecowatch.com/animals-plastic-waste-2514046242.html

 

 

7 Reasons Drinking Coffee Isn’t as Bad as You Might Think

There’s nothing quite like a cup of coffee in the morning. Whether it’s from your local shop, brewed at home or snagged from a tiny cart somewhere, people all over the world start and their days with the centuries-old psychoactive beverage.

And aside from being a the only thing that can drag some of us out of bed on tough mornings, there are actually some more significant reasons—including health, economic and more—why it’s a good way to start your day.

Read more: https://www.ecowatch.com/drinking-coffee-2514850647.html

 

 

H2A Programs by LaborQuest USA

LaborQuest USA provides H2A guest workers for growers, farmers, harvesters, and garden centers in the agricultural business. LaborQuest USA provides H2A guest workers for growers, farmers, harvesters, and garden centers in the agricultural business. Typical H2A job titles for these employers typically include: field workers, farm laborers, field laborers, pickers, packers, and harvesters.

H2A Visa Details

The H2A visa is for individuals who will be employed as temporary, seasonal farm workers. The H2A visa may be issued for a period up to ten months, or sometimes one year. There is no numerical limit to the number of H2A visas issued. A single petition may be used to sponsor a group of H2A visas if:

  • workers will perform the same services;
  • workers will work at the same location; and
  • workers will obtain their visa stamp through the same US Consulate.

H2A Visa are used for?

Foreign agricultural workers (field workers, crop pickers, farm laborers) who will work for US companies to provide labor or services of a temporary or seasonal nature. The employers who most often use H2A visas are: farms, orchards, fruit growers, vegetable growers, tree nurseries, forestry.

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Game Changing Aeroponic Farm

Game-changing aeroponic farm of the future uses 95% less water, needs no soil.

At this climate controlled, indoor facility in Newark, New Jersey, crops are stacked 30 feet high in a 30,000 square foot environment.

The style of grow is called aeroponic and involves misting the roots with nutritious water; spraying them, rather than soaking them. Because they are sprayed with a light mist, they are better oxygenated and the crops can be grown using 95% less water than outdoor agriculture.

Read the full story:
https://www.minds.com/blog/view/606629097677795339