Cartoonist Randy Molton has been brainwashed

Seeing the Randy Molton cartoon in the latest Mountain Xpress [Oct. 22] reminded me of how thoroughly brainwashed most people still are regarding the subject of man-made global warming. Of course, people who are brainwashed don’t recognize their pet beliefs as brainwashing: They think their beliefs are well-considered positions. Even after 19 years of no warming […]

Asheville area’s litter shows lack of stewardship

I am confounded by the lack of stewardship that derives from Asheville’s collectively environmentally driven consciousness, specifically in regard to litter. Since moving here, I have walked down my road on several occasions to retrieve the detritus left by others only to find it fully replenished within several days. The Interstate 26 corridor stays perpetually […]