Monthly Archives: June 2017

Deaths From the Trumpcare Plan Over the Next Decade

Deaths from the Trumpcare (BCRA) Plan Over the Next Decade   While the previous article argued for consideration of the added expenses and injuries caused by pricing out pre-seniors from healthcare in the Trumpcare plan (Better Care Reconciliation Act), vox.com … Continue reading

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Trumpnotcare Plan’s Excluding Pre-seniors Will Magnify Care Costs Later

  Trumpnotcare Plan’s Excluding Pre-seniors Will Magnify Care Costs Later Raising the price of the Trumpnotcare health plan sharply for pre-seniors will force them out of crucial basic health care for key treatments whose absence can be fatal.  If not … Continue reading

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South Carolina’s 5th Special Election Was the Democrats’ for the Taking

South Carolina’s 5th Special Election Was the Democrats’ for the Taking   On June 20 there was a special election in South Carolina’s 5th congressional district to replace Republican representative Mick Mulvaney, who was appointed to Trump’s Director of the … Continue reading

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Trump’s Solar Power Border Wall Nonsense

Trump’s Solar Power Border Wall Nonsense   This will soon convince you that President Trump needs a science advisor. The Mexican border largely runs East-West. The United States is on the North side of a border wall. The Sun is … Continue reading

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The Great Democratic Turnout in Georgia’s Sixth District Election

The Great Democratic Turnout in Georgia 6th’s Election   Everyone wants to draw a moral from the election of Republican Karin Handel to the solidly Republican Georgia 6th Congressional District. This was the most expensive district election in history, costing … Continue reading

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Trump’s Oh So Political Cuban Policy

Trump’s Oh So Political Cuban Policy Trump announced his Cuban policy and signed his executive order in front of a highly anti-Castro Miami gathering. The political rally also featured Republicans Governor Rick Scott, Senator Marco Rubio, and an appeal by … Continue reading

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A Crucial Time to Consider Gun Controls

A Crucial Time to Consider Gun Controls The GOP Congressional baseball practice shooting is a poignant time to reconsider our lack of reacting to tragic mass shootings.  Yes, I know that Republicans are using our sympathetic reactions to the shooting … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’ of Defeating Orange County Republicans

California Dreamin’ of Defeating Orange County Republicans It’s a sunny day finally, and the end of our long May Gray and June Gloom, and I started “California dreamin’” of defeating local and coastal Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections.  The … Continue reading

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The Many Losses of Health, Welfare, National Scientific Capabilities, and International Import by the Trump Administration’s Abandonment of Science

The Many Losses of Health, Welfare, National Scientific Capabilities, and International Import by the Trump Administration’s Abandonment of Science   The United States has incredible fortunes in investments in scientific talent, institutions, and industries, that are being not only squandered, … Continue reading

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The Trump Administration Wants the HONEST Act to Prevent Science in Regulations

The Trump Administration Wants the HONEST Act to Prevent Science in Regulations   Climate Skeptics have burdened climate scientists by going to court to demand all data from climate scientists research, in order to slow them down and drive up … Continue reading

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