Category Archives: Donald Trump

The Enrichment Effect of Trump’s Tax Plan

First of all, the tax plan that Trump has taken credit for is essentially last year’s Republican tax plan.  It was agreed upon before release by Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin and Director of the National Economic Council and chief … Continue reading

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Trump’s Debt Blowup and Economic Disruptiveness

Trump’s Debt Blowup and Economic Disruptiveness The piecemeal plans of the Congress (er Republicans) on the next budget will lead to HUGE (Trumpwise) increases in the National Debt. They will be justified (attempted) by the many-times-disproved trickle-down economics. They have … Continue reading

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Trump and AG Jeff Sessions Fuel Protests

Trump and AG Jeff Sessions Permit Police Abuse, Fueling Protests On Feb. 28, 2017, Attorney General Sessions told the National Association of Attorney Generals that the Justice Department would no longer monitor troubled police departments. He also plans to leave … Continue reading

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Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates

Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates Trump, having witnessed the Bastille Day or French National Day Parade, has decided that he needs that pomp of having a July 4 Parade next year showing off our military hardware. France’s parade … Continue reading

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Rep. Bridenstine Is Only a Political Choice for NASA Administrator

We have to note that Donald Trump is again exercising his “terminate with extreme prejudice” agenda against climate science. Nobody has suggested where this came from, other to secure funding from oil billionaires like the Koch brothers of Texas, and … Continue reading

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Senseless Rebuilding is Totally Political

Senseless Rebuilding is Totally Political There is the old phrase “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me”. Every time there is a severe storm or flood, we are reminded that our flood insurance or government … Continue reading

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Could More Have Been Done to Prepare for Houston Floods? Probably.

Could More Have Been Done to Prepare for Houston Floods? Probably. In April of 2016 at the last big Houston Flood, I wrote a blog post on how three Houston flood adaptation studies had been unfunded. It also shows how … Continue reading

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The Unpredictability of Energy Policy?

The Unpredictability of Energy Policy? Many unexpected events and technological developments occur which can change energy outlook over the period of a decade. But in many areas, some people foresaw the occurrences, or just made good guesses. But not knowing … Continue reading

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Laguna Beach Visitor versus Resident Pollution

Laguna Beach Visitor versus Resident Pollution David Hanssen has an LA Times article trying to count Laguna Beach visitors. The city says 3 million a year. Visit Laguna says 6 million. But there are only 2,000 parking spaces. And only … Continue reading

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The Refugee Experience of the Solar Eclipse of 2017

The Refugee Experience of the Solar Eclipse of 2017 The total solar eclipse zone of 70 miles width crosses the entire United States, around its middle.  200 million people are said to be within a days drive of this zone.  … Continue reading

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