Category Archives: Freedom of the Press

Trump: The King of Pursuing Witch Hunts

Trump: The King of Pursuing Witch Hunts Everyone knows that Trump is the leader in pursuing witch hunts, and especially in starting them, all to his political advantage. We can start before his Presidential race with the birther movement of … Continue reading

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Dear Republicans: This is a Great Time to Consider Retirement

Dear Republicans: This is a Great Time to Consider Retirement The new CNN cited polls show that your demographic groups are down 13% to 20% from the last election. Your President is the least popular in history. He has decided … Continue reading

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Big Brother Is Here, and He Is Trump

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU Since “1984” by George Orwell, written in 1949, we have all been worried about a Big Brother following us. The invention of phony wars to regulate us hasn’t been much considered. George Bush’s powers of … Continue reading

Posted in Affairs of State, Big Data, Breitbart, Donald Trump, FBI Director, Freedom of the Press, Nuclear Weapons, Paris Climate Agreement, Robert Mercer, Steve Bannon, Travel Ban, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, Voting Rights, White House | Leave a comment

Trump’s Encouragements of World Dictatorships

Trump’s Encouragement of World Dictatorships An historical theory of world governments is that they tend to follow worldwide political trends. Countries follow each other in becoming more liberal and international, or more conservative and chauvinistic. They can become more democratic, … Continue reading

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Cyber Security Threats to Our Elections, and State and Local Prevention

Cyber Security Threats to Our Elections, and State and Local Prevention Much of cyber security is not only done at the NSA, Homeland Security, and McAfee level, but has to be done at the level of individuals and the computers … Continue reading

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Public Attitudes About Science and Education

Public Attitudes about Science and Scientists are also surveyed in the National Science Board 2018 report.  The surveys are from 2016. For Spending for Scientific Research, 45% thought that it was about right, 38% thought it was too little, and … Continue reading

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Our 700th Energy Blog Article

Our 700th Energy Blog Article It’s time to celebrate our 700th blog article. I call it our, because my writing is largely a reflection of my community and information sources. I like to look beyond the news publications, which avoid … Continue reading

Posted in About This Blog, Big Data, California Water, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Science, Communications, Donald Trump, Education, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Irvine Water, Laguna Beach Energy Savings, Mayor's Climate Action Plan, Science Funding, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, UC Federal Funding, UC Irvine | Leave a comment

To Trump, from Sting and The Police: Every step you take

Every breath you take Every move you make Every bond you break Every step you take I’ll be watching you   Every single day Every word you say Every game you play Every night you stay I’ll be watching you … 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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Trump Should Learn English and American Values, Too

Trump Should Learn English and American Values Anyone who has read the leaked WSJ transcript knows that President Trump wanders before he can complete a sentence. It’s quite different from his scripted TelePrompTer. Plus, Trump has mainly just been speaking … Continue reading

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