Category Archives: Trump Administration

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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Isn’t It Time for the President to Get a Science Advisor?

Isn’t It Time for the President to Get a Science Advisor? Donald Trump is about to enter into face-to-face negotiations on perhaps denuclearizing North Korea, or the Korean Peninsula. Nuclear weapons development and testing, ICBMs, nuclear reactors, and nuclear fuel … Continue reading

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What a Fine Predicament This Is: CA 48th and the Top Two Ballot

What a Fine Predicament This Is: CA 48th and the Top Two Ballot I spent a lot of time and posts analyzing the 2016 Presidential race, partly for its bizarro arithmetic. I once pointed out that the effect of the … Continue reading

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Trump Has Made the Department of Defense into Climate Liars

Trump Has Made the Department of Defense into Climate Liars In a DoD report on Climate-Related Risk to DoD Infrastructure, Initial Vulnerability Assessment Survey (SLVAS) Report, drafters have removed the 23 mentions of “climate change”. This is what the report … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Climate Science, Coastal Flooding, Coastal States, Department of Defense, Donald Trump, Houston Flooding, Infrastructure, Military Budget, Trump Administration | Leave a comment

Trump’s Lies: 3,000 X 3 X 23 X 2, or 3,000 X 2 X 2.8 million

Trump’s Lies: 3,000 X 3 X 23 X 2, or 3,000 X 2 X 2.8 million Let us look at the total effect of Trump’s lies by the end of his term of office, compounded by the best liars in … Continue reading

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Trump Awards Himself “His” Nobel Peace Prize

Trump Awards Himself “His” Nobel Peace Prize In several talks in the last few days, Donald Trump, our erstwhile President, has claimed “His” Nobel Peace Prize, for being the one who brought the Korean War to an end, and denuclearized … Continue reading

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Southern California Air Pollution Data from the American Lung Association

Southern California Air Pollution Data from the American Lung Association The American Lung Association (www.lung.org) in “State of the Air 2018” has good data and presentations on US air pollution, and those susceptible to it.  Here, we will cover areas … Continue reading

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We Are a Third, to a Half, to Completely Surviving Trump

We Are a Third, to a Half, to Completely Surviving Trump Under reasonable scenarios, we are a third to a half way to surviving Trump, and possibly even at the end of his effectiveness. This is cause for celebration, oddly, … Continue reading

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The Medical Absurdity of Scott Pruitt’s Transparent Only Research

The Medical Absurdity of Scott Pruitt’s Transparent Only Research Scott Pruitt is the Trump Administrator of the EPA. He is backed by oilman Harold Hamm, the richest man in Oklahoma. I have no illusions that his actions are his alone, … Continue reading

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Least Transparent Cabinet Member, Demands Science Transparency

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Least Transparent Cabinet Member, Demands Science Transparency Maximal Hypocrisy Achieved!  Much better than a simple Trump Mission Accomplished! Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the EPA, has required that only completely transparent studies with fully published data, … Continue reading

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