Category Archives: Congress

The US and Key Countries in the Democracy Index 2019

We examine the new Democracy Index 2019 rating of the US and world countries performed by the Economist Intelligence Unit.  I was very interested in this since it would contain the third year of the Trump Presidency and his House … Continue reading

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Iowa Dems Flub an App, Trump Reps Deny Climate Change, Election Cheating

Iowa Democrats Flub an App, Trump and Republicans Deny Climate Change and Trump Election Cheating Compare the Iowa Democrats flubbing an app, to Trump and all Republicans lying about climate change and the science of climate change.  They do this … Continue reading

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Trump’s Height Shaming, and the Giant Republican Cringe

Trump’s Height Shaming, and the Giant Republican Cringe Trump was on a Fox News Interview, and his main attack against Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg was that he was short and asked for a stand to debate the other candidates from.  … Continue reading

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Republican Hypocrisy on Hunter Biden with their own Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas Funding

Republican Hypocrisy on Hunter Biden with their own Oil, Coal, and Natural Gas Funding Republicans want us to see it as unfair that Hunter Biden took perhaps a million dollars a year for being on the board of a natural … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Midterm Election, 2020 Election, Affairs of State, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Climate Science, Coal, Congress, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Donald Trump, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Natural Gas, Oil, Secrecy, Trump on Climate Change | Leave a comment

Campaign Finance: The Large and the Small

Campaign Finance:  The Large and the Small are Both Important “The winner takes it all, The loser standing small “  ABBA, The Winner Takes it All. Democrats have well learned over three years of massive degradation of America’s environment and … Continue reading

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All Hail, Dictator Trump

All Hail, Dictator Trump This morning, HRH Donald “The Don” Trump became America’s Dictator. The Republican Senate, to a Republican person, voted to table all new evidence in the mock impeachment “trial”.  Despite 12 hours of careful and convincing arguments … Continue reading

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To Mitch “Stonewall” McConnell: Thanks for Making Your Impeachment Coverup So Obvious

To Mitch “Stonewall” McConnell:  Thanks for Making Your Impeachment Coverup So Obvious Also, as a plus, there are going to be several roll call votes on the Whitewash procedures, which will shade the Republican Senator’s participation in the coverup.  The … Continue reading

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Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby and the Climate Leadership Council Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans

Comparing the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) and the Climate Leadership Council (CLC) Carbon Fee and Dividend Plans The CLC has been put forward by an Οp-Ed in the Washington Post, and the “The Pricing Advantage” by George R. Schultz and … Continue reading

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Ratings of Freedom and Democracy, and the Concept of Zero, Zilch, Nada

Ratings of Freedom and Democracy, and the Concept of Zero, Zilch, Nada There are new Democracy Ratings, and still last year’s Freedom Rating, which I have been studying for reporting.  In the 2018 Freedom House ratings, the US was a … Continue reading

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Why Are We Waiting for Trump Alone to Determine War or Peace?

We’re back to this incomprehension of why, in supposedly the most advanced nation in the world, the question of war or peace is determined by one of the most self-interested billionaires, who is seriously affected by any challenges to his … Continue reading

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