Category Archives: Freedom of the Press

America’s Climate Action Dilemmas

America’s Climate Action Dilemmas About half of Americans are taking climate action on state, city, industry, and individual levels.  Polls show between 2/3 and 3/4 think the US should take such action.  However, we are currently in one of our … Continue reading

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Use of a University Blog for Science Communication and Government Evaluations

Use of a University Blog for Science Communication and Government Evaluations I am aware that I as a University employee, one cannot advertise for a product, or support a political party or candidate during work hours, or using University resources.  … Continue reading

Posted in About This Blog, Climate Education, Climate Science, Communications, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Democracy Ratings, Education, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Humor, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, Trump Truthiness, UC Irvine | Leave a comment

The Purge Begins

The Purge Begins Update, the next morning, Tuesday, March 26.  The New York Post has put out a sarcastic playoff chart of 32 news or entertainment people which it calls Mueller Madness, as in the March Madness NCAA basketball playoff. … Continue reading

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Unexpected Heroes During The Trump Administration

Unexpected Heroes During The Trump Administration A number of the top appointments in the Trump administration were opposed by liberals as being unqualified or severely conflicted for their positions.  Yet by the time they were denigrated and fired/resigned by Trump, … Continue reading

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In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened

In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened In any other Senate, nobody would have allowed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to withhold a Supreme Court Nomination for 9 or 11 months.  With the open appointment, this made it … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, California Democratic Primary, Congress, Constitution, Donald Trump, Equal Treatment Under the Law, Families Belong Together, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Global Climate Action Summit, Immigration Policy, Kavanaugh, Laguna Beach Rally, March For Our Lives, Politics, State Department, Supreme Court, Travel Ban, Trump Administration, Trump Truthiness, Trump's Mental Health, White House | Leave a comment

The Republican Senate Completes the Theft of the American Justice System for Trump

The Republican Senate Completes the Theft of the American Justice System for Trump It started with Judicial appointments just requiring a majority vote instead of a supermajority of 60, since Republicans were blocking Democratic judicial appointments. Then Republicans changed the … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Midterm Election, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Criminal Justice System, Donald Trump, Freedom of the Press, Kavanaugh, Supreme Court | Leave a comment

Day One: Trump Passes His Final in Dictatorship 110 With an A+

Day One:  Trump passes his final in Dictatorship 110 with an A+. The very first day of Trump’s midterm, he took the final for Dictatorship 110 and passed with flammable colors.  I had already shown before how Trump had carried … Continue reading

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This Celebrates My 900th Blog Article

This Celebrates My 900th Blog Article Unfortunately, it is on a very sad day, due to the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.  That was preceded by a week of bombs from the #MAGAbomber to 14 Trump … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Midterm Election, About This Blog, Air Quality, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Congress, Constitution, Donald Trump, Electric Power, Energy Efficiency, EPA, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Gun Control, Humor, Mayor's Climate Action Plan, Paris Climate Accord, Politics, Smog worldwide | Leave a comment

Dictators Suppressing the Press and Opponents Often Backfires

Why Don’t Dictators See that Suppressing the Press or Opponents Only Leads to Vastly More Negative Publicity? Why is it that the killing of one of Putin’s political opponents outside the Kremlin wasn’t forseen as elevating an unknown opponent to … Continue reading

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Trump Admits 96% Negative Presidency, but Blames It On a Conspiracy

Trump Admits 96% Negative Presidency, but Blames It On a Conspiracy Trump accepts a conservative columnist’s judgement that his news coverage on Google is 96% negative. But rather than accepting this as a fair and widespread evaluation by a free … Continue reading

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