Category Archives: Politics

Does the Government Shutdown Create Indentured Servitude and Also Violate Due Process?

Does the Government Shutdown Create Indentured Servitude and Also Violate Due Process? Donald Trump daily violates the 5th Amendment Due Process Clause in many ways.  Now he is violating the Property part of the clause with forcing 400,000 government workers … Continue reading

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New Year’s Political Niblets

New Year’s Political Niblets The only real military action Trump has initiated is to attack air facilities of Syria after they used nerve gas against civilians.  That was actually the only clean air action that Trump has taken.  As far … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 Midterm Election, 2020 Election, Air Quality, CAFE Standards, Coal, Donald Trump, EPA, Fossil Fuel Energy, Houston Flooding, Hurricane Florence, Immigration Policy, Politics, Regulations, Sea Level Rise, Trump's Mental Health, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Oh No, Not Iowa and New Hampshire Again?

Oh No, Not Iowa and New Hampshire Again? News and candidates are already eyeing the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary for President in 2020.  Iowa is Feb. 3, and New Hampshire has to be by Feb. 11.  Iowa … Continue reading

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How Large and Influential is Coal Usage?

How Large and Influential is Coal Usage? Overall, US coal usage as a percent of electric power has declined from about 53% in 2000 to 33% in 2015.  We are using data related to electric car choices from a report … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, Climate Change, Clinton, Coal, Donald Trump, Electric Power, Energy Efficiency, EPA, Equivalent Electric Car Emissions, Fossil Fuel Energy, Global Climate Action Summit, Paris Climate Accord, Paris Climate Agreement, Politics, Regulations, Transportation | 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

Trump’s October Surprises

Trump’s October Surprises A so-far secret and unwritten middle class tax cut, to cut middle class taxes by 10%.  It can’t be voted on until after the election, so I suspect, we have to have a Republican Senate and House.  … Continue reading

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Funds for Orange County Congressional Candidates

Funds for Local and Another CA Congressional District The funding reports are totals of the 2018 race from 2017-18, filed for the third quarter on 9/30/2018.  They are only for the final two candidates.  The data are taken from opensecrets.org, … Continue reading

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New Trump -ocracies, Part 2

New Trump -ocracies, Part 2 We have more -ocratic forms of Trump’s ruling methods, that would make the previous part 1 too long, so we include them here.  Other than my level classification of  “you can’t make this stuff up” … Continue reading

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