Category Archives: Regulations

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures Two of the cars discontinued in the GM plant closures are the fuel economy cars the compact and high mileage Chevy Cruze, and the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt.  GM said that they … 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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Trump’s Increased Radiation Health Benefits Will Solve the Nuclear Disposal Problem

Trump’s Increased Radiation Health Benefits Will Solve the Nuclear Disposal Problem Trump’s discovery of a doctor who thinks that radiation is helpful to people’s health can help him personally solve the nuclear waste disposal problem.   Let’s not get tied … Continue reading

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Trump Visits Two States Which He Will Help Drown

Trump has just visited two flooded states, North and South Carolina.  Scientists have just estimated that rainfall had increased by 50% for hurricane Florence due to climate change.  That means 1/3 of the rain that fell was due to climate … Continue reading

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Who is Responsible for Carbon Neutrality?

Who is Responsible for Carbon Neutrality? I don’t have the answers to this. I just have a lot of questions. Hundreds of firms will at sometime sign up for Carbon neutrality. This may well include all large and important American … Continue reading

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Automotive Safety and the Trump Fuel Standards Rollback

Automobile Safety and the Trump Fuel Standards Rollback The Trump administration and EPA is giving out automobile safety as the reason for not increasing the fuel efficiency standards. They are using a rather specious argument that with better fuel economy, … Continue reading

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Trump Muddies the Swamp: Shine, Wheeler, Pruitt, and the New Justice

Trump Muddies the Swamp: Shine, Wheeler, Pruitt, and the New Justice Trump just hired Bill Shine as head of White House Communications. Shine is the former defender of Fox News head Roger Ailes from sexual harassment charges. Shine was fired … Continue reading

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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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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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