Category Archives: Trump Administration

Celebrating the Biden Presidency and Our Future Progress and Freedoms

President Biden, Beating the Coronavirus, Climate Change Mitigation, Blue State Freedom, DACA, Democratic City Freedom, University Freedom, Respect for Science, California VP and Future Presidential Candidate Harris. As Americans we have so much to celebrate today, and also as Californians.  … Continue reading

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Trump’s Continuous Coronavirus Pandemic Has Been Terrible for Oil Companies

Trump’s Continuous Coronavirus Pandemic has been Terrible for Oil Companies While Trump was blasting Biden for saying that the US would be using less oil, that will be a very long range adoption of Electric cars, which are only selling … Continue reading

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Battleground Orange County, CA, On Fire, with Worst Air Ever

Battleground Orange County, CA, On Fire, with Worst Air Ever It is shocking to wake up with the smell of smoke, and then to go outside and discover that the sunrise is blurred by smoke and the air is full … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Air Quality, American Carnage, American Lung Association, California Smog, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Coastal Flooding, Donald Trump, Earth, Fire Risks, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Health Care, Katie Porter, Politics, Sea Level Rise, Smog worldwide, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, UC Irvine, World Smog | Leave a comment

Trump Leaves a Destructive Climate Wake

Trump Leaves a Destructive Climate Wake Humpty Dumpty Ran on The Wall; Humpty Dumpty Had a Viral Fall; All the King’s Governors and all of his Judgemen, Couldn’t Put Humpty in Office Again.  (We hope.) The NY Times had a … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Air Quality, California Smog, California Water, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Coal, Coastal Flooding, Donald Trump, Electric Power, EPA, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Oil, Paris Climate Agreement, Politics, Regulations, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Supreme Court, Trump Administration, US Oil | Leave a comment

Trump’s Possible Outlooks on the Supreme Court Opening

Trump’s Possible Outlooks on the Supreme Court Opening While Mitch McConnell had already made it clear that he would fill a  Supreme Court opening, even in an election year, he reiterated it again today, when the Ruth Bader Ginsburg position … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Donald Trump, Kavanaugh, Mitch McConnell, Politics, Supreme Court, Swing States, Tax Laws, Trump Administration, Trump's Logic, White House | Leave a comment

Really President Trump, Now it is Censorship Enforced by Withholding Federal School Funding?

Really President Trump, Now its Censorship Enforced by Withholding Federal School Funding? Update:  I did not realize when I wrote this that Trump was directly threatening California which supposedly was going to or considering adopting a curriculum based on the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Climate Change, Climate Education, Climate Science, Department of Education, Donald Trump, Electric Cars, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Freedoms, Poverty, Racism, Regulations, Secretary of Education, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change, UC Federal Funding, University Funding | Leave a comment

Trump’s Destructive March to the End

Trump’s Destructive March to the Sea This title is an analogy to Sherman’s March to the Sea.  It wasn’t enough to defeat the Confederate Army.  Sherman marched through Georgia from Atlanta to Savannah, and destroyed all along his way. We … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Department of Energy, Donald Trump, Fossil Fuel Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Putin, Regulations, Russia, Trump Administration, Trump on Climate Change | Leave a comment

In International Democracy Survey, US Drops to 36th, and Only 70%.

  We show the 2020 Democracy ratings of countries of current concern to the US.  The source of the ratings is the V-Dem Institute at V-dem.net.  We use data from Version 10 of April 2020.  The North American Regional Center … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, China, Congress, Congressional Investigation, Criminal Justice System, Democracy Ratings, Donald Trump, Equal Treatment Under the Law, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of the Press, Freedom to Assemble, Freedom to Petition, Freedoms, Iran, Middle East, North Korea, Politics, Russia, Supreme Court, Trump Administration, Turkey | Leave a comment

Trump’s Election Interference Plots

Trump’s Election Forces  While Trump appears to be slowly adapting to the new constraints of an election in a pandemic year, he is mustering a breadth of election forces which have long been contemplated and hinted at.  Several of them … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Election, Affairs of State, AG William Barr, China, Congressional Investigation, Constitution, Donald Trump, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech, Freedom to Assemble, Freedoms, Governors and State Legislatures, Impeachment, Joe Biden, Lafayette Park, Politics, Putin, Russia, State Department, Trump Administration, Voter Fraud, Voting Rights | Leave a comment

Trump: The Denier of Freedoms, in Chief

Trump:  The Denier of Freedoms, in Chief Trump had the Trumpiness to tell a Fox News interviewer that he wanted people to have freedom not to wear a mask, as if he was the guaranteer of our freedoms.  Nothing could … Continue reading

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