To Trump’s faithful, those words were a rallying cry. But his critics heard something far more menacing in them: a dangerously authoritarian vision of the presidency — one that would crop up time and again as he talked about overruling generals, disregarding international law, ordering soldiers to … [Read more...] about LA Times Trumps Authoritarian Vision
Our civilization is premised on the conviction that such a thing as truth exists, that it is knowable, that it is verifiable, that it exists independently of authority or popularity and that at some point — and preferably sooner rather than later — it will prevail. … [Read more...] about LA Times Editorial Why Trump Lies
The LA Times editorial board has taken it upon themselves to finally and formally make their opinion known on the Trump Presidency in what will be a week long series of commentary. The first segment that was released today was quite a doozy, without pulling any punches it was direct, well thought … [Read more...] about LA Times Editorial Our Dishonest President
Without a doubt the images and accompanying story lines that have crept in to the media of kids suing the US government demanding their constitutional right to a healthy environment and livable planet is a master stroke of publicity and branding. Its a great story that news outlets are going to … [Read more...] about The Doctrine Of Public Trust, Climate Change And Kids Suing The Gov
The Senate has approved Scott Pruitt to head up the EPA, an agency that he has sued 13 times as the Attorney General of Oklahoma. For anyone who might have been holding out hope that our Legislators might be a little bit more enlightened, well, fat chance of that. The current administration has … [Read more...] about Scott Pruitt Has Been Confirmed As Head Of EPA
"So why are politicians and a few scientists like John Christy so adamantly denying climate change? One obvious reason lies in the resource that feeds the political machine: money. The Koch brothers, who made billions of dollars from oil refinery business, donated to Republican candidates like Marco … [Read more...] about Will We Ever Be On The Same Page With Climate Change?