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July 6th, 2017 - 1:12 am § in America

President Trump: Bringing The Golden Arches to Yellowstone

Quietly approved reforms by National Park Service allow corporate sponsorship and advertisements called a “disgrace” by public advocacy group New rules quietly given final approval over the fourth of July holiday will allow national parks in the United States to expand corporate sponsors[...]

July 4th, 2017 - 10:41 am § in America, Donald Trump

America in Crisis

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July 2nd, 2017 - 10:57 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges, Science, UW

Black Teachers

Black kids do need Black teachers. More importantly, Black kids need teachers that care. One might think that all Black teachers have Black kids best interest in mind, but that is not always the case. I have read about the shortage of Black teachers, which is a very fundamental problem. Statistics s[...]

June 22nd, 2017 - 1:47 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Looks Like Trumpcare Is In Trouble

Four conservative U.S. Republican senators said on Thursday they are not prepared to vote for the Senate Republican healthcare proposal unveiled on Thursday when it comes to the floor, probably next week. This is likely just the beginning. There will be other GOP Senators who will refuse because Tru[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 10:26 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

A Friend Confuses Liberalism With Ayn Rand

A friend writes: I am not a progressive like you. This explains why you have a need to introduce me as a Republican, thereby demonizing and marginalizing me in Progressive Seattle. P.s., I’m a pretty hard core atheist. I answer: Your are write. I do sometimes refer to you as a Republican.  I apol[...]

June 15th, 2017 - 9:38 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion

And yet, 6 decades after the Democratic party abandoned the Dixiecrats, and Republican party adopted its “southern strategy” the unholy alliance of the Trump party with holy racism continues.

 Baptist Convention Meeting Refuses to Renounce White Nationalism A few weeks after Jimmy Carter announced his resignation from the Baptist Church. a resolution condemning white supremacy and the growing white nationalist alt-right movement was initially rejected at the Southern Baptist Conventio[...]

June 11th, 2017 - 1:45 am § in America, Donald Trump, Science

NSF Ends Support For Environmental Biology Training Grants

WHILE FRANCE OFFERS US SCIENTISTS FUNDING IF THEY EMIGRATE, NSF CUTS PhD TRAINING PROGRAM Letter from the NSF: Dear Colleague: With this Dear Colleague Letter, the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) is notifying members of the research communities served by the Division of Integrative Organis[...]

June 7th, 2017 - 12:29 am § in America, Donald Trump, Environment

The Chinese Solar Century

China just switched on the world’s largest floating solar power plant By switching on the world’s largest floating solar power plant, China is cementing its position as the world’s leader in renewable energy – at a time when leadership is… WEFORUM.ORG[...]

June 6th, 2017 - 8:45 am § in America, Donald Trump

Trump’s Thuggish Attorneys

AS TRUMP ARMORS UP WITH PRIVATE ATTORNEYS, TOP LAW FIRMS ARE REFUSING TO REPRESENT HIM. TRUMP has a long history of dealing with thuggish attorneys, starting with the McCarthyite Ray Cohn who represented Trump as Mr. T began his real estate empire. NOW TRUMP  IS TURNING TO SOME PRETTY TOUGH GUYS [...]

June 1st, 2017 - 4:47 am § in America

Should North Korea Buy Shares in Rocket Lab?

While the world rightly shows angst over the missile capabilities a US private form,  Rocket Lab. last week  successfully launched its 56-foot-tall Electron rocket for the first time. The relatively tiny vehicle designed to ferry small payloads to orbit reached outer space around 20 minutes past [...]