Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

August 9th, 2019 - 6:25 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment

Mining Trumps Salmon

“The Environmental Protection Agency told staff scientists that it was no longer opposing a controversial Alaska mining project that could devastate one of the world’s most valuable wild salmon fisheries just one day after President Trump met with Alaska’s governor,” CNN repo[...]

July 23rd, 2019 - 2:34 am § in America, Donald Trump, Environment


Trump administration legalizes elephant trophies. In  a nod to the GOP roots in Teddy Roosevelt’s day as a great hunter, the Trump Fish and Wildlife Service announced a repeal of the ban on the importation of elephant-hunt trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.  This will allow Americans to brin[...]

June 18th, 2019 - 11:19 pm § in America, China, Environment, Russia

The US Navy is Flunking the Polar Test of Global Warming

While Trump touts spending billions of dollars to build more F35 fighter jets, he seems not to understand even the basics of our military needs.  After all, won’t global warming make the ice breakers obsolete?  Seems like our opponents get a different message.  As the poles melt, the Russia[...]

May 28th, 2019 - 3:57 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment


Trump escalates his war against climate science After two years of undoing the policies of his predecessor, President Trump is launching a new all-out assault against climate science, the New York Times reports: “In the next few months, the White House will complete the rollback of the most si[...]

March 7th, 2019 - 2:10 pm § in Environment

Gangster Style Catches on With Trendy Leaders

(TA News, 3-1-2019, Hanoi, Vietnam)  Once again the Dear Leader, Kim Jun Un has taken the lead!  During their brief peace meeting in Hanoi Vietnam, President Trump was invited by the Dear Leader to review Chairman Kim’s state security troops. The two leaders walked in front of the Red Guard,[...]

March 1st, 2019 - 1:27 am § in Environment, Hypocrisy

On Eating Kosher

Do you think harpooning a whale is humane? Kosher slaughter is now illegal in large parts of Europe and all of New Zealand.  I suppose this is good for cows. I am not a cow.  Nor do I eat kosher.  But how is it that ohso liberal folks decicde what I should eat? I resent […][...]

January 10th, 2019 - 10:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Environment, Hypocrisy, Politics

Idled federal workers recalled to reopen wildlife refuges to hunting

There’s no money to pick up trash or prevent vandalism at our national parks and monuments, but the Trump administration has found money to recall 244 furloughed USFWS wildlife refuge employees so hunters can shoot wildlife. And the BLM is still processing oil drilling applications. Read story[...]

November 14th, 2018 - 10:48 am § in Environment

Palm Oil v. Orangutans

Pictured below is Indonesian orangutan habitat. Or, it was. Now it grows palm oil, which is used in nearly half of the products on grocery shelves. Sorry, orangutans. Read story here. And here’s a charming ad banned from British TV for being “too political.” (Apparently that’[...]

October 26th, 2018 - 4:05 pm § in Environment

Bill Gates Endorses 1631!