Friday, August 23, 2019

Down the memory hole

Living in Trump’s United States of Amnesia.

Trump sued for censorship of climate change data

“The Trump administration's refusal to release public information about its climate censorship continues a dangerous and illegal pattern of anti-science denial.”
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4 reasons why Trump’s plan to strip the IRS is incredibly dumb

Donald Trump hates the IRS and has spent years battling it.

Dividing the Right and conquering Trump

Trump's extremely effective at dividing and conquering his opponents. What would it take for progressives to divide his supporters?

Mapping EPA nominee Scott Pruitt’s many fossil fuel ties

The Senate confirmation hearing will be the only chance for our elected officials to ask Pruitt under oath to speak to the glaring conflicts of interest that he has developed.

Commandos without borders

America’s elite troops partner with African forces but pursue U.S. aims.

China’s Tiger Farms Make Poaching Worse

Tiger farming stimulates the demand for tiger products, which stimulates the poaching of wild tigers for superior products.

$90 Billion Whistleblower Suit Filed Against Four of the Nation’s Largest Chemical Companies

“BASF Corporation, Bayer Material Science LLC, Dow Chemical Company and Huntsman International LLC have been named in a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit brought by New York law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP on behalf of the U.S. government.”

Trees Cut as Maple Syrup Farmers Lose Eminent Domain Battle Over Constitution Pipeline

The Constitution Pipeline company arrived on the property with assault rifle-bearing federal marshals. They cut down the trees.

15,000 Abandoned Uranium Mines Protested At DC EPA Headquarters

The groups addressed extreme water contamination, surface strip coal mining and power plants burning coal-laced with radioactive particles, radioactive waste from oil well drilling in the Bakken Oil Range, mill tailings, waste storage, and renewed mining threats to sacred places such as Mt. Taylor in New Mexico.