Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump EPA fires at least five scientists on review board, considers replacing them with representatives of industries impacted by board's decisions.

Would be the perfect organization if it only had fewer smart people.
Courtesy of the New York Times:  

The Environmental Protection Agency has dismissed at least five members of a major scientific review board, the latest signal of what critics call a campaign by the Trump administration to shrink the agency’s regulatory reach by reducing the role of academic research. 

A spokesman for the E.P.A. administrator, Scott Pruitt, said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries whose pollution the agency is supposed to regulate, as part of the wide net it plans to cast. “The administrator believes we should have people on this board who understand the impact of regulations on the regulated community,” said the spokesman, J. P. Freire.

Gee, what a great idea.

Perhaps next they should have known terrorists advising Homeland Security on how to keep this country safe.

Or perhaps we should make sure that there are criminals seated on every jury to ensure that the individual on trial is being adequately represented.

And while we are at it perhaps we should allow folks who have colluded with foreign governments to undermine our democracy to be seated in the president's admini.....oh....that's right.

Well then, I guess a precedent has been set.


  1. Anonymous6:19 AM

    OT", Obama warned Trump not to hire Flynn, whom the former President had fired in 2014 for temperament issues (and let’s face it, because everyone knew he was off).

    So what did Trump do? He not only re-hired Flynn, but elevated him to be his NSA."double corroboration that Trump knew about Flynn is a huge part of holding Trump directly responsible for his decision to hire and keep Flynn, and it’s also damning in terms of the entire Russian collusion narrative"


  2. Anonymous6:31 AM

    That son of a bitch with the Retawwwded Sarah Palin smile sure is on his way to destroying our country in the name of money and to get even with President Obama.

    What is Congress waiting for to IMPEACH Trump? A nuclear war, environmental water or oil disaster?

    1. Anonymous7:43 AM

      "It Was Cultural Anxiety That Drove White, Working-Class Voters to Trump"


      The Atlantic^

    2. Anonymous8:23 AM

      @7:43 add this from the Atlantic>"The American Health Care Act's Prosperity Gospel
      With the bill 51 votes away from law, the central philosophy of the Trump era is one step closer to becoming policy."


    3. Anonymous8:28 AM


    4. Anonymous1:23 PM

      "Cultural anxiety" is nothing more than thinly disguised code for "we was upset about having a colored guy as President for eight years".

  3. Anonymous6:37 AM

    Did Donald Trump try to threaten Sally Yates on Twitter? If so, he committed a felony

    President Donald Trump refuses to publicly accept that Russia is engaged in an ongoing cyber-war against the United States. To this day, he continues to insist that such allegations are a Democratic Party scam to undermine his Electoral College victory in November. That’s all. This alone should be evidence enough that Trump is desperately attempting to cover up the attacks as well as his alleged involvement by shutting his eyes, plugging his ears and yelling, “Not happening! Not happening! La-la-la-la-la!”

    The very fact that the president refuses to acknowledge even the aspects of the story that have nothing to do with him or his staffers, especially in the face of incontrovertible evidence showing, at the very least, that Russia interfered in the campaign season, gives us no choice but to presume that he’s up to something sinister on this front. Add to the mix the fact that every time Russia appears in the news, Trump starts flailing — he either struggles to change the subject, or he tweets something whiny about the “fake news,” or, as Rachel Maddow noticed recently, he simply ignores the question.

    TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017 06:00 AM PDTDid Donald Trump try to threaten Sally Yates on Twitter? If so, he committed a felony....


    1. Anonymous6:47 AM

      Oh please, let him have committed a felony, and let Good Old Boy Sessions recuse himself, and let the FBI arrest this creep and get him out. NOW!

    2. Anonymous6:51 AM

      In addition to possible violations of the PRA, Trump’s tweet about Sally Yates is very likely witness tampering, a felony under Title 18 of the U.S. Code. Trump, via Twitter, was clearly attempting to mute Yates’ testimony by accusing her of leaking classified information about Michael Flynn.

    3. Anonymous7:00 AM

      @6:27 proof>
      birth them babies bitches!!

      "More than 85% of legislators in Russia’s Duma approved the bill last month — seen as part of Putin’s drive to appease conservative pushing
      “Traditional Family Values.”


      "former Secretary of State and national security adviser to President George W. Bush President Vladimir Putin must have gotten
      “tremendous satisfaction” JIZZED HIM$ELF.
      I could imagine that anybody who was opposing Secretary Clinton might have been their preference.” DAH......" “We didn’t know, our intelligence services didn’t know, that Putin was about to annex Crimea" <I SAY BULLSHIT!!
      by the 18th, March 2014 it was done!

      "Rice said the grudge against Clinton wasn’t personal, but part of his longstanding animosity toward the U.S. for criticizing him and his regime.
      “SHE was the vehicle for having criticized his election as illegitimate,”

      RICE IS a 'Uncle Tom'


    4. Anonymous7:18 AM

      His fat white ass needs to be arrested - put in an orange clothing (match his ugly face!) - put on trial and executed. He has committed treason and is as anti American as they come.

    5. Anonymous7:35 AM


    6. Anonymous7:37 AM

      Threat against the life of the POTUS has been noted at 7:18 AM.

  4. Anonymous6:50 AM

    Donald J. Trump
    Twitter › realDonaldTrump

    The Russia-Trump collusion story is a total hoax, when will this taxpayer funded charade end?

    16 hours ago · Twitter


    Talk about spending taxpayers money?

    "Can you believe that, with all of the problems and difficulties facing the U.S., President Obama spent the day playing golf. Worse than Carter,” Trump said in 2014.

    Trump said last August that if he became president, he wouldn’t have time for golf. "I'm going to be working for you, I'm not going to have time to go play golf," he said at an event in Virginia.

    1. Anonymous10:06 AM

      Fat con!

      Just a con.

  5. Anonymous6:53 AM

    "Donald Trump has zero worry about contradicting himself, because he does it all day long," said Douglas Brinkley, a presidential historian who has met with Trump. "He figures he can get away with it because he does it all the time. There is no worry about it. He says one thing and then does another, and his supporters don't hold it against him."

    1. Anonymous10:05 AM

      Duh, he doesn't know. He is atteled brained, his brain is no longer there there.

  6. Anonymous6:58 AM

    I signed a petition about those firings yesterday. When I signed, there were already over 931,000 signatures (from one of the Democratic sites - DNC or DCCC or DLCC, etc.

    Why do Republicans hate their children and grandchildren so much that they would continue to deny the problems climate change is causing and the likely main cause?

  7. Anonymous7:15 AM

    Trump is such an ass. He cannot be gone soon enough!! IMPEACH his sorry soul! Hell awaits!

  8. Anonymous7:28 AM

    poshit drumpf>“the general undermining my policy,” McMaster was shut out of a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull — instead Trump took deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland, even though she’s LEAVING the National Security Council." blow-job? {hotter the melanoma}

    Then >McMaster COCKblocking Trump’s attempt a couple weeks back — when he was talking about how we might just have to go to WAR with North Korea" Noted in>Wall Street Journal that McMaster had called his South Korean counterpart to assure him that the president’s threat to make that country pay for a new missile defense system was not official policy. These officials say Trump screamed at McMaster on a phone call, accusing him of undercutting efforts to get South Korea to pay its fair share." TEMPER!
    "McMaster urged Trump to please stop using the term “radical Islamic terrorism,” Trump went out of his way to say the phrase>When Trump delivered the speech, he echoed his campaign rhetoric by EMPHASIZING each word:
    “Radical.” “Islamic.” “Terrorism.”

    Read more at https://wonkette.com/616833/mean-new-national-security-adviser-never-lets-trump-have-any-fun#yqboTEwSDIWjOg6y.99

  9. Anonymous8:03 AM


  10. Anonymous9:15 AM

    Seriously .....can we survive this onslaught of this fucked up administration?????

    1. Anonymous10:03 AM


    2. Anonymous4:23 PM


      Bob Dole?

  11. Anonymous10:58 AM

    NO surprise there!!! He prefers the fake scientologist over real scientist. Cant wait till he goes to prison.

  12. Anonymous10:58 AM

    Trump is in fake religion. He is a scientologist

    1. Okay first off ALL religions are fake.

      Secondly there is only the most circumstantial evidence that Trump is involved with Scientology.

      And third you have a serious fixation. Seek help.

  13. Anonymous10:59 AM

    Under Audit

  14. Anonymous12:27 PM

    Be careful out there. If this really happens, we are going to get poisoned by our water and foods.
    They really really want to cull the herd quickly, don't they?

  15. When will the chemtrails stop spraying us , our children, food, water, plants and animals?


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