Trump’s lies led to a 3% worldwide stock market selloff today

Trump lied about the result of his dinner with Xi regarding the trade war. Yesterday millions of people put billions of dollars into the market on the positive news and the market was up 1.1%. “It doesn’t seem like anything was actually agreed to at the dinner and White...

I’m concerned about the future of humanity

I’m increasingly concerned about the underwhelming steps we’ve taken to mitigate the risk of climate change.  We know that the fossil fuel industry owns the votes of many politicians by means of lobbying/bribery.  These politicians have sold out life on Earth in exchange for funds that ensure they stay...

Coal jobs are lost when keeping streams clean, because they can’t keep streams clean.

Quick post from phone:  Republicans overturned a rule that required coal companies to test water streams for environmental damage and adhere to certain levels when mining. Coal company lobbyists paid Republicans to say “the rule will cost American jobs.” Ask yourself, how would hiring several environmental impact inspectors actual...

Thanks Senator Casey for voting No on Tillerson

Dear Senator Casey, Thank you for voting NO on Rex Tillerson. I also want to thank you in advance as I heard you plan to vote no on Jeff Sessions, Betsey DeVos, Tom Price, Scott Pruitt, and Steven Mnuchin. I really want to see you slow up Trump and the...

Donald Trump diagnosed with malignant narcissism

Just before the election I wrote a piece about Donald Trump being a sociopath: Donald Trump is a sociopath This week a psychotherapist, John Gartner from Johns Hopkins University has diagnosed Donald Trump with malignant narcissism.  I’ll add that to our existing diagnosis of sociopath. …it’s obvious from Trump’s...

Short open letter to Pat Toomey on Scott Pruitt and Climate Change

Senator Pat Toomey of PA just wrote back to me: Thank you for contacting me about the nomination of Scott Pruitt as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. I appreciate hearing your thoughts on this matter. As you know, on December 7, 2016, President Trump announced his intention to nominate...