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Obsequious, Sycophant, and Fake Adulation describe First Full Cabinet Meeting

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Obsequious means obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree. Sycophant means a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage. Adulation means excessive flattery or glorification. Does President Trump need or want the fake adulation, obsequious, sycophant Cabinet Members? It’s hard to watch the video without wondering about that […]

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Dude, Where’s My Party?

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The big 3 of the 24/7 News, Fox, CNN, and MSNBC are missing something. 24/7 we are exposed to the latest Trump drama, conflict, misstep, etc. Pundits and politicians on both sides drone on incessantly in constant political Jiu Jitsu in an attempt to score points for their side. What’s missing is a clear, focused […]

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Understanding Trump Supporters

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Trump supporters are people that love their country, and are hoping for a better future and believe that with President Trump they can get closer to the promise of the American Dream. How can they support Donald Trump given the voluminous number of lies, backtracking on campaign promises and more? The answer is something we […]

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The Economics of Failure

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Secretary Mnuchin and chief economic advisor Gary Cohn (former President of Goldman Sachs) released a two page tax plan yesterday. When asked where the details were, they responded “they’re coming”. What’s clear is President Trump is following the same worn out and incorrect economic thinking employed by Ronald Regan and George Bush. Regan increased the […]

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There is No Planet B

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Our Earth

Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity – in all this vastness – there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves. The Earth is the only world known, so far, to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in […]

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The Cost of Confusion

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War in Iraq started March 20, 2003 and officially ended December 18, 2011. We still haven’t been able to extricate ourselves from the nation building of Iraq and have approximately 4, 087 troops currently fighting ISIS in Iraq and the number is creeping up. The cost of nation building in Iraq is $117,035 – per hour.  […]

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President Trump doesn’t understand the environment, science, or the energy economy!

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In a startling revelation Exxon Mobile released a statement this week urging President Trump to support the Paris Climate Agreement. Yes, read that again, Exxon Mobile agrees climate change is real, something President Trump doesn’t believe. President Trump believes he is going to bring back coal mining jobs. Robert Murray the owner of Murray Energy […]

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Your privacy has just been sold!

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Last week the US. Senate voted to repeal the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and Federal Communications Commission’s 2016 broadband privacy rules giving consumers the power to choose how their ISPs use and share their personal data to ISPs. The vote was down party lines. The repeal was authored by Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ). Sen. Flake […]