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Despicable Losers Tell Winners ‘Go Back To Mexico’ At Elementary School Robotics Challenge (VIDEO)

Despicable Losers Tell Winners ‘Go Back To Mexico’ At Elementary School Robotics Challenge (VIDEO)

What should have been a day of pride for five fourth-grade students in Indiana turned into an embarrassing one for all of Indiana. Students from Pleasant Run Elementary won a robotics competition for Indianapolis area schools, and the makeup of their team had their competitors whispering. The Pleasant Run PantherBots are comprised of two African American kids […]

Since When Did ‘Crystal Clear Water’ Involve Coal Ash? Since Trump (VIDEO)

Since When Did ‘Crystal Clear Water’ Involve Coal Ash? Since Trump (VIDEO)

Late last year, Donald Trump said that “crystal clear water” would be important to his administration. But, as the saying goes, actions speak louder than words. Trump’s actions consistently demonstrate that he doesn’t care about protecting America’s waterways or the communities that rely on them as he is systematically dismantling the EPA. I’ve already written about how […]

Mulvaney: Spending Money On Climate Change A ‘Waste’ (VIDEO)

Mulvaney: Spending Money On Climate Change A ‘Waste’ (VIDEO)

The Trump administration has once again shown an extremely cold and heartless attitude toward just about everything. Republican and Director of the Office of Management and Budget has made a few astounding statements this week. Mick Mulvaney has said compassion is not a reason to keep Meals on wheels and kid’s school programs, he has […]

Republicans Trying To Allow Employers To Require Genetic Testing (VIDEO)

Republicans Trying To Allow Employers To Require Genetic Testing (VIDEO)

A new bill passed by a House committee last Wednesday would pressure workers into getting genetic tests – and giving their employers the results. The bill, introduced by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.), could be incorporated into the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan to encourage so-called workplace wellness programs. These are programs intended to improve employee health […]

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Could Dampen The Nation’s Disaster Preparedness (VIDEO)

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Could Dampen The Nation’s Disaster Preparedness (VIDEO)

The Trump administration is set to enact dramatic cuts to yet another federal science agency, according to a report by the Washington Post. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) could see 17 percent of its funding slashed in fiscal year 2018. The NOAA oversees crucial ocean and atmospheric research, without which it would be […]

Ark. Ramps Up Death Penalty Use Despite Concerns Over Lethal Injection Drugs (VIDEO)

Ark. Ramps Up Death Penalty Use Despite Concerns Over Lethal Injection Drugs (VIDEO)

The death penalty has always been a source of great debate in America, and that debate is about get more intense. According to CNN, Arkansas plans to execute eight men over the course of 10 days in April. No one has been executed in Arkansas for 11 years, and no state has ever administered so […]

Half Of All Species Could Be Extinct By The End Of The Century (VIDEO)

Half Of All Species Could Be Extinct By The End Of The Century (VIDEO)

Currently, one in five species on Earth faces extinction.  According to the Biological Extinction Conference held at the Vatican last week, that percentage will rise to 50% by the end of the century unless we take immediate urgent action to curb emissions of carbon and other greenhouse gases. Biologist Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University in California says: “Rich western […]

WATCH Tucker Carlson Lose His Cool When Bill Nye Schools Him On Climate Change

WATCH Tucker Carlson Lose His Cool When Bill Nye Schools Him On Climate Change

Conservatives hate science, especially when it refuses to confirm their biases on issues they would rather not talk about in the first place. That dynamic was in evidence Monday evening on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show. Carlson’s guest was “Science Guy” Bill Nye, and Carlson began by asking Nye why in the world people shouldn’t […]

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

MI Gov Rick Snyder Should Be Prosecuted For These Deaths (VIDEO)

According to MLive.com, the CDC has now found the first genetic link to the Legionnaires’ outbreak and the Flint, MI water system. Far from a cause of celebration, however, the discovery leads to thorny questions about the state of Michigan’s water system, including whether the Flint water system was the source of the outbreak, what the […]

The Fight For Choice, Life, And… The First Amendment? (VIDEO)

The Fight For Choice, Life, And… The First Amendment? (VIDEO)

Norma McCorvey died of heart failure today in Katy, Texas. She was 69. Her grave will undoubtedly be marked with that humble, unassuming name – Norma. Generations from now, women will walk past her without ever knowing how important she was. They won’t know that she sparked innumerable protests, that her pseudonym was synonymous with […]

Conservatives Lie And Deny Climate Change – Math Can’t (VIDEO)

Conservatives Lie And Deny Climate Change – Math Can’t (VIDEO)

Conservatives love to dismiss the exigencies of climate change with a swipe of their hands, and with claims that the jury is still out on whether or not human activity is responsible for it or not. As with many other pesky facts, conservatives are immune to reason. They don’t respond to the fact that 99 […]

This SCOTUS Justice Needs To Crack Open A Science Book ASAP (VIDEO)

This SCOTUS Justice Needs To Crack Open A Science Book ASAP (VIDEO)

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito delivered a passionate speech at the Claremont Institute’s 2017 annual dinner. The Conservative think tank gave him a Statesmanship Award. He spoke about many issues, but the most confusing part of his speech was when he was talking about the environment. He mentioned a case where the Supreme Court ruled, […]

Trump’s EPA Pick Called Climate Change A ‘Religious Belief’ (VIDEO)

Trump’s EPA Pick Called Climate Change A ‘Religious Belief’ (VIDEO)

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, has been an avid climate change denier for years. He has attempted to downplay his beliefs during Senate hearings ever since it was announced that he’s Trump’s choice to lead the EPA. However, it’s not hard to find direct quotes […]

Top 6 Facts About Evolution And Charles Darwin For Darwin Day (VIDEO)

Top 6 Facts About Evolution And Charles Darwin For Darwin Day (VIDEO)

Sunday was Charles Darwin’s 208th birthday, also known as Darwin Day. Here are some facts about the evolution debate, about evolution, and about Darwin himself: 1. He Waited 20 Years To Publish His Theory Charles Darwin waited around 20 years to publish his book,  The Origin of Species. Another scientist, Alfred Russel Wallace, had a similar theory […]

Trump Delays Executive Order That Could Kill Our Crops (VIDEO)

Trump Delays Executive Order That Could Kill Our Crops (VIDEO)

Last week, the environment took yet another hit from President Donald Trump and his administration. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the rusty patched bumble bee would not start receiving federal protection on Friday, as previously scheduled. Environmentalists are alarmed by the move, arguing that the species is too vulnerable to abandon. Rebecca […]

GOP Uses Obscure Legal Loophole To Destroy The US – And The Planet (VIDEO)

GOP Uses Obscure Legal Loophole To Destroy The US – And The Planet (VIDEO)

The Republican Party is at it again with repeals that could have devastating consequences for the planet. Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has been on a warpath to undo the work of the Obama Administration, particularly when it comes to environmental protection. Trump’s current weapon of choice is the rarely used Congressional […]

Instead Of Climate Science, Let’s Just Colonize The Moon (VIDEO)

Instead Of Climate Science, Let’s Just Colonize The Moon (VIDEO)

Amid all the discouraging legislation under consideration in both Congress and the White House, there’s at least one bill that deserves bipartisan support. H.R. 870, introduced Feb. 3 in the House, proposes that NASA build a colony on the moon. The bill was proposed earlier this month by Representative Bill Posey (R-Fla.). His proposal is […]

Badlands Nat’l Park Just Gave A Virtual Middle Finger To Trump’s EPA Gag Order (TWEETS)

Badlands Nat’l Park Just Gave A Virtual Middle Finger To Trump’s EPA Gag Order (TWEETS)

The Badlands Park Service became the #Badasslands Park Service for a while tonight, as someone with access to the account tweeted out information on climate change in response to a gag order on the EPA’s social media from Supreme Leader President Donald Trump. Breaking Badlands The now-deleted tweets were captured through screenshots (note to Trump […]

Scientists Are Fighting The War On Science Along New Fronts (VIDEO)

Scientists Are Fighting The War On Science Along New Fronts (VIDEO)

  One of the biggest stories of the newly christened Trump administration was that mere hours after being sworn in, President Donald Trump’s team purged the White House web page of all references to healthcare, civil rights, and climate change (along with references to healthcare and civil rights). While the Obama White House climate change […]

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