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UPDATE: Rick Perry’s Latest Cringe-Worthy Moment Proves He Is Still A Colossal Idiot (VIDEO)

UPDATE: Rick Perry’s Latest Cringe-Worthy Moment Proves He Is Still A Colossal Idiot (VIDEO)

Rick Perry has had some really cringe-worthy moments in his political career. And here’s another! In an interview on CNBC on Monday he denied that man-made carbon dioxide emissions are the primary cause of climate change, contrary to all the scientific evidence ever. The interviewer asked Perry if he believed that carbon dioxide was: “…The […]

Flint Officials Finally Prosecuted For Their Role In Poisoning Citizens With Lead-Tainted Water (DETAILS)

Flint Officials Finally Prosecuted For Their Role In Poisoning Citizens With Lead-Tainted Water (DETAILS)

Citizens of Flint, Michigan. have for years suffered the deadly effects of lead poisoning due to the negligence of Gov. Rick Snyder (R) and top state health officials. Those citizens might now finally be receiving the attention they deserve. On Wednesday, Michigan attorney general Bill Schuette charged five current and former government officials with involuntary manslaughter for their alleged role in […]

Fundies Were Calling For Jerry Brown To Be Lynched As Bullets Were Flying In Alexandria (VIDEO)

Fundies Were Calling For Jerry Brown To Be Lynched As Bullets Were Flying In Alexandria (VIDEO)

Within hours of word getting out that the triggerman behind Wednesday morning’s horrific shooting in Alexandria, Virginia was a Bernie Sanders supporter, right-wingers started pointing fingers. Newt Gingrich tried to blame potty-mouthed Democrats, while Donald Trump, Jr. tried to blame a staging of “Julius Caesar” starring a title character that looked a lot like his dad. However, […]

WATCH: ‘Justin Trudeau Just Kayaked Up To My House’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

WATCH: ‘Justin Trudeau Just Kayaked Up To My House’ (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is known for being friendly. He recently took that friendliness a step further by paddling up to some Canadians and making small talk. In a kayak. World Environmental Day To celebrate World Environment Day, Trudeau decided to go kayaking in Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario. While he was paddling around in his […]

States Take Charge Of The Fight Against Climate Change – Defy Trump’s Paris Fail (VIDEO)

States Take Charge Of The Fight Against Climate Change – Defy Trump’s Paris Fail (VIDEO)

In the wake of America’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, U.S. states are moving to combat climate change without the help of the federal government. This week, Minnesota joined a growing list of states committed to the United States Climate Alliance, an agreement between individual states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at least 26 percent […]

Trump Admin Wants To Lift Uranium Mining Ban, Risk The Grand Canyon And People’s Health (VIDEO)

Trump Admin Wants To Lift Uranium Mining Ban, Risk The Grand Canyon And People’s Health (VIDEO)

If you’ve got plans to see the Grand Canyon, do it soon, because if the Trump Administration gets its way, a lift on the ban on uranium mining might be in the near future. According to a piece in the Guardian, a coalition of influential officials in Arizona and Utah argue the 2012-enacted twenty-year ban on new […]

How Will Trump’s War On The Environment FDA, And Other Regulations Affect You? Badly

How Will Trump’s War On The Environment FDA, And Other Regulations Affect You? Badly

This article was prepared by Bridget Stack and Lindsey Pasieka with ConsumerSafety.org. If you watched President Donald Trump’s first hundred days speed by, you’re no doubt familiar with the enormous scope of changes he is bringing forward. Before the end of March, he signed 26 executive actions, in addition to pushing substantial policy changes through Congress. […]

Why Are Evangelicals So Damn Skeptical Of Climate Change? (VIDEO)

Why Are Evangelicals So Damn Skeptical Of Climate Change? (VIDEO)

On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that the United States will be exiting the Paris Accords. Many mainstream Protestant denominations denounced these actions. The Vatican denounced it. However, Evangelical Christians did not. President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Al Mohler said in his podcast that the “secular” environmental movement goes against the purpose of […]

What Trump Got Totally WRONG About The Paris Climate Agreement (VIDEO)

What Trump Got Totally WRONG About The Paris Climate Agreement (VIDEO)

The magnitude of what President Donald Trump got wrong Thursday when he announced the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords will take several years to truly feel as our businesses lag behind other nations’, our economy flags, and climate change’s effects intensify. But we’re talking about the Trump administration, where disinformation — or […]

The Real Reason Trump Pulled Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement – It Will Have You Seething!

The Real Reason Trump Pulled Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement – It Will Have You Seething!

Many of us were both appalled and disgusted to hear that President Trump decided to leave the Paris climate agreement. As if this move wasn’t detrimental enough, understanding Trump’s real reasons will have you boiling! He basically wanted to say “Fuck you, world!” –  And of course, it was about money too! Michael Grunwald says: […]

Goldman Sachs CEO Just Tweeted For The First Time, Breaks Free From Trump

Goldman Sachs CEO Just Tweeted For The First Time, Breaks Free From Trump

Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO of the Goldman Sachs investment banking group, has been a Twitter user since June of 2011. In those six years, Blankfein did not send out a single tweet. However, on June 1, 2017, he broke his long Twitter silence. What important event could possibly cause this man to finally broadcast his […]

WATCH Jake Tapper Laugh At Nikki Haley As She Tries To Explain Trump’s Views On Climate Change

WATCH Jake Tapper Laugh At Nikki Haley As She Tries To Explain Trump’s Views On Climate Change

Ever since President Trump decided to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, reporters have been trying to get an answer to a simple question from a member of the administration: Does Trump believe climate change is real? The latest to face the question is UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, who appeared on […]

WATCH: Emmanuel Macron Became Leader Of The Free World When He Trolled Trump Over Paris Agreement

WATCH: Emmanuel Macron Became Leader Of The Free World When He Trolled Trump Over Paris Agreement

President Donald Trump is going to need some cold water for this burn. This week, President Trump made the United States one of the only countries in the world that are no longer part of the Paris Climate Change Accord. He argued that he was “putting American workers first.” He said: “[The jobs losses would […]

Trump Ends US Commitment To Paris Agreement (DETAILS)

Trump Ends US Commitment To Paris Agreement (DETAILS)

Despite vocal opposition from businesses, advisers, and prominent members of his own party, President Donald Trump announced today that he would take America out of the Paris Agreement. The historic climate deal was developed in 2015 and signed by over 190 nations. The U.S. now joins Nicaragua and Syria as the only nations within the […]

An Historic Vote Compels Exxon Mobil To Acknowledge Its Impact On Climate Change (VIDEO)

An Historic Vote Compels Exxon Mobil To Acknowledge Its Impact On Climate Change (VIDEO)

You know the times they are a-changing when Exxon Mobil starts sticking up for the environment. For nearly forty years, Exxon Mobil engaged in an expensive disinformation campaign to bury evidence of climate change the company had a role in contributing to through its activity. Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson is now our nation’s sixty-ninth […]

WATCH The Eternally Dense Rick Santorum Say The Sun Is Not ‘Reliable’ As An Alternative Energy Source

WATCH The Eternally Dense Rick Santorum Say The Sun Is Not ‘Reliable’ As An Alternative Energy Source

While appearing on CNN Thursday morning to discuss President Trump’s plan to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, former Pennsylvania Senator and failed presidential candidate Rick Santorum proved why no one will ever take him seriously. Santorum began by saying the president should use Twitter to promote his agenda instead of attacking the media, […]

Elon Musk to Trump: You Reject Paris Accord? I Quit (TWEETS)

Elon Musk to Trump: You Reject Paris Accord? I Quit (TWEETS)

Business and tech mogul Elon Musk says that he’ll step away from the President’s advisory council if Donald Trump decides to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord. Trump has yet to formally announce if he’ll withdraw or not, but the expectation is that he will. Press secretary Sean Spicer remained mum about the […]

Don’t Worry, Says GOP Rep, God Will Cure Climate Change! (VIDEO)

Don’t Worry, Says GOP Rep, God Will Cure Climate Change! (VIDEO)

When talk of climate change and rising temperatures first came to light, some people argued that it was just a natural fluctuation in global temperatures. As time went on, scientists began to gather more evidence of increasing global temperatures. They gathered information on how human activities are impacting the atmosphere. Slowly, but surely, the evidence […]

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord And Further Imperil American Communities (VIDEO)

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord And Further Imperil American Communities (VIDEO)

After informing G7 leaders he will make a “final decision on the Paris accord next week,” President Donald Trump took exactly one day to conclude cutting domestic greenhouse gas emissions 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025 is simply not worth it. Denial is not a river in Egypt, but if it were, it would be rising […]

Former NSA/CIA Head: Kushner’s Request Reeks Of ‘Ignorance, Chaos, Hubris’ (VIDEO)

Former NSA/CIA Head: Kushner’s Request Reeks Of ‘Ignorance, Chaos, Hubris’ (VIDEO)

In a recent interview with CNN’s Michael Smerconish, former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden offered equal parts shock and outrage at revelations that senior White House advisor Jared Kushner had discussed opening a secret channel to the Russian government. Smerconish wanted to know: Was Kushner driven by naiveté? Or was he engaged in some […]

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