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Trump’s New Executive Order Paves Way For President Bannon’s ‘Deconstruction’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Trump’s New Executive Order Paves Way For President Bannon’s ‘Deconstruction’ Agenda (VIDEO)

Touting it as a way to “trim waste” and “curb unnecessary spending,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order last night that could effectively dismantle major agencies of the federal government. After all, deconstruction is their M.O. The purpose of the order, as stated on the White House website is (emphasis mine): “… To improve […]

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 […]

EPA Nominee Sits On 3,000 Emails To Hide Ties To Fossil Fuel Industry (VIDEO)

EPA Nominee Sits On 3,000 Emails To Hide Ties To Fossil Fuel Industry (VIDEO)

Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump’s nominee for head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), might be confirmed Friday, but senators haven’t seen some 3,000 emails that disclose his ties to the fossil fuel industry. Pruitt, Oklahoma’s Attorney General, is a controversial pick to lead the EPA. A staunch climate denier, he’s sued the agency 13 […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Holds Economic Climate Meeting With Trump In Trump Towers

Leonardo DiCaprio Holds Economic Climate Meeting With Trump In Trump Towers

As if scientists across the country could be heard in a collective sigh when President-elect Donald Trump appointed climate denier Scott Pruitt as head of the EPA, Leonardo DiCaprio quickly swooped in and, joined by the CEO of his foundation, met with Trump at Trump Towers. This meeting, in particular, was to discuss the ability […]