Today (Sunday, April 22) is Earth Day 2018 and time for my annual Earth Day post….. In the May 2000 issue of Reason Magazine, award-winning science correspondent Ronald Bailey wrote an excellent article titled “Earth Day, Then and Now” to provide some historical perspective on the 30th anniversary of Earth Day. In that article, Bailey … Continue reading 18 Spectacularly Wrong Predictions Made Around the Time of the First Earth Day In 1970. Expect More This Year.
Tim Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice presidential nominee, said about President Trump’s airstrikes on Syria. “The last thing Congress should be doing is giving this president a blank check to wage war against anyone, anywhere." Of course, Kaine’s protests are hypocritical. Undeclared presidential wars are a bi-partisan problem. Despite three years of heaving fighting, and … Continue reading Only Congress Has the Power to Declare War. Just Ask James Madison
A year into the Trump presidency, and Republicans are in serious trouble. Other than a tax cut, Trump has accomplished nothing on his agenda. Even worse, Republicans in Virginia suffered the worst losses in that state's political history, with voters saying they did it to send a message to Trump. But Republicans have been clinging … Continue reading If you’re counting on the economy to save the GOP in 2018, you need to read this
Below is the full statement released by President Trump regarding Breitbart editor and former senior adviser Steve Bannon. Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind. Steve was a staffer who worked for me after I had already … Continue reading Full Statement: Trump curb-stomps Steve Bannon.
We're just 11 months away from the 2018 midterms. That's an eternity in politics, and a lot can change, but as it stands right now, Republicans are on track for a very, very bad night. Compare Trump's current approval ratings with those of Bush in 2006 and Obama in 2010 and 2014, as well as … Continue reading How do Trump’s current numbers compare with past three midterms? It’s bad.
Major Applewhite was the only Longhorn I ever liked when he played for a university in Texas. He played for Austin at a time when the Wrecking Crew was in full force. When A&M played the Longhorns, he would be bashed like a pinata. But no matter how hard he got hit, he would pop … Continue reading Major Applewhite coming to Aggieland?
The idea Republicans love Trump like they've never loved anyone before isn't just North Korean-level personality cult propaganda, it has absolutely no basis in fact or data. First, his numbers among Republicans right now are statistically identical to George W. Bush's the last time the GOP were going into a mid-term election. Republicans would lose … Continue reading Republicans love Trump? Fake News!