A Double Take on a Single Nomination

From RadioIowa Iowan Sam Clovis nominated to be USDA undersecretary July 20, 2017 By O. Kay Henderson President Trump has nominated an Iowan who was a top policy advisor on Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign to serve as the USDA Undersecretary for research, education and economics. Sam Clovis, formerly of Hinton, Iowa, has been working in…

Some quick housekeeping

Some of our users log in via twitter.  This causes them to show invalid email addresses in WordPress, usually some form of *example.com This is causing these users’ comments to get automatically black holed. I suggest these users use a WordPress log in with a valid email address. And if you feel like using this…

Fired EPA staffers form ‘rogue’ anti-Trump support group

Extreme Greens,Government Run Amok,Media | From Free Range Report July 20, 2017 Following eight years under Obama, where there were few constraints on the fatuousness of their policies, or the damage caused by regulatory assaults on private property and individual rights, these little dictators are now looking for other thrones from which to elevate their…

NOAA’s Climate.gov Says Natural Wetlands, Tropical Agriculture Responsible For Methane Increases, Not Oil and Gas

From Western Wire by Michael Sandoval July 18, 2017 “Agricultural and wetland emissions” from the planet’s tropical areas, not oil and gas activities in the United States, are more than likely responsible for a post-2007 global increase in methane levels, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate.gov. But regulating or mitigating those methane…

Solar Companies Using ‘2008 Sub-Prime Lender’ Tactics To Sell Panels

Energy Andrew Follett Energy and Science Reporter 2:42 PM 07/19/2017 The consumer group Campaign for Accountability (CFA) asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Wednesday to investigate rooftop solar companies for misleading sales practices targeting senior citizens and other vulnerable populations in the same manner sub-prime lenders did before the 2008 financial crisis. CFA sent a…