Trump's personality is not suited to the rigors and discipline required to run the country, and there is reason to doubt he will last a full term... In the Time of Trump, All We Have Is Each Other By Chris Hedges — Under Donald Trump’s presidency—the outgrowth of the corporations’ 40-year-long war against democracy—we will have to battle a form of state repression far more sophisticated than McCarthyism. Our weapon: rebuilding alternative structures through small, local political … [Read more...] about Trumpland Is Almost Upon Us – Be Very Afraid And Prepare!
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SLIGHTLY IRREGULAR: The little engine that could Once upon a time, our region was the country’s breadbasket. Thanks to the Erie Canal and the railroad, fresh farm products could be rapidly delivered to the east coast’s urban centers. Agriculture became the engine of our prosperity through the early 20th century; we built churches, banks, colleges and the occasional opera house. And then came corporate farms, processed food, preservatives and refrigerated trucks, making nutrition cheaper for … [Read more...] about The Daily Frack – Jan. 9
by Chris Martenson, Adam Taggart, Arthur E. Berman, originally published by Peak Prosperity | Feb 12, 2015 As we've written about often here at PeakProsperity.com, much of what's been 'sold' to us about the US shale oil revolution is massively over-hyped. The amount of commercially-recoverable shale oil is much less than touted, returns much less net energy than the petroleum our economy was built around, and is extremely unprofitable to extract for most drillers at today's … [Read more...] about Arthur Berman Interview: Why Today’s Shale Era Is The Retirement Party For Oil Production
Trump claims to be the candidate to "shake-up" things in Washington DC, but judging from his pick of advisers we will see more movement towards creating an oligarchy out of the ashes of our Democracy... America’s Fracking King on Environmentalists and Donald Trump’s Appeal Harold Hamm explains why his industry just can’t get any respect. Matthew Philips matthewaphilips August 4, 2016 — 4:36 AM EDT The following is a condensed and edited … [Read more...] about The Kind of Change We DON’T Need!
The White House and State Department have engaged in brazen lying to EU governments regarding the ability of the US to supply more than enough natural gas to replace Russian gas deliveries. Recent statements by US President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry about supplying Europe with gas are patently false. Europe's best alternative supply of gas is from the Mideast - via Syria. US LNG exports would go to Asia or South America, where they'd fetch twice what they would in … [Read more...] about Kerry’s Shale Gas Bluff
Albany: Sharing lessons learned in oil train fires, explosions Those involved in crashes tour area's rail system ahead of talk on safety. Robert Lipscomb has seen what happens after an oil train derails and explodes in flames. On Sunday, he stood near the fence at the Ezra Prentice Homes on South Pearl Street in Albany , looking at oil tanker cars just a few yards away. "I am very surprised that this is so close to a residential area," said Lipscomb, who is a battalion fire … [Read more...] about The Daily Frack – June 9
While they consort with Russians. Imagine that. Meanwhile, my check from Gazprom has yet to arrive. Still. Frackers Accuses Texas Town of Consorting with Russia While they Consort with Russia by TXSHARON in DENTON The fracking industry and their supporters have accused the Frack Free Dentongrassroots organization that is seeking a ban on fracking in the Denton city limits of receiving money from Russia. …Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman sent the Denton City … [Read more...] about Frackers Accuse Fractavists of Consorting With Russians
Trump is a manifestation of the dysfunctional Republican-controlled Congress, and as such he is unfit to occupy the White House under any circumstance... Trump's Views on Science Are Shockingly Ignorant His statements show a disregard for science that is alarming in a candidate for high office By THE EDITORS | Scientific American November 2016 Issue Credit: Steve Brodner One of the major-party presidential candidates has had plenty to say during … [Read more...] about Trump’s Anti-Science Stance Reflects GOP’s Delusional View of Reality
Trump is such a vile asshole that no one will ever come close to rivaling the shame and disgrace he has brought to the Office of the President... The Trump Administration After 100 Days: A Second-Rate Salesman Surrounded by Con Men and Losers After 100 days, we can say this about Donald Trump and his team: History will not be kind. By Gary Legum / Salon April 28, 2017 Donald Trump Billboard Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk/Flickr … [Read more...] about Trumpism…History Will NOT Be Kind
Mainstream Democrats (i.e., corporate Dems. & neo-cons) are destroying their chances of taking back the House and Senate in the 2018 and 2020 elections, and just may get Trump elected for a second term! The Democratic Party’s Deadly Dead-End July 3, 2017 Exclusive: By playing for centrist and neoconservative votes, national Democrats have left the party floundering with no coherent political message and creating a daunting challenge for democracy, says Nicolas J S Davies. By … [Read more...] about Is The DNC A Suicide Squad?