Former Director of US Foreign Disaster Assistance on Trump: “Welcome to My Nightmare”

Not a theoretical threat
406fern01
3 days, 22 hours ago
re: #156 Charles Johnson And I got into it - for exactly the same reason.

Jeremy Konyndyk was the Director of US Foreign Disaster Assistance under President Obama, and he posted this chilling series of tweets yesterday about the ultimate nightmare scenario: the highly likely outbreak of a dangerous disease or virus during the Trump administration. This is terrifying stuff, and it’s coming from …

Mike Pence Breaks Senate Tie to Confirm Creationist Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

Heart-breaking
337John Hughes
2 weeks ago
re: #120 MsJ So, when you see a tornado please remember the basic rules -- stay upstairs filming out of the window with your cellphone. Previous advice to take shelter is now revoked -- which would you rather be -- ...
This image shows the winds and warm mass of air associated with a large cyclone that swept the Arctic in late December 2015-early January 2016, thinning and shrinking the sea ice cover. Credit: NASA Goddard's Scientific Visualization Studio/Alex Kekesi, data visualizer.

It Gets Even Worse: Trump Plans to Eliminate NASA Climate Research

“Politicized science”
293Rocky-in-Connecticut
11/24/16 6:20:36 am
re: #62 EPR-radar No way that site can get any mainstream coporate backing or investment. I suppose Putin's disinformation and chaos strategy machine will be largely funding this effort.

Watch Live: The Vice-Presidential Debate

Kaine won’t have any trouble tonight
542philosophus invidius
10/04/16 7:38:16 pm
I couldn't bear to watch this mess after the first 15 minutes or so. Moderator asked two terrible questions to start. ("Why do people think your candidate is not trustworthy?"?) Kaine interrupted too much--except when Pence was lying. He missed ...

Donald Trump’s Energy Guru: An Anti-Science Climate Change Denier, of Course

The Republican Party’s war on science and the environment
28CarolJ
5/16/16 11:21:47 am
re: #23 Tigger2 #DraftHowardDean. I would contribute to his election fund, and having won the state 5 times, he'd have support. While Sanders would draw on his dudebros, Howard has Deaniacs that are far more than willing to send millions ...
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Ted Cruz Never Gets Tired of This “Joke:” “Al Gore Told Us This Wouldn’t Happen”

The common clay of the new west
250steve_davis
1/28/16 5:29:22 am
re: #86 Lidane Yes. I can't remember the manufacturer, maybe Amerisleep? Bought it online for a substantial discount. Best mattress I've ever slept on. Not only do I sleep much better, but I only get up once in the night ...

American Family Association Loon Bryan Fischer: Dinosaurs Were Just Giant, 1,000-Year-Old Lizards

Finally, an explanation that makes sense
321Alephnaught
12/23/15 2:46:35 am
re: #299 Barefoot Grin The Senior Dads already mused on this very subject back in July, via Todd Starnes and his declaration of love for Trump's All-American "man parts".

Ben Carson Says the Bible Backs Up His Crackpot Theory About the Pyramids

“I don’t find that to be silly at all”
295TDG2112
11/06/15 5:37:07 am
Actually, the idea that the pyramids were Graineries has been around a long time. Although it looks like he is trying real hard to own it and his creationist beliefs.

Video: Ted Cruz Badgers Sierra Club President With Bogus Climate Change Denial Talking Points

Deliberate misrepresentation from the Republican Senator
222palomino
10/07/15 7:32:46 pm
re: #157 compound_Idaho OK, Dad, we get it. You've got an erection because the "scandal" may allow one of your party's clowns to win next year. But don't pretend like this is about principle or substance. This is about your ...

Ben Carson: Charles Darwin Came Up With the Theory of Evolution Because He Was Influenced by Satan

The anti-science neurosurgeon speaks
283Rocky-in-Connecticut
9/23/15 5:06:05 am
re: #68 freetoken re: #68 freetoken The citizens there probably view the lawsuit expense as a cost of doing business in keeping their town as white as possible, the same importance of city services like sewage processing, street cleanup, and ...