Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Climate Crooks

Beating Dead Horses Because They Aren't Really Dead
should be, but they ain't

Obama administration pays out $500m to climate change project
“The first chunk of a $3bn commitment made at the Paris climate talks ‘shows the US stands squarely behind climate commitments’, the State Department said

Lawmakers Probe Taxpayer-Funded Academic Who Wants to Prosecute Climate Skeptics
“Since 2001, Shukla used his research center to pay himself and his wife more than $5.6 million in compensation, “an excessive amount for a nonprofit relying on taxpayer money,” Smith writes.

Amazon Fulfillment

More like Trump and Pershing

                                           Mexican Invaders

Pena Nieto until now had avoided direct comments on Trump, who has pledged to build a wall along the two countries' borders and has said Mexican immigrants bring crime and drugs to the U.S. and are "rapists."

But as the New York businessman has built a lead in the GOP primary, current and former Mexican officials have begun to publicly express alarm. Former Presidents Vicente Fox and Felipe Calderon also have alluded to Hitler in describing Trump. [Full]

This all largely falls on Dubya Bush, who let Mexican President Vicente Fox dictate our immigration policy to include recognizing a Mexican library card as defacto US citizenship.   And, I want to say this for the umpteenth time;  I admire the Mexican culture and work ethic, and would gladly swap say, Washington State, for, say, Baja California Sur. But a nation who cannot protect its borders, isn't. Oui? 

It's easier without clothes


Low Hurdles

what I see roller

You know that "I spit coffee meme"?  Had just popped a Ritz cracker with peanut butter and damned near choked to death when I opened this from Tommy Lee Mann. Ghosts of DC is a treasure.

Tell Me it Ain't True, Joe!

who knew? 

GOP Cancer