California Governor Jerry Brown Says State Will Launch Its Own Pollution Monitoring Satellite – Gizmodo

I’ve been watching the show on Netflix from the BBC Called Death in Paradise, one I highly recommend, and it said something very wise and that is that paradise is where you find it. I was lucky enough to find Paradise in Los Angeles almost 18 years ago. and living in California is a very special experience. Sure we have great weather, and movie stars and all of that but it’s the people and it’s government that they choose that makes it Paradise for me.

While the Tangerine nightmare in the White House systematically tries to dismantle everything good that President Obama did there is one Bastion in the United States that is stepping up to the plate and making sure that the environment, at least in our part of the world is not destroyed by him. You can tell by the people he chooses to run the EPA that the Tangerine nightmare on how he believes that he is not the steward of our children’s future. By the way not the name I made up, Bill Maher did that, and I won’t be using his name very often on my blog anymore, so the current occupant of the White House is the Tangerine Nightmare on this blog. The first and very corrupt Scott Pruitt sued the EPA as the Attorney General of Oklahoma and had vowed to destroy it. Well while we all cheered at his demise from the administration quietly the Tangerine nightmare put in an oil and coal company lobbyist in his place. Sure he is being more respectful of the people’s money but not of our future. So I am so proud that the state of California is currently being run by Jerry Brown. And Jerry Brown our governor has decided that we are going to move on with climate change study and not let the federal government hold us back. At almost 65 years old I never thought I would be saying that the federal government would be holding back on Environmental Protections and here we are. It’s why I support and holy believe that Gavin Newsom will be our next governor so that he can carry on Governor Jerry Brown’s Legacy.

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Flake opposes quick vote on Kavanaugh, putting confirmation in doubt – POLITICO

It seems that the only way a member of the GOP in 2018 that serves in the senate or the house is willing to stand up to this President and his bad decisions is that they are not running for reelection. I applaud Jeff Flake for his courage but it may be a calculated decision as he is looking to run in 2020 against the Tangerine nightmare in the White House.

It’s is indicative of a terribly bad choice that was put up Ford Supreme Court merely to protect the person in the White House from being impeached. This nominee believes in an imperial presidency that basically has no control over its power. And yet I wonder if the presidents were Democrat if this nominee would feel the same way. Even Mitch McConnell was against the nomination because Mitch McConnell thought he was too far out into the far-right stratosphere. Let’s hope that this is the beginning of the end for this nominee’s path to the Supreme Court for a lifetime appointment.

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Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is one of 11 Republicans on the narrowly divided Senate Judiciary Committee. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

Trump launches first broadside at Mueller after Manafort plea deal – POLITICO

Talk about being conflicted, Trump is the most conflicted individual that ever has been in the White House and I include Andrew Jackson in that comparison. To say that the former FBI director is conflicted and that he has 17 Democrats is a lie. And if Democrats are angry it’s because we have a sham of a man in the White House. This liar in Chief needs to go and all the rain in the world could not stop them from spewing his hatred out. Rudy Giuliani should go out to pasture because he’s doing no good to this president. I never like Rudy Giuliani even when he was called America’s mayor. He was never my mayor.

I don’t think the Paul manafort plea deal is what is stirring the hatred in the White House. I think that it’s the fact that Michael Cohen Trump’s personal attorney is singing Like a Bird to the prosecutors. when Trump says that Paul manafort was a part of his campaign for 49 days it’s a lie but he was only part of the campaign for a little bit over 5 months. And yes he knows about what happened in the infamous Trump Tower meeting. He also until yesterday owned a condo in Trump Tower on the 27th floor. but Michael Cohen on the other hand knows all the dirt and he can put Jared Kushner, DonnyJunior, and Ivanka in jail.

The hatred coming out of this White House is spreading. I just read a story that a a National Guard member helping the victims of the hurricane use the white power salute to a reporter that was covering the disaster. This man in the White House is not just a liar in Chief, he’s the divider in Chief.

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“Highly conflicted Bob Mueller & the 17 Angry Democrats are using this Phony issue to hurt us in the Midterms. No Collusion!” President Donald Trump tweeted. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo

White House officials discussing potential replacements for FEMA chief: report – TheHill

what is it with Republican presidents and their choices for FEMA chief ? You remember Katrina and George Bush saying that Brownie did a great job. A great job that cost almost 2,000 people to lose their lives. Now we have Puerto Rico and Maria with eerily the same amount of people that died in 911, 2975. And by the way don’t believe the White House, they lie all the time, this was done by an independent organization that has no political affiliations.

why are they diverting funds from FEMA when we’re having terrible hurricane season to go to ice so that they can arrest more immigrants trying to save their families? This is Despicable and I am so tired of this continuous barage from this White House of Lies, they don’t know how to tell the truth anymore.

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Trump’s FEMA chief under investigation over use of official cars – POLITICO

What’s most surprising to me is that Trump supporters at his rallies still scream drain the swamp. How many of his appointees have to be proved corrupt before these people realize that the swamp is growing and overtaking our government.

I don’t support this man and I hope with all of my fiber that he does not win the senate seat in Florida but surprisingly Rick Scott actually went against Trump today and said that there were actually 3,000 people that died in the aftermath of hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. He called out the president in a tweet. Rick Scott two months before an election going against the president is incredibly surprising and is very telling of how this presidency is losing support.

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The actions by Brock Long, the U.S. government’s lead disaster official as the country braces for Hurricane Florence, have been called into question by the inspector general over whether taxpayers have inappropriately footed the bill for his travel. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Stephen Miller’s Hometown Rabbi Berates Him In Scorching Holiday Sermon – Huffington Post

It’s like someone walked into Central Casting and said I need a villain, the most villainous of villains. Well Stephen Miller certainly looks the part. Hand Stephen Miller certainly behaves the part. Stephen Miller should be ashamed of himself and I am so proud of his Rabbi for calling him to task on the holiest day of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah.

Not to jump to another holiday but during the Passover Seder the story tells of how Pharaoh is tested by Moses and the plagues and each one makes the pharaoh’s heart harder and harder. me thinks that Stephen Miller is just like the Pharaoh and relishes in the fact that people are finally paying attention to him even if it’s not in a good way. I don’t know the man but I have seen many of his kind and they become harder and harder as time goes on. Let’s not forget that this is the architect of tearing families apart for political gain. There are still some 600 children who may never ever see their parents again because of the United States of America and its government. If we were not the most powerful Nation on Earth the words War crime would be being shouted from the roofs. Stephen Miller is a war criminal even if we’re not at War.

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White House policy adviser Stephen Miller is a descendent of Jewish immigrants to the U.S. (Leah Millis / Reuters)

Obama slams ‘crazy stuff’ coming out of Trump White House, hits politicizing of Justice Department – NBC News

I’m in constant pain so I have issues with sleeping. I slept a little bit later this morning than normal. I turned on the TV expecting the normal chaos created by the Trump Administration and instead I thought I was having a dream. There was President Barack Obama making one of his amazing speeches. What a way to wake up! He mentioned the t-word by name and called out all of the terrible policies of this Administration. He told us that our vote means something, he gave us the Hope for Change.

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Former President Barack Obama speaks in Illinois on Sept. 7, 2018.NBC News

Trump slams anonymous NY Times op-ed by ‘resistance’ member inside his administration – NBC News

Donald J Trump is volcanic in his anger about the op-ed in the New York Times. He has asked that the New York Times turnover this individual, under National Security concerns, to the government. Saddam Hussein must be laughing right now.

It’s funny how whoever this person may be the speculation of who it is runs the gamut from someone who’s a true patriot to the president himself writing it. Look, judge Cavanaugh, is having a really bad time in front of the Senate even though it is republican held. He has been shown to have been surprised by the allegation that he lied in front of Congress in 2006 when he was up for the judgeship he sits on. He is a fringe thinker at best the almighty Federalist Society did not have them on their short list but his weird ideas of how we have an imperial presidency put him at the top of Trump’s list.

So if it’s a patriot or the President and either case it’s going to be a bumpy road ahead.

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Storm clouds are gathering over the White House — and inside of it. Leah Millis / Reuters file

Trump admin rejected report showing refugees did not pose major security threat – NBC News

Racists, white supremacists, Alt-right, and the rest of the Trump Administration, that’s all I have to say.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a round table discussion with the Joint Interagency Task Force – South’s (JIATF-S) Foreign Liaison Officers at the Department of Justice in Washington on Aug. 29, 2018.Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP file

Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency – Washington Post

I believe the country is going through a nervous breakdown with this presidency. I wake up every morning to see what has happened to our country. Whether or not we are going to war or some important social program has been gutted. This man is frenetic and has no concept of how to run a government or a country and should not be in that office.

And then there’s the corruption. Not the corruption that that one conjures up for example bribery. I’m talking about the corruption of dumping 40000 documents on the lap of the opposition party the night before the hearing for a supreme court nominee. The corruption that the legislative branch has given up all power to the Executive Branch. The corruption of trying to make the judicial branch a reflection of the Republican mindset.

People say that this coming election is the election of our lifetime and they are correct.

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