Tag: regulations

Do we really need an 'environment' anyway?

Trump EPA Will Make You Eat Coal, And You Will Like It

Look, no one's actually USING the atmosphere, are they?

Chemicals At Flooded Texas Plant Definitely Didn’t Explode, Sheriff Says, They Just Popped A Bit

Maybe it was an 'explosion,' but really, it was more of a vigorous 'overpressure' and 'rupture' of a container, OK?

Freedom’s Just Another Word For ‘This Unregulated Chemical Plant Might Explode Thanks To Hurricane’

It's like Three Mile Island, but with 'organic peroxides.' Not the good safe hippie kind of 'organic,' either.

Trump Trying To Take Down Mueller. Wonkagenda For Fri., July 21, 2017

Trump is mad Robert Mueller isn't a golfer, Paul Manafort is a terrible criminal, Betsy DeVos gives herself a participation trophy. Your morning news brief.

Republicans Trying To Drown Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Protection Bureau, Again, Because Why Not

Oh, look, the Republicans are doing more Class War at us!

Jeff Sessions Can’t Pee Test Everyone In D.C. Your Wonkagenda For Thurs., April 20, 2017

Patriots in the White House, Jesus doesn't love horndog gov Robert Bentley, and Rexxon is full steam ahead. Your morning news brief!

France Looking For A Trump To Call Its Own. Wonkagenda For Mon., April 17, 2017

France idiots acting like American idiots. NO BUENO. Your daily news brief!

Morning Maddow: Remembering Neil Gorsuch’s Crazy Mom, Reagan’s EPA Administrator

Why, yes, Neil Gorsuch is the son of the crazy lady who ran the EPA under Reagan. Wonder if there are any lessons here?

‘Pro-Life’ Utah Senator Mike Lee Totally Fine With Flint Babies Drinking Poison Water

Once they're born, babies can go screw.
Haw haw, fuck you, Earth!

Donald Trump Knows Less About Energy Than Sarah Palin Does. Let That Sink In

Donald Trump just loves coal and oil, they're just tremendous and terrific. YOOOGE.
It's like a beautiful rusty rainbow!

Don’t Be Jealous Of Flint, America, You Probably Have Poison Water Too!

Almost every time we write about the multiple bureaucratic and political failures that led to the poisoning of Flint, Michigan's water supply with incredible amounts of lead, we pour ourselves a nice cold glass of clean water from our...

Elizabeth Warren Pretty Sure She Knows A Thing Or Two About How Banks Work, Thank You

There's this guy, Jamie Dimon, who's the CEO of JPMorgan Chase. He thinks it's sad that banks aren't allowed to break the law. And Wednesday, he said a real Stupid Thing. He said, to a whole greedful room of...
Oh, wow...his vibe is groovy for like 5 minutes, and then he's, like, a massive bummer

Sure, Rand Paul Is Now A Tree Hugger, Why Not?

In yet another attempt to convince people who aren't paying attention that he's a totally different kind of Republican, Rand Paul has come out as a self-proclaimed "tree hugger" who thinks composting is groovy and that clean air and...