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This will indeed come back to haunt them. Abandoning common sense and high need is disastrous.

From the Washington Post The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documents obtained by The Washington Post. Many of the sharp cuts would probably be restored by Congress, […]

via Green heads will explode: White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research — Watts Up With That?


When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?

(MOSCOW) — Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing four people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant. The shooting took place Sunday evening in Kizlyar, a town of about 50,000 people on the border with Chechnya.…

via 4 Dead in Russia Church Shooting — TIME

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‘Shame on You.’ Florida Shooting Survivors Demand Change at Gun Control Rally — TIME So, Mr. Trump, where are you???

A rally held on Saturday, days after a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., drew a crowd of thousands and prompted impassioned pleas for gun control. The rally was held in front of the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, about 25 miles from Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people died in Wednesday’s…

via ‘Shame on You.’ Florida Shooting Survivors Demand Change at Gun Control Rally — TIME

Mandatory Helmets in Alberta Soon. Same for Mouthguards?

Mandatory helmets for young skateboarders and scooter riders, a provincewide sanctioning body for combative sports, and a new revenue-sharing program between cities and the province are all one step closer to reality. Municipal leaders from across the province voted on these three very different topics — and many others — at the Alberta Urban Municipalities […]

via Alberta municipal leaders push for single sanctioning body for combative sports — Calgary Herald

Horrific Acts Don’t Require a Lame Duck as President. Time to step up to the real (not fake) plate Mr. Trump, and do something, anything, that would make us all proud. And do it now.

Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton has a very blunt message for President Donald Trump following Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida.

via Moulton: Trump Should ‘Get Off His Ass’ And Do Something About Florida School Shooting — CBS Boston

Lobbyists over Gun Control: When is this society going to wake up? How many more horrific acts of violence will it take? Three Cheers!!! for Obama….

Former President Barack Obama took to Twitter Thursday, not only to offer his sympathy for the victims of Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida, but to call for stronger gun control measures — something he had unsuccessfully tried to do during his presidency. “We are grieving with Parkland. But we are not powerless. Caring for our…

via Barack Obama Calls for ‘Long Overdue’ Gun Control After Florida School Shooting — TIME

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