Author: Jeremy Bloom

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Privatizing the Air Traffic Control system is a really bad idea (but Trump needs to change the subject)

There’s only one reason we’re talking about Trump’s stupid scheme privatizing the Air Traffic Control system, putting a critical piece of US safety and security infrastructure in private hands. A scheme that’s so bad it was rejected out of hand by the GOP House and Senate just last year. By Jeremy Bloom But President Trump needed […]

June 5th

Privatization: Trump wants to sell off US to millionaires & the Saudis, starting with Air Traffic Control

President Trump says he’s going to spend the next week pushing his so-called infrastructure proposals, which are actually just an excuse to sell off YOUR public assets to his buddies. He’s putting lipstick on several pigs that have already been rejected by Republicans in Congress as terrible ideas, starting with the sell-off of the Air […]

June 4th

Conservative and GOP groups SUPPORT the Paris Climate Agreement

As we deal with the fallout of Trump’s abandonment of America’s climate commitments through the Paris Agreement, it’s important to remember that he does NOT speak for all Americans. Many conservative voices also oppose this destructive move. By Jeremy Bloom CONSERVAMERICA …Climate change is a global problem that requires American leadership. The United States has […]

June 2nd

Market forces are NOT with Trump. They’re with clean energy.

You want numbers proving that Trump is on the wrong side of history when it comes to climate change, the Paris agreement, and the battle between clean energy and dirty coal? We’ve got numbers for you. By Jeremy Bloom Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Jason Bordoff (@JasonBordoff) founding director of the Center on Global Energy Policy […]

June 1st

The Simpsons skewer Trump (with guest appearances by Comey and Richard Nixon)

Trump has been getting dissed by everyone from faux-Frenchie Colbert to Frenchie-par-excellance Macron. But for down-home American dissing, there’s nothing that beats the good folks from Springfield – the crew at The Simpsons. By Jeremy Bloom How bad can it get for Trump? A ghostly and grateful Richard Nixon floats into Trump’s White House bedchamber and […]

May 30th

Stephen Colbert contrasts Obama’s “scandals” with Trump’s disasters (video)

Remember the good old days, just a few short years ago, when the Presidential “scandal” was  Obama saluting a Marine while holding a latte? Stephen Colbert harkens back to those simpler times By Jeremy Bloom Of course, it’s hard to believe that the scandal that rocked the Clinton White House in Bill’s first 100 days was… […]

May 23rd

“Stay in the Paris climate agreement”, urge GOP and Dem reps of the Climate Solutions Caucus

While most GOP members of Congress (and nearly all the members of the Trump administration) are sticking their fingers in their ears and their heads in the sand on the subject of climate change, a growing number of GOP representatives are coming out in favor of climate action. Members of bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, they just released a […]

April 26th

Trump admin rams through DAPL pipeline approval shockingly fast

With the announcement that the Trump administration is cutting through all the normal procedures and approving the DAPL pipeline, construction could resume tomorrow. By Jeremy Bloom From Indigenous Rising: Today, the Department of Army send a notice of intent to grant the final easement to Dakota Access pipeline to cross Lake Oahe, also known as […]

February 8th