Pope Francis presents Trump with a ‘politically loaded gift’: His encyclical on climate change – The Washington Post

VATICAN CITY — On Wednesday, Pope Francis appeared to make his point with a gift. During an initially awkward meeting in Vatican City, Francis presented President #Trump with a signed copy of “Laudato Si” —… Read More

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A surprise victory for environmentalists on methane

THE SENATE last week delivered a surprise victory for environmentalists. Three Republicans joined with several energy-state Democrats to slow the Trump era’s wave of deregulation, preventing Congress from killing one of the Obama administration’s most… Read More

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Trump Attacks America the Beautiful

by Robert Hunziker Trump is the first president to take on America the Beautiful. He’s at war with America. This is not new news. Yet, it is worthy of further discussion. Trump’s anti-establishmentarian credentials flaunted… Read More

New EPA head Pruitt tells CPAC crowd they are ‘justified’ in wanting to see agency eliminated

New EPA head Pruitt tells CPAC crowd they are ‘justified’ in wanting to see agency eliminated

Tom Boggioni is based in the quaint seaside community of Pacific Beach in less quaint San Diego. He writes about politics, media, culture, and other annoyances. Mostly he spends his days at the beach gazing… Read More