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Trump Promises ‘Fire And Fury’ If North Korea Advances Nuclear Threat

August 9, 2017 by


By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump issued his strongest warning yet to North Korea after published reports that the communist dictatorship has developed a nuclear warhead. “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States,” Trump said Tuesday from a side room in the clubhouse at his golf course in Bedminster, […]

Anthony Scaramucci Out As White House Communications Director

August 1, 2017 by


By Fred Lucas ~ Just 11 days after President Donald Trump appointed him, White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is out of that job, the latest in a string of pell-mell staff shake-ups. Early indications Monday afternoon were that retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, Trump’s brand new chief of staff, did not like the way […]

Scaramucci And Sanders New Voices For Trump’s White House After Shake-Up

July 22, 2017 by


By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump has two chief spokespersons with political and campaign experience, after a long-anticipated shake-up that saw the resignation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been conducting the bulk of White House briefings for months, and will likely have a seamless transition into her job […]

Rick Perry’s Plans For US Energy Dominance

July 6, 2017 by


By Fred Lucas ~ America is approaching energy independence, but still needs to remove obstacles, Energy Secretary Rick Perry says. “We are very close to being energy independent,” Perry told The Daily Signal in a brief interview. “Regarding our ability to retrieve energy, we don’t need anybody. Transportation may be our biggest impediment.” The United […]

How Environmental Groups Are Responding To Trump’s ‘Solar Wall’ Pitch

June 26, 2017 by


By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump’s idea of putting solar panels on his long-promised border wall hasn’t gained a lot of support among top environmental lobbying groups—even though the organizations have long backed solar power as a key renewable energy. “The problem with talking about solar panels on Trump’s border wall is that it’s […]

Up To 5.7 Million Noncitizens Voted In Past Presidential Elections, Study Finds

June 23, 2017 by


By Fred Lucas ~ As many as 5.7 million noncitizens voted in the 2008 election and potentially more voted in 2016, according to a new study by Just Facts, a New Jersey-based research group, drawing on information from other studies. The study—based on data compiled from Harvard University’s Cooperative Congressional Election Study, an analysis published […]

Study Finds Fracking Doesn’t Harm Drinking Water In Texas

June 20, 2017 by


By Fred Lucas ~ Hydraulic fracturing hasn’t contaminated groundwater in Texas, isn’t an earthquake hazard, and has been a boon for the state’s economy, according to a study released Monday. The new study’s conclusions on drinking water are in line with multiple other studies of hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as fracking. Hydraulic fracturing is the […]