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Doublespeak: Trump Guts EPA While Claiming to be for Protecting the Environment


By Glynn Wilson – New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt recently told Fox News that Trump’s new executive order abandoning work on climate change and promoting fossil fuels is a return to “core EPA originalism.” This is clearly a perfect example of “doublespeak,” a term inspired by George Orwell’s book Nineteen Eighty-Four. The creation of the…

Labor Day Pains: No ‘Golden Age’ for Public Service


The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – What’s the point of celebrating Labor Day anymore? Like many things these days, people have forgotten the history and do not appreciate it beyond the day off to eat barbecue and jump in the water. There’s not much in the way of news to report about Amerian…