Trump Cabinet member’s daughter tells “never-served piece of sh!t” Trump to STFU ** shared

I love this…

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2017/8/26/1693542/-Trump-Cabinet-member-s-daughter-tells-never-served-piece-of-sh-t-Trump-to-STFU?detail=emaildkre

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Hurricane Harvey 2017: Texas, Trump, and SMH

I’ve been sharing a lot of information about Hurricane Harvey on Facebook. My heart or a out to everyone in the path. Watching from the area Hurricane Sandy devastated lives, I have seen what destruction can be caused, to individual lives, property, and entire communities. 

The preident’s response, though not a surprise is still shocking to me. 
Over the last year or so I’ve read with interest how Holland manages their water and plans for storm surge like this. I have wondered what citites, states, or federal agencies have taken any of that knowledge into account when planning or allocating resources. This is a fascinating article from June NYT: 

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/15/world/europe/climate-change-rotterdam.html

The two paragraphs quoted below, from a NYT article today, highlight the incongruity of Trump, his denial of climate change, “This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit has got to stop. Our planet is freezing, record low temps,and our GW scientists are stuck in ice,” https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/418542137899491328

and his insisting on cutting the very programs he his now praising. For more on this:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/pres-trumps-foolish-fema-budget-cuts-emergency_us_59a31222e4b0cb7715bfd6ab

“Wow,” he tweeted on Sunday morning. “Now experts are calling #Harvey a once in 500 year flood! We have an all out effort going, and going well!” An hour earlier, he noted, “Many people are now saying that this is the worst storm/hurricane they have ever seen. Good news is that we have great talent on the ground.”

“Mr. Trump did not wait long to start doling out praise. On Saturday, as relief efforts were just gearing up, the president tweeted to the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Brock Long, “You are doing a great job — the world is watching! Be safe.” Quoted from:  Trump to Travel to Texas With Torrential Rain Still in the Forecast https://nyti.ms/2vARM5q

Picture from: https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/tropical-storm-hurricane-harvey-rain-flood-forecast-texas-louisiana

SMH.

NYTimes: Trump Says That Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the Military ** editorial/shared 

It was not clear what prompted Mr. Trump’s announcement on Wednesday. In June, the administration delayed a decision on whether to allow transgender recruits to join the military.”

I have to wonder if the New Jersey legislation surprisingly passed by former friend Chris Christie had something to do with this. https://medium.com/p/christie-transgender-laws-be7f45c0f70c

Trump Says That Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the Military https://nyti.ms/2tZc6wa

“Trump calls for unity with Democrats, rehashes derisive nicknames for party leaders” ** editorial

Can we say, “hypocrisy”? I’ve never felt comfortable using this man’s name, nor placing all the blame for this mess on him alone. My new name for him: Hypocrite; for his administration, supporters,and backers within his party: Hypocrites.

There, that just made life so much easier going forward!