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Saturday, November 10, 2018

President Trump blamed the California wildfires on poor forest management, and threatened to cut off funding to the state unless stewardship of forests improved.

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Next up he'll sue Mother Nature. And God.

#1 | Posted by 88120rob at 2018-11-10 12:15 PM | Reply

Trump is scum and his supporters are either ignorant and/or scum.

But I'm sure some are very responsible and good husbands/fathers just like in 1930s Germany.

#2 | Posted by Angrydad at 2018-11-10 12:22 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Actually, much of the recent increase in severity and size is due to the topic no Republican will ever admit to-climate change.

It's hard to properly manage a forest when it's composed of nothing but stands of dead and dying pine trees killed by bark beatles and dried to a 30 foot tall tinder pile by lower than average precipitation.

But Trump doesn't actually care. He just wants to find a reason to be ------ to a state that doesn't support him. Expect more stuff like this in the weeks to come as Trump lashes out over the midterms.

#3 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-10 12:41 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Everyone's noticed how quick Donald is to punish others.

Wait until it's his turn. His squeal will be epic.

#4 | Posted by Zed at 2018-11-10 12:42 PM | Reply

--Next up he'll sue Mother Nature.

Yes, it's Mother Nature. This is an annual occurrence, as every Californian knows. It's exacerbated by environmentalist policies that oppose controlled burns and letting fires burn themselves out.

#5 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 12:45 PM | Reply

Forestry has been captured by the forest products industry, as everything goes in America. I'm sure that doesn't bother Trump. But drought and those Santa Ana winds are by far the greatest risk to California forests. In the Northeast US hardwood forests of maple, oak, ash and walnut regenerate in about 30 years. The finest structural fir, which comes from North East California takes 120 years to mature. Low rainfall rates produce tighter grain structure.

Like water projects, some forest management practices have proven to be flawed. But environmental consequences are better understood today. Cutting off funding can only worsen risks.

#6 | Posted by bayviking at 2018-11-10 12:51 PM | Reply

--Forestry has been captured by the forest products industry,

Captured by california environmentalists who allow fuel to build up by opposing logging and controlled burns.

#7 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 12:53 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

My post on the Nooner today: Hold onto your liberal Trump hating tin foil hats. I take issue with Trump threatening to withhold federal aid with regards to the horrible wildfires in California. While I agree 100% with his comments regarding
the states gross mismanagement of the forests 99.9% of the citizens who have suffered devastation from the fires don't manage the forests.

#8 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2018-11-10 01:06 PM | Reply

There used to be fire season in California. It's now year round.

#9 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2018-11-10 01:17 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

...nothing but stands of dead and dying pine trees killed by bark beatles

Insidious bastigee those pine beetles. I just came back from semi-northern Alberta and they have red & dead pine trees from horizon to horizon. Gonna be a hell of a fire up there one of these summers.

Used to be the cold in the winter killed them off but it's been a long time since we've had a nasty enough cold snap. Common thinking is it needs to stay below -30 for about 3 weeks.

#10 | Posted by REDIAL at 2018-11-10 01:18 PM | Reply

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While I agree 100% with his comments regarding
the states gross mismanagement

Based on what? It's Trump saying it?

#11 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-10 01:22 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

People died in their cars and this idiot can't do anything but whine and complain about liberals. Such a ------- embarassment.

#12 | Posted by JOE at 2018-11-10 01:23 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 5

Getting the undergrowth out of the National forests would require more money from the feds.

If you thought Northern California hated Trump before they really hate him now.

#13 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-10 01:28 PM | Reply

Dullifidian is just wrong on the facts as per usual, citing rwing memes.

"In a strikingly ignorant tweet, Trump gets almost everything about California wildfires wrong"

Michael Hiltzik

AUG 06, 2018

"The current wildfires, which have killed nine people and consumed nearly 400,000 acres of woodland, destroyed 1,100 homes and forced the evacuation of thousands of residents, are among the worst in the state's history. They're unrelated to water supplies or environmental laws."

www.latimes.com

#14 | Posted by Corky at 2018-11-10 01:46 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

"Hold onto your liberal Trump hating tin foil hats."

So now discussing actual Trump public statements and policy guidance is not enough. Got it.

#15 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2018-11-10 01:48 PM | Reply

There is room for debate about effective forest management. But, as is the case on a daily basis, there is no excuse for the hateful, childish words of this president.

#16 | Posted by cbob at 2018-11-10 01:55 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"There is room for debate about effective forest management."

Also, human settlement management.

#17 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-11-10 02:06 PM | Reply

Anybody that comes on here and defends TRump and his hateful rhetoric is an utter moronic hypocrite; You guys always demand to never politicize a tragedy like a gun massacre and tell the rest of us to stick to, "thoughts and prayer" until the people bury their dead yet here you are being hypocrites piling on with what POTUS says while the people are still burning to death. And, I hate to break it to you but fire storms in November, every year now made worse by the pine bark beetle infestations thought out the west is all about Climate Change and has very little to do with forest management. Of course, those that actually work in the Forest industry or for the National Park Service who spend their lives managing our forests and the fire service branches that risk their lives fighting the fires do not know what they are talking about right? Only TRump and his backers in big oil, gas and coal know what is best for us and the planet and all these fires have nothing to do with the globe warming up?

#18 | Posted by Tknees2 at 2018-11-10 02:17 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 6

These pukes do not want to thin the forest but clear cut in the guise of clearing. I have seen this over and over in different National Forests before a burn and afterwards. Those hired to clear any burned trees near a road clear hundreds of yards into the the forest and not only take the burned trees but all the old growth anywhere near the damaged site. Do not listen to these jackals as they attempt to rape the wonderful forest for profit using the fires as a reason to do so. Address global warming and then come back to me about forest management you tools.

#19 | Posted by Tknees2 at 2018-11-10 02:24 PM | Reply

100% of these fires were set by humans.

Very delibrate... Very well planned...

Nobody mentions the number of companies who come to buy your burned out house... usually with a home office in Mexico City...

Better get used to it... this is slash and burn politics from South of the border... the best way to drive away people from their homes...

Anyone wonder why these fires are near sanctuary cities?

#20 | Posted by Pegasus at 2018-11-10 02:33 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

"Anyone wonder why these fires are near sanctuary cities?"

You are a damn liar Paradise is not a sanctuary City and not near one.

#21 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-10 02:50 PM | Reply

"Anyone wonder why these fires are near sanctuary cities?"

You should ask yourself who told you that lie, and why you repeated it here.

We're not expecting you to talk about it here, but you owe it to yourself to ask yourself who told you that lie, why you were so eager to believe it, and why you repeated it here.

Enjoy your weekend.

#22 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-11-10 03:14 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Anyone wonder why these fires are near sanctuary cities?

They're not.

But. Don't let you lack of knowledge stop you from making stupid statements.

Trump said something and you're gonna agree with it.

#23 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-11-10 03:19 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

I agree 100% with his comments regarding
the states gross mismanagement of the forests
#8 | POSTED BY GRACIEAMAZED

Hey Stupid.

Let's see you provide some citation to back up your assertion.

Trump isn't a source of anything but lies. Which you seem to parrot.

I'm surprised no one has dumped your corpse into one of Florida's grossly mismanaged swamps.

#24 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-11-10 03:25 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Trump is a clueless POS and a traitor.. If he ever asked any questions about the land east of Chico and around Paradise they might have told him that it's a national forest, Plumas national forest.

#25 | Posted by Badcat at 2018-11-10 03:42 PM | Reply

Trump is right. There would be no fires if California was all golf courses. Trees should be surrounded by greens that can't burn. Problem solved.

#26 | Posted by bored at 2018-11-10 03:57 PM | Reply

"human settlement management."

Insurance premiums can take care of that.

As far as the fire in Southern California....it's mostly brush, not forest (almost all fires in Southern California are). Again, Trump is a moron. No one is cutting that down to make anything. The fire still gets big, hot, and kills people.

#27 | Posted by dibblda at 2018-11-10 04:09 PM | Reply

#15 Troll someone else it might make you feel better if that person gave a s--t on your opinions, because I don't.

#28 | Posted by gracieamazed at 2018-11-10 04:10 PM | Reply

Trump claims that Left-wing environmentalists are preventing water from being made available for firefighting and instead are allowing rivers to flow to the ocean. According to fire officials in California, at NO time has any fire agency been unable to get access to all the water that they needed and there are no indication that this will be the case in the near future. However, the long term effects of climate change is reducing the amount of water available for ALL uses in the state, but that isn't happening because of the actions of environmentalists.

And Trump's second issue is that California is not allowing large corporations to come into the state and log-off all the state and national forests, for a profit of course. His claim is that if there were less trees in the state there would be less forest fires, and while that might be true in the sense that there are very few fires in a place like the Sahara or Gobi Desert, that doesn't mean that we should clear-cut the state while we watch people like the Koch brothers get even richer.

OCU

#29 | Posted by OCUser at 2018-11-10 05:13 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

If California didn't spend their money giving away FREE schooling, healthcare and food to illegal aliens... they would have money to fight these fires...

TRUMP IS RIGHT... Why should the rest of American taxpayers pay for their fudiciary stupidity?

They got their allot of funds and they spent it all. Too bad so sad...

Burn out the Anglos...

Record numbers are already leaving the state... lets light a fire under their butts and speed up the process.

Until California becomes part of Mexico... again

Viva La Raza!

#30 | Posted by Pegasus at 2018-11-10 05:24 PM | Reply

Only some of California was part of Mexico. Much of what was North of Bodega Bay was under the control of Russia.

OCU

#31 | Posted by OCUser at 2018-11-10 05:39 PM | Reply

Honestly.

The fact Trump hasn't blamed the fires on immigrants, Muslims, Antifa, Hillary Clinton and the media...

Has me worried.

He's slipping.

#32 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-11-10 05:54 PM | Reply

I just found out from an old neighbor the house I grew up in in Calabasas (along with the two next to it) burnt down. My friend's parents house in Bell Canyon burnt down. A bunch of other people I know are evacuated from their houses. This isn't a forest fire. It's suburban residential neighborhoods in the hills of Ventura and Los Angeles County. (And for idiots who think all of Los Angeles County is Los Angeles city, it's not. The county is huge.)

Climate change is to blame for this fire. Not forests. Trump is a corrupt corporate whoore and is desperate to hurt California politically and expand logging in state and federal forests. This is a twofer for him.

If Donnie Deplorable wants to bluff with federal assistance, California should keep all of our Federal taxes (approx 369 billion in 2014) which is 13 billion more than we received back from the government. Our extra money goes to helping other, mostly red, states.

Don't fffk with California. We literally don't need the rest of this country.

#33 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-11-10 06:14 PM | Reply

--Climate change is to blame for this fire.

Prove it. If you said global warming might increase fires in the future, you might have something. To blame this or any other specific fire on global warming is just stupid.

#34 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 06:21 PM | Reply

--It's suburban residential neighborhoods in the hills of Ventura and Los Angeles County.

Exactly what I've said before. We built up in the foothills because of population growth, in areas more prone to fires, and guess what, there's more property damage. Duh.

#35 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 06:25 PM | Reply

Pissagas is a confirmed liar and a cruel sack of crap who's going to get beaten half to death if he ever sets foot in California by whatever California gets ahold of him first.

#36 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-10 06:35 PM | Reply

Exactly what I've said before. We built up in the foothills because of population growth, in areas more prone to fires, and guess what, there's more property damage. Duh.

#35 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 06:25 PM | Reply | Flag:

Fine. Now address the topic of the thread, which is that Trump is a POS for politicizing a fire that has killed people.

#37 | Posted by cbob at 2018-11-10 06:54 PM | Reply

--which is that Trump is a POS for politicizing a fire that has killed people.

Yes he should've kept his mouth shut. And you people who instantly politicize every predictable, seasonal weather event like wildfires and hurricanes as being an argument for radical environmental policies should do the same.

#38 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 07:21 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

To blame this or any other specific fire on global warming is just stupid.

#34 | Posted by nullifidian

No. You're just an ignorant old curmudgeon who lacks the intellectual capabilities to understand it.

So you just deny it and sneer at your betters for getting it.

#39 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-10 07:28 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

www.ucsusa.org

www.ucsusa.org

www.latimes.com

Use the Google for more and stop simply denying from ignorance because it makes you feel better.

#40 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-10 07:34 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Climate change is to blame for this fire.

Prove it.
#34 | POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN

Look stupid. If you can't understand a concept so simple, like water is wet, no amount of proof will satisfy.

JPW seems like he's at least somewhat interested in educating you.

I'm sure you'll make him regret it.

#41 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-11-10 07:38 PM | Reply

--sneer at your betters for getting it.

lol. That certainly isn't you, hack.

#42 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 07:40 PM | Reply

--JPW seems like he's at least somewhat interested in educating you.

With articles from the leftwing activist "Union of Concerned Scientists"? Might just as well post an op-ed from Al Gore.

#43 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 07:42 PM | Reply

Time for another episode of "Slaughter the Source," the only arrow in this poster's puny quiver.
POSTED BY NULLIFIDIAN

#44 | Posted by REDIAL at 2018-11-10 07:47 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

With articles from the leftwing activist "Union of Concerned Scientists"?

Yea. Why listen to the opinions of people who have dedicated their lives to studying something.

When you already know everything.

#45 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-11-10 07:49 PM | Reply

Union of Concerned Scientists' Are Charlatans
www.realclearscience.com

#46 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 07:54 PM | Reply

On Double Standards and the Union of Concerned Scientists
blogs.discovermagazine.com

#47 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 07:58 PM | Reply

lol. That certainly isn't you, hack.

#42 | Posted by nullifidian

It certainly is you useless troll.

www.realclearscience.com

www.realclearscience.com

You gonna slaughter this source?

#48 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-10 08:14 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

It would seem Nulli has tucked tail and run.

#49 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-10 08:46 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#49 |

That's his MO.... post some stupid rwing ----, ignore the facts presented in retort, then run away because he has no actual argument.

He completely ignored the LATimes article in #14, and kept posting the rwing memes.

#50 | Posted by Corky at 2018-11-10 08:55 PM | Reply

It would seem Nulli has tucked tail and run.

Naw... just went into flagging mode.

#51 | Posted by REDIAL at 2018-11-10 08:56 PM | Reply

--Naw... just went into flagging mode.

Well JPW has received 6 or 7 newsworthy flags from Hans, making it a successful Saturday night for him.

He's not important enough for me to waste any more time on today. Maybe tomorrow I'll debunk more of his rubbish.

#52 | Posted by nullifidian at 2018-11-10 09:04 PM | Reply

This isn't a forest fire. It's suburban residential neighborhoods in the hills of Ventura and Los Angeles County.

Climate change is to blame for this fire.

Because climate change is setting the fires itself... in residential neighborhoods...

Right??

Burn out the Anglos and steal their homes... Slash and Burn, Baby...

VIVA LA RAZA!

Oh by the way... watching those firemen on the TV news... ever notice that they are ALL white? Not one Hispanic... Not one...

Wonder why that is...??

#53 | Posted by Pegasus at 2018-11-10 09:30 PM | Reply

Maybe tomorrow I'll debunk more of his rubbish.

#52 | Posted by nullifidian

Is that what you call being backed into a corner?

#54 | Posted by jpw at 2018-11-10 09:38 PM | Reply

He's not important enough for me to waste any more time on today.

I bet. 25 posts for the day must have taken a lot out of you.

#55 | Posted by REDIAL at 2018-11-10 09:40 PM | Reply

President Donald Trump Changes Course On California Wildfires After Backlash
deadline.com

Perhaps feeling the heat from his ill-advised criticism on the California wildfire causes earlier in the day, President Trump has now switched gears and issued some conciliatory words to those battling and affected by the blazes.

Trump, who is overseas for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I's end, had earlier roiled many with a tweet that suggested mismanagement of federal funds was the cause of the current fire issues in California.

He also threatened to cut off federal funds, a somewhat tone deaf response to a state that was struggling with a crisis.

The backlash to that tweet may have prompted him to take a softer tone and attempt to comfort the afflicted later in the day.


Trump is an embarrassment, and the world is laughing at us.

#56 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2018-11-10 09:49 PM | Reply

From the link's comments section ...

Yeah, I'm pretty sure someone else wrote that conciliatory tweet. Correct punctuation was used and that is a dead giveaway that it didn't come from the Tweeter in Chief.

And

As usual an uninformed and Chump in Chief has shown the world how to appear stupid and dumb at the same time. Folks around the world are laughing at him and praying for those on the frontlines. Please step down and leave the USA in peace.

QFT

#57 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2018-11-10 09:52 PM | Reply

He also threatened to cut off federal funds, a somewhat tone deaf response to a state that was struggling with a crisis.

I'd say shortsighted bluff would be a better assessment.

#58 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-11-10 10:04 PM | Reply

The backlash to that tweet may have prompted him to take a softer tone and attempt to comfort the afflicted later in the day.

BS = It's the art of the deal... he's giving something to get something... It's how he operates...

If it were up to me... I'd let it all burn and give it back to Mexico (and Russia)...

Heck China and Japan own most of it now...

Anglo's already leaving in droves...

Coz if the fires don't kill you - the Fukashima radiation will...

Climate Change? yep, from White to Brown...

#59 | Posted by Pegasus at 2018-11-10 10:25 PM | Reply

If it were up to me... I'd let it all burn and give it back to Mexico (and Russia)...

#59 | POSTED BY PEGASUS

Hey doofus, the state of California has the 5th largest economy in the world, larger than the United Kingdom's economy.

I say we put the fires out and keep it.

#60 | Posted by PinchALoaf at 2018-11-10 10:49 PM | Reply

Ted Lieu @tedlieu

Ted Lieu Retweeted Donald J. Trump
Dear @realDonaldTrump: What is wrong with you? Disaster victims deserve help & sympathy.

Oh, and guess who owns much of the forest land in CA? Your federal agencies. CA only owns 2%. Guess who cut funding to forest management in the budget? YOU DID.

#SaturdayMorning Thoughts

#61 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2018-11-10 10:57 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Pegasus your mom says you need to shut up.

#62 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-10 11:12 PM | Reply

Adam Schiff ‏@RepAdamSchiff

More
Adam Schiff Retweeted Donald J. Trump
I don't expect anything better from Trump, but this threat, issued as people are literally fleeing for their lives, cannot go unanswered.

For those of you in the path of the fires or who have lost loved ones or your homes, we will be there for you. Even if our President is not.

#63 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2018-11-10 11:22 PM | Reply

Trump: California needs to manager their natural resources better.
Also Trump: they Federal government will sue California to prevent them from regulating land use and emissions

#64 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2018-11-11 03:03 AM | Reply

Oh, and guess who owns much of the forest land in CA? Your federal agencies. CA only owns 2%. Guess who cut funding to forest management in the budget? YOU DID.
#SaturdayMorning Thoughts
#61 | POSTED BY GAL_TUESDAY

He, like Pegasus, is ignorant of this and so, so much more.

#65 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2018-11-11 02:57 PM | Reply

Did Climate Change Worsen the Southern California Fires?

Given the scale of the blazes, and their increasing regularity, it makes sense to ask: Does global warming have anything to do with this?

The answer isn't as clear-cut as it was this summer, when drought- and heat-stoked fires raged across the Rockies and Pacific Northwest. Instead, a mix of forces are driving the fires in Southern California, and only some of them have a clear connection to global warming.

"These fires are not immediately emblematic of climate change," said John Abatzoglou, an associate professor of geography and climate at the University of Idaho, in an email. "Yes, California did have the warmest summer on record. But the big anomaly here is the delay in the onset of precipitation for the southland that has kept the vegetation dry and fire-prone." In other words, late-fall and winter rains would normally end California's fire season in November. Because those rains haven't yet arrived, the blazes continue. "At least in Southern California right now, we are largely seeing textbook wildfires," said Alexandra Syphard, a senior research scientist at the Conservation Biology Institute who studies fires. "Wind-driven fire events occur most typically in the fall, but can also occur like this, later in the year with fast-spreading, emberdriven
fires under Santa Ana wind conditions."

Santa Ana Winds
...But there are few signs -- at least so far -- that the Santa Ana winds are becoming more prevalent or that they're systematically moving later in the year. The peak of Santa Ana season usually comes in September or October. There is no trend toward more or fewer Santa Ana fires -- or Santa Ana winds generally -- in the historical record, Abatzoglou told me.

La Niña
...There's currently a weak La Niña in the tropical Pacific, which means that global temperatures are cooler than they would be otherwise.
The same phenomenon is also keeping storms from making landfall in Southern California. Normally, California's wet season would have started by this time of year. "Once [autumn] rains hit the region, fuel moistures recover and make the landscape fire-resistant, thus reducing the odds that a power-line failure or vehicle will start a fire," said Abatzoglou. But the rains haven't yet appeared, he told me.

www.theatlantic.com

#66 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2018-11-11 03:09 PM | Reply

"These fires are not immediately emblematic of climate change,"

BS the north state should be getting rain and snow right now.

#67 | Posted by Tor at 2018-11-11 03:54 PM | Reply

BS the north state should be getting rain and snow right now.
#67 | POSTED BY TOR

Yup!

"...There's currently a weak La Niña in the tropical Pacific, which means that global temperatures are cooler than they would be otherwise.
The same phenomenon is also keeping storms from making landfall in Southern California. Normally, California's wet season would have started by this time of year. "Once [autumn] rains hit the region, fuel moistures recover and make the landscape fire-resistant, thus reducing the odds that a power-line failure or vehicle will start a fire," said Abatzoglou. But the rains haven't yet appeared, he told me."

#68 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2018-11-11 04:07 PM | Reply

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#69 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2018-11-11 06:53 PM | Reply

Maybe Trump should be both President of US and Governor of California. Hell, and maybe world emperor too. Only a stable genius such as he can end the gross mismanagement so prevalent in CA as well as the rest of the universe.

#70 | Posted by woe_is_W at 2018-11-11 07:32 PM | Reply

I do think it's ironic that the very people who are pissed off that Trump is politicizing this politicize just about everything, especially if an act of violence can in any way be tied to the right.

Look in the mirror.

#71 | Posted by JeffJ at 2018-11-12 12:12 PM | Reply

Attempting to rationalize and/or normalize Trump's behaviors is - and this is not meant to be taken personally - a fool's errand.

#72 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2018-11-12 12:16 PM | Reply

People died in their cars after Trump cut the forestry budget 17% and this idiot can't do anything but whine and complain about liberals. Such a ------- embarassment.

#12 | POSTED BY JOE AT 2018-11-10 01:23 PM | FLAG: | NEWSWORTHY 5

"Budget Overview – The 2018 Forest Service budget for discretionary appropriations is $4.73 billion, a decrease of
$938 million below the 2017 annualized Continuing Resolution. It includes $1.75 billion for the management of
National Forest System lands and $2.5 billion for Wildland Fire Management. The Administration outlined specific
guidance and priorities in the FY 2018 Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again."

#73 | Posted by 726 at 2018-11-12 01:30 PM | Reply

"especially if an act of violence can in any way be tied to the right."

Benghazi!

#74 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-11-12 03:10 PM | Reply

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