“Climate Refugee” Propaganda Exposed; Suspend Kids? Nope, Parents in Classroom for day! Helena’s News Roundup.

foolaidTale of Two Tribes: ‘Climate Refugees’ vs. EPA Victims Must Read!”The left has concocted a lucrative category of PC victims: “climate refugees.” Taxpayers will now be forking over billions to ease the pain inflicted on “carbon’s casualties” by industrial activity. By contrast, those who have suffered as a direct result of federal environmental bureaucrats continue to get the shaft.Consider the plight of two tribes: the Choctaw in Louisiana and the Navajo Nation in NM.The NYT spotlighted the HUD $48 million grant to Native-Americans who live in the flood-ravaged coastal Isle de Jean Charles. About 60 residents, who belong to the Choctaw tribe, will be resettled to drier land.That’s a whopping $800,000 per “climate refugee!”Never mind that the Times’ admit that erosion on the island began in 1955 as a result of land-use and land-management factors that had nothing to do with climate change.”

An Inconvenient Truth: Liberal Climate Inquisition Can’t Explain Past Temperature Changes How will Obama or Gore explain this hard data on climate change?”In the week prior to the admin signing an international climate treaty, one think tank, the Competitive Enterprise Inst, was subpoenaed for casting doubt on the agreement’s associated science of climate catastrophe.As disturbing as such thuggery from state AGs would be in any case, the premise of the subpoena is faulty. The Competitive Enterprise Institute did not cast doubt on the dubious climate science. The actual data cast the doubt. The think tank and others have simply pointed out what the data show.It looks like thought crime has now moved from George Orwell’s novel “1984” to the twisted reality of our judicial system. Pointing out facts should never be a real crime.”

No, Budget Cuts Aren’t Why You’re Waiting Hours To Get Through Airport Security Typical! “News reports show airport security lines stretching across airports and tell of passengers forced to wait hours..These delays are costing passengers time and airlines money. American Airlines says that 6,800 missed flights in 1 week in March because of delays getting through security checkpoints. Some airports are recommending passengers arrive 3 hours before their flight.Blame for this disaster is said to be tight budgets and staff cutbacks at the TSA..That is always the excuse whenever a government agency fails to do its job… it’s simply not true. At $7.3 billion this year, TSA’s budget is 9% higher than 2007.Its workforce climbed by 4.3% over those years. Plus, the TSA has fewer airports to manage than it once did, since 22- including San Francisco, Kansas City- have ditched the TSA and hired private security firms to do their screening.”

Obama Orders Fed Agencies to Stop Asking Job Applicants about Criminal History – Judicial Watch So now ex-felons,i.e. murderers, rapists, fraudsters, thieves can now apply for federal jobs. No background checks need be done!!”To make public-sector jobs more accessible to convicts, Obama has issued a new order prohibiting federal agencies from asking candidates about criminal history when applying for positions. It’s part of the commander-in-chief’s mission to reduce barriers to reentry and employment for incarcerated individuals once they leave jail. The new measure will affect tens of thousands of fed gov positions funded with taxpayer dollars. At the president’s order the Office of Personnel Management is publishing a proposed rule that would prohibit fed agencies from asking those applying for competitive service and career senior executive service positions about criminal and credit history.

House Freshmen Shine Among AFP-FL’s ‘Champions of Economic Freedom’ Good News!!”13 freshmen or redshirt freshmen in the FL House were among 32 reps named “Champions of Economic Freedom” on Americans for Prosperity..It’s a result that bodes well for the direction of the House going into 2017 — an era many have predicted will be the beginning of a predominance of anti-economic issues in the FL Legislature.Even considering the increasing number of contested House races coming this year, an ideological turnaround doesn’t seem likely now, Capitol observers have said.The 13 freshmen, plus leaders Corcoran and Oliva, represent some two-thirds of the freshman class. Good news for the future of conservative values in FL, says the organization.”

Joe Arpaio defeats immigrant groups in court; Arizona ID theft law upheld Great Court Ruling!! “States can impose their own stiff penalties on illegal immigrants or others who steal someone’s ID in order to get a job, a federal appeals court ruled, upholding Arizona’s strict law and dealing a setback to immigrant rights advocates.The decision is yet another victory Sheriff Arpaio and, more broadly, for AZ, which has been a pioneer in trying to find ways to punish illegal immigrants.The U.S. Court of Appeals said that while there are still some questions about how police and prosecutors use the identity theft laws, on their face they do not violate the Constitution, nor do they trample on the federal goverment’s ability to set national immigration policies.As long as the laws apply to anyone, including U.S. citizens who steal someone’s identity, they are allowed…”

Biden’s Iraq Failures Continue to Pile Up What a disaster! In Iraq,”Biden seems to have the reverse-Midas touch: Everything he touches turns to muck.. Biden made his mark in 2010 by putting the U.S. firmly behind the reelection as PM of the Shiite sectarian al-Maliki even though Allawi, a non-sectarian leader, had won more votes. In charge once again over the Status of Forces Agreement, Biden didn’t secure a treaty to keep U.S. forces in Iraq in 2011. The result: With the U.S. gone, Maliki’s sectarian vendetta was unleashed against Sunnis, leading them into the arms of ISIS.” Biden returned to the scene of the crime in a show of support for the new American-backed leader, Abadi.. Within days, thousands of al-Sadr’s followers had overrun the seat of Iraq’s gov, revealing Abadi’s impotence–and also the hollowness of a U.S. policy based on supporting him.”

Middle School Reduces Bad Behavior Dramatically With ‘Reverse Suspensions’ That Invite Parents to School When Students Misbehave Great idea!! “Admins at one WVA middle school have introduced a new alternative to traditional suspension that they believe could be more effective.. At Huntington East Middle School, non-violent, non-verbally abusive behavior is handled by offering parents the option of a “reverse suspension.”.. instead of sending a child home, the student’s parent is invited to come to school and spend the entire day by his side.“When we started combining schools we had a lot of kids getting in trouble and getting suspended,.Principal Barnett said the approach has helped the school reduce suspensions by two thirds and bad behavior incidents by more than half. The school discovered that, for many students, suspensions were seen as a break from school, something they planned for.”

Marion County School Board Approves Transgender Bathroom Ban Let’s see what other FL counties will keep bathrooms separate based on birth sex!! “Marion Co dove headfirst into the transgender bathroom controversy, requiring transgender students to go to the bathroom of their birth sex rather than their identified gender.Last week, the Marion County School Board approved a measure 4-1 requiring its students to use the bathroom of their birth sex. Public restrooms have become more than just a way to relieve bodily functions in 2016 — they’ve quickly become the center of immense controversy. The issue has pitted people against each other over whether or not transgender people should be allowed to use the bathroom of their identified gender or if they should be forced to use the bathroom of their birth sex.”

The EPA Stashes BILLIONS In Slush Fund-Like Accounts Time for the EPA to return their stash to the taxpayers!! “EPA officials have accumulated $6.3 billion in more than 1,300 spending accounts akin to slush funds beyond congressional media and public scrutiny.The accounts created through EPA’s Superfund prog are not technically secret because the agency officially acknowledges their existence. But getting concrete details about deposits and expenditures is extremely difficult.The EPA deposited more than $6.3 billion into 1,308 special accounts between 1990 and 2015 and has spent more than half of the total. The agency doesn’t publicly report special account balances or expenses.The “special accounts” are financed by legal settlements between the agency and parties responsible for polluting Superfund sites. Funds are deposited and spent without prior congressional approval.”

SIMPLY THE WORST=> Obama is First President Ever to Not See Single Year of 3% GDP Growth “The rate of real economic growth is the single greatest determinate of both America’s strength as a nation and the well-being of the American people.On Thurs the Commerce Dept announced that the US economy expanded at the slowest pace in 2 years. GDP growth rose at an anemic 0.5% rate after a paltry 1.4% fourth quarter advance. Reagan brought forth an annual real GDP growth of 3.5%. Obama will be lucky to average a 1.55% GDP growth rate.This ranks Obama as the 4th worst presidency on record. Obama will be the only U.S. president in history who did not deliver a single year of 3.0%+ economic growth.”

Orrin Hatch demands secret memo that’s aided Obama executive actions “Obama’s unilateral pen-and-phone approach to governing has been aided by a decades-old secret memo that allows him to avoid economic scrutiny of some of the most intrusive rules and regulations his administration has issued..Now Sen.Hatch, chairman of the Finance Committee, has demanded Treasury Secretary Lew release the 1983 memo of understanding (MOU) and defend the Reagan-era policy that has let Obama pursue changes on everything from corporate taxes to Obamacare without first giving a full heads-up to Congress.“This non-public MOU between the Treasury and White House further cloaks the regulatory process in secrecy and decreases regulatory transparency at a time when the Executive Branch is attempting to achieve a great deal of policy through regulatory measures generally and tax regulations specifically,” Hatch wrote Lew.”

5 reasons marijuana is not medicine Must Read!”Data from 2015 indicate that 30% of current cannabis users harbor a use disorder- more Americans are dependent on cannabis than on any other illicit drug. Yet marijuana advocates have relentlessly pressured the federal government to shift marijuana from Schedule I to another schedule or to de-schedule it completely. Their rationale? “States have already approved medical marijuana”; “rescheduling will open the floodgates for research”; and “many people claim that marijuana alone alleviates their symptoms.Yet unlike drugs approved by the FDA, “dispensary marijuana” has no quality control, no standardized composition or dosage for specific medical conditions. It has no prescribing informatino or no high-quality studies of effectiveness or long-term safety..”

State to Crack Down on Wasteful School Construction Spending Let’s improve education, not waste money on infrastructure!”A new law aims to curtail wasteful public school construction in FL, and it could have a big impact statewide.When House education budget chair Rep.Fresen found out Fl schools were overspending on construction costs, he vowed to do something about it.School districts have always had limits from the state on new infrastructure, but there were no caps on local spending for school const projects. The current caps established 10 years ago were set to $22,000 per student for elementary schools, $23,000 per student for a middle school, and around $30,000 for a high schools. Bolstered by a report which found Fl’s 67 school districts have spent more than $1.2 billion than they should have over an 8-year period, Fresen sponsored legislation to cut back on construction spending.”

ICE releases 19,723 criminal illegals, 208 convicted of murder, 900 of sex crimes Why are these criminals not being deported?? INSANE! “The Immigration and Customs Enforce agency in 2015 decided not to deport but release 19,723 criminal illegal immigrants, including 208 convicted of murder, over 900 convicted of sex crimes and 12,307 of drunk driving, according to new government numbers. Overall, those released into virtually every state and territory of America had a total of 64,197 convictions among them, for an average of 3.25 convictions each, according to an analysis by the Ctr for Immigration Studies. ICE also said that the group were convicted of 8,234 violent crimes…The reason: Under Obama’s immigration policy changes, many criminal immigrants are being ignored even though police and sheriff have urged ICE to take control of criminals in their jails and deport them.”