Scary Moochy, ok
but the tale will be told with the kids
"It's all laughs till he walks into an empty room w plastic on the floor!" #Goodfellas
Scaramucci's *official start date* as WH Communications Director was August 15th.
It's July 31st.
So he served minus-16 days?
using Russian-born Boris Epshteyn to spread Trump propaganda on local news.
(EnviroNews World News) India, a target of President Donald Trumps wrath when he announced he was withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement (Paris Accord), is moving away from coal. That was evident on June 10, 2017, when the countrys government-owned Coal India Limited announced it would close 37 unprofitable coal mines.
Coal India is the worlds largest coal producer. It dug up 554 million tons of the black rock last year alone. Coal-fired power plants currently account for 63 percent of electric generation in the country, which still has 300 million people without electricity at all. There are 370 new coal plants being planned to close that gap but it now looks as if many of them may not be built.
The reason is simple: solar now costs far less than coal. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), new coal plants in India can produce electricity at a cost of 3,541 rupees per megawatt-hour. Solar is 2,440 rupees per megawatt-hour.
That cost advantage is being reflected in business decisions, says BNEF. Indias largest power utility is targeting non-fossil sources for 30 percent of its generating capacity by 2032. The company NTPC Ltd., is now looking to install solar on land previously designated for fossil fuel projects.
A candidate for a top position at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) pulled his name from consideration for the job on Thursday after President Trump's announcement that transgender Americans would be banned from serving in the armed forces "in any capacity."
John Fluharty, a former executive director of the Delaware Republican party, told the agency in an email that he was no longer seeking the position of assistant secretary of partnership and engagement after Trump's announcement on Twitter Wednesday morning.
Fluharty wrote in the email, first obtained by Politico, that Trump's surprise decision to ban all transgender troops from serving in the armed forces "runs counter to my deeply held beliefs."
As I mentioned in our conversation, I am a strong advocate for diversity, both in the Republican Party and in government, Fluharty wrote. The Presidents announcement this morning that he will ban all of those who identify as transgender from military service runs counter to my deeply held beliefs, and it would be impossible for me to commit to serving the Administration knowing that I would be working against those values.
But for our Scouting family at home not able to see these real moments of Scouting, we know the past few days have been overshadowed by the remarks offered by the President of the United States.
I want to extend my sincere apologies to those in our Scouting family who were offended by the political rhetoric that was inserted into the jamboree. That was never our intent. The invitation for the sitting U.S. President to visit the National Jamboree is a long-standing tradition that has been extended to the leader of our nation that has had a Jamboree during his term since 1937. It is in no way an endorsement of any person, party or policies. For years, people have called upon us to take a position on political issues, and we have steadfastly remained non-partisan and refused to comment on political matters. We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program.
While we live in a challenging time in a country divided along political lines, the focus of Scouting remains the same today as every day.
Michael Surbaugh is the Chief Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America
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