Strip Earth Bare – Trump Agenda – Waste Land Ahead

“We strip them (planets) bare and let you people kill each other,” said a source.

Who wants to live in a waste land? Well, if Republicans get their way with increased drilling in the oceans and with public lands up for sale for more mining and gas drilling, someone might just get his wish. And yes, we will live in a waste land, stripped bare, and still fighting each other for someone else’s profit.

Two of the many Trump agenda items targeting our commons – land or resources belonging to or affecting the whole of a community- in the news today are:

Public Lands Up for Sale:

The US Forest Service responded to the “Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act” with a tweet.

“Cloaked in language that seems to suggest good stewardship of public lands, there is a passage that tells the real tale,” said Ann Werner in a post here.

“Monument designations that result from a lack of public outreach and proper coordination with State, tribal, and local officials and other relevant stakeholders may also create barriers to achieving energy independence, restrict public access to and use of Federal lands, burden State, tribal, and local governments, and otherwise curtail economic growth,” said the Executive Order.

“Key words here: energy independence and economic growth,” said Werner. “Meaning that Donald Trump is aiming to transform public lands into private land and commence extracting fossil fuels and clear-cutting trees.”

The National Monuments that were previously protected under the Antiquities Act of 1906 are listed here on the National Parks Conservation Association website.

According to an article by Mother Jones, Trump’s actions may also be illegal.

“Sixteen presidents have cemented their legacies by designating new public lands and national monuments, a power granted to them under the 1906 Antiquities Act. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, wants to go in the opposite direction: If he actually follows through on his threat to reverse any monuments created by Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, he’d be the first commander in chief to revoke a monument designated by a predecessor. He’d also be stretching the legal authority of his office beyond what Congress ever granted,” said Rebecca Leber in the article, Trump’s Latest Plan to Undo Obama’s Legacy May Be Illegal.

“The oldest monument under review is the 1996 Grand Staircase-Escalante monument; the most recent is Bears Ears, a twin rock formation that was Obama’s last designation. (Both are southern Utah monuments criticized by local and state officials who oppose federal land control and want to keep the areas open for mining, logging, and grazing.) Everything in between, including Obama’s record 554 million acres of land and ocean set aside, will be up for review until August 24, 120 days from when Trump signs the executive order. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will then recommend legislative or executive changes to monument designations. Trump’s next actions could include shrinking them or revoking their designation entirely.

“But as Zinke, a self-described Teddy Roosevelt conservationist, admitted on a White House press call on Tuesday night, it’s ‘untested whether the president can do that.’ ”

Executive Order Expanding Oil and Gas Drilling to Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic Oceans

“Trump’s action calls for the Department of the Interior to reconsider allowing energy development in areas President Obama put off-limits. It also directs the agency to review drilling restrictions in spots that recently won national marine sanctuary protection,” said an article in the SFGATE by Kurtis Alexander, Trump executive order seeks to open coast waters to oil drilling

“While not naming California specifically, the order means parts of the Pacific Ocean, as well as the Atlantic and Arctic oceans, that aren’t part of the federal government’s oil leasing program could be open to drilling. Those areas include sought-after waters off La Jolla, Malibu and Mendocino. Sanctuary sites established within the past decade, including an addition to the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary off the Sonoma Coast, could also lose their protective status and become vulnerable. The order would also make it more difficult to establish new sanctuaries.”

Thinking specifically about La Jolla and Malibu, tarnishing these areas is almost unimaginable.

La Jolla Cove

Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia User: Invertzoo

There is an alternative to the destructive “dreams” of stripping the earth bare.

“Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) on Thursday introduced legislation to build a 100 percent renewable energy economy by 2050—a bill that environmental group 350.org previously termed ‘the most ambitious piece of climate legislation Congress has ever seen,’ although others caution that it is not enough to meet the real challenges of climate change,” according to Nadia Prupis of Common Dreams article, 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050: Senators Introduce ‘Most Ambitious’ Climate Plan Ever.

“The ‘100 by 50’ Act calls for 50 percent of U.S. electricity to be produced by renewable energy sources like wind or solar by 2030, and 100 percent by 2050. It would require zero carbon emission vehicle standards and prohibit federal approval of oil and gas pipelines, among other measures.

” ‘With an anti-science Congress and President in power right now, some might doubt that this is the right time to push for a bold new strategy to tackle climate change and make a massive fundamental shift in the way we produce energy,’ Merkley wrote in a Facebook post earlier this month when he announced plans to introduce the bill. ‘But the fact is, we don’t have four years to wait to begin this rapid transition. We must act now.’ ”

A key item needs to be addressed when considering 100% renewable technology, why have advanced technologies such as E-Cat and hydrogen power as well as Keshe technology not been included in the mix? Will there ever be a real breakthrough without addressing the suppression and those that wish to rape and pillage the earth? Probably not.

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13 Responses to "Strip Earth Bare – Trump Agenda – Waste Land Ahead"

  1. George  April 28, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    What Happened to the facebook and twitter links to repost these storys ?

  2. Trakkath  April 28, 2017 at 5:07 pm

    Now you know who those parasites are meant in the movie “Independence Day”.

    • Trakkath  April 28, 2017 at 6:33 pm

      Only silly cows shit into their own food.

  3. Eduardo  April 28, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    The human mind can not grasp that planet Earth provides a home which is and was constantly raped and pillaged by mankind for any means of profit. Trump is neither responsible nor different to the other scape goat Presidents before him. Oil & Gas & nuclear power has long been obsolete in hidden science.
    Musk and his Tesla Empire is just one example how science is exploited and fully backed by politics to screw the world further. The requirements of certain resources needed for his projects require rare ingredients which are very limited on Earth and links Musk directly to the space industry for further exploitation in the name of profit and destruction.
    If America and or the world really wants to change start divorcing from the evil which has brought this timeless onslaught for profit to mankind and start saving our home instead of arguing and talking about it while sliding into a bottomless pit – it is time to act or disappear.

  4. kaho  April 28, 2017 at 3:12 pm

    This “Kesh”-stuff seems like total nonsense to me. There is nothing about it on Wikipedia, for example.
    I then saw a video with one Dan Winter, who uses lots of physics words without understanding physics. Then there as a note that he is on the run for some irregularities, and I was directed to “Tattwa”, where a guy from Hare Krishna was on the podium. Nothing bad said about Hare Krishna though. It’s just that it seems like the wrong place to go and learn physics. “Pie in the Sky”.

    • Eduardo  April 28, 2017 at 3:39 pm

      Kaho, maybe it is time to open your mind and your heart. Science without God is nothing while science including God is everything. When we start to learn that the empty space between physical objects is filled with “life” energy connecting all objects with an “invisible power” which can not be comprehended or measured by the “godless science” as proof – humanity will have all the answers it is looking for.
      Wikipedia has not all the answers Kaho. Your heart does. Getting in touch is a good thing, for you and for science.

    • kaho  April 28, 2017 at 11:56 pm

      Then you ought to read the two volumes allegedly written by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, titled « Isis Unveiled », because therein you’ll find mentioned «the ever burning lamps», some times found in tombs.
      So there you have your «energy out of nothing». In the fifties popular science publications maintained that the future lay in nuclear energy. But they failed to consider the terrible pollutions that go with it. So who will clean the Augean Stables? Actually the second law of thermodynamics rules supreme. Please also consider the Buddha’s First Noble Truth.

  5. Dr. Abu-Bakr Susta  April 28, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    My first thoughts upon reading this excellent Ann Diener article harkened back to the times of “Chief Seattle’s 1854 Oration” at http://www.halcyon.com/arborhts/chiefsea.html (first published in the Seattle Sunday Star on 29 October 1887). Well worth reading again, if you have not read it recently.

    Trump is feeding his ‘greedy piggies,’ as per savvy ex-HUD Asst. Secretary Catherine Austin Fitts, who hasn’t completely given up on Trump. To get to the point where Trump can be a “Titanic Turner,” Fitts says that Trump needs to satisfy the ‘greedy piggies’ who put Trump into office. Many disagree… ;-).

    Ms. Diener asks & says: “Why have advanced technologies such as E-Cat and hydrogen power as well as Keshe technology not been included in the mix? Will there ever be a real breakthrough without addressing the suppression and those that wish to rape and pillage the earth? Probably not.”

    Trump’s apologists say that Trump intends to release these advanced energy & other technologies soon and that those who were a part of the swamp that Trump is now appointing ‘know where the bodies are buried’ and can therefore help Trump and us to fix these still-existing problems.

    Decision makers & VT contributors tend to be more realistic and thus cynical. If it quacks like a rape-&-pillage bankster, then it probably is a bankster duck. Regardless, VT’s efforts to help Trump to “Drain the Swamp” will either help Trump OR help to drain both Trump and Trump’s own self-created swamp.

  6. James Robert Coyle  April 28, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    Molten Salt Thorium breeder reactors are as renewable as the earth’s core.
    Google LFTR and watch some short videos.
    Please…

    • Dr. Abu-Bakr Susta  April 28, 2017 at 1:42 pm

      JRC: A number of years ago, LFTRs & safer nuke energy could have been part of an interim solution with existing competition amongst hydrocarbon energies, nuke energy & solar-based energy. If we allow nuke & hydrocarbon boys to continue to control the show, then LFTRs can still be part of an interim solution.

      However, with post-Tesla-type and Keshe-type energy & propulsion systems, we no longer need nuke energy or hydrocarbon energy systems — or solar-based energy systems.

      As per a U.S. patent-examiner/engineer friend & associate and as per many others, the U.S. patent process is a dead end for cheap energy technologies. Thus, Mehran T. Keshe & most others have opted for open public disclosure as a strategic starting point — eschewing patents & much profitability.

    • Eduardo  April 28, 2017 at 3:51 pm

      Dr. Abu-Bakr Susta, “The U.S. patent process is a dead end for cheap energy technologies” and is one of the sources of control to keep mankind, science and environment friendly energies under the lid.
      Patents will need to be abolished when energy is finally free again and without profits attached – why paying for patents which restrict science and humanity altogether.

    • Dr. Abu-Bakr Susta  April 28, 2017 at 6:16 pm

      Eduardo: When energy is cheap (if not free), cheap energy patents will be a luxury – unnecessary.

      Above is the imparted ‘wisdom’ of my (post-)Tesla-type & Keshe-type energy friends & associates.

      The best way to control an invention is to market it — better & more prolifically than anyone else.

    • Eduardo  April 28, 2017 at 9:02 pm

      The best way to control invention is to give it away freely – NOT MARKET IT.
      Marketing or managing resources/inventions has brought us to where we are.
      Greed is not only to find in Zionism but in all humanity.

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