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USDA Shakes Off the Global Warming Hoax, Starts Winning

 

I have been waiting for this good news. I know that President Trump is trying his best to shake up the Leftists who are firmly entrenched in the Federal Government after eight years of Barry Soetoro, and you have to dig for it, but we’re beginning to get word of the good news.

This story from Truth Revolt is really nice to read:

Trump’s USDA Drops Climate Change Paranoia to Focus on Farming

It looks like some federal agencies are finally getting back to the tasks they were assigned in the first place in Trump’s administration. That’s certainly true of the Department of Agriculture under its new leadership.

Once you get them pointed in the right direction, I think that these Departments can do good things. Yes, I would rather they get completely shut down, but with this Congress I don’t expect it any time soon. Instead, we just need to hope the President can get them doing Good Work, rather than being forces of Evil.

President Trump selected Sonny Perdue, Georgia’s former governor, to run the USDA and it appears he’s cracking the whip and getting his staff to focus on farming.

One of the first things on the chopping block was the disastrous school lunch program forced on America’s school children by the former first lady, Michelle Obama. That program has created more food waste because kids stopped eating. The big government program required 100% whole grains which mostly ended up in cafeteria garbage cans. Flavored milks were also banned but are now coming back. There will also be no further sodium reductions from the current standards. That’s called making school lunches good again.

What? Kids are actually enjoying lunch at school again? That’s a Pure Win, my friends.

Perdue has also told staff to stop with all the climate change hysteria, as Yahoo reported:

Instead of “climate change,” workers are told to refer to “weather extremes;” instead of talking about how the country can “reduce greenhouse gases,” they’re asked to talk about “build[ing] soil organic matter.”

Ending the DNC-created Global Warming Hoax, one Federal Department at a time! That’s a WIN!

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  1. Profile photo of Steve C. Member

    Now if we can just get the DoD to focus on defense instead of the social concern flavor of the month.

    • #1
    • August 11, 2017 at 5:44 pm
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  2. Profile photo of MJBubba Member

    Once upon a time, Snooks did a special project for Memphis City Schools. She was tasked with developing new menu items that would fit their budget and provide new healthier choices for kids. The system allowed her to form student/parent focus groups and try out variations until they knew they could offer something that kids would actually eat, and figured that many would eat it just because it would represent something new in the usual rotation of cafeteria offerings.

    It was a pretty successful improvement. They paid attention to the focus groups, asked questions, made adjustments, and then had a successful rollout.

    • #2
    • August 11, 2017 at 6:21 pm
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  3. Profile photo of MJBubba Member

    Hey, the USDA says it is National Farmers Market Week. Go load up on summer fruits and veggies.

    https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2017/08/04/numbers-spotlight-farmers-market-week

    Here is another uplifting post from the USDA blog:

    https://www.usda.gov/media/blog/2017/08/09/usda-celebrates-national-farmers-market-week-marine-veteran-serves-through

    • #3
    • August 11, 2017 at 6:26 pm
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  4. Profile photo of Annefy Member

    This news makes me very happy.

    Mark Steyn has long said that it doesn’t matter if you have a D or an R in the White House as long as the bureaucracy remains static and D.

    Trump is fulfilling his promises – he’s turning over the apple cart. Long overdue.

    • #4
    • August 11, 2017 at 7:26 pm
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  5. Profile photo of I Walton Member

    I’ll believe it when I see a lot of people being laid off, offices shut down, and programs killed subsidies ended. So far it’s just words and memos. OK School lunches.

    • #5
    • August 12, 2017 at 5:15 am
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  6. Profile photo of Western Chauvinist Member

    JcTPatriot: One of the first things on the chopping block was the disastrous school lunch program forced on America’s school children by the former first lady, Michelle Obama. That program has created more food waste because kids stopped eating. The big government program required 100% whole grains which mostly ended up in cafeteria garbage cans. Flavored milks were also banned but are now coming back. There will also be no further sodium reductions from the current standards. That’s called making school lunches good again.

    The totalitarian impulse is strong with progressives. “You’ll eat your whole grains (without salt) and you’ll like them!” Bastards.

    This is the revolutionary spirit showing up in America’s school cafeterias. Turns out, you can lead the kids to nanny-mandated lunch food, but you can’t make them eat it. Good.

    My kids haven’t eaten a (taxpayer subsidized) school lunch in 8 years. Maybe they’ll get back to being edible before Chauvinist the Younger graduates.

    • #6
    • August 12, 2017 at 6:18 am
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  7. Profile photo of Hypatia Member

    Great post JcTP!

    Antarctic sea ice growing. Greenland ice sheet growing even this summer! Sea levels falling for 2 years.

    Now, ‘course, none of those things mean what we uninformed laypersons know they mean. There ‘s a scientific explanation for these inconvenient truths that directly contravene the orthodoxy– and you can bet it’s not that global warming isn’t really happening! 

    Let’s try sump’n else: remember the prediction of the warmists that there would be 50 million climate refugees by 2010?

    Probably you don’t. Cuz there weren’t.

    Have any of the predictions of the warmists come true? Even one? If anybody reading this knows–

    please share!

    • #7
    • August 12, 2017 at 8:27 am
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  8. Profile photo of Annefy Member

    I Walton (View Comment):
    I’ll believe it when I see a lot of people being laid off, offices shut down, and programs killed subsidies ended. So far it’s just words and memos. OK School lunches.

    We’ve got a bit of a track record to give us hope. Weren’t hundreds fired from the VA?

    • #8
    • August 12, 2017 at 10:51 am
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  9. Profile photo of billy Member

    Yeah, this is all well and good, but Trump tweets.

    So he’s gotta go if we want to save the Conservative Movement.

    • #9
    • August 12, 2017 at 2:06 pm
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  10. Profile photo of Hypatia Member

    billy (View Comment):
    Yeah, this is all well and good, but Trump tweets.

    So he’s gotta go if we want to save the Conservative Movement.

    Riiiiight…we forgot about that for a minute!

    • #10
    • August 12, 2017 at 2:18 pm
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    Steve C. (View Comment):
    Now if we can just get the DoD to focus on defense instead of the social concern flavor of the month.

    More good news, Steve. DoD has been ordered to review and expunge all training not focused on the mission requirements of deployment. Diversity training is off the menu, guys!

    • #11
    • August 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm
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    billy (View Comment):
    Yeah, this is all well and good, but Trump tweets.

    So he’s gotta go if we want to save the Conservative Movement.

    This has got to be tongue in cheek, @billy! Well done!

    Lord save us all from the “conservative movement”, a force for expanded government power; with the tiller in GOP hands all will be well. Arrrgh!

    • #12
    • August 12, 2017 at 2:24 pm
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    Steve C. (View Comment):
    Now if we can just get the DoD to focus on defense instead of the social concern flavor of the month.

    Trump is trying for that one also…even though he is severely mocked for his efforts.

    • #13
    • August 12, 2017 at 2:56 pm
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  14. Profile photo of Annefy Member

    billy (View Comment):
    Yeah, this is all well and good, but Trump tweets.

    So he’s gotta go if we want to save the Conservative Movement.

    Dang. I forgot.

    • #14
    • August 12, 2017 at 2:56 pm
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    Annefy (View Comment):

    I Walton (View Comment):
    I’ll believe it when I see a lot of people being laid off, offices shut down, and programs killed subsidies ended. So far it’s just words and memos. OK School lunches.

    We’ve got a bit of a track record to give us hope. Weren’t hundreds fired from the VA?

    I don’t think many were fired. Those were vacant positions that are going un-filled.

    Team Trump is several thousand persons lighter than Team Obama was at this time last year.

    That may be a small victory, but winning is winning.

    • #15
    • August 12, 2017 at 3:25 pm
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  16. Profile photo of TeamAmerica Member

    @Hypatia– “Antarctic sea ice growing. Greenland ice sheet growing even this summer! Sea levels falling for 2 years.”

    I’d appreciate it if you could offer some links for the above.

    • #16
    • August 12, 2017 at 7:48 pm
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  17. Profile photo of MJBubba Member

    Hypatia, I can help with this one.

    “Antarctic sea ice growing”

    https://www.thegwpf.org/new-paper-antarctic-sea-ice-growing-not-shrinking/

    http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2014/10/whats-going-antarctic-sea-ice

    https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2016/0706/Scientists-may-have-solved-a-mystery-Why-is-Antarctic-sea-ice-growing

    The short answer is “It’s complicated.”

    Antarctic sea ice has been expanding for more than two decades. Arctic sea ice has been shrinking. Lots of hypotheses, few real answers.

    What we do know for sure is that climate models have a long way to go, and also we know that the guys currently at the top of the academic food chain have been wrong wrong wrong to such an extent that their climate pronouncements are laughable.

    • #17
    • August 12, 2017 at 9:30 pm
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    MJBubba (View Comment):
    Hypatia, I can help with this one.

    “Antarctic sea ice growing”

    https://www.thegwpf.org/new-paper-antarctic-sea-ice-growing-not-shrinking/

    http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2014/10/whats-going-antarctic-sea-ice

    https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2016/0706/Scientists-may-have-solved-a-mystery-Why-is-Antarctic-sea-ice-growing

    The short answer is “It’s complicated.”

    Antarctic sea ice has been expanding for more than two decades. Arctic sea ice has been shrinking. Lots of hypotheses, few real answers.

    What we do know for sure is that climate models have a long way to go, and also we know that the guys currently at the top of the academic food chain have been wrong wrong wrong to such an extent that their climate pronouncements are laughable.

    While waiting in a Dr. office yesterday, I picked up a National Geographic with pictures of shrinking ice in the antarctic and the prediction of 17 ft sea rise. One year’s change, pictures from 2015 and 2016. Didn’t mention prior years expanded ice at all. There’s not an honest man in the house.

    • #18
    • August 13, 2017 at 4:14 am
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    JcTPatriot Post author

    I found this hilariously timely. Enjoy.

    Global Temperatures COOLER Now Than When Gore Won Nobel Prize In 2007

    http://www.climatedepot.com/2017/08/12/global-temperatures-cooler-now-than-when-gore-won-nobel-prize-in-2007/

    • #19
    • August 13, 2017 at 6:00 am
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    JcTPatriot: Instead of “climate change,” workers are told to refer to “weather extremes;” instead of talking about how the country can “reduce greenhouse gases,” they’re asked to talk about “build[ing] soil organic matter.”

    This is terrific! They are finally attacking political correctness with terms that actually mean something! More, please!!

    • #20
    • August 13, 2017 at 8:37 am
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    JcTPatriot (View Comment):
    I found this hilariously timely. Enjoy.

    Global Temperatures COOLER Now Than When Gore Won Nobel Prize In 2007

    http://www.climatedepot.com/2017/08/12/global-temperatures-cooler-now-than-when-gore-won-nobel-prize-in-2007/

    So that means it’s worked, right? All their efforts paid off and they saved the planet, right?

    • #21
    • August 13, 2017 at 9:21 am
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  22. Profile photo of Annefy Member

    MJBubba (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):

    I Walton (View Comment):
    I’ll believe it when I see a lot of people being laid off, offices shut down, and programs killed subsidies ended. So far it’s just words and memos. OK School lunches.

    We’ve got a bit of a track record to give us hope. Weren’t hundreds fired from the VA?

    I don’t think many were fired. Those were vacant positions that are going un-filled.

    Team Trump is several thousand persons lighter than Team Obama was at this time last year.

    That may be a small victory, but winning is winning.

    Like so many things with the government, I’m not sure if anyone knows who’s been fired, hired, allowed to retire or given a payout (?). But it appears as though progress is being made : http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/07/20/va-has-fired-500-employees-since-trump-took-office-report-shows.html

    • #22
    • August 13, 2017 at 9:41 am
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    JcTPatriot Post author

    Qoumidan (View Comment):

    JcTPatriot (View Comment):
    I found this hilariously timely. Enjoy.

    Global Temperatures COOLER Now Than When Gore Won Nobel Prize In 2007

    http://www.climatedepot.com/2017/08/12/global-temperatures-cooler-now-than-when-gore-won-nobel-prize-in-2007/

    So that means it’s worked, right? All their efforts paid off and they saved the planet, right?

    OMG Yes! He saved us all! Won’t someone PLEAASE give Mr. Gore another Nobel?

    Oh wait, then why is he still yelling about it?

    • #23
    • August 13, 2017 at 3:58 pm
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    JcTPatriot Post author

    JcTPatriot (View Comment):
    Oh wait, then why is he still yelling about it?

    Maybe it’s just the lighting or something, but for a guy doing all this yelling about Global Warming, he sure has a nice tan, doesn’t he?

    • #24
    • August 13, 2017 at 9:06 pm
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    JcTPatriot (View Comment):

    JcTPatriot (View Comment):
    Oh wait, then why is he still yelling about it?

    Maybe it’s just the lighting or something, but for a guy doing all this yelling about Global Warming, he sure has a nice tan, doesn’t he?

    All photos posted of Al Gore should come with a Trigger Warning…

    • #25
    • August 14, 2017 at 7:42 am
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    Hypatia (View Comment):
    Great post JcTP!

    Antarctic sea ice growing. Greenland ice sheet growing even this summer! Sea levels falling for 2 years.

    Now, ‘course, none of those things mean what we uninformed laypersons know they mean. There ‘s a scientific explanation for these inconvenient truths that directly contravene the orthodoxy– and you can bet it’s not that global warming isn’t really happening!

    Let’s try sump’n else: remember the prediction of the warmists that there would be 50 million climate refugees by 2010?

    Probably you don’t. Cuz there weren’t.

    Have any of the predictions of the warmists come true? Even one? If anybody reading this knows–

    please share!

    I feel absolutely confident that there has not been one. If there had been it would be in the first sentence of every single MSM “news” article about climate change. As in . . . “Just as they ignored the warnings about X, which happened as predicted last month/year/decade/century, Republicans are again ignoring the scientific warnings . . . .”

    • #26
    • August 14, 2017 at 2:50 pm
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    Trinity Waters (View Comment):

    Steve C. (View Comment):
    Now if we can just get the DoD to focus on defense instead of the social concern flavor of the month.

    More good news, Steve. DoD has been ordered to review and expunge all training not focused on the mission requirements of deployment. Diversity training is off the menu, guys!

    Do you have a link for that? It’s not that I doubt you – but it raises the hopes that sanity may actually have a chance. I don’t want to get my hopes up without something a little stronger.

    • #27
    • August 14, 2017 at 2:55 pm
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