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Another Obama Crime Scene! May 31, 2017 10:00 AM | Tagged as Grifo, science integrity, Shaffer

WSJ 26 May 2017, “Anatomy of a Deep State” By Kimberley A. Strassel

WSJ 22 May 2017, “Board of Scientific Conformity” (editorial)

As Lt. Colonel (ret.) Tony Shaffer told President Trump during the transition period before the inauguration, the new president should consider everywhere Obama walked to be a crime scene.[i] Now another Obama crime scene has emerged.

For four decades, The Biz Bucks Guy has known about The Union for Concerned Scientists (UCS). They are a hard-left-leaning activist group masquerading as scientists. Now it comes out Obama put a former UCS person as the so-called Science Integrity Official at the EPA. Dr. Francesca Grifo was hired in 2013 to be the watchdog for the left leaning EPA in the left leaning Obama administration. Her role was to counteract any real scientific inquiries about EPA positions. She still is in this position. She is part of the “deep state” Kim Strassel documents in her column referenced above. Having a UCS person in charge of science integrity is like Bernie Madoff being Treasury secretary.

Is there any more ways Obama can twist words? Science Integrity Official? Grifo will rubber stamp environmental activism without concern for balance from the broader scientific community. Why not get a real scientist?

Since 2013, Grifo, as Strassel puts it, was apparently not too busy. EPA “scientists” had secret meetings and used private emails to communicate with hard left environmental groups. Where is the scientific integrity?

Grifo now is convening a scientific integrity conference at EPA in June. Yes, under Trump’s administration. The 45 invitees are almost without exception left leaning.  Strassel asks, “Anyone want to guess how the meeting will go?”

The new EPA head, Scott Pruitt, needs to help President Trump drain the swamp by starting with this EPA quagmire.

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[1] As noted on a Fox News discussion in March 2017

 

 


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