Video: What might Trump mean for chemistry?

What might Trump mean for chemistry? (video)
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Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the U.S. While much was said about a variety of topics during the presidential campaign, little was said about science. This leaves uncertainty around how the new administration will deal with science and how its approach will impact chemistry, research funding, trade policy and more.

The latest Speaking of Chemistry video, produced by ACS' weekly newsmagazine Chemical & Engineering News, takes on this uncertainty by looking into how the emerging Trump administration policies might affect chemistry, the central science:


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Jan 23, 2017
Perfect example of what I have been saying. But I guess FEAR sells. Where are the FACTS in this story?

For 200 years journalists have been our guiding star. Showing us the truth and pointing the way to freedom with integrity.

Now however they have changed.
If you listen to the journalists, they cause uncertainty for the whole country with their rumors, innuendos and half-truths. It would be better if the journalists just came out and told us that "They want the overthrow of the United States Government or the assassination of our President"
Our perhaps the journalists are just trying to cause trouble to create a story.
In the 60s when I was a kid there were protests against concrete ideas. Example " The Vietnamese war".
Now journalists have used the power of the press to create protests about things that might happen based on the rumors they spread. You and the other Journalists should be ashamed of yourselves for using such great power in such a careless way.


Jan 23, 2017
The "journalists" of which you speak are Breitbart and Fox. Be honest.

Meanwhile, the need to lie is now apparent with the statement of inauguration attendance and the reliance on "alternative facts".

What are you going to do about this liar? Who controls him now?

When Pootioe and Rumpy have their inevitable falling-out, will the Trump Wars be nuclear?

Jan 23, 2017
Sorry, your right it is FOX and Bretbart. But unlike you who only see what he wants to see, I know it is also CNN. ABC etc. But it's not really the networks, it is the people that label themselves journalists and know what is best for us, because they feel they are intellectually superior to us. Whith the journalists the end does justify the means.(With their rumors,innuendos and half truths).

So gkam, I ask you before what do you want, the assassination of our President or the overthrow of the United States Government?
Perhaps you would like to see/help him fail, just so you could say you were right even if it means sabotaging the rest of the nations ideas by causing unrest and fear.
THE SKY IS FALLING, THE SKY IS FALLING!
gkam, will the Trump Wars be nuclear?

Jan 23, 2017
My worries are shared by political, military, and intelligence professionals.

Jan 23, 2017
qkam - My worries are shared by political, military, and intelligence professionals.

Of course they are. Where do you think they get their news?
And where do you think the majority of Americans get their news?

Jan 23, 2017
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Jan 23, 2017
yes Putin , if you want news about USA watch RT or brits daily mail , US media insane.

Jan 23, 2017
All media(Journalists) have gotten drunk on their power. ALL of them. Most people only see the side who they disagree with as corrupt. But if your objective you see it in all of them.
Now gkam, you have just shown snoosebaum how to manipulate you with the fear of Putin.

Jan 24, 2017
So, snoose has been fooled by Pootie, too, huh?

RT and Breitbart are two of the outlets used by the Russians.

Jan 24, 2017
Fooled by Putin? No fooled by the media. I know you attribute the power of God to Putin but he is just another dictator.

Jan 24, 2017
You got fooled by the media? The one screaming "WMD!"??

That was Bush, . . and Cheney, those two draft-dodging cowards who sent our sons and daughters to become killers so we could get Iraq's oil.

That's the only chemistry this administration cares about.

Jan 24, 2017
we could get Iraq's oil


So let me get this straight. I know your not a hypocrite. So how do you get on without using any of that oil?
Wars have been fought for over 5,000 years for natural resources. While peaceful trade is great, war has been a survival tactic of human beings since Cain and Able.

BTW Oil is used for asphalt and road oil, and feed stocks for making the chemicals, plastics, and synthetic materials that are in nearly everything we use today. Many of the drugs you take use petroleum products.


Jan 24, 2017
Oh, my, why not use a red herring to distract from the issues?

Oil should be saved for those feedstocks, not burned and turned into AGW.

Jan 24, 2017
What might Trump mean for chemistry?


Don't know. Let's set fire to the b***ard, and find out.

Jan 24, 2017
jones, that is illegal to say in the US.

We have too many gun nuts.

Jan 24, 2017
What might Trump mean for chemistry?


Don't know. Let's set fire to the b***ard, and find out.
............Jonesy carrying on like the foul mouthed pig that he is. You have just advocated a threat for carrying out violence against our President.

This is a website for the advocacy of Science, not the assassination of heads of State as you just have. Whatever legitimacy you ever thought you had as an advocate for the advancement of Science is totally negated with you advocacy of violence against anybody. Take your your elitest dictatorial behavior & return to living sitting in that armchair in your mother's basement filling up on potato chips.

Let's see how fast Schneibo gets here to give you a 1 or a 5, or anything at all, and how fast the MODERATOR deletes your sick post.

Jan 24, 2017
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Jan 24, 2017


Don't know. Let's set fire to the b***ard, and find out.


Story Title Date Rank By
Video: What might Trump mean for chemistry? January 24, 2017, 1:59 pm 5 gkam

Ok, gkam, you've signed onto being just another pathetic piece of human debris just like Jonesy. We know where you live and so does the Secret Service & the FBI. These posts have already been referred along with domicile data.


Jan 24, 2017
Oh, and one more thing Jonesy, if you are thinking for one moment that your post threatening the life of our US President Trump has immunity from prosecution just because you are a United Kingdom resident, guess again. Madonna is also a UK resident & citizen but the United States has law enforcement traditions with the UK which are regularly honored.

Your postings here have a plethora of data mining potential, as well as anything you have ever posted elsewhere. Law enfrorcement will find out who you are for publicly advocating the assassination of President Trump. This website will be obligated to turn over all relevant information about submissions of your personal details.

Jan 24, 2017
Sorry, benni, I am non-violent, and insist on it.

I want nobody hurt, . . . unlike you.

Violence only begets more violence. Maybe if you had served instead of me, . . .

Jan 24, 2017
It is impossible to predict what an unstable, childish and selfish man will do.

He is our own Kim Jong Trump.

Jan 24, 2017
Sorry, benni, I am non-violent, and insist on it.

I want nobody hurt, . . . unlike you.

Violence only begets more violence. Maybe if you had served instead of me, . . .


You're not believable only because you thought it would be the height of being cute to make this statement: "unlike you".

I have made relevant Law Enforcement referrals, now the chips will fall where they may.

Jan 24, 2017
It is impossible to predict what an unstable, childish and selfish man will do.

He is our own Kim Jong Trump.


......and rather than recant your abysmally sick 5 Star upvote for Jonesy's advocacy of violence against President Donald Trump, you double down on it with more display of derisive rhetoric.......you simply don't know when or how to SHUT UP do you? Hey, Ghosty, you around?

Jan 24, 2017
Need help?

Listen, I do not think Trump is a legitimate president, but I want nobody hurt for any reason.

Stop saying that.

Benni, I was going to apologize for the clicking error, but you made such a Big Deal out of it, .

It is interesting to see you come apart like that, and do whatever you can to hurt others.

Jan 24, 2017
I do not know what Trump means to chemistry, but this is what he means to the rest of us:

https://www.thegu...ve-facts

Jan 24, 2017
Ok Physorg, at least for the time being you're on the right path in pulling this article from public viewing, but I know how to get access again for reposting the facts if you fail to ban jonesdave & possibly gkam from posting again on this website.

Jan 24, 2017
Hey gkam you should go off to Washington and express your feelings against trump

https://c1.static...8d_b.jpg

Jan 24, 2017
Hey gkam you should go off to Washington and express your feelings against trump

https://c1.static...8d_b.jpg


Chutzpah as appropriately pointing out one of the most derisive characters to show up here, exceeded only by jonesdave & his advocacy.

Jan 24, 2017
What might Trump mean for chemistry?


Don't know. Let's set fire to the b***ard, and find out.
............Jonesy carrying on like the foul mouthed pig that he is. You have just advocated a threat for carrying out violence against our President.

This is a website for the advocacy of Science, not the assassination of heads of State as you just have. Whatever legitimacy you ever thought you had as an advocate for the advancement of Science is totally negated with you advocacy of violence against anybody. Take your your elitest dictatorial behavior & return to living sitting in that armchair in your mother's basement filling up on potato chips.

Let's see how fast Schneibo gets here to give you a 1 or a 5, or anything at all, and how fast the MODERATOR deletes your sick post.


Not my president. And the guy is a f***wit. End of story. What would you have me do? Lose 30 IQ points, and become American?

Jan 24, 2017
Hey gkam you should go off to Washington and express your feelings against trump

https://c1.static...8d_b.jpg


Chutzpah as appropriately pointing out one of the most derisive characters to show up here, exceeded only by jonesdave & his advocacy.


Hey, Benni: Have I ever told you that you are a complete tosser? If not, consider it done.

Jan 24, 2017
Oh, and one more thing Jonesy, if you are thinking for one moment that your post threatening the life of our US President Trump has immunity from prosecution just because you are a United Kingdom resident, guess again. Madonna is also a UK resident & citizen but the United States has law enforcement traditions with the UK which are regularly honored.

Your postings here have a plethora of data mining potential, as well as anything you have ever posted elsewhere. Law enfrorcement will find out who you are for publicly advocating the assassination of President Trump. This website will be obligated to turn over all relevant information about submissions of your personal details.


F**k off. There's a good chap.

Jan 24, 2017
What would you have me do? Lose 30 IQ points, and become American?
.........at 30 points? You don't have that much to lose, it's the same reason we sent Madonna to live with the likes of you.

Jan 24, 2017
Ok Physorg, at least for the time being you're on the right path in pulling this article from public viewing, but I know how to get access again for reposting the facts if you fail to ban jonesdave & possibly gkam from posting again on this website.


Go f*** yourself, you self-righteous tosspot. Jesus, what a tosser.

Jan 24, 2017
What would you have me do? Lose 30 IQ points, and become American?
.........at 30 points? You don't have that much to lose, it's the same reason we sent Madonna to live with the likes of you.


Mate, you haven't got a clue where I live. Suffice to say it is somewhere far more educated than where you apparently slum it.

Jan 24, 2017
Figured out which bit of Crothers you are prepared to quote yet, Benni boy? Or have you come up with your own crap? Please, this has got to be one of the longest running jokes on this forum: when are we going to see mathematical proofs of your sh**e?

Jan 24, 2017
Ok Physorg, at least for the time being you're on the right path in pulling this article from public viewing, but I know how to get access again for reposting the facts if you fail to ban jonesdave & possibly gkam from posting again on this website.


Dickhead. Have you never heard of VPNs? Do you seriously think I post under my own name? My own email address? 'Kin ell, mate, get real.

Jan 24, 2017
Jonsey, keep posting....every post helps just a tad more for conducting Forensic Algorithms for purposes of data mining your identity.

Jan 24, 2017
Dickhead. Have you never heard of VPNs? Do you seriously think I post under my own name? My own email address? 'Kin ell, mate, get real.


It would be misleading to claim that any security product is a magic bullet. VPN services, while tremendously helpful, are not foolproof. A determined adversary can almost always breach your defenses in one way or another & you've made yourself a target by advocating the assassination of President Donald Trump.

Jan 24, 2017
Jonsey, keep posting....every post helps just a tad more for conducting Forensic Algorithms for purposes of data mining your identity.


Don't be such a f***wit. Go for it, dear. Tell me what you find. With a VPN and DNSCrypt, good luck with that. And, frankly, who gives a s**t? What, are you the CIA? Protecting the f***wit Trump? Good luck with that as well! Hopefully somebody gets him soon. Tosser.

Jan 24, 2017
^^^^ Just a little reminder for our American friends: we can say pretty much what we like here. Understand? A free country? You used to have one.

Jan 24, 2017
Isn't it amazing how many burkes think that the world runs by Amuuuricas rules? Isn't it also amazing, that when a very small percentage of them actually make it overseas (having figured out that you need a passport), they suddenly realise that everybody else isn't some sort of communist sympathiser?

Seriously, somebody needs to take that country by the scruff of the neck, and give it a good shake. Trump is just making them into a laughing stock. Confirming all our beliefs. Get a grip, America. We can't spend the next x decades just laughing at you.

Jan 24, 2017
.......advocating the assassination of President Donald Trump.


Who said anything about assassinating the tw*t? I was only advocating setting fire to the f***wit!

EDIT: for experimental reasons only, you understand?

Jan 24, 2017


Don't know. Let's set fire to the b***ard, and find out.


Story Title Date Rank By
Video: What might Trump mean for chemistry? January 24, 2017, 1:59 pm 5 gkam

Ok, gkam, you've signed onto being just another pathetic piece of human debris just like Jonesy. We know where you live and so does the Secret Service & the FBI. These posts have already been referred along with domicile data.



Jeez, what a prat.

Jan 24, 2017
I live at 533 Westover Lane Pleasant Hill, "benni".

Where do you live?

I am real and not afraid to identify myself and take responsibility for my words.

Who are you, "benni"? Just another anonymous sniper?

Jan 24, 2017
IWho are you, "benni"? Just another anonymous sniper?


Nope. Just another scientifically illiterate gobshite.

Jan 24, 2017
We don't know about chemistry yet, but Trump just hit the professionals of the EPA with essentially a gag order. It really does look like the Thought Police are here.

Jan 24, 2017
I'm curious as to the biological chemistry going on his head that turned him orange and in the heads of his supporters to elect him.

Jan 24, 2017
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Jan 24, 2017
Hey gkam you should go off to Washington and express your feelings against trump

https://c1.static...8d_b.jpg

LOL.
gskam sans hat since he's already a dick head..

Jan 25, 2017
They are pushing for the overthrow of the United States Government. They sound just like the communist radio stations in Berlin.
It is said Putin is trying to cause unrest and dissatisfaction with our government. Do you suppose they are trying to help him? I guess that is not the point they ARE helping him.

Jan 25, 2017
They already succeeded, Toots.

You "WMD!" suckers got fooled again, didn't you?

This time it was by Putin!

Who is next to fool you emotionally-vulnerable goobers?

Jan 25, 2017
Trump "chemistry" consists of taking tar from Canada, diluted with toxic solvents, and sent across our heartland to ports on the gulf for transport to other nations. We get nothing but the risk. That is Trump Chemistry.

Jan 25, 2017
gkam Since you said "we ". How much did you personally expect to make? He has been in office how many days? You are trying your best to help Putin cause dissatisfaction with Democracy.?

Jan 25, 2017
We do not have a democracy. Clinton got more votes. All Trump had was the "poorly-educated" and Putin and Comey.

We have an illegitimate government in the White House, and it must be removed.

The law will help us do it.

Jan 25, 2017
another delusional and [try subtracting the illegal alien votes ] , landslide for trump against rabid opposition.

Jan 25, 2017
Hilarious! First they fall for Reagan, whose "Fiscal Conservatism" almost tripled the 200 year-old National Debt.

Then they give us the Bush Crime Family who made Halliburton and Blackwater rich by mass killings for oil in the Bush Wars.

Now we have a stooge, an unwitting agent of the Russians in office. Emotionally unstable, he is liable to say and do anything without any sense of consequences.

He is the Ultimate Conservative, too-rich, uneducated, rash, and emotionally-vulnerable to slights.

He is a ticking nuclear weapon.



Jan 25, 2017
You folk OWN the Trump now.

You and Putin and Comey.

We will never let you forget it, like we did with The Reagan Debts and the endless Bush Wars.

Will the Trump Wars be nuclear?


Jan 25, 2017
Sorry, snoose, but I do not look up those screeds.

What is your argument?

BTW, the police have arrested six journalists for covering the inauguration protests.
https://www.thegu...n-unrest

Did you see "1984" is back on the best-seller list?

Sit back and watch how Trumpy increases our freedoms - to "believe" whatever is handy.

And suppress all others.

Jan 25, 2017
then i'm not looking at your screeds ,,,1984 'soma'
from somewhere;
''Our culture is not controlled by censorship, but by pleasure. Although it may sound far-fetched and conspiratorial, I believe that television has assumed the qualities of an addictive drug, reducing our capacities to think rationally, and also altering the way we view reality and perceive the significance of information.''

= msm - which u have absorbed too much of

Jan 25, 2017
Listen, I do not think Trump is a legitimate president, but I want nobody hurt for any reason
Ahaaahaaaa george kamburoff the lying cheating psychopath think that he is so important that the NSA is spying on him.

In the same vein he thinks we would believe that his shrinks down at the VA would be monitoring what his fellow posters here are saying about him.

ahaahaaa the NSA has first class moron filter algorithms now you moron.

Jan 26, 2017
Trump now wants to bring back torture.

Real class, folks.

Real class.

Jan 26, 2017
We do not know about chemistry, but here are some signs of what may be in store:

"U.S. Just Made It Easier For China To Be The World's Next Superpower"

http://fortune.co...d-trump/

This shallow idiot will get us into a war!

Jan 26, 2017
Progress:

"Scientists' March on Washington"

"The responsible application of science to government"

http://www.ecowat...83.html?

http://www.scient...ton.com/

Jan 27, 2017
Someone really needs to determine the chemistry going on in the orange baboon's noggin.
Imagine the number of professionals who did their jobs for days to setup the meeting with the Mexican president only to have it all derailed in seconds by a single tweet. No wonder they are resigning in droves.

Jan 27, 2017
What can the world learn from America today?

Don't trust the politicians.
Don't trust the scientists.
Don't trust the media.

Trust a realtor

Jan 28, 2017
Hopefully someone can identify, analyze and cure the chemical imbalance in the orange-utan's head before it's too late.

Jan 28, 2017
progress , they forgot their hats

https://c1.static...1a8d.jpg

Feb 01, 2017
Our Bully-in-Chief is always crying, whining about someone not treating him "fairly".

How did we wind up with a president with the emotional control of a four-year-old spoiled kid?

Feb 03, 2017
Our Bully-in-Chief is always crying, whining about someone not treating him "fairly".

How did we wind up with a president with the emotional control of a four-year-old spoiled kid?
You guys have so much in common.

"Most people are able to combine ideas that have consistent thought themes, but psychopaths have great difficulty doing this. Again, this suggests a genetic restriction to what we have called the Juvenile Dictionary. Not only are they using extremely restricted definitions, they cannot, by virtue of the way their brains work, do otherwise. Virtually all of the research on psychopaths reveals an inner world that is banal, sophomoric, and devoid of the color and detail that generally exists in the inner world of normal people."

-Except that youre a very sick little man, and he is not.

Feb 12, 2017
Here is what the Trump Bully did to poor disabled kids:

http://www.sfgate...4413.php

"Website for disabled kids disappears as DeVos takes office"

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