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Scott Pruitt makes it clear—He flies first class to avoid the dirty hippies at the back of the plane

Scott Pruitt makes it clear—He flies first class to avoid the dirty hippies at the back of the plane

Politics
Why does EPA chief Scott Pruitt require an absolutely unprecedented army of at least 30 personal security guards? Why did he clear a whole floor of the EPA for his private use? Why did he institute a new security system within the security system to keep people out of the building, and a $25,000 cone of silence within in his office? Most of all, why does he fly around the world in first class, surrounded by his security entourage? What horrible threat requires that the public spend—at least—hundreds of thousands on giving Pruitt special waivers to grab first class tickets not just to Europe, but on even the shortest flight? Now we have an answer. Someone … hurt Pruitt’s feelings. The director of the EPA’s Office of Criminal Enforcement, Henry Barnet, told Politico that Pruitt was “appro
Don’t let Scott Pruitt’s first class travel distract you from an even bigger scandal

Don’t let Scott Pruitt’s first class travel distract you from an even bigger scandal

Politics
It has been a rough week for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt. On Sunday, the Washington Post reported that Pruitt spent at least $90,000 on first class and business class plane tickets while traveling for official government work last June. On Tuesday, Pruitt boarded a flight from D.C. to Boston — and publicly acknowledged that he flew first class for the hour-long flight. Critics pointed to the trip — as well as the EPA’s subsequent explanation that Pruitt has a “blanket waiver” for first class travel due to security issues — as an egregious example of Pruitt’s penchant for spending taxpayer money. Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune called out the administrator’s “dangerously skewed priorities...
Top class star makes surprise claim, says Spurs star is on the same level as Messi

Top class star makes surprise claim, says Spurs star is on the same level as Messi

Sports
Top class star makes surprise claim, says Spurs star is on the same level as Messi - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham take on Juventus in the Champions League later tonight and Giorgio Chiellini has been talking up Harry Kane’s ability ahead of the clash. The Italian centre-back revealed that the England international is on par with Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar right now. He said: “Kane is now among the elite players in the world. Over the last years, with the goals he has scored, he has been on the level of the best. Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar — Kane has been on that level. He is one of those players that is irreplaceable – and I am sure that Tottenham will be doing all they can to make sure he stays.” There is no doubt that Kane is the best striker ar...
4-3-2-1 v Juventus: Blow for Pochettino, top class Spurs star ruled out for tomorrow; Stats & Predictions

4-3-2-1 v Juventus: Blow for Pochettino, top class Spurs star ruled out for tomorrow; Stats & Predictions

Sports
4-3-2-1 v Juventus: Blow for Pochettino, top class Spurs star ruled out for tomorrow; Stats & Predictions - originally posted on Sportslens.com Juventus vs TottenhamUEFA Champions League 2017/1813th February, 19:45 pm BSTAllianz Stadium, TurinLive Stream: Watch Juventus vs Tottenham live on BT Sport 2 Juventus vs Tottenham Preview Juventus host Tottenham in the Champions League this week and the Italian giants will be looking to secure a vital first-leg advantage at home. The Serie A side are full of confidence after their impressive win at Fiorentina. They have conceded just one goal in their last 16 matches and Spurs will have their work cut out here. Meanwhile, Tottenham are in superb form right now as well. They have beaten Manchester United and Arsenal in the recent weeks. Despit...