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  • CNN's Sciutto on climate change: 'We don’t want to be slowly burned to death'

    11/28/2018 6:04:02 PM PST · by Libloather · 61 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/28/18 | Joe Concha
    CNN anchor Jim Sciutto issued a stark warning on Wednesday morning against the effects of climate change, stating during a newscast that "we don't want to be slowly burned to death." “I just want to ask the question for folks at home, folks like us. We got kids. We don’t want to be slowly burned to death on our own planet here," said Sciutto, who served in the Obama State Department prior to coming to CNN. "Is the human race running - in the simplest terms running out of time to take the measures necessary to rein in this rise...
  • Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Opposing Russian...Request to Question Fmr. U.S. Diplomats

    07/19/2018 5:30:45 PM PDT · by familyop · 17 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 19, 2018 | Conor Beck
    The Senate unanimously passed a resolution Thursday expressing opposition to the notion the United States might cooperate with the Russian government to make former U.S. diplomats, officials, and military members available for questioning. The resolution is a direct response to Russian President Vladimir Putin discussing with the President Donald Trump on Monday the possibility of prosecuting American-born British financier Bill Browder, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, and others for alleged crimes. The offer from Putin developed after the Justice Department indicted 12 GRU military intelligence officers for their involvement in Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S....
  • Think it’s hot now? Here’s what climate models say about the future of the Pacific Northwest

    08/07/2017 10:30:01 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 61 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | August 7, 2017 | By Evan Bush
    As an apocalyptic haze blanketed Seattle last week, temperatures soared into the 90s and left Seattleites ruing their lack of air conditioning. Welcome to the future? Scientists project climate change will exacerbate wildfire activity. Extremely hot days — 95 degrees and above — are expected to become more common. How hot will it get? A consortium of researchers with the Climate Impact Lab has analyzed two consensus climate models and projected changes nationwide. The lab shared data for each of Washington’s counties with The Seattle Times. Historically, King County has averaged less than one day (.37) a year at or...
  • What happened to you white people?

    04/21/2017 6:00:11 AM PDT · by rktman · 75 replies ^ | 4/21/2017 | Mason Weaver
    What happened to you white people? Really, please tell me what happened to the people that have achieved so much but have now become wimpy, pansies cowering in fear of someone not liking them. White people today are seeking safe places when there was no safe place from them 100 years ago. I wrote “It’s OK to Leave the Plantation” to help black people leave the inner city oppression. Now I need to write a book to help white people leave the outer city oppression. Granted, I am glad most of you saw through that slavery thing and that 360,000...
  • USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll: 10/12 -- Trump down 1.3, Clinton up 1.1 -- CLINTON IN LEAD !!!

    10/12/2016 12:16:05 AM PDT · by BlessedBeGod · 222 replies
    LA Times ^ | October 12, 2016 | LA Times
    Change Trump: down 1.3 Clinton: up 1.1 10/12 Trump: 44.0 Clinton: 44.4 10/11 Trump: 45.3 Clinton: 43.3
  • Climate Change 2013: The Earth Has Only 16 Years Before We Reach the Tipping Point (Algore sez NO!)

    05/31/2013 3:16:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Policymic ^ | 5/28/13 | Medha Chandorkar
    **SNIP** The last topic of discussion was potential solutions. The panel split into two sides on this one. Some panelists suggested different options to prevent further greenhouse gas pollution, such as a transition to renewable energy and increasing fuel efficiency in vehicles. Others, however, saw the only real solution as finding ways to live in an imbalanced world, like avoiding development in flood-prone areas. Such a view might seem unnecessarily bleak and pessimistic, but it's by far the more practical view. The Earth has only 16 years left of emitting greenhouse gases until we reach a tipping point. That's not...
  • Mitt Romney: How to Lose the Most Important Election of our Time by not Really Trying

    09/22/2012 8:28:48 AM PDT · by Stepan12 · 191 replies ^ | September 21, 2012 | Don Feder
    Mitt Romney is losing the most important election of our lifetime. Don’t be deceived by the polls that show him “within the margin of error.” Don’t put your faith in last minute media-buys from the campaign’s gargantuan war chest. Don’t expect the debates to turn things around. The president may not be an electrifying speaker, but he knows how to demagogue. His message will be: I love the middle class; Mitt Romney wants tax cuts for millionaires and eats children. And, don’t count on the fact that public opinion is against Obama on almost every significant issue. (At no time...
  • Report: Extreme South Jersey weather could be caused by global warming

    08/02/2012 5:35:48 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    Gloucester County Times ^ | August 2, 2012 | By Andy Polhamus
    Climate change has come to New Jersey, according to Environment New Jersey, a statewide environmental advocacy group. The organization released a report Thursday that attributes this year’s extreme weather to global warming. “Certainly, we have a problem on our hands,” said Matt Elliott, a representative from Environment New Jersey. “We need to do everything we can to cut carbon pollution today.”
  • The World as We Know It Is About to End, Say Some Really Frightened Scientists

    06/08/2012 7:16:05 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 118 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Jun 7, 2012 | Alexander Abad-Santos
    A new study by 22 biologists and ecologists has found that environmental changes on our planet are reaching a point of no return that leads to mass extinctions and harms human welfare. The situation, said one scientist, “scares the hell out of me.” That would be James H. Brown, one of the authors of alarming paper published by Nature, talking to New York Times Green blogger Justin Gillis. Brown is not one of your everyday cranks predicting raptures and the end of days. He is a macroecologist at the University of New Mexico. And as The Atlantic's James Fallows, who...
  • Fukushima unit 2 liquification of uranium core. never seen before in history of nuclear power

    05/15/2012 10:51:30 AM PDT · by yank in the UK · 169 replies
    ENEnews ^ | ENEnews
    Unit 2 we now know completely liquified. We’ve never seen this before in the history of nuclear power. A 100% liquification of a uranium core.
  • Fears rise as planes fly low over Loop

    11/08/2010 6:43:08 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 7, 2010 | Jon Hilkevitch
    A large commercial airplane flies low and slow over Willis Tower, causing curiosity and sudden fear among the crowd of people walking on downtown streets. Did the pilot veer off course? Or was the flight path intentional? With the public's nerves frayed over homeland security concerns, the sight of the plane would surely bring to mind the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, as well as recent attempts by terrorists to place explosives aboard passenger and cargo planes. "It was flying so low that everyone on the street stopped to stare," one observer e-mailed the Tribune...
  • Mid-Atlantic shuts down ahead of huge snow warning (NWS Alert - warns of 20-30 inches of snowfall)

    02/05/2010 12:00:39 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 242 replies · 7,220+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/5/10 | Nafeesa Syeed - ap
    WASHINGTON – Shoppers jammed aisles and emptied stores of milk, bread and shovels Friday as a massive snowstorm blew into the Mid-Atlantic. Forecasters predicted a record 30 inches or more for the nation's capital, and authorities already were blaming the storm for the deaths of father-son Samaritans in Virginia. The region's second snow storm in less than two months could be "extremely dangerous," and heavy, wet snow and strong winds threatened to knock out power, the National Weather Service said. Flakes started falling around noon in Washington, where the federal government sent workers home early. The storm's wide swath and...
  • McCaskill's Office Locks Doors, Calls Cops & Forces Obamacare Protesters Off Public Property

    07/17/2009 4:37:33 PM PDT · by curth · 72 replies · 2,667+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Friday, July 17, 2009
    Local Tea Party patriots held an anti-Obama Care protest at Senator Claire "ACORN" McCaskill’s district offices on Delmar Boulevard today. The protest was organized by Americans for Prosperity and the St. Louis Tea Party Coalition. McCaskill's office manager locked the doors, pull down the blinds, called the cops and forced the protesters across the street.
  • Christians are called to ‘Hold up the Sky’

    07/16/2009 5:46:59 PM PDT · by tcg · 10 replies · 922+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 7/17/09 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    Most of those reading this article will easily remember the story. We heard it so many times when we were children we could repeat the beginning: “Chicken Little was in the woods one day when an acorn fell on her head. It scared her so much she trembled all over. She shook so hard, half her feathers fell out. Chicken Little: "Help! Help! The sky is falling! I have to go tell the king!" The story proceeds through many different encounters and ends with the little chicken learning the lessons of courage and the practicality of good preparation for every...
  • Cutting bait (Steyn on Palin)

    07/03/2009 10:57:15 PM PDT · by pissant · 354 replies · 7,046+ views
    NRO ^ | 7/3/09 | Mark Steyn
    With respect to many of the Palinologists below, I think they're getting way too hepatomantic over the entrails. As a political move for anything other than the 2010 Senate race, today's announcement is a disaster. And I'm not sure it's a plus for the Senate - and, even if it were, the manner and timing suggest it was not a professionally planned event and therefore is unlikely to have any grand strategy behind it. So Occam's Razor leaves us with: Who needs this? In states far from the national spotlight, politics still attracts normal people. You're a mayor or a...

    10/10/2008 8:12:57 PM PDT · by blake6900 · 46 replies · 1,063+ views
    self ^ | 10/10/08 | blake6900
    Are you sick and tired of John McCain's mealy-mouthed nonsense about Barak Obama. "He's a good man." "We have no reason to fear Barak Obama." There's only one way to make this guy understand reality. Send him and his campaign people a message that if he doesn't get with the program he's gonna start losing the very voters he's depending on. Tell there's nothing to be gained by spreading this "Obama is OK" nonsense. Tell him for every "undecided" vote he thinks he'll get by being "Mr. Nice Guy" you'll see to it he loses ones. Tell him Obama is...
  • Bottomless Bailout (Washington's Porkers Say $700 Billion Is NOT Enough. Of Course!)

    10/03/2008 12:50:15 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 21 replies · 791+ views
    Michelle ^ | 10/03/2008 | Michelle Malkin
    They put a gun to our heads. They ate Crap Sandwich 2.0. Washington’s pork-stuffed panic mob forked over $700billion/$850billion/$1 trillion-plus of our money over to the Chicken Littles, who handed it over to Foxy Loxy at the Treasury Department. And now? And now, they tell us it’s not enough. It’s never enough.
  • Carnage In The Markets! Carnage In The Markets! Oops, Never Mind!

    09/30/2008 6:35:11 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 70 replies · 498+ views
    Michelle ^ | 9/30/2008 | Michelle Malkin
    Don’t look now, but stocks are down a whopping 1 percent in Germany and are flat in Britain and France. U.S. markets are poised to open higher. Most Asian stock markets are holding up well too. The Shanghai Composite closed down just 0.2 percent; the Hang Seng closed up 0.8 percent; Bombay’s BSE 30 closed finished the day up 2.1 percent. Flashback: “The US stock market could suffer a devastating crash with shares losing a third of their value this week if Hank Paulson’s financial bailout plan fails, US Treasury officials have warned.”
  • Lie Of The Day: McDonalds Can't Get Credit (And The Financial Markets Work!)

    09/29/2008 9:42:02 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 48 replies · 837+ views
    Michelle ^ | 9/29/2008 | Michelle Malkin
    I’ve seen and heard the anecdotes about McDonald’s franchises getting denied credit spread everywhere over the past week. Stop pounding the panic button. Don’t blame the bailout flame-out. Memo to the McChicken Littles: The sky is not falling because we refused to fork over $700 billion to failing banks. The inconvenient truth: Bank of America said it is not freezing any current or new lines of credit to McDonald’s Corp. franchise owners, despite reports citing an internal memo from the fast-food giant advising franchisees of the contrary. Bank spokesman Larry DiRita said the Charlotte-based bank will continue to honor its...
  • Some Perspective For The Chicken Littles (Michelle Malkin: The Sky Ain't Falling, People!)

    09/29/2008 2:35:06 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 42 replies · 1,687+ views
    Michelle ^ | 9/29/2008 | Michelle Malkin
    Today’s stock market drop is a record point drop, but does not even crack the top 10 single-day percentage drops in American history. Let’s stop pounding the panic buttons. *** On FNC right now, Neil Cavuto emphasizes that lending is going on and puts a damper on Heather Nauert’s panic-button heaving about credit-freeze anecdotes. Are there businesses getting turned down for loans? Yes. Here’s a novel thought: Maybe banks are finally learning they shouldn’t fork over money to bad risks. *** Reader Jamie e-mails this link to a history of US stock market crashes and adds: I like that the...