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  • 35 Inconvenient Truths. The errors in Al Gore’s movie

    10/24/2007 12:00:26 PM PDT · by Tolik · 33 replies · 1,237+ views
    Science and Public Policy Institute ^ | October 19, 2007 | Christopher Monckton of Brenchley
    Christopher Walter, Third Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, is a former policy advisor to Margaret Thatcher during her years as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.  He may reached through SPPI, or directly at (     35 Inconvenient Truths The errors in Al Gore’s movie  A spokesman for Al Gore has issued a questionable response to the news that in October 2007 the High Court in London had identified nine “errors” in his movie An Inconvenient Truth. The judge had stated that, if the UK Government had not agreed to send to every secondary school in England a corrected guidance...
  • What has Al Gore done for world peace?

    10/12/2007 5:52:45 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 82 replies · 1,883+ views
    The London Telegraph ^ | October 12, 2007 | Damian Thompson
    Today we will learn whether Al Gore has won the Nobel peace prize. As someone who cares passionately about climate change, I'll be saying a little prayer. That he doesn't win, of course. The former US Vice-President has already taken over from Michael Moore as the most sanctimonious lardbutt Yank on the planet. Can you imagine what he'll be like if the Norwegian Nobel committee gives him the prize? More to the point, can you imagine how enormous his already massive carbon footprint will become once he starts jetting around the world bragging about his new title? Just after Gore...
  • Global Warming Hot Enough for CNN a Second Day

    10/05/2007 7:44:17 AM PDT · by Saint X · 22 replies · 1,152+ views
    Global Warming Hot Enough for CNN a Second Day By Dan Gainor - The Boone Pickens Free Market Fellow - Business & Media Institute Global warming certainly generated a lot of heat – for CNN. Meteorologist Rob Marciano told the October 4 “American Morning” audience: “There are definitely some inaccuracies” in the Al Gore film “An Inconvenient Truth.” After the previous report ended up “stirring a new storm” and generating “a lot of e-mails to our show,” Marciano followed up with even more things Gore got wrong the next day.
  • UK Court Said Schools Must Warn of Bias in 'An Inconvenient Truth'

    10/04/2007 12:48:17 PM PDT · by Fawn · 15 replies · 811+ views
    News Busters ^ | 10/4/2007 | Lynn Davidson
    Conveniently, the American media is largely ignoring a significant statement from a UK High Court judge who said Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” promotes “partisan political views” and the schools should treat it as such. As a result the British government was forced to rewrite their website and their “guidance” and will need to issue a warning before showing the film.As NewsBusters reported, truck driver, part-time school official and father of two Stewart Dimmock brought a High Court action to ban the film from UK schools, claiming it is “unfit for schools” because it contains scientific inaccuracies, “sentimental mush” and is politically biased....
  • Al Gore, Media Whipping Boy (Laugh riot and barf alert in one!)

    07/02/2007 12:03:53 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies · 2,567+ views
    CBS News ^ | June 30, 2007 | Eric Alterman.
    That Al Gore's 2000 presidential candidacy was treated unconscionably by most members of the mainstream media is not really arguable by sentient beings. The very idea that a candidate like George W. Bush — extremist, incompetent, unprepared for office, addicted to cronyism and incapable of admitting even the simplest human error — could have been held by so many reporters to be a better choice for President than the two-time Vice President, Senator, Representative and environment and nuclear weapons expert, to say nothing of his central role in the Clinton Administration's successful two-term presidency, would be laughable were its consequences...
  • Hillary Clinton: Faith Saved My Marriage

    06/05/2007 10:27:57 AM PDT · by nmh · 93 replies · 1,824+ views ^ | June 5, 2007 | Associated Press
    Hillary Clinton: Faith Saved My Marriage Tuesday, June 05, 2007 WASHINGTON — In a rare public discussion of her husband's infidelity, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that she probably could not have gotten through her marital troubles without relying on her faith in God. Clinton stood by her actions in the aftermath of former President Clinton's admission that he had an affair, including presumably her decision to stay in the marriage. "I am very grateful that I had a grounding in faith that gave me the courage and the strength to do what I thought was right,...
  • College Students Forced to Watch Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

    05/18/2007 9:44:07 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 23 replies · 2,279+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | May 18, 2007 | Noel Sheppard
    Here’s a disturbingly inconvenient truth: Students at Roger Williams University in Briston, Rhode Island, were forced to watch Al Gore’s global warming schlockumentary if they wished to graduate. Think I’m kidding? As reported by Young America’s Foundation: The week before Earth Day, professors teaching the lab portion of CORE 101: Science, Technology and Society required their students to watch Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth during class. Every student at RWU must enroll in this core class to qualify for graduation. Amazing, huh? Fortunately, the students didn’t go down without a fight: Dana Peloso, a Young America’s Foundation student activist and...
  • WSJ: Will Al Gore Melt?

    01/18/2007 10:59:49 AM PST · by OESY · 45 replies · 2,042+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 18, 2007 | FLEMMING ROSE and BJORN LOMBORG
    ...The U.N. climate panel expects only a foot of sea-level rise over this century. Moreover, sea levels actually climbed that much over the past 150 years. Does Mr. Gore find it balanced to exaggerate the best scientific knowledge available by a factor of 20? Mr. Gore says that global warming will increase malaria and highlights Nairobi as his key case.... Today Nairobi is considered free of malaria, but in the 1920s and '30s, when temperatures were lower than today, malaria epidemics occurred regularly. Mr. Gore's is a convenient story, but isn't it against the facts? He considers Antarctica the canary...