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  • Cruz: I didn't attack Trump earlier to avoid becoming 'roadkill'

    03/25/2016 1:25:30 AM PDT · by springwater13 · 151 replies
    Ted Cruz didn’t attack Donald Trump early in the cycle because others who had “ended up as roadkill.” In an interview with Wisconsin's Charlie Sykes of WTMJ, the Texas senator was pressed about his earlier fawning statements about Trump, including a tweet from December that said he wouldn’t engage with Trump because the billionaire businessman was “terrific.” “What took you so long?” WTMJ asked, referring to Cruz's now full-throated attacks on Trump. “It was a wonderfully diverse, talented, dynamic, young field. It had really incredible talent. If you look at a number of the candidates that took on Donald Trump...
  • Ted Cruz raised more in one month than longshot John Kasich did in his entire campaign...

    03/21/2016 8:14:46 AM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 50 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 21, 2016 | MATT HUNTER
    *Senator for Texas made $12million in fundraising donations last month *The total eclipses John Kasich's entire campaign haul since the summer...
  • Branstad says Cruz employed ‘unethical and unfair’ tactics Monday night (AUDIO)

    02/04/2016 2:59:13 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 44 replies
    Radio Iowa ^ | 02/04/16 | O. Kay Henderson
    Governor Terry Branstad is crediting Ted Cruz for running an "old-fashioned", 99-county campaign that yielded victory in Monday night's Iowa Caucuses, but Branstad is joining the chorus criticizing Cruz for "questionable" campaign tactics. "This thing that they distributed on Caucus night saying that Dr. Carson was likely to drop out and his supporters should support Cruz, that is, I think, unethical and unfair," Branstad said this morning. "I think there'll be repercussions to that." Cruz has apologized to Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who finished fourth in the Caucuses on Monday night. Iowa Congressman Steve King, a Cruz backer, helped spread...
  • Cruz shifts on Edward Snowden

    01/14/2016 2:07:42 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/14/16 | Brdford Richrdson
    Cruz struck a different tone when Snowden first went public with classified details about NSA snooping in 2013. "If it is the case that the federal government is seizing millions of personal records about law-abiding citizens, and if it is the case that there are minimal restrictions on accessing or reviewing those records, then I think Mr. Snowden has done a considerable public service by bringing it to light," he said at an event hosted by The Blaze in 2013. In his statement to The New York Times, the Texas senator pointed to additional remarks he made in 2013, saying...
  • Donald Trump is ignorant. What’s Ted Cruz’s excuse?

    01/05/2016 11:33:23 AM PST · by VinL · 73 replies
    Wash Po ^ | 1/5/16 | J,Ruben
    <p>Donald Trump says lots of ridiculous and offensive things. One suspects, however, he is sincere but has not bothered to educate himself on matters of public policy and is not much of a deep thinker. (Being an aggressive businessman who inherited enormous wealth does not take much brains.) Sen. Ted Cruz (RTex.), however, has no such excuse, and he's starting to sound even more ridiculous than the man whom is he chasing for the nomination.</p>
  • Cruz Praises Trump: 'He's Taking on the Washington Cartel'

    07/22/2015 8:13:48 PM PDT · by VinL · 103 replies
    Hannity ^ | 7/22/15 | Hannity
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) appeared on "Hannity" tonight to speak about a wide range of topics, including the incredible rise of Donald Trump. Cruz said that he's friends with Trump, and he offered a theory for why his fellow GOP presidential contender has taken a huge lead in the polls. "He’s bold and brash, and he’s willing to speak the truth. And he’s taking on the Washington cartel," Cruz said. He added that Trump's focus on illegal immigration and sanctuary cities has captured the attention of many Americans and set him apart from other candidates. "I appreciate Donald focusing on...
  • Climate Zealot Continues Tree-Ring Circus

    08/23/2012 4:44:21 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 7 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 23, 2012
    Climate Fraud: In an attempt to defend his role in the greatest scam of modern times, Climate-gate's poster child threatens to defend his tarnished reputation in court. First, hide the decline, then hide the deceit. 'Get lost" was National Review editor Rich Lowry's appropriate response to a threatened lawsuit by Penn State climate scientist Michael Mann. NR printed a post by the great Mark Steyn, who graces these pages as well, calling Mann's famous hockey-stick graph "fraudulent." That it is indeed a fraud has been documented by many, including us. Mann was at the heart of the Climate-gate scandal in...
  • University hit by new climate leak ahead of talks (U of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit)

    11/22/2011 12:55:58 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/22/11 | Raphael G. Satter - AP
    LONDON (AP) — The British university whose stolen emails caused a global climate science controversy in 2009 says those behind the breach have apparently released a second and potentially far larger batch of old messages. University of East Anglia spokesman Simon Dunford said that while academics didn't have the chance yet to examine the roughly 5,000 emails apparently dumped into the public domain Tuesday, a small sample examined by the university "appears to be genuine." The university said in a statement that the emails did not appear to be the result of a new breach. Instead, the statement said that...
  • Campus Crusade for Christ: To PC or not PC

    07/29/2011 1:41:39 PM PDT · by Keli Kilohana · 3 replies
    7/29/2011 | Pastor Terry Hagedorn
    To the Editor: Campus Crusade for Christ, has changed its name to simply 'Cru.' It has dropped "Campus" and "Christ" and shortened "Crusade." It evidently felt that "Campus" offended non-college students. I guess that I can see their point. Technical students do have souls! As everyone knows, the term "Crusade" is what makes many suicide bombers sweat bullets. In fact, if you want to stir up terrorists to commit atrocities, just mention "Crusade" or call them violent! (It would not surprise me that there are those who are offended by "Crusade" and what they perceive to be a positive reference...
  • Popular Christian Ministry Changes its Name

    07/24/2011 6:42:46 AM PDT · by BelegStrongbow · 33 replies
    FOX News ^ | 07/24/2011 | Jonathan Morris
    Father Jonathan Morris discusses why the popular ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ, has changed its name to simply 'Cru.'
  • Coal Stops Global Warming?

    07/06/2011 4:47:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 6, 2011 | Staff
    Weather Science: Climate alarmists are now explaining away their failed predictions by claiming China's power plants emit sulfur dioxide that cancels out carbon dioxide emissions. So should we burn more coal? Among the emails unearthed during ClimateGate, when scientists working at or with Britain's Climate Research Unit conspired to "hide the decline" in global temperatures, is one from Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research to Michael Mann, inventor of the now-discredited "hockey stick" graph that purported to show sudden and dangerous man-induced temperature rise. Trenberth says: "Well, I have my own article on where the heck is...
  • Inspector General Finds “NOAA Climategate Emails Warrant Further Investigation”

    02/25/2011 3:19:20 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 11 replies
    WHAT'S UP WITH THAT (Anthony Watts) ^ | February 24, 2011 | Senator Inhofe Press Release
    Washington, D.C.–Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, released the following findings from the investigation by the Commerce Department’s Inspector General on emails from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) related to the “climategate” scandal. --SNIP-- Emails ‘Warrant Further Investigation’ “We found eight emails which, in our judgment, warranted further examination to clarify any possible issues involving the scientific integrity of particular NOAA scientists or NOAA’s data. As a result, we conducted interviews with the relevant NOAA scientists regarding these eight emails, and have summarized their responses and explanations in the...
  • New report exonerates climate researchers

    02/24/2011 11:35:54 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 24, 2011 | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Commerce Department investigation has found no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of federal climate researchers whose e-mails were leaked in the debate over global climate change. The report Thursday from the department's inspector general is the latest to exonerate climate scientists whose communications with the Climate Research Unit at England's University of East Anglia were stolen and made public in 2009.
  • "Global Warming" in the schools

    02/23/2011 11:36:14 AM PST · by Seth Forman · 5 replies ^ | February 23, 2011 | Seth Forman
    I live in a wonderful suburban community on Long Island. My three children attend the excellent public schools in our district. As the two oldest children have made their way through middle school, though, I've been bothered by the rather flimsy instruction they've received on the subject of "global warming." Both my 14 year-old daughter and 11 year-old son have been shown Al Gore's movie An Inconvenient Truth in sixth grade, but have been given nothing to suggest that some of the information in the movie is either controversial or misleading. So I've decided to put together this bullet point...
  • "Global Warming" in the schools

    02/23/2011 11:34:09 AM PST · by Seth Forman · 1 replies ^ | February 23, 2011 | Seth Forman
    I live in a wonderful suburban community on Long Island. My three children attend the excellent public schools in our district. As the two oldest children have made their way through middle school, though, I've been bothered by the rather flimsy instruction they've received on the subject of "global warming." Both my 14 year-old daughter and 11 year-old son have been shown Al Gore's movie An Inconvenient Truth in sixth grade, but have been given nothing to suggest that some of the information in the movie is either controversial or misleading. So I've decided to put together this bullet point...
  • Gore's Unending Blizzard Of Lies

    02/03/2011 3:56:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | February 3, 2011 | Staff
    Hoaxes: As the nation digs itself out, the grand wizard of global warming comes out of hiding and blames it all on that SUV stuck in your driveway. A blizzard is a terrible thing to waste. What has been dubbed the Groundhog Day Blizzard has caused Al Gore to poke his head out of his massive carbon-generating mansion in Nashville, Tenn., to blame the 2,000-mile storm on our alleged obsession with fossil fuels. Sorry, Al, but in Chicago the solar panels were buried under upward of two feet of snow as citizens cranked up those polluting snow blowers, a scene...
  • Yes, Virginia, A Climate Cover-Up

    01/20/2011 5:47:15 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | January 20, 2011 | Staff
    Junk Science: Democrats in Virginia are trying to stop their attorney general from probing climate fraud carried out by university researchers at taxpayer expense. Are they afraid of finding the inconvenient truth? It's not the crime, it's the cover-up, as the saying goes. In the case of former University of Virginia climate scientist Michael Mann and his supporters, it may be both. Not only did Mann participate in perhaps the greatest scam of modern times, but he may have also have fraudulently used taxpayer funds to do so. At least Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli thinks so, and has been...
  • EPA Rules Will Trump Your Rights

    12/30/2010 4:50:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies · 358+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | December 30, 2010 | Staff
    Environment: Ignoring both Congress and the voters, the Environmental Protection Agency starts the new year governing by decree with job-killing regulations. Take a deep breath, but if you exhale you're a polluter. Cap-and-trade is dead, long live cap-and-trade in the form of regulations promulgated in the coming year by what George Orwell might call the Ministry of Environment. It claims that the Clean Air Act and a Supreme Court ruling in 2007 let the EPA regulate carbon dioxide as a planet-warming pollutant. We recently commented on the EPA's recent commandeering of the permitting process from Texas, with which it is...
  • The Crash Of The Climate Exchange

    11/09/2010 5:47:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | November 9, 2010 | Staff
    Climate Fraud: As the case for global warming and cap-and-trade has collapsed, so too has the market that was to exploit this manufactured crisis for fun and profit. The climate-change bubble has burst. Lost in the hubbub leading up to the Republican and Tea Party tsunami on Nov. 2 was the collapse of the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX). But its implications for the future of the American economy and the business climate are staggering: It is an acknowledgment that both the case for climate trade and cap-and-tax legislation has also collapsed. On Oct. 21 the exchange announced it was ending...
  • Hungarian Physicist Dr. Ferenc Miskolczi proves CO2 emissions irrelevant in Earth’s Climate

    01/12/2010 7:46:53 AM PST · by Danae · 34 replies · 1,647+ views ^ | 1-12-2010 | Dianna Cotter
    For years now, we have been told that science is dedicatedly attempting to find out how the Earth’s Climate works. With all possible seriousness, the most publically vocal of these scientists, those working for the UN’s IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), have for the last several years blamed the warming they “found” on Carbon Dioxide. With the release of the CRU (Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia) email database, it is very clearly apparent that the scientists involved with the IPCC were doctoring data to give a specific result. That result was designed to look as if CO2was...
  • Cap-And-Trade On Ice

    07/26/2010 6:07:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | July 26, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Energy Policy: Senate Democrats have shelved job-killing cap-and-trade legislation, at least for now. Neither the political nor the Earth's climate suggests it's a good time to try to fool Mother Nature or the American people. After a Thursday meeting with Senate Democrats, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apparently dropped plans to pursue cap-and-trade before the August recess. He doesn't have the votes to overcome a GOP filibuster, and saving the earth from a phantom threat stands way below jobs on Americans' wish list. But watch out after November. "What he suggested is that we move forward on several bills...
  • 'Climategate' was 'a game-changer' in science reporting, say climatologists

    07/05/2010 7:18:41 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 60 replies
    Guardian ^ | July 4th 2010 | Fred Pearce
    Science has been changed forever by the so-called "climategate" saga, leading researchers have said ahead of publication of an inquiry into the affair – and mostly it has been changed for the better. This Wednesday sees the publication of the Muir Russell report into the conduct of scientists from the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU), whose emails caused a furore in November after they were hacked into and published online. Critics say the emails reveal evasion of freedom of information law, secret deals done during the writing of reports for the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
  • Listen Up! It's About BP!

    05/23/2010 9:09:47 PM PDT · by curth · 15 replies · 681+ views
    conservatives4palin. ^ | SUNDAY, MAY 23, 2010 | Sheya
    During Governor Palin's appearance on Fox News Sunday today, the issue of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill came up. Transcript Via Foxnews: WALLACE: Governor, I want to pick up on the point that you just made, which is that you did, as governor of Alaska, go after oil companies, including B.P. in several cases. How do you think the Obama administration has handled the oil spill so far? PALIN: Well, I think that there is perhaps a hesitancy to — I don't really know how to put this, Chris, except to say that the oil companies who have so...
  • Climategate whitewash continues: British House of Commons releases second report

    04/20/2010 12:52:26 PM PDT · by OldGuard1 · 4 replies · 417+ views
    British House of Commons ^ | April 14, 2010 | British House of Commons
    Well, they've done it again. The British House of Commons, who launched a series of investigative reports into Climategate -- the hacking of emails from the East Anglia Climate Research Unit (CRU), which ruined the organization's credibility by exposing damning emails. The first report "cleared" the scientists involved in any wrongdoing. While not without criticism -- it refers to a "culture of non-disclosure at CRU" and finds prima facie evidence that the University encouraged this culture -- they state that "the focus on CRU and Professor Phil Jones, Director of CRU, in particular, has been largely misplaced". They state that...
  • Report That Exonerated CRU Also Said Global Warming Hockey Stick Exaggerated

    04/15/2010 11:38:13 AM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 3 replies · 204+ views
    The Lid/Financial Times ^ | 4/15/2010 | The Lid
    Another sacred cow (a non flatulent one) of the climate change moonbats has been taken down a peg, Professor Michael Mann's hockey stick In the same report exonerating the CRU scientists for Climate-gate, the data compiled for the Hockey stick was bashed because the data it used was compiled through inappropriate methods. The term "hockey stick" was coined by the head of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Jerry Mahlman, to describe the pattern of historical temperatures in the northern hemisphere (it kind of looks like a hockey stick on its side). The chart, created by...
  • Hiding NASA Decline

    04/01/2010 5:16:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies · 1,206+ views ^ | April 1, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Climate Change: The agency that put Americans on the moon can't tell you the temperature that day. It isn't returning to the moon, but it will fix the brakes on your car. Two senators want to know what's going on. The scandal unfolding at the nation's space agency is worse than the climate scandal, where researchers with Britain's Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia manipulated, destroyed and doctored climate data so that it supported the preordained conclusion that climate change was an imminent threat caused by man. If there is any doubt, just ask NASA. E-mail messages...
  • Parliamentary Committee Whitewash- "Scientific reputation of Professor Jones and CRU remains intact"

    03/31/2010 11:09:11 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 11 replies · 224+ views
    Climate Common Sense ^ | Wednesday, March 31, 2010 | Baron
    The Irish Times reports that  :Scientists at a leading British climate research centre had a culture of withholding information from global warming sceptics but did not deliberately manipulate data to support their case, politicians said today. The report makes the amazing statement that "The scientific reputation of Professor Jones and CRU remains intact," , making the reader wonder what such a committee would consider enough to damage a Warming scientist's reputation - nothing it would seem! In the first official report into the theft of emails from the unit last year, a British parliamentary committee said the messages did not contradict...
  • How government cash created the Climategate scandal

    03/30/2010 11:05:37 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 26 replies · 576+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | Monday, March 22, 2010 at 10:53pm | Andrew Bolt
    Australian climate scientist policy analyst Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen tells the British parliamentary inquiry into Climategate just how much global warming science is corrupted by politics and money. Excerpts: I was peer reviewer for IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)… Since 1998 I have been the editor of the journal, Energy & Environment (E&E) published by Multi-science, where I published my first papers on the IPCC. I interpreted the IPCC “consensus” as politically created in order to support energy technology and scientific agendas that in essence pre-existed the “warming-as -man-made catastrophe alarm."… 3.2 Scientific research as advocacy for an agenda (a coalition...
  • (Al Gore) Doctor Of Lies

    03/15/2010 6:28:39 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 11 replies · 765+ views ^ | March 16, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY staff
    Hoaxes: Instead of having his Nobel Prize rescinded for espousing climate fraud, the prophet of doom is set to receive an honorary doctorate of laws and humane letters from the University of Tennessee for his work. (snip) Gore has not changed the planet for the better. He has pushed policies that have stunted economic growth and increased joblessness, poverty and hunger around the world. He's a climate charlatan, the Elmer Gantry of global warming, and it matters not if his latest undeserved award is printed on recycled paper.
  • Doctor Of Lies

    03/15/2010 4:42:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies · 317+ views ^ | March 15, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Hoaxes: Instead of having his Nobel Prize rescinded for espousing climate fraud, the prophet of doom is set to receive an honorary doctorate of laws and humane letters from the University of Tennessee for his work. 'Vice President Gore's career has been marked by visionary leadership, and his work has quite literally changed our planet for the better," UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek said in a prepared statement. We are not making this up, though we will not dispute Gore's having had visions. He has warned us of sea levels rising so high and so fast that we should...
  • Climate e-mail rerun - Attack sparks memories of McCarthy witch-hunt.

    03/09/2010 7:21:39 PM PST · by neverdem · 26 replies · 859+ views
    Nature News ^ | 9 March 2010 | Jeff Tollefson
    Arriving at work on 5 March, Stanford University ecologist Paul Ehrlich found a rambling and highly profane voice message from someone identifying himself as John Q Public. In one of his more lucid moments, the caller labelled Ehrlich and his colleagues in the climate-science community as "progressive communists attempting to destroy America". Once again, a private e-mail conversation about global warming had gone public, inflaming critics and giving climate scientists yet another lesson in the challenge of responding effectively. Several days earlier, Ehrlich had taken part in an informal discussion with leading climate researchers on a National Academy of Sciences...

    03/04/2010 5:58:02 PM PST · by Delacon · 6 replies · 532+ views
    The Inhofe EPW Press Blog ^ | March 3, 2010 | David Lungren
    EPW POLICY BEAT: CONSENSUS EXPOSED, PART 3: "HIDE THE DECLINE"Link to 'Consensus' Exposed: The CRU Controversy In our last excerpt from the Senate EPW Minority Report on the CRU controversy, we provide our take on the infamous "hide the decline" email.  As one can see, the story behind that email is not an innocent one; in fact, it shows deliberate efforts to massage data to fit a preconceived conclusion about climate change.From Section 1, "Inside the Email Trail" (pages 15 to 18):Perhaps the most infamous example of this comes from the "hide the decline" email. This email initially garnered widespread...

    03/04/2010 5:38:35 PM PST · by Delacon · 4 replies · 375+ views
    The Inhofe EPW Press Blog ^ | March 1, 2010 | David Lungren
    EPW POLICY BEAT: CONSENSUS EXPOSED, PART 1Link to 'Consensus' Exposed: The CRU ControversyThe Minority Staff of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works recently released a new 84-page report, titled, "‘Consensus' Exposed: The CRU Controversy."  Recognizing the severe time constraints of interested readers-how can one read 84 pages amidst the daily maelstrom over global warming?-EPW Policy Beat will issue a series of excerpts from the report over the next several days.  We hope this provides our readership with the report's essential findings, and a clear understanding that the CRU email controversy is more than just "a little email squabble."  To...

    03/01/2010 5:34:33 PM PST · by I got the rope · 13 replies · 512+ views
    Science and Public Policy Institute ^ | 10 Feb 10 | Stephen McIntyre
    Reconstructions of temperature over the past 1000 years have been an highly visible part of IPCC presentations to the public. CRU has been extremely influential in IPCC reconstructions through: coauthorship, the use of CRU chronologies, peer review and IPCC participation. To my knowledge, there are no 1000-year reconstructions which are truly “independent” of CRU influence. In my opinion, CRU has manipulated and/or withheld data with an effect on the research record. The manipulation includes (but is not limited to) arbitrary adjustment (“bodging”), cherry picking and deletion of adverse data. The problem is deeply rooted in the sense that some forms...
  • Institute of Physics Give British Parliament Devastating Assessment of "Climategeters'" Science

    02/27/2010 2:14:03 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 17 replies · 797+ views
    The Lid/British Parliament ^ | 2/27/2010 | The Lid
    The 36,000 ember-strong Institute of Physics was asked by the British Parliament to take a look at Climategate and the University of East Anglia's CRU. They weren't asked to evaluate the findings themselves, but to look at whether or not the CRU had been adhering to the scientific method. The institute said unless the released emails and documents were fraudulent, the CRU did not comply with honourable scientific traditions and freedom of information law and the use proxy reconstructions for the basis for the conclusion that 20th century warming is unprecedented. And that's just for a start. The Institute was...
  • Memorandum submitted by the Institute of Physics

    02/26/2010 1:16:39 PM PST · by kidd · 52 replies · 2,647+ views ^ | 2/26/10 | The Institute of Physics
    The disclosure of climate data from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and application of physics. It has a worldwide membership of over 36,000 and is a leading communicator of physics-related science to all audiences, from specialists through to government and the general public. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of physics. The Institute is pleased to submit its views to inform the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee's inquiry, 'The...
  • Investigate Climate Crimes

    02/24/2010 4:39:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies · 1,246+ views ^ | February 24, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Climate Fraud: A senator wants an investigation of the false climate testimony before Congress and wants Al Gore to reappear. The illegalities may involve more than just lying to Congress. At a hearing Tuesday by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the Environmental Protection Agency's budget, ranking Republican James Inhofe told EPA head Lisa Jackson that man-induced climate change was a "hoax" concocted by ideologically motivated researchers who "cooked the science." More than that, Inhofe, in releasing a GOP report questioning the science used to support cap-and-trade legislation, hinted that such activities may be part of a vast...
  • Al Gore's Nine Lies

    02/23/2010 4:34:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies · 1,353+ views ^ | February 23, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    A lot has happened since Newsweek's Nov. 9 cover story -- mostrecently the retraction of Al Gore's rising-seas scenario. Climate Fraud: The godfather of climate hysteria is in hiding as another of his wild claims unravels — this one about global warming causing seas to swallow us up. We've not seen or heard much of the former vice president, Oscar winner and Nobel Prize recipient recently as the case for disastrous man-made climate change collapses. Perhaps he's off reading how scientists were forced to withdraw a study on a projected sea level rise due to global warming after finding two...
  • The EPA's climate con

    02/22/2010 4:31:51 AM PST · by Scanian · 7 replies · 577+ views
    NY Post ^ | February 22, 2010 | Editorial
    Looks like the great climate-change unraveling came none too soon. Three states last week filed papers challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's scheme to use global-warming fears to seize sweeping power over much of the US economy. Officials in Texas, Virginia and Alabama charge that recent revelations challenging the scientific "consensus" that humans are causing catastrophic warming also undermine the EPA's decision to regulate greenhouse gasses as a pollutant -- which would give it inordinate power over nearly every industry in the country.
  • A Green Tea Party

    02/18/2010 4:28:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 702+ views ^ | February 18, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    States' Rights: A revolt against economic hardship imposed by unelected bureaucrats based on junk science is brewing. This Tea Party movement wants the faulty finding on carbon dioxide to be reviewed and dumped. They say you shouldn't mess with Texas, and on Tuesday the state filed suit to overturn the "endangerment" finding by the Environmental Protection Agency that carbon dioxide is a dangerous pollutant that must be regulated. CO2, the basis for all plant and therefore all animal life, was targeted early by environmental activists as the root cause of anthropogenic (man-made) global warming (AGW). But the Earth has cooled...
  • Drilling Ban To Cost Trillions

    02/16/2010 4:16:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies · 1,321+ views ^ | February 16, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Energy: A new study shows that our reluctance to develop domestic energy will cost the beleaguered U.S. economy trillions in opportunity costs, reduce our gross domestic product and increase our trade deficit. From trying to stimulate jobs in nonexistent ZIP codes at great expense to worshiping the false gods of climate change, our biggest deficit these days may be in the area of common sense. A new study shows that many of our wounds are self-inflicted as we forgo the wealth and jobs to be found in our waters and under our feet. The study by Science Applications International Corp....
  • Climategate Professor Claims Global Warming Scandals Are The Blogger's Fault

    02/16/2010 4:34:41 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 6 replies · 410+ views
    The Lid/Nature ^ | 2/16/2010 | The Lid
    Everybody does it, bloggers are the "red-headed step-child" of the media world. Because we find and publish the news that the mainstream media is too biased to consider, we are also at the center of attacks when people lash out. The President and his spokespeople do it, MSNBC does it and now the climatologist at the center of Climategate Phil Jones, is doing it. In an interview with the science journal Nature, he admits some mistakes but really rips into the blogisphere. But then again, it was the blogisphere that brought down Jones, and threatens the entire hoax.
  • The Death of Global Warming

    02/16/2010 11:19:48 AM PST · by Starman417 · 17 replies · 1,139+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-16-10 | Mike's America
    If the science is "settled" why do the Warmists have to lie?The past few months have seen a flurry (and I'm not talking about snow) of revelations which have fatally undermined the "scientific consensus" surrounding global warming. In the latest revelation, Phil Jones, the scientist at the heart of the Climategate scandal admits that warming stopped in 1995 and that he lost the data which created the infamous hockey stick which purported to show that the earth had warmed like never before by omitting the Medieval Warm Period. The admission by Jones that his record keeping is ‘not as good...
  • MOONBAT'S RETREAT: ClimateGate Professor Admits There's Been No Warming For 15 Years And MORE

    02/14/2010 10:05:03 AM PST · by Shellybenoit · 15 replies · 623+ views
    The Lid/BBC ^ | 2/14/2010 | The Lid
    Doctor Phil Jones is director of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia (UEA), and is one of the principals who's emails are at the center of the Climategate scandal. He sat down for an interview with the BBC yesterday and seemed to have backed away from some of the stances of the climate change moonbat community, the biggest of which is that maybe the science saying that there is man-made global warming is not settle. Other major revelations include
  • NOAA's Ministry Of Propaganda

    02/09/2010 5:02:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 840+ views ^ | February 9, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Hoaxes: Despite failures at Copenhagen, the fraud of the IPCC and the farce of Climate-gate, the administration wants an agency to monitor climate change. Why must we fund one-stop shopping for climate charlatans? As the climate freezes, there's no freeze on federal employment that will grow even more with the establishment of a new agency, the Climate Service office. The new agency was announced Monday by Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and Jane Lubchenco, head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This ministry of climate change propaganda will operate in tandem with NOAA's National Weather Service and National Ocean...
  • The leak was bad. Then came the death threats

    02/07/2010 10:31:33 AM PST · by ricks_place · 39 replies · 1,668+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | 2/7/2010 | Richard Girling
    PHOTOGRAPHS of Professor Phil Jones show a handsome, smiling, confident-looking man. Not chubby exactly, but in blooming good health. The man who meets me at the University of East Anglia (UEA) looks grey-skinned and gaunt, as if he has been kept in prison. In a way, he has. Since November last year he has been a prisoner of public opprobrium and a target of such vilification that was he was almost persuaded to comply with the wishes of those who wanted him dead. In bare outline, the story of the Climatic Research Unit emails — “Climategate” — is well known....
  • Hacking into the mind of the CRU climate change hacker ( how did climategate happen?)

    02/05/2010 9:05:54 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 27 replies · 444+ views
    Guardian (UK) ^ | Friday 5 February 2010 07.30 GMT | Charles Arthur
    Analysis suggests the hacker was in east coast of America and operated over a number of days, but much remains unknownHacker in staged photograph surrounded by computers. Photograph: Corbis Figuring out who was behind the hack of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia requires some digital forensic skills – and an insight into the mindset of those who were trying to get at CRU's files at the time.Analysis by the Guardian and digital forensics experts suggests that an outside hacker gained access to a server at the UEA which held backups of CRU emails and...
  • New Climategate Shocker: CRU's Phil Jones Hid Bad Numbers From Chinese Weather Stations

    02/01/2010 8:42:05 PM PST · by Shellybenoit · 8 replies · 507+ views
    The Lid/The Guardian ^ | 2/1/2010 | The Lid
    New Climategate Shocker: CRU's Phil Jones Hid Bad Numbers From Chinese Weather Stations Phil Jones, former head of the University of East Anglia's Climate Research Unit (CRU) who is in the who's emails are at the center of the climategate scandal is facing brand new claims of a cover-up. A Guardian investigation of of the thousands of emails and documents a hacked from the CRU found evidence that a series of measurements from Chinese weather stations were seriously flawed and the documents relating to them have disappeared. It is difficult to imagine a more bizarre academic dispute. Where exactly are...
  • Scientists broke the law by hiding climate change data: ...won't be prosecuted

    01/29/2010 8:08:50 AM PST · by Reaganesque · 15 replies · 512+ views
    The UK Daily Mail ^ | 1/28/10 | David Derbyshire
    Scientist at the heart of the 'Climategate' email scandal broke the law when they refused to give raw data to the public, the privacy watchdog has ruled. The Information Commissioner's office said University of East Anglia researchers breached the Freedom of Information Act when handling requests from climate change sceptics. But the scientists will escape prosecution because the offences took place more than six months ago. The revelation comes after a string of embarrassing blunders and gaffes for climate scientists and will fuel concerns that key researchers are too secretive and too arrogant. It will pile pressure on the director...
  • United Nations' Climate Chief Must Go

    01/27/2010 5:50:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies · 646+ views ^ | January 27, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Global Warming: If we're serious about restoring science to its rightful place, the head of the U.N.'s panel on climate change should step down. Evidence shows he quarterbacked a deliberate and premeditated fraud. The U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been forced to back off its now-discredited claim that the Himalayan glaciers would soon disappear. But it's not true, the panel's vice chairman, Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, told the BBC, that it was simply a "human mistake." The panel's chairman, Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, who was forced to admit the claim had no basis in observable scientific fact, said its...