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  • Death by Delay [The old Reds have become the new Greens]

    07/02/2014 1:11:28 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | July 2, 2014 | Viv Forbes
    There was a time, before the baby-boom generation took over, when we took pride in the achievements of our builders, producers, and innovators. There was always great celebration when settler families got a phone, a tractor, a bitumen road, or electric power. An oil strike or a gold discovery made headlines, and people welcomed new businesses, new railways, and new inventions. Science and engineering were revered, and the wealth delivered by these human achievements enabled the builders and their children to live more rewarding lives, with more leisure, more time for culture and crusades, and greater interest in taking better...
  • Green Politics Has to Get More Radical, Because Anything Less Is Impractical

    04/26/2014 5:48:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | April 26, 2014 | Jedediah Purdy 
    Green campaigning today is totally unsuited to political and economic realities. Where is the vision in environmental radicalism? Only by thinking very big will we save the world. It’s natural to see US inaction on climate change as another symptom of our broken politics. The United Nations’ climate change panel has announced the world needs major US emissions controls on greenhouse gases to avoid global catastrophe. It didn’t happen when the Democrats controlled Congress, and it isn’t any more likely in this Congress, which is well stocked with climate-change deniers. That isn’t the whole story, though. The whole story is...
  • PETA wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home into a Vegan Restaurant

    04/07/2014 7:42:01 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | April 7, 2014 | Charlene Sakoda
    PETA wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home into a vegan restaurant People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) does not shy away from attention grabbing news stories when it comes to furthering their cause of animal rights. As reported by the Akron Beacon Journal, the organization’s president, Ingrid E. Newkirk, recently wrote a letter to the real estate agent who listed infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home for sale. In the correspondence to agent Richard Lubinski, Newkirk said that PETA would like to turn the Ohio house into a vegan restaurant and “respond to the past with...
  • Anti-Science: Those Who Wish to Debate Climate Threatened with Death or Jail

    03/23/2014 7:37:53 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 46 replies
    zerohedge ^ | 03/23/2014 - 19:19 | Posted by : George Washington ( User Nmare?)
    Preface:  The scientific method requires allowing a free-for-all of hypotheses, which then rise or fall based upon the results of actual experiments.  In other words, science means that you throw out theories - no matter how good they look on paper - that are disproven by experimental results, and adopt those confirmed by the results. [Economics is supposed to do that, too ... but hasn't.]For example, putting Galileo to death because he didn’t agree with the “accepted” consensus that the Sun revolved around the Earth was not a great example of the scientific method. Instead of conducting experiments to see...
  • Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Suspended ... by Sierra Club (Trouble In Leftist Paradise?)

    02/22/2014 5:18:46 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 8 replies
    U-T San Diego ^ | February 21, 2014 | Deborah Sullivan Brennan
    Sierra Club San Diego Chapter suspended The Sierra Club’s national board voted Friday to suspend its San Diego chapter for four years, a step that leaders said was needed to curb “ongoing conflicts and divisions” among local activists. “We have one objective, having a healthy, effective, working Sierra Club chapter in San Diego,” Sierra Club President Dave Scott said after the vote, saying the board had received many complaints about strife within the chapter. The organization’s leaders have provided few details about the nature of that conflict, but San Diego members and former officials attributed it to the Sierra Club’s...
  • New Dell Laptops Stink Like Cat Urine

    11/01/2013 1:46:25 PM PDT · by Still Thinking · 33 replies
    Product Design and Development ^ | November 1, 2013 | Bree Fowler
    People who own Dell Latitude 6430u laptops are complaining that their pricey new computers are emitting a smell similar to cat urine. Some of them said on the company's online customer forums that the odor seems to be coming from the keyboard or palm rest. The Round Rock, Texas, company originally advised buyers through its forums to try cleaning their keyboards with a soft cloth or compressed air, but the smell persisted. "The machine is great, but it smells as if it was assembled near a tomcat's litter box," wrote a customer using the handle "three west" on a Dell...
  • Power-Mad Bloomberg’s Next Agenda: Eco-Fascism

    02/15/2013 9:19:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    Political Outcast ^ | February 15, 2013 | Chris Graham
    It becomes a difficult task for those in power to resist the lure of acquiring even more power. The more they have, the more they want. No such example exists greater than that of New York City mayor-king Michael Bloomberg. This is the man who brought into existence the absurd and absurdly named National Salt Reduction Initiative, an incentive-based program designed to reduce the amount of salt in restaurant and prepackaged food. This is the man who, last year, banned the sale of sugary drinks, like sodas, in more than 16-oz containers. Why? Because what’s good for Bloomberg is what’s...
  • Al Gore Denied Australian Firestorm Footage - Aussie Filmmaker Slams Gore's Propaganda Attempt

    10/03/2012 2:23:11 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies
    Northern Territory News ^ | October 03, 2012 | Sally Brooks
    Climate change campaigner Al Gore denied Australian firestorm footage AN Australian filmmaker refused to sell footage of a firestorm to former US vice-president Al Gore - to use in Mr Gore's climate presentations - because the event was unrelated to climate change. Chris Tangey from Alice Springs Film and Television recorded the phenomenon on Curtin Springs Station, 360km southwest of Alice Springs, while scouting locations for a film. The footage has been an international sensation, reported widely in global media. In an email exchange with Mr Gore's office, Mr Tangey said using the footage in a climate-change framework would be...
  • NRA asks to intervene in federal lead-ban lawsuit

    08/06/2012 11:41:52 AM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies
    Hays Daily News ^ | 8/5/2012 | Mike Corn
    The National Rifle Association has asked to intervene in a lawsuit seeking to force the agency to ban the use of lead in ammunition. The NRA, joined by Safari Club International, claims its members "who use lead-based ammunition in their hunting and shooting sports activities will be impaired if they are no longer able" to do so. The lawsuit against the EPA was filed by the Trumpeter Swan Society and the Center for Biological Diversity -- the group that has pursued the lead ban issue relentlessly in recent years. Each time, however, the Environmental Protection Agency has turned aside CBD's...
  • Alessandra Ambrosio Lands in Hot Water with PETA for Dyeing Her Dog Pink

    07/06/2012 2:53:02 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 23 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | July 6, 2012 | Kathryn Kattalia
    Alessandra Ambrosio Lands in Hot Water with PETA for Dyeing Her Dog Pink The Victoria's Secret model came under fire from the animal rights group after stepping out with her pink and purple pooch in Malibu It looks like this Angel is barking up the wrong tree. Alessandra Ambrosio is used to turning heads every time she steps out on the street, but it seems the Victoria's Secret supermodel drew the wrong kind of attention when she took her dip-dyed pink and purple pooch for a walk in Malibu on Thursday. The brunette beauty and mom of two came under...
  • Condors Are Being Driven To Extinction By Lead Poisoning (from ammo)

    06/26/2012 5:44:18 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 72 replies
    PlanetSave ^ | June 26, 2012 | Nathan
    New research from environmental toxicologists at the University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that California condors are exposed to harmful levels of lead regularly. The main source of this being from ingesting lead ammunition. This continual exposure to lead is preventing the condor’s recovery — if it wasn’t for condor recovery programs, this issue would have already led to the bird’s extinction. The new findings are reported in a paper to be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Study author Myra Finkelstein, a research toxicologist at UC Santa Cruz, said that the research makes it...
  • Dunes Sagebrush lizard neither endangerd, nor threatened [Good news from the oil patch]

    06/13/2012 12:39:15 PM PDT · by Ranald S. MacKenzie · 4 replies
    Lubbock Online ^ | June 13, 2012 | Logan G. Carver
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined a lizard indigenous to West Texas and Eastern New Mexico is neither threatened nor endangered. The service announced Wednesday it will withdraw its proposal to list the lizard as such under the Endangered Species Act. “This is a great example of how states and landowners are taking early, landscape-level action to protect a creature and its habitat before it requires the protection of the Endangered Species Act,” Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said in a statement. “The voluntary conservation efforts of Texas and New Mexico, oil and gas operators, private landowners...
  • Tombstone Readies Picks and Shovels

    06/07/2012 9:02:20 AM PDT · by HiJinx · 31 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | June 7, 2012 | Dana Cole
    TOMBSTONE — The City of Tombstone is embroiled in another dynamic showdown. The “Town too Tough to Die” is now squaring off against the U.S. Forest Service in what could be the fight of its life, a battle over water rights. More than 500 shovels have arrived in Tombstone from all over the country and are being stored at Tombstone City Hall. This photo was taken about two weeks ago, and the shovels just keep coming in. (Photo courtesy of George Barnes) On Friday and Saturday, a group called the Shovel Brigade will gather in Tombstone and head to the...
  • Court stays kill order for cattle-killing wolves

    11/17/2011 5:34:59 AM PST · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Seattle Post ^ | 11-17-11 | JEFF BARNARD
    The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that conservation groups have a good chance of overturning a state order to kill wolves blamed for attacking livestock, and issued a stay that will remain in force until the lawsuit is settled. The ruling filed in Salem, Ore., set one condition: that conservation groups post $5,000 security against any livestock losses while the case is pending. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife issued an order in late September to kill two members of the Imnaha pack in Wallowa County, including the alpha male, after confirming by radio tracking collar data that...
  • The Use and Abuse of the Endangered Species Act

    10/10/2011 9:51:26 AM PDT · by 92nina · 12 replies
    Property Rights Alliance ^ | 2011-10-10 | J. Michael Wahlen
    The United States has a long history of working to protect species from extinction. In 1939, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) was created for this purpose, and in 1973 the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was passed to augment its power. Protecting species naturally puts the government at odds with landowners, however. The ESA effectively allows the government to determine how land can be used, even if it is on private land. As current estimates put the percentage of endangered species on private land at 90%, this conflict is somewhat inevitable. This became evident even as far back as...
  • From a Texas rat to the American eel, hundreds of plants, animals advance toward protections

    09/30/2011 12:07:41 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 33 replies
    Winnipeg Free Press ^ | 09/29/2011 9:23 PM | Matthew Brown
    BILLINGS, Mont. - The Obama administration is taking steps to extend new federal protections to a list of imperiled animals and plants that reads like a manifest for Noah's Ark -snip- key Republicans vowed Thursday to press forward with their plans to put the brakes on a law they blame for jeopardizing economic growth. Still, said Patrick Parenteau, an environmental law professor at the Vermont Law School, "Here at a single glance, you see the sweep of the Endangered Species Act. They are moving through this large backlog at a fairly crisp clip now. -snip- The flurry of action could...
  • Wind farms: the monuments to lunacy that will be left to blot the landscape ( UK )

    09/11/2011 6:52:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 70 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 10 Sep 2011 | Christopher Booker
    These pointless monstrosities will continue to proliferate until the Government sees sense. Three separate news items on the same day last week reflected three different aspects of what is fast becoming a full-scale disaster bearing down on Britain. The first item was a picture in The Daily Telegraph showing two little children forlornly holding a banner reading “E.On Hands Off Winwick”. This concerned a battle to prevent a tiny Northamptonshire village from being dwarfed by seven 410-foot wind turbines, each higher than Salisbury Cathedral, to be built nearby by a giant German-owned electricity firm. The 40 residents, it was reported,...
  • Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear

    08/26/2011 9:26:29 AM PDT · by yoe · 65 replies
    WSJ ^ | August 26, 2011 | ERIC FELTEN
    Federal agents swooped in on Gibson Guitar Wednesday, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville, seizing several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars. The Feds are keeping mum, but in a statement yesterday Gibson's chairman and CEO, Henry Juszkiewicz, defended his company's manufacturing policies, accusing the Justice Department of bullying the company. "The wood the government seized Wednesday is from a Forest Stewardship Council certified supplier," he said, suggesting the Feds are using the aggressive enforcement of overly broad laws to make the company cry uncle. It isn't the first time that agents of the Fish and Wildlife...
  • Gibson Guitar CEO: We're Under Attack By Obama Administration

    08/28/2011 5:57:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 150 replies
    Human Events ^ | August 27, 2011 | Jim Hoft
    Henry Juszkiewicz, the CEO of Gibson Guitars, Inc. was on The Dana Loesch Show on Friday. Gibson is under attack by the the Obama Justice Department for accusations that the company broke American Indian laws. Juszkiewiz said the government suggested that the company's use of unfinished wood from India is illegal, not because of U.S. law, but because of the Justice Department's interpretation of a law in India. The Holder Justice Department raided at least two Gibson manufacturing plants this week forcing hundreds of workers off their jobs. Juszkiewiz says the company lost a million dollars this week. Finally, Henry...
  • Federal agents search Gibson Guitar factory in Memphis

    08/24/2011 1:36:17 PM PDT · by cc2k · 83 replies · 1+ views
    The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee ^ | Posted August 24, 2011 at 1:06 p.m. | Kevin McKenzie
    Federal agents with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service shut down the Gibson Guitar factory in Downtown Memphis today to serve search warrants in an ongoing investigation, officials said. Nicholas Chavez, special agent in charge for U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Region 2 in Albuquerque, N.M., said agents also served a search warrant on Gibson Guitar in Nashville. In November 2009, agents for the service searched the guitar maker's manufacturing plant in Nashville, reportedly during an investigation of use of woods banned from commercial use for environmental reasons.
  • EPA's Looming Blackouts

    08/22/2011 4:53:03 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 97 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 22, 2011 | Staff
    Energy: It won't matter which light bulbs we use as the administration's implementation of cross-state pollution rules shuts down coal plants across the country. Where will the jobs be when the lights go out? It's called the Cross-State Pollution Rule, announced last month, and its implementation over the next 18 months will likely result in the loss of a fifth of the nation's electricity-generating capacity. The result will be likely power shortages, skyrocketing rates and inevitable brownouts and rolling blackouts. Based on Bush-era EPA proposals that the federal courts threw out in 2008, this latest example of legislation is designed...
  • Earth Day organizers call for "a billion acts of green"

    04/21/2011 8:57:48 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 51 replies
    Earth Day organizers call for "a billion acts of green" Photo 10:48am EDT By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO (Reuters) - If the environmental movement has a high holiday, Earth Day is it. The annual effort to raise public awareness about the environment and inspire actions to clean it up marks its 41st anniversary on Friday, coinciding with the Christian Good Friday and Judaism's celebration of Passover. In an effort dubbed "A Billion Acts of Green," organizers are encouraging people to observe Earth Day 2011 by pledging online at act.earthday.org/ to do something small but sustainable in their own lives to...
  • The Ecofascist Prophecy of the Global Warming Apocalypse

    03/12/2011 10:07:12 AM PST · by Olympiad Fisherman · 4 replies
    The Ignorant Fishermen ^ | 3/10/2011 | Mark Musser
    Having grown up under western civilization’s strong Christian foundations, modern man has imbibed deeply from the biblical-eschatological view of history in spite of his secularity, “we of today, concerned with the unity of universal history and with its progress toward an ultimate goal or at least toward a better world, are still in the line of prophetic and messianic monotheism – however little we may think of ourselves in those terms.” Christian theology about the apocalypse has been transposed into secular progressive ideologies like Socialism, Marxism, and even Nazism as well. As Christianity receded behind the wave of naturalism and...
  • Trash Collectors Refuse to Pick Up Toxic Eco-Bulbs

    03/09/2011 9:32:36 AM PST · by La Lydia · 74 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | March 10, 2011
    Nothing could more perfectly summarize the perverse insanity of eco-fascism than Big Government's war on the incandescent light bulb. Because sanctimonious bureauweenies are winning this war, traditional light bulbs will soon be illegal, leaving us with inferior yet more expensive compact fluorescents, which are so toxic that garbagemen are balking at their presence in the trash: Councils across the UK are refusing to pick up low-energy lightbulbs from homes as they contain toxic mercury, which gives off poisonous vapours. But confused consumers are putting the new bulbs — classed as hazardous waste — in their dustbins when they burn out,...
  • Wanted: Buyer for controversial Cape Wind energy

    12/19/2010 7:14:31 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    Associated Press, On ^ | Sunday December 19, 2010, 8:23 pm EST | Jay Lindsay,
    Cape Wind has outlasted a decade of government review, a slew of court brawls and fierce opposition from mariners, fishermen, Indian tribes and Kennedys just to win the right to sell its wind-fueled electricity. Now, all it needs are customers.
  • Groups sue EPA over lead ammo, tackle

    11/23/2010 12:35:00 PM PST · by SmithL · 119 replies
    AP via SFGate ^ | 11/23/10 | FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press
    Three environmental groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to force it to prevent lead poisoning of wildlife from spent ammunition and lost fishing tackle. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court by the Center for Biological Diversity, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and the hunters group Project Gutpile. It comes after the EPA denied their petition to ban lead ammunition and lead fishing tackle, which the groups say kills 10 million to 20 million birds and other animals a year by lead poisoning. "The EPA has the ability to protect America's wildlife from ongoing preventable lead poisoning,...
  • Dropping the Mask of Ecofascism

    10/20/2010 8:02:04 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 2 replies
    mises.org ^ | Ben O'Neill
    These days, explicit arguments in favor of fascism and the ideology of unlimited state power are, how shall I put this, ineffective at convincing the masses. Though people still adore the fascist ideology of the boundless power of the state and its fusion of public and private business, this is only so long as it is not given its proper name. These days, people prefer their fascism to be cloaked in disingenuous and deceptive language that disguises its true nature. All those old slogans about the supreme state and the suppression of the individual to the collective are so early...
  • The Original "Enviro Nazis" Were Nazis “Mixing Green with Red Makes Brown"

    10/19/2010 5:10:25 PM PDT · by kindred · 7 replies
    The Ignorant Fishermen ^ | October 19, 2010 | RMM I.F.
    In light of the recent environmental controversy over splattergate, where the green propaganda ad in the United Kingdom explosively became gory red in the classroom, it is time to be reminded that it was pacifist-leftist Kurt Tucholsky (1890-1935) who pointed out that the Nazis started out green but became bloody red. This political reality came much to the dismay of many German conservationists as they slowly found out the real intent of Adolf Hitler. Naďve German greens had no idea that many of the Fuhrer’s savage premeditations about continental hegemony were often conjured up at his mountain retreat in the...
  • Lewis Resigns From APS Over “Global Warming Scam” That “Corrupted So Many Scientists”

    10/19/2010 9:19:24 AM PDT · by blog.Eyeblast.tv · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Harold Lewis, an Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has resigned from the American Physical Society as a result of the “global warming scam” which he says is the “greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud” he has seen in his time as a physicist. Lewis wrote within his letter of resignation: How different it is now. The giants no longer walk the earth, and the money flood has become the raison d’ętre of much physics research, the vital sustenance of much more, and it provides the support for untold numbers of professional jobs. For reasons...
  • For Those Near, the Miserable Hum of Clean Energy

    10/06/2010 8:21:29 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 32 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 5, 2010
    VINALHAVEN, Me. — Like nearly all of the residents on this island in Penobscot Bay, Art Lindgren and his wife, Cheryl, celebrated the arrival of three giant wind turbines late last year. That was before they were turned on.“In the first 10 minutes, our jaws dropped to the ground,” Mr. Lindgren said. “Nobody in the area could believe it. They were so loud.” Now, the Lindgrens, along with a dozen or so neighbors living less than a mile from the $15 million wind facility here, say the industrial whoosh-and-whoop of the 123-foot blades is making life in this otherwise tranquil...
  • Enviro Groups Retreat From Violent Advocacy Video

    10/05/2010 12:28:52 AM PDT · by lbryce · 32 replies
    New York Times ^ | Andrew C. Revkin
    Green groups are running from a new British advocacy video in which environmentalists deal death to those who refuse to cut their carbon footprints. The four-minute video -- produced by the London-based group 10:10 -- features a host of celebrities encouraging the public to work to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent. It also features a scene in which a schoolteacher explodes two students who refuse to take part in the campaign, turning the children into a red soup and covering their classmates with gore. In subsequent vignettes, office workers, a former soccer great and "X-Files" star Gillian...
  • ‘No Pressure’: New Environmental Campaign Glorifies Eco-Fascism (DISGUSTING!)

    10/04/2010 5:51:59 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 3 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/1/10 | Meridith Jessup
    The people behind the “10:10″ campaign, a movement encouraging people to reduce their carbon consumption by 10 percent in 2010, have been forced to pull their controversial new advertisement from the internet after widespread public outcry. The gruesome 4-minute ad depicts global warming skeptics being literally blown to pieces after their tree-hugging friends insist they’re under “no pressure” to modify their carbon consumption. Warning (via Sad Hill): “Do NOT watch this video if you wish to avoid portrayals of extreme violence, genocide, child murders, demonic practice and terrorism — all in the name of environmentalism.” Video at the link.
  • Radical Environmental Groups Extorting Federal Money with Lawsuit Threats

    09/22/2010 7:45:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 22, 2010 | Karen Budd Falen
    A federal project comes up, radical groups threaten to entangle it in litigation, the government pays them to go away. Fundraising! To avoid lawsuits, American tax dollars are being used to pay off radical environmental groups. The groups are using the money to threaten more lawsuits. Research provided to the Western Legacy Alliance has documented payments of at least $4,697,978 in taxpayer dollars to 14 environmental groups in 19 states and the District of Columbia. These payments are not being made because the radical groups won a legal battle or proved that the federal government was destroying the environment. Instead,...
  • ‘True’ Fish Tales - Birth Control and The Environment

    09/20/2010 2:07:55 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies · 1+ views
    NC Register ^ | September 20, 2010 | WAYNE LAUGESEN
    Scientists discovered in 2005 that birth control chemicals were deforming fish in the nation’s waterways — a phenomenon known by science today as “fish feminization.” The problems first made national news when strange intersex fish were found in pristine-looking Boulder Creek, in Colorado. The fish were the first thing that had ever frightened then 59-year-old University of Colorado biologist John Woodling during his scientific career. Two years after finding the fish, hideously deformed mostly by steroid hormones that had seeped into the water from birth control pills and patches, lead study scientist David Norris, a University of Colorado physiology professor,...
  • Thomas Edison, You're Under Arrest

    09/10/2010 5:59:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 10, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Eco-Extremism: A light bulb factory closes in Virginia as mandated fluorescents are made in China. It's now a crime to make or ship for sale 75-watt incandescent bulbs in the European Union. Welcome to green hell. Thomas Alva Edison was a genius credited with the invention of many things — the phonograph, the motion picture, the incandescent light bulb, global warming. That last credit was given by those who rank light bulbs right up there with the internal combustion engine as ravagers of the planet. The General Electric light bulb factory in Winchester, Va., closed this month, a victim, along...
  • HOSTAGE SITUATION AT DISCOVERY CHANNEL BUILDING IN SILVER SPRING MD (Suspect Shot Dead)

    09/01/2010 11:05:26 AM PDT · by Marty62 · 546 replies · 3+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 9-1-2010 | FNC
    Here is link to live stream: http://interactive.foxnews.com/livestream/live.html?chanId=4
  • EPA Now Accepting Public Comment on Petition to Ban Lead in Ammunition and Fishing Tackle

    08/26/2010 8:49:43 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 80 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | Thursday, August 26, 2010 | Susan Jones
    Environmental activists are pressing the Obama administration to ban the manufacture, processing and distribution lead shot, bullets, and fishing sinkers under the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, but hunting and Second Amendment groups say the EPA lacks the authority to do so, for starters. A petition submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency on Aug. 3 says ammunition and tackle manufacturers are now marketing a wide variety of non-lead, nontoxic bullets, shotgun pellets and fishing tackle, which can and should be used instead of lead projectiles and weights. “There is no technological or commercial reason why nontoxic ammunition and fishing...
  • The Green Cult

    08/11/2010 8:43:20 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 13 replies
    TFP ^ | August 3, 2010 | Pedro Luís Almarante
    We have seen how true ecology preserves, enriches and perfects nature in order to derive a benefit. It stimulates the progress of races and cultures of animal or plant species. Whereas the “green” ecologists, on the contrary, campaign to restrict or even prohibit the legitimate use of God’s creation to feed mankind. The true ecologist really loves creation while the “green” ecologist hates it (one could say he thus hates God indirectly). This article focuses more on the radical “green” ideology continuing to use the book My Truth on the Planet (2007) by Claude Allčgre—a member of the French Academy...
  • Neighbour accused of ‘green rage’

    08/08/2010 8:22:04 AM PDT · by Todd_Gray · 64 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | 2010-08-08 | QMI AGENCY
    A man became so enraged at his neighbour for not sorting her recycling properly, he began throwing pop cans at her, Victoria, B.C. police say. Officers were called to a home Tuesday afternoon, the police reported on their operations blog Saturday, after a man confronted a woman who lives in his building. Police said the man was aggressive and swore at her, then began throwing pop cans at her as the woman took her garbage out to the curb. "Officers learned that the man was (obviously) quite upset because the woman had not sorted her own pop cans into the...
  • Groups seek ban on lead ammunition, fishing tackle

    08/03/2010 12:21:47 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 63 replies · 69+ views
    AP ^ | August 3 2010 | FREDERIC J. FROMMER
    WASHINGTON — Five environmental groups want the EPA to ban lead in ammunition and fishing tackle, arguing that millions of animals are dying from eating lead-shot pellets or carcasses contaminated by lead.
  • EPA rejects challenge to climate rules (Fascist Regime)

    07/29/2010 1:26:42 PM PDT · by milwguy · 37 replies · 6+ views
    politico ^ | 7/29/2010 | DARREN SAMUELSOHN
    The Environmental Protection Agency Thursday rejected an effort to keep it from regulating greenhouse gas emissions, saying that e-mails released in last fall’s “Climategate” scandal gave it no reason to reconsider the science of global warming. In a sternly written opinion, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said she didn’t agree with requests from the GOP attorneys general from Texas and Virginia, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other conservative groups that questioned the underlying science linking humans to global warming and also warned of the potential economic burdens from new climate rules. Jackson said the groups’ arguments lack merit. “These petitions...
  • New Media Craze -- 'Eco-Theology': Using Oil Spill + Religion to Promote Green Agenda

    07/14/2010 7:03:45 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | July 14, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    "Where would Jesus drill?" That sounds almost like it could be the opening of a tree hugger's bad joke, but instead it's the lede in a recent Associated Press story written by John Flesher about a so-called "Green religion movement." Efforts to make environmentalism its own sort of religion have been underway for some time now. But the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has sparked a new push to take what has been traditionally a political phenomenon, the American environmentalist movement, and make it part of the religious spectrum. ...more (w/video)...
  • Historic oil spill fails to produce gains for U.S. environmentalists

    07/12/2010 1:47:45 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 12 July 2010 | David A. Fahrenthold, Juliet Eilperin
    For environmentalists, the BP oil spill may be disproving the maxim that great tragedies produce great change. Traditionally, American environmentalism wins its biggest victories after some important piece of American environment is poisoned, exterminated or set on fire. An oil spill and a burning river in 1969 led to new anti-pollution laws in the 1970s. The Exxon Valdez disaster helped create an Earth Day revival in 1990 and sparked a landmark clean-air law. But this year, the worst oil spill in U.S. history -- and, before that, the worst coal-mining disaster in 40 years -- haven't put the same kind...
  • Green Movement Calls Fireworks 'Eco-Hazards,' Sues to Ban July 4th Display in California

    06/29/2010 12:47:40 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 55 replies · 1+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 06/29/2010 | Alana Goodman
    Apparently the "rockets' red glare" isn't "green" enough for some environmentalists. Fourth of July fireworks displays have been deemed "ecologically hazardous" by some eco-warriors, who are urging environmentally-conscious Americans to shun the tradition. [F]ireworks shows spray out a toxic concoction that rains down quietly into lakes, rivers and bays throughout the country," wrote the Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon on June 30. "Many of the chemicals in fireworks are also persistent in the environment, meaning they stubbornly sit there instead of breaking down." McLendon suggested avoiding fireworks and finding other ways to celebrate Independence Day. "The most eco-friendly alternative to...
  • Dems tout 'thrilling,' 'inspiration,' 'best caucus' ever

    06/24/2010 12:19:52 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Dems tout 'thrilling,' 'inspiration,' 'best caucus' ever By Eric Zimmermann - 06/24/10 02:48 PM ET Democrats put on a show of unity this afternoon, claiming a special caucus on energy legislation was an emotional and inspirational success of the first proportion. Though they seem to lack the votes for a carbon cap, party leaders emphasized the "inspirational" nature of their discussion, attempting to throw some momentum behind legislation that has so far lacked it. "A number of senators said this was the best caucus they've ever attended," Majority Leader Harry Reid said at a press conference after the meeting. "It...
  • Green Groups Had Cozy Ties With BP

    06/22/2010 9:05:19 AM PDT · by Slyscribe · 8 replies
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 6/21/2010 | Sean Higgins and David Hogberg
    Thanks to the oil spill, BP (BP) is No. 1 on most green groups’ bad guys list. Most have also tried to tie the oil giant to the right, using Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, and his apology to BP last week as only the most obvious link. But that only tells part of the story. Critics may have called BP’s use of the slogan “Beyond Petroleum” corporate “greenwashing,” but for years BP walked the walk by supporting groups like the U.S. Climate Action Partnership and donating millions to environmental groups. And they never seemed to have a problem
  • Cap-And-Trick

    06/16/2010 4:27:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies · 511+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 16, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Energy Policy: President Obama says the oil disaster proves the need to get off fossil fuels. But before we save the planet, let's save the Gulf and stop exploiting crises to deny America the energy it needs. Saving the planet is nice, but just how do we plug the hole again? With an abundance of hand gestures, the president didn't really say in his speech Tuesday night. He did say fossil fuels were bad and green energy is good, but the people of the Gulf states don't need wind turbines right now. Contrary to Obama's assertions, our "addiction" to foreign...
  • Cap-And-Traitors

    06/11/2010 5:46:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies · 789+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 11, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Politics: The Senate just claimed the title of the world's most delusional body by refusing to strip unelected EPA bureaucrats of the power to regulate carbon dioxide as a pollutant. This was the day freedom died. One wonders why we have a Congress at all. The 53 profiles in cowardice that could not get a cap-and-tax bill through the U.S. Senate voted Thursday to let the Environmental Protection Agency keep the unprecedented power Congress did not expressly give it. It is power that the EPA arrogated to itself through regulation to control every aspect of the American economy and our...
  • Stopping The EPA's Power Grab

    06/09/2010 5:23:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies · 359+ views
    IBD Editorial ^ | June 9, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Overregulation: The Senate votes on blocking a government bureaucracy from usurping power never delegated to it by Congress. This administration may put Copenhagen above the Constitution, but we the people have other plans. The GOP's 1994 "Contract with America," a gift that keeps on giving, hopefully will rescue us once again from the clutches of an unelected bureaucracy, the Environmental Protection Agency, which has been allowed by the Supreme Court to regulate every breath we take and every machine we operate. When cap-and-tax legislation was introduced in Congress, the Obama administration threatened that if Congress failed to act, the EPA...
  • Environmentalists Also To Blame For Exxon Valdez And Gulf Spills (Duh)

    06/01/2010 5:02:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies · 686+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 1, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Energy Policy: To save the environment, a senator from Pennsylvania wants to shut off a major source of natural gas. Weren't the roads to the Exxon Valdez and Deepwater Horizon disasters paved with equally good intentions? Environmentalism did not cause the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, but it did help make it possible, just as 1989's Exxon Valdez disaster, which the Gulf Oil spill has now eclipsed, was also ironically made possible by a desire to protect the environment. The original plan when oil was discovered at Prudhoe Bay on Alaska's North Slope was to build a pipeline directly to the...