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  • Lack of Hurricanes Attributed to Luck, Not Global Warming [What about Aliens?]

    05/16/2015 3:23:36 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    Front Page ^ | May 16, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Here’s how cynically anti-science the Warmunist lobby is. These people blame every single weather event, from earthquakes to winter storms, on Global Warming. Al Gore and others tried to claim that Global Warming was causing hurricanes. But the hurricanes weren’t showing up. Now the Warmunists could have attributed the pause to Global Warming. We’re talking about people who claim the rise of ISIS is caused by Global Warming. They clearly don’t have a problem attributing everything to the Warming Devil. But what scientific explanation is being credited for the pause? Luck. In a stroke of luck, no major hurricanes rated...
  • 'Nazi-police' town has election 'stolen'

    09/01/2011 9:59:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 31, 2011 | Joe Kovacs
    The mayor of Quartzsite, Ariz., the town seething in vitriol since police forcibly removed a woman from speaking at a public meeting despite the mayor's objections lost in a recall election last night, but claims the "corrupt" town council fixed the results to force him out. "They found a whole bunch of early ballots they could stuff the box with," said Mayor Ed Foster, telling WND the election was "absolutely" stolen. Foster says at the polling place, he was winning by a 2-to-1 margin over former Town Councilman and Quartzsite Fire Department Capt. Jose Lizarraga. But there had been 328...
  • Court intervenes in firings by 'Nazi' police chief

    08/05/2011 11:27:51 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 5, 2011 | Bob Unruh
    The Quartzsite, Ariz., police officers who were being dismissed by a police chief described by the mayor as a "Nazi" have been ordered by a judge to be reinstated until after a show cause hearing scheduled Aug. 15 and after hearings before a "neutral decisionmaker." The orders came in two temporary restraining orders issued this week by LaPaz County Superior Court Judge Randolph A. Bartlett, who acted on emergency pleadings by an attorney representing the officers. The weeks-long confrontation erupted in Quartzsite when city officials ordered police to remove a woman from a town meeting, even though the mayor was...
  • State of Arizona breaks silence on madness in 'Nazi'-cop town

    08/01/2011 6:02:44 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 30, 2011 | Bob Unruh
    The town of Quartzsite, Ariz., has been in the headlines several times lately, and a state investigation was launched after such odd reports as: * A man was ordered to give up his guns after he allegedly "glared" at a town official. * A woman was forcibly removed from a public town meeting by police even though the mayor pleaded her cause. * Some sort of secret decision was made to quit paying the mayor, as police officers were wrongly being fired. * "Several hundred" emails prompted a declaration of a state of emergency. Now the state has taken the...
  • 'Nazi'-cop town 'firing' officers, stops paying mayor

    07/21/2011 7:33:27 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 20, 2011 | Joe Kovacs
    The state of Arizona is now investigating allegations of massive corruption among government officials in Quartzsite, Ariz., the town that's the focus of worldwide attention after police forcibly removed a woman from speaking at a town-hall meeting, and where the mayor today says he's not being paid and most local police officers are wrongly being fired and have been ordered not to leave their homes. "I'm no longer getting paid as mayor," said Ed Foster, the elected head of Quartzsite. "That's not a big deal, but it's in the town code that I get a stipend of $400. If they...
  • 'State of emergency' in 'Nazi'-cop town

    07/11/2011 7:17:08 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 60 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 10, 2011 | July 10, 2011
    The Arizona town that's become a YouTube sensation for its police department hauling away a woman speaking at a town-hall meeting declared a state of emergency this afternoon, leaving many local residents in fear of what officers dressed in full riot gear might do. Jennifer "Jade" Jones, 45, the woman forcibly removed by police from a recent public meeting in Quartzsite, Ariz., despite the vocal objections of the mayor, says an illegal secret meeting was held today with the public locked out of the building. "About noon today, the town council, at the request of the police chief, declared an...
  • Climate Panel Faces Heat

    08/31/2010 10:16:36 AM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 30, 2010 | Jeffrey Ball
    Investigation Calls for 'Fundamental Reform' at U.N. Group on Global Warming An independent investigation called for "fundamental reform" at the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, saying the organization's 2007 report played down uncertainty about some aspects of global warming. The probe of the IPCC, a preeminent climate-science body that won the Nobel Peace Price three years ago, was conducted by the InterAcademy Council, a consortium of national scientific academies. Leaders of the IPCC asked the council to conduct the probe following the disclosure of a few errors in its 2007 climate-science report, which concluded, among other things, that...
  • Michael Crichton Dies

    11/05/2008 9:53:39 AM PST · by MeanGreen2008 · 100 replies · 7,453+ views
    Prolific novelist and "ER" creator Michael Crichton has passed away. He was 66. Perhaps best known for being the author of Jurassic Park and its sequel The Lost World, which were turned into a hugely successful movie franchise, his numerous books have sold over 150 million copies worldwide. In what his family calls an unexpected death, it was revealed that he was waging a private battle against cancer.
  • Black Friday - Live Thread

    09/26/2008 6:37:32 AM PDT · by semantic · 113 replies · 2,817+ views
    Stock Markets | 9/26/2008 | Semantic
    I searched for a live thread but didn't find one so here it is. The NYSE is down 136 points after the first 4 minutes.
  • David Suzuki vs. Michael Crichton (finally! Global warming charlatan gets msm whacked!)

    02/21/2007 7:12:25 AM PST · by GMMAC · 213 replies · 5,725+ views
    National Post - Canada ^ | Wednesday, February 21, 2007 | Barbara Kay
    David Suzuki vs. Michael Crichton Barbara Kay, National Post Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 Last Thursday, environmentalist guru David Suzuki stormed out of a Toronto AM640 radio interview with host John Oakley because Oakley dared to suggest that global warming might not be the "totally settled issue" Suzuki insisted it was. Oakley only reported a fact: Many accredited scientists -- some full professors from top universities, including Nobel prize winners and a former president of the National Academy of Sciences -- would argue that "global warning is at best unproven and at worst pure fantasy," according to novelist and...
  • Environmentalism as Religion

    01/31/2007 2:50:01 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 18 replies · 708+ views
    I have been asked to talk about what I consider the most important challenge facing mankind, and I have a fundamental answer. The greatest challenge facing mankind is the challenge of distinguishing reality from fantasy, truth from propaganda. Perceiving the truth has always been a challenge to mankind, but in the information age (or as I think of it, the disinformation age) it takes on a special urgency and importance. We must daily decide whether the threats we face are real, whether the solutions we are offered will do any good, whether the problems we're told exist are in fact...
  • State of Fear

    11/14/2006 12:35:41 PM PST · by truthfinder9 · 17 replies · 814+ views
    In 2004, Jurassic Park and Congo author Michael Crichton released State of Fear, a techno-thriller centered around an extremist enviro group who is trying to create global disasters in order to gain support for their failing cause. I finally had a chance to read this book, and while it’s fiction, it’s also deeply rooted in reality. The actions and motivations of the radical enviros and their non-profit fronts in the book sound much like the real thing. But what really sets this novel apart is that the author uses real science to document the problems of radical envrionmentalism, to the...
  • Wave 'bye to Wisconsin, say hello to Oklahoma [Global Warming-Progressives move to Southwest?]

    04/05/2006 5:54:34 PM PDT · by SJackson · 35 replies · 1,002+ views
    Capital Times ^ | 4-5-06 | John Ingham
    Wisconsin's a great place to live, and we love it. The idyllic summers and sparkling lakes, the dramatic pageant of the seasons between the spectacular geography and the varied weather, our state is a terrific place to grow food, raise a family and enjoy life outdoors. But all that's changing. We had a handful of unprecedented air-quality alerts last summer. And one day with 28 tornadoes. We've been seeing record-setting temperatures. And a growing infiltration of pests, from purple loosestrife to the gypsy moth and coming soon the emerald ash borer. These phenomena have two things in common: One, they...
  • Are You a Global Warming Skeptic? Part II

    03/18/2006 6:04:59 AM PST · by beavus · 47 replies · 1,674+ views
    Scientific American ^ | March 17, 2006 | George Musser
    The airing of doubts about global warming that I solicited last week has been remarkable: 169 blog comments (albeit with some repeats) and a number of private emails (including one from a college suitemate and engineering classmate I haven't seen in 18 years). I started the whole discussion because I felt communication on an important scientific issue had broken down, and I figure the best way to make sure we've reconnected the wires is to try and summarize what everyone has been saying. That way, you can correct me if I've misunderstood, misclassified, or just plain missed something. Later, I...
  • Both Polar Caps Melting

    03/02/2006 8:44:40 AM PST · by quantim · 171 replies · 2,813+ views
    ABC News ^ | Mar. 2, 2006
    For the first time ever, scientists have confirmed that the Earth is melting at both ends.  They have long predicted that up in the Arctic, global warming would start to melt Greenland's 2-mile thick ice sheet, but scientists have been predicting - and hoping - that the far more massive ice sheet covering Antarctica would actually increase in the 21st century. Yet, the scientists' new measurements find that, despite the increasing snowfall that comes with global warming, Antarctica's ice sheets are losing far more than the snow is adding: Dr. Jay Zwally - NASA Glaciologist: "The warmer ocean comes underneath...
  • Climate Scientists Issue Dire Warning (Global Warming - New)

    02/28/2006 4:44:19 PM PST · by blam · 33 replies · 727+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 2-28-2006 | David Adam
    Climate scientists issue dire warning David Adam, environment correspondent Tuesday February 28, 2006 The Guardian (UK) The Earth's temperature could rise under the impact of global warming to levels far higher than previously predicted, according to the United Nations' team of climate experts. A draft of the next influential Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report will tell politicians that scientists are now unable to place a reliable upper limit on how quickly the atmosphere will warm as carbon dioxide levels increase. The report draws together research over the past five years and will be presented to national governments in...
  • Bush's Chat With Novelist Alarms Environmentalists [Michael Crichton]

    02/18/2006 9:03:04 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 119 replies · 3,844+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 19, 2006 | MICHAEL JANOFSKY
    One of the perquisites of being president is the ability to have the author of a book you enjoyed pop into the White House for a chat. Over the years, a number of writers have visited President Bush, including Natan Sharansky, Bernard Lewis and John Lewis Gaddis. And while the meetings are usually private, they rarely ruffle feathers. Now, one has. In his new book about Mr. Bush, "Rebel in Chief: Inside the Bold and Controversial Presidency of George W. Bush," Fred Barnes recalls a visit to the White House last year by Michael Crichton, whose 2004 best-selling novel, "State...
  • The End of the World Is Near Bill Clinton Says So

    02/04/2006 2:47:45 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies · 1,987+ views
    Center for Individual Freedom ^ | February 3, 2006 | CFIF
    In our urgency to deal with really urgent stuff over the past few weeks, we have been piling up news articles regarding what some regard as a universal urgency. That would be global warming or Global Warming or GLOBAL WARMING, depending on one's perspective, provided that one has a perspective. Bill Clinton, speaking last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that mother of all junkets for rich folks who take themselves very seriously, said that GLOBAL WARMING bothered him a bunch. "It's the only thing that I believe has the power to fundamentally end the march of...
  • Al Gore to publish book on global warming in April

    01/24/2006 12:29:59 PM PST · by Mogengator · 81 replies · 1,174+ views
    Reuters ^ | 1/24/06 | None given
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore's second book about global warming will be published in April with the title "An Inconvenient Truth," his publisher Rodale Books said on Tuesday. Gore, the Democrat who lost to George W. Bush in the disputed 2000 presidential election, has been a long-standing campaigner on environmental issues. The book is tied to a documentary of the same title about Gore's environmental campaigning which was shown at the Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday. It follows up on Gore's successful 1992 book "Earth in The Balance." Many scientists say global warming is melting...
  • Michael Crichton: Fear and Complexity [State of Fear + Why Politicized Science is Dangerous]

    01/04/2006 7:49:59 AM PST · by Tolik · 86 replies · 6,544+ views
    Michael Crichton ^ | November 15, 2005 | Michael Crichton
    Fear and Complexity The Independent Institute San Francisco, CA November 15, 2005 by Michael Crichton  Is this really the end of the world?  Earthquakes, hurricanes, floods? No, we simply live on an active planet.  Earthquakes are continuous, a million and a half of them every year, or three every minute. A Richter 5 quake every six hours, a major quake every 3 weeks. A quake as destructive as the one in Pakistan every 8 months.  It’s nothing new, it’s right on schedule. At any moment there are 1,500 electrical storms on the planet. A tornado touches down every six...