Month: May 2011

The Myth of Killer Mercury

by Willie Soon and Paul Driessen, SPPI Panicking people about fish is no way to protect public health. The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued 946 pages of new rules requiring that U.S. power plants sharply reduce their (already low) emissions of mercury and other air pollutants. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson claims that while the regulations …

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A Warning to America

by Geert Wilders, The Jewish Press I wish I could take you all on a visit to my country and show you what Europe has become. It has changed beyond recognition as a result of mass immigration. And not just any mass immigration, but mass immigration driven by Islam. Islam wants to establish a state …

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Dismantle NASA and Create a New, Deep Space Exploration Agency

by Harrison H. Schmitt, America’s Last Moonwalker The present article is the Preface to a special booklet entitled Space Policy and the Constitution with a Foreword written by Michael D. Griffin, NASA Administrator (2005-2009).  You may download this booklet here. On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced to a special joint session of …

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The Galileo Movement exposes the carbon dioxide fraud

by The Galileo Movement media release Our objective is to protect freedom by exposing misrepresentations pushing a ‘price on carbon dioxide’. We care about freedom, security, the environment, humanity and our future. Exposing the Climate Commission’s unscientific ‘Key Messages.’ Taxing carbon dioxide is NONSENSE The Galileo Movement is concerned by misrepresentation of climate and science …

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Burial at Sea

by LtCol George Goodson, USMC (Ret) In my 76th year, the events of my life appear to me, from time to time, as a series of vignettes. Some were significant; most were trivial… War is the seminal event in the life of everyone that has endured it. Though I fought in Korea and the Dominican …

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Carbon warming too minor to be worth worrying about

by David Evans, PhD, Financial Post The debate about global warming has reached ridiculous proportions and is full of micro-thin half-truths and misunderstandings. I am a scientist who was on the carbon gravy train, understands the evidence, was once an alarmist, but am now a skeptic. Watching this issue unfold has been amusing but, lately, …

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Green Energy Failure

by Ross McKitrick, Financial Post The pledge by Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak to roll back key provisions of the Ontario Green Energy Act is a courageous move and deserves to be applauded. It will likely spark intense debates as we head into the upcoming election. It is hard to say whether public opinion will …

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Oregon Eco-Group files Climate Change Lawsuit against Montana Citizens

by Dr. Ed Berry An Oregon-based nonprofit group “Our Children’s Trust” has filed a climate change lawsuit in the Montana Supreme Court and plans to file similar lawsuits in all 50 states. The Group claims human emissions of carbon dioxide threatens the Earth’s atmosphere and that continued emissions will cause damages to the next generation, …

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Cargo Cult Science

by Richard Feynman Introduction The speech is reproduced in the book Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! and on many web sites. He based the phrase on a concept in anthropology, the cargo cult, which describes how some pre-scientific cultures interpreted technologically advanced visitors as religious or supernatural figures who brought boons of cargo.

Global warming: 10 little facts

by Bob Carter, Quadrant Online Control the language, and you control the outcome of any debate. Ten dishonest slogans about global warming, and ten little facts. Each of the following ten numbered statements reproduces verbatim, or almost verbatim, statements made recently by Australian government leaders, and repeated by their media and other supporters. The persons …

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Maunder Minimum 1740—replay in 2020?

By Dennis Avery, Canada Free Press Churchville, VA—A reader recently pointed out a fascinating temperature comparison—between 1700 AD and today. He marked two sections of the world’s oldest temperature record—Central England Yearly Average Temperature 1660–2008:  The first section showed our famous recent temperature surge from 1976–1998. He also marked a similar strong temperature surge from …

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The Passing of Frank Buckles

by Thomas Conner, Ph.D., William P. Harris Professor of Military History, Hillsdale College The United States lost its last surviving veteran of the First World War on February 28, 2011. Frank Buckles, of Charles Town, West Virginia, passed away just a few weeks after his 110th birthday.  Born in 1901, he had enlisted in the …

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Green Climate Fund Fundamentally Transforms the Global Economy

by Cathie Adams, Eagle Forum International Issues Chairman The design of a new $100 billion a year Green Climate Fund (GCF) to “enable developing [poor] countries to address climate change” is a facet of last December’s Cancun Agreement of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), a treaty signed by President George H.W. Bush …

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The Elenin, 2012 and Global Warming Delusions

by Ed Berry Some people, especially environmentalists, love predicting doomsday disasters. Like those who predict our carbon dioxide will irreversibly overheat our planet, now there are those who predict the comet Elenin will cause great earthquakes and gigantic tides when it zips inside Earth’s orbit next September and October 2011. Don’t believe any of these …

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