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when science becomes ideology … embarrassment sets in

Pliable science Physicist and blogger John Jay on the debasement of science: It works like this: activists use science to push for international action on a science-related issue in an area such as health or environment. Then, an international agreement … Continue reading

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climate Lysenkoism … and climate excrement

[…] They want us to spend a fortune getting emissions down as soon as possible. And they want us to do that even if it hurts poor people today, because, they say, their grandchildren (who, as Nigel Lawson points out, … Continue reading

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mad scientists … and others

It’s Official: Warmists are mad What climate-change sceptics have long suspected turns out to be 100% true: Having devoted entire careers to whipping up scenarios of catastrophe and ruin, it seems your settled scientists are anything but. By their own … Continue reading

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all the climate scares are dead …

Methane scare, dead:  […]So here the scenario of “catastrophic” global warming causing the melting of the Arctic permafrost, thawing the peat-lands and releasing yet more “dangerous” gases to poison the environment falls flat on its face. The true scenario is … Continue reading

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beyond media hypocrisy and principles …

Steve Kates, economics Professor, and author of textbooks on the follies of Keynes-ism, trashes our media Labor operatives with bylines. Here, at Catallaxy Files: Media principles by Steve Kates The great danger for Western civilisation is that the media have … Continue reading

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the Green’s hypocrisy …

Stuck on the hyperventilating ABC Green radio this morning, first, the just resigned Green leader Christine Milne “waffling about making sure the Abbott Government not disadvantage the poor, you know, because ‘climate change’ and spend more, not cut”. It was … Continue reading

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“no specific moral virtues” …

[…] Alinsky tactics were designed most importantly to make bourgeois society live up to its core values. This it could do because conservatives actually do have values. The left, however, has none, only tactics. The left stands for no specific … Continue reading

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the Goebbel’s conspiracy …

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the media can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military … Continue reading

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rolling back the Green-scam …

With fingers burnt, pockets holed, and wallets lightened, the renewable energy boondoggles unravel: Renewable energy’s fraudulent boondoggle starts to unravel Posted on 2:58 pm, March 6, 2015 by Alan Moran It seemed a good idea at the time.  Renewable energy … Continue reading

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the Labor Party solution to a budget crisis …

Borrow and spend a lot more. Not happy with having creating a fiscal disaster that costs $1billion a month in interest alone, they now want to spend more. They have no plans to show where cuts could be made. Thoroughly … Continue reading

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