Climate & Climate Politics
- Either he is genuinely naive and scientifically ignorant or he’s a professional propagandist who will out right lie to support his politcal position (I think it’s the later) here is the latest POS from the Daily Caller’s Michael Bastasch: Global warming? Not so fast | The Daily Caller
- And heres more of that old it hasn’t warmed since 1998 trope this time from Reason magazine: With ‘Standstill’ in Global Warming, Climate Scientists Reconsider Projections – Reason 24/7 : Reason.com you would think that these supposedly intelligent people working at the Daily Caller and Reason would have done some research that that argument was debunked years ago (at least as far back as 2006)…
- And Sarah Palin continues to demonstrate her partisan idiocy too: Everyone relax, Sarah Palin has proven there’s no such thing as climate change | Grist
- 7 Very Wrong Things About Climate Science And Energy In House Science Chair Lamar Smith’s WashPost Op-Ed | ThinkProgress
- Guess who voted against emergency management & disaster relief? » The Zingularity
Oklahoma ranks third in the nation on disaster relief. That puts an unwelcome spotlight on two of the slimiest purportedly God fear’n denizens in DC. US Senators Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe have more than anti-science lunacy and extreme right-wing fundamentalism in common. Both these clowns are deficit hawks who have repeatedly voted against disaster relief and tried to kill funding for FEMA:
HuffPo – Late last year, Inhofe and Coburn both backed a plan to slash disaster relief to victims of Hurricane Sandy. In a December press release, Coburn complained that the Sandy Relief bill contained “wasteful spending,” and identified a series of items he objected to, including “$12.9 billion for future disaster mitigation activities and studies.”
In 2011, both senators opposed legislation that would have granted necessary funding for FEMA when the agency was set to run out of money. Sending the funds to FEMA would have been “unconscionable,” Coburn said at the time.
Representatives for Inhofe and Coburn could not immediately be reached for comment Monday evening. Inhofe earlier tweeted: “The devastation in Oklahoma is heartbreaking. Please join me and #PrayforOklahoma. Spread the word.”
Oh, we’re gonna spread the word alright fellas, count on it.