Month: July 2008

Politics, Science

Coming Soon . . . Global Warming Skepticism Illegal *UPDATE*

Steve McIntyre tears to shreds an anti-speech ruling by the British equivalent of the FCC, Ofcom.  Ofcom ruled that a documentary “The Great Global Warming Swindle” violated rules, essentially, because the producers presented evidence contrary to the party line of the United Nations and the Labor government. In other words, in the UK, thou shalt …

Politics, Science

More on Hansen’s Fraud

While my flaming headline (“Dr. James Hansen of GISS is a Liar and Fraud“) received a fair amount of attention, people a lot smarter than I are carefully documenting the facts that led to my unavoidable conclusion. One such appears on the Telegraph today.  Christopher Booker (corrected link) notes that Dr. Hansen’s GISS center is …

Foreign Relations, Politics

Obama’s 180 on Troops in Iraq

The boy-candidate has changed his mind again.  For the second third fourth umpteenth time in a week, Barack Obama has shifted his view of how long American forces must stay in Iraq.  His latest position “articulated” Saturday in an interview with Newsweek parrots the long-held positions of the Bush administration and of rival John McCain:  …

Politics, Science

Obama Caught Lying Like a Hansen on Climate Change

TigerHawk decided to fact-check Obama’s pontifical address to his German subjects concerning the messiah’s “facts” about global warming (h/t Hackbarth).  Like Hansen and Gore, Obama enjoys lying to the people.  TigerHawk shows academic research that report sea levels falling, not rising, and Kansas not in a drought, but normal to exceptionally moist. I’m not surprised …

Politics, Science

Who Else Believes Hansen a Fraud?

Brian Sussman writing on American Thinker, for one. In an article titled, “James Hansen:  Abusing the Public Trust,” Sussman writes: Topping it all, Hansen has allegedly received hundreds of thousands of additional dollars to further politicize the issue of global warming.  According to Investors Business Daily, “How many people, for instance, know that James Hansen, …