Showing posts from December, 2007

Global Warming Consensus Buster

Over 400 prominent scientists from more than two dozen countries recently voiced significant objections to major aspects of the so-called "consensus" on man-made global warming. These scientists, many of whom are current and former participants in the UN IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), criticized the climate claims made by the UN IPCC and former Vice President Al Gore.

The new report issued by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s office of the GOP Ranking Member details the views of the scientists, the overwhelming majority of whom spoke out in 2007.


The Pope condemns the climate change prophets of doom

Pope Benedict XVI has launched a surprise attack on climate change prophets of doom, warning them that any solutions to global warming must be based on firm evidence and not on dubious ideology.

The leader of more than a billion Roman Catholics suggested that fears over man-made emissions melting the ice caps and causing a wave of unprecedented disasters were nothing more than scare-mongering.

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Mychal Bells's Plea Agreement

If you are looking for information on Mychal Bell's plea bargain, here is a concise report by Sherrel Wheeler Stewart.

Mychal Bell, a former standout high school football player in Jena, Louisiana, was sentenced Monday to 18 months in juvenile custody for his role in the beating of a white classmate one year ago.

The sentence is part of a plea agreement accepted by LaSalle Parish Judge J.P. Mauffrey three days before Bell was set to go to trial in juvenile court for the fight with Justin Barker on Dec. 4, 2006. The case captured national attention because of the severity of the initial charges and the fact that whites who committed offenses in the town were handled differently, parents and activists said.

Under the plea, Bell:

· Admitted to second degree battery, which would be a felony punishable by up to five years in prison if he in adult.

· Was ordered to serve 18 months in the custody of the Office of Youth Development, receiving credit for time already served.

· Agreed to pay his …

Obama: Hillary Can't Bring Country Together

Obama hit the bullseye with his latest critique of Hillary Clinton likeability factor:

The Illinois senator said Clinton, the party's national front-runner, would not bring as many Republicans and independent voters to the Democratic ticket as he would because a higher percentage of Americans view Clinton negatively.

"I believe that I can much more effectively attract new voters, and Republicans that have been disillusioned with the other side, and independents who are trying to find a political home, and potentially create a working majority for change," Obama told Des Moines Register editors and reporters.

"Now what we know is that that will not happen with Senator Clinton. That's guaranteed," he added.

Every student of self promotion knows you must be known, liked and trusted to get someone's support. One out of three does not bode well for Hillary if Obama continue this tact of shining light on Hillary's liabilities.

The response from the Clinton Cam…