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Fake News? How About No News? – EPautos – Libertarian Car Talk

Posted by M. C. on January 10, 2019

And the American press doesn’t want you to know about it.

https://www.ericpetersautos.com/2019/01/09/fake-news-how-about-no-news/

By eric

 

Trump gets flak for characterizing the mainstream press as purveyors of Fake News. But what about no news at all?

Isn’t lack of coverage even worse than biased coverage?

Well, how much news have you heard or read about the gilets jaunes – or “yellow vest” – protests in France? CNN hasn’t got anything on its main page today (Jan. 9). Neither did NBC or CBS. Lots of the usual – endless – carpet-chewing coverage of Trump, though…

Which is very interesting, given what the yellow vests are protesting. This being chiefly the purposely punitive taxes on fuel – diesel especially – imposed by the French President, Emmanuel Macron. In the name of “climate change” – but really in the name of squeezing average Frenchmen (and women) out of their cars. These taxes – already extortionate and brutally regressive – were on track to increase the cost of a gallon of fuel to more than $7. Read the rest of this entry »

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U.N. Secretary: Rise of Nationalism Threatens Fight Against Climate Change

Posted by M. C. on November 30, 2018

Give up your sovereignty, its for your own good.

Straight out of the Soros play book.

https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2018/11/29/u-n-secretary-rise-of-nationalism-threatens-fight-against-climate-change/

United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saidin an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Thursday that the trend in favor of nationalist policies around the world is making it harder to promote a global approach to fighting climate change.

“I think that it is clear to me that the world is more polarized. We have more and more nationalist approaches being popular and winning election or having strong election results,” Guterres said. “We see the trust between public opinions and institutions — governments, political establishments but also International organization … being eroded.”

The BBC journalist who interviewed Guterres pressed him on President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. 

“Is it a problem that the world’s most powerful man is a climate change skeptic?” BBC’s New York correspondent Nick Bryant asked Guterres.

Guterres did not criticize Trump but instead said it is more important that the fight against so-called manmade climate change should be a grassroots effort.

“It always helps if everyone is in line with what we think, but we shouldn’t reduce the discussion about climate change to the individual position of this or that leader,” Guterres said…

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EconomicPolicyJournal.com: The Difference Between What is Going on Between Privately-Owned Forests and Government-Owned Forests, and the California Wildfires

Posted by M. C. on November 26, 2018

“The [privately] managed forests are green, healthy and thriving. The neglected federal forests are densely overcrowded and often scarred by fire because we can’t even salvage the fire-killed timber while it still has value.”

http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2018/11/the-difference-between-what-is-going-on.html#more

By Richard A. Epstein

Over the past several weeks, California has been gripped by two of the most deadly forest fires in its history: the Camp Fire north of Sacramento and the Woolsey Fire in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. At last count, the toll of this disaster includes 76 dead and hundreds missing, the destruction of nearly 10,000 homes, and unhealthy air quality—now called the “dirtiest in the world”—throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, leading to the postponement of many local events, including moving the “Big Game” between Cal and Stanford from November 17 to December 1.
An enormous debate has developed over the cause of both fires.  Outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown has loudly proclaimed that climate change deniers are “definitely contributing” to the onslaught of new fires. But the best evidence says otherwise
Local variables have transformed California far more dramatically than climate change. Thanks to a large influx of new residents to California in recent years, new homes have been built close to the forests, as happened in the now torched town of Paradise, where the many new homes burnt to the ground were quite literally in harm’s way. On the forest floor, as explained in the Wall Street Journal, an accumulation of dead wood, coupled with too much new growth, stymied the efficient growth of healthy trees that are better able to resist fires.

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Study: Climate Change Activists are Hypocrites | The Daily Bell

Posted by M. C. on May 16, 2018

https://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/study-climate-change-activists-are-hypocrites/

A strange thing happens when you don’t trust the government. You take responsibility for your actions, instead of shirking your duty and handing off the burden to the collective.

I’ve long suspected this. People assume the government will actually do what it says it will. If you think your tax dollars will feed the hungry, house the homeless, and provide for the poor, why bother donating to charity? You have done your part.

This comes down to differences in the collective versus individualist philosophy.

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Report: 485 Scientific Papers Published in 2017 Undermine Supposed ‘Consensus’ on Climate Change

Posted by M. C. on January 10, 2018

Climate change models have always been in question even by the IPCC as evidenced by the climategate emails. Not that anyone would know about that from the lamestream media.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/10/report-485-scientific-papers-published-in-2017-undermine-supposed-consensus-on-climate-change/

Author Kenneth Richard found that during the course of the year 2017, at least 485 scientific papers were published that in some way questioned the supposed consensus regarding the perils of human CO2 emissions or the efficacy of climate models to predict the future…. Read the rest of this entry »

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‘This Is Crazy’ – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on November 14, 2017

Can’t be right. The science is settled. New ideas not allowed.

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/11/tyler-durden/this-is-crazy-antarctic-supervolcano-is-melting-the-ice-caps-from-within/

Surprisingly active supervolcanos have been documented in ItalyNorth Korea and, now, Antarctica after scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have found new evidence to support a theory that the breakup of Antarctic ice may be caused in part by a massive geothermal heat source, with output close to the scale of Yellowstone National Park.

Of course, if accurate, this theory would help rebut the notion that man-made climate change is in part responsible for the melting iceRussia Today reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Raising Taxes — ‘Fair Share’ & the Rich | National Review

Posted by M. C. on October 1, 2017

Taxes are like climate change and war. They are a racket.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/425829/what-democrats-mean-paying-your-fair-share-thomas-sowell

It is one of the many signs of the mindlessness of our times that all sorts of people declare that “the rich” are not paying their “fair share” in taxes, without telling us concretely what they mean by either “the rich” or “fair share.” Whether in politics or in the media, words are increasingly used, not to convey facts or even allegations of facts, but simply to arouse emotions. Undefined words are a big handicap in logic, but they are a big plus in politics, where the goal is not clarity but victory — and the votes of gullible people count just as much as the votes of people who have common sense.

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Yah, MORE! That’s what I want, MORE!

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Climate Change and Goldman Sachs

Posted by M. C. on December 12, 2015

Goldman Sachs who runs the Fed and Treasury, helped create the great recession and as a result was the recipient of billions in bailout dollars knows a scam when they see it.

See here.

The CEO Lloyd Blankfein starts out by telling us how benevolent GS is in their investment strategy.  By the end of this short video you can see the dollar signs in his eyes.

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Francis’ Popemobile To Stop at UN

Posted by M. C. on June 16, 2015

Pope Francis has made it quite clear he is a socialist, anti-capitalist, re-distributionist.  Where is the universal pulpit for those such as him?  Why the UN of course.  That is just where Francis is headed.

Climate change  appears to be pegged as a legacy issue for Francis.  Climate change is a largely manmade phenomenon.  He doesn’t know how but he knows it is the truth.

When the UN bottom feeding, social leaches start on climate change there is only one thing on their collective mind.  Put a ball and chain on US industry and make the US pay to allow everyone else to catch up.

By the by-As of 2010 the Popemobile gets 12.5 mpg.

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The Pope – Weather or Not

Posted by M. C. on January 25, 2015

Feb 20 Erie Times

Pope Francis wants the November UN climate change talks in Paris to further convince the heathens that man is the primary cause of climate change. “I don’t know if (human activity)is the only cause, but mostly, in great part, it is man…”.

Read that again: I don’t know if (human activity)is the only cause. Pope Francis feels it is possible that man is the only cause of climate change.

Apparently Francis has never heard of the sun. I would like to hear his explanation of the 950-1250 AD great warming period and the subsequent little ice age. Read the rest of this entry »

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