Retirement age broadcaster retires; Media Matters takes credit


Eric Burns, the president of Media Matters, tells the New York Observer that the George Soros Steno Pool has “had some incredible successes this year.”
Acknowledging that “it’s been a difficult fund-raising environment,” Burns tells the Observer that Media Matters “raised roughly $10 million in 2009. The haul was less than the organization’s peak numbers in [...]

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Copenhagen climate summit in disarray after ‘Danish text’ leak | Environment | guardian.co.uk


The UN Copenhagen climate talks are in disarray today after developing countries reacted furiously to leaked documents that show world leaders will next week be asked to sign an agreement that hands more power to rich countries and sidelines the UN’s role in all future climate change negotiations.The document is also being interpreted by developing […]

The Pretense of Knowledge – by Walter Williams


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UN: Forget Science – Climate Change Should Be A Religion


Forget the lack of scientific evidence and take it on faith that the earth is melting and global governance is the solution.

David Harsanyi: RealClearPolitics – A Reason To Be Skeptical


Who knows? In the long run, global warming skeptics may be wrong, but the importance of healthy skepticism in the face of conventional thinking is, once again, validated. What we know now is that someone hacked into the e-mails of leading climate researchers at the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit and others, including […]

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The Feckless Hypocrite Returns Home Empty-Handed


 
President Obama made a fool of himself and of America by his fly-by visit to Copenhagen to plead Chicago’s bid to host the 2016 Olympics.   Chicago, Obama’s home town and power base, was knocked out in the first round of voting.   Rio emerged triumphant.
Obama was still out of the country when it was announced that the unemployment rate reached [...]

Obama’s Love-Fest at the UN


President Obama has spent three days at the United Nations, basking in the glow of world leaders’ adulation. He gave three speeches — one to a Climate Summit on combating global warming and climate change, a second to the opening session of the General Assembly outlining his plans to re-engage the UN, and a third [...]

Indoctrinating Kids with Socialism


Glenn Beck spread the alarm on his TV show Tuesday about an anti-capitalist, anti-individualist video that is being shown to schoolchildren across America. The video was made by former Greenpeace employee Annie Leonard and the extreme-left Tides Center, a pass-through entity that allows wealthy donors like billionaire leftist George Soros to give money to causes without the source of funds [...]