Climategate U-turn: Astonishment as scientist at centre of global warming email row admits data not well organised – Mail Online

The academic at the center of the ‘Climategate’ affair, whose raw data is crucial to the theory of climate change, has admitted that he has trouble ‘keeping track’ of the information.Colleagues say that the reason Professor Phil Jones has refused Freedom of Information requests is that he may have actually lost the relevant papers. Professor […]

Nancy Pelosi, Profligate Spender of Your Money

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According to documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, during 2008-2009 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi incurred expenses of some $2.1 million for her use of Air Force jets for travel — including $101,429 for in-flight expenses such as food and alcohol. She regularly used Air Force aircraft to travel to her district at an average cost of […]

License to Libel – by Deborah Weiss

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Michael Savage reveals the sordid details that caused the British Labor Party government to ban him from the UK.

The “Science” Mantra – by Thomas Sowell

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Beware those who seize science for political ends.

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 […]

Bret Stephens: Climategate: Follow the Money – WSJ.com

Last year, ExxonMobil donated $7 million to a grab-bag of public policy institutes, including the Aspen Institute, the Asia Society and Transparency International. It also gave a combined $125,000 to the Heritage Institute and the National Center for Policy Analysis, two conservative think tanks that have offered dissenting views on what until recently was called—without […]