NYTimes: New Jersey warming?

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In an editorial today hitting New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for dropping out of the Northeast cap-and-trade program, the New York Times stated: The Northeast state compact will survive Mr. Christie’s exit. It is New Jersey that will be the . . .

New slur against skeptics: 'Birther-equivalent'

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At first, we were mere “skeptics.” Then we became “flat-Earthers.” “Denier”, with its Holocaust-denial implications soon followed. But none of these perjoratives worked for the climate alarmists. Now the alarmists have re-christened skeptics as “birther-equivalents.” Well they can call us . . .

Chris Christie: New Jersey's Al Gore

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Hurray, Chris Christie pulled New Jersey out of the Northeast’s cap-and-trade program… but BOOOOOOOOO!!!!!, he’s a believer in consensus science and, apparently, catastrophic manmade global warming. While announcing that New Jersey was quitting the Regional GreenHouse Gas Initiative, Christie said, . . .

Poll: Gambling an infectious disease?

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Which of the following is not like the others? Gambling HIV Smallpox If you picked “gambling”, you’d be out of step with the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases which is apparently trying to medicalize politically incorrect social behavior with this . . .

Republican drilling bill seriously flawed

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Sen. Mitch McConnell has introduced a bill to open up offshore oil and gas drilling and to expedite the permitting and judicial review process. While this sounds great, S. 953 has serious flaws with respect to its judicial review provisions.

Huntsman: Cap-and-trade later?

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As if being part of President Obama’s administration isn’t enough of a disqualifying factor for a GOP presidential candidate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman apparently is holding out hope for the return of cap-and-trade.

Obama moves to kill Cape Wind

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The Obama administration is such a strong supporter of “clean energy” that it has moved to kill Cape Wind, the controversial offshore wind farm the Kennedy family has been fighting for 10 years.

Poll: Kroger ban on BPA

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The grocery chain Kroger announced that it would ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging and receipts — even though there is no evidence that BPA in those products has ever harmed anyone and there is no . . .

Poll: MRSA-infested bedbugs or pesticides?

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A new study reports that bedbugs are infected with drug-resistant staph bacteria (MRSA). There is no evidence so far that bedbugs are spreading MRSA, however. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could end the resurgence of bedbugs with a stroke of . . .

Poll: Scholastic vs. Enviros

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In “Coal Tales Call Unfit for Fourth Grade“, the New York Times reports that anti-business lefties are attacking Scholastic, Inc. for publishing pro-coal educational materials that were developed by the American Coal Foundation. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood calls . . .

Poll: Burlington, VT vs. Lockheed Martin

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Cutting through the environmental crap in today’s New York Times report, “In a Green Town, Activists See Red Over Lockheed Martin“, it’s clear that: The mayor of Burlington, VT wants jobs; Lockheed Martin wants to make money; and Local anti-military . . .