Daily Archives: June 5, 2012

Media Calling It For Walker

Bummer. All that wasted union money which could have been used to, oh, I don’t know, help their members out directly (NBC News) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a furious recall campaign on Tuesday, emerging as the victor in a bitter fight over state budgets and collective bargaining rights. NBC News declared Walker the projected […]

Solar Cells Linked To Greenhouse Gas 12,000 Times Worse Than CO2

Um, oops? (Digital Journal) Solar cells do not offset greenhouse gases or curb fossil fuel use in the United States according to a new environmental book, Green Illusions (June 2012, University of Nebraska Press), written by University of California – Berkeley visiting scholar Ozzie Zehner. Green Illusions explains how the solar industry has grown to […]

If All You See…

…is a Gaia friendly mode of transportation, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is Political Junkie Mom.

We’re Saved! Youth Wins Contest To Take Fossil Fueled Flight To Rio20

Obviously, said youth will tell us about the evils of fossil fueled flights (Grist) If you had just a few minutes to address world leaders —to give the ultimate “My Fellow Earthlings” speech —what would you say? That was essentially the question behind A Date With History, a challenge sponsored by the climate campaign Tcktcktck, […]

Democrats Continue Shiny Object Campaign With Paycheck Fairness Act Vote Today

OK, we’ve already established that Democrats understand that there are, in fact, reasons why there can be a pay gap. The White House suggested that there are “varying degrees of seniority” as to why women are paid less, on average, than men working in the White House. Democrats at a crosspost at Right Wing News […]

Wisconsin Democrats Forgot Exactly What The Recall Effort Is About

Conversely, perhaps they do not want to be associated with public unions who are partly responsible for having negotiated contracts that leave the taxpayers to fund un-sustainable liabilities with the same Democrats (Politico) The bitter battle over union rights in Wisconsin sent masses of angry protesters flooding into the streets, placed the state at the […]

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