Monthly Archives: July 2013

North Carolina On The Hook For $75,000 In Possum Drop Fees

Thanks, PETA! (WRAL) A Superior Court judge has ordered the state Wildlife Resources Commission to pay almost $75,000 in attorney fees to PETA in the legal challenge to the annual New Year’s Eve Possum Drop in Brasstown. OK, it’s not all PETA’s fault: all the NC General Assembly had to do was pass a law […]

Paper: Lunar-Tidal Cycles Influences Climate

Obviously, this must all be caused by carbon pollution from you, dear reader, refusing to turn your thermostat to 78 during the height of the summer (The Hockey Schtick) A paper published today in the International Journal of Climatology finds the 18.6 year lunar-tide cycle influences rainfall and climate over adjacent land areas. According to […]

If All You See…

…is an evil fossil fueled plane which should only be used to go to climate change conferences, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is American Power, with a post on the racial divide getting worst.

The Lonely Conservative On Regionalism

From the Lonely Conservative: “Regionalism – Coming Soon To A Town Near You, Or Maybe Your Town” Normally this would be something I’d write extensively on, linked in to “climate change”, but slammed at work, so head over and read the whole thing.

Appeals Court Rules Nanny Bloomberg’s Big Sugary Drink Ban Unconstitutional

Could this be the first domino in rolling back Nanny State laws and regulations thanks to judicial precedent, or is that a bit of wishful thinking? (Reuters) New York City’s plan to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries was an illegal overreach of executive power, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday, […]

How To Talk To A Liberal About “Climate Change”

In a word Don’t Especially if they are Progressives. They are all rigid, myopic ideologues bound by talking points without critical adult thinking. It’s exceedingly rare that any will ever change their minds, as most are close-minded and interested in political advantage and instituting their far left dogma of big fascistic government (for Other People), […]

Don’t Forget, Warming Really Isn’t About The Surface Temperature

Especially when the surface temperature isn’t cooperating with the Warmist computer models. Here’s super far left Ryan Cooper at super far left Washington Monthly The news around climate sensitivity has driven our contrarian population to new heights of glib smugness, and that’s saying something. Up today is Walter Russell Mead, doing his level best to […]

If All You See…

…is a gorgeous country field that would be perfect for a wind farm, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is This ain’t Hell…, with a feel good story.

Most Influential Blog Award

Hey, a good old fashioned meme! It’s been years and years since we had one of these. I loved them. This one’s via Proof at Proof Positive, who got it from Chris Wysocki over at Pretty Fly for a Jersey Guy. There is no voting, no stuffing the ballot box, no campaigning. It’s just a […]

WRAL Declares McCrory Broke Abortion Promise

WRAL also highlights that they are a station of abortion fanatics McCrory signs abortion, gun rights changes into law Gov. Pat McCrory signed 18 bills Monday, including two of the more controversial of the recently ended legislative session – those dealing with gun rights and abortion clinics. Supporters of Senate Bill 353, including the governor, […]

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