Daily Archives: August 2, 2013

House Votes To Stop Any White House Emplaced Carbon Tax

Of course, the Democrat run US Senate will never even allow a vote on this (The Hill) The House approved an amendment to legislation Friday that would prevent the White House from imposing a carbon tax without congressional approval. The lower chamber agreed to Rep. Steve Scalise’s (R-La.) amendment by a 237-176 vote, with 12 […]

If All You See…

…is a horrid plastic cup destroying biodiversity which means we need a carbon tax, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is Legal Insurrection, with a post noting that Obama’s DREAM policy is illegal.

“With The Recovery Entering Its Fifth Year…”

We certainly should recall that “it is important not to read too much into any one monthly report and it is informative to consider each report in the context of other data that are becoming available.” (Bloomberg) Employers added fewer workers than anticipated in July even as the U.S. jobless rate dropped to 7.4 percent, […]

Bummer: A Warmer World Will Destroy Biodiversity Through Infectious Disease

It must have been really warm as the Black Death rolled through Europe and Asia…oh, wait, it was cooler and wetter during that time period. Anyhow, here’s super-Warmist Bryan Walsh at Time (via Tom Nelson) The venerable Science magazine has a special issue out today on climate change. Some of the content is free, and it’s […]

Congress Gets Their Own Obamacare Exemption

Some are calling this a waiver: it’s not. Senators, Representatives, and their aides and staff will still have to get their insurance through the Exchange (Politico) Lawmakers and staff can breathe easy — their health care tab is not going to soar next year. The Office of Personnel Management, under heavy pressure from Capitol Hill, […]

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