Archive for June, 2010

The Elephant and the Obama Question

June 23, 2010

President Obama is the most anti-preservationist President in the postwar world. His administration is the first ever not to sign up for strict anti-whaling laws on a worldwide basis. His administration has refused to join with almost every other civilized nation to require Japan and Norway to stop killing whales. His administration is the first ever not to get behind the worldwide effort to ban the trade in ivory and thereby stop the slaughter of elephants in Africa.

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Heartland Conference Establishes Post-Climategate Consensus

June 20, 2010

New scientific discoveries are casting doubt on how much of the warming of the twentieth century was natural and how much was man-made, and governments around the world are beginning to confront the astronomical cost of reducing emissions. Economists, meanwhile, are calculating that the cost of slowing or stopping global warming exceeds the social benefits.”
– U.S. Senator James Inhofe

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6-figure Retirees Jeopardize $tate

June 17, 2010

They’re living large at the expense of tapped-out taxpayers. About one out of every seven workers in the state Police and Fire Retirement System who retired last year is receiving a six-figure pension, data released yesterday show.
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