#COP20Lima : The seriousness of unseriousness

Via William Teach of The Pirate’s Cove, I found this article in The New York Times: Climate Deal Would Commit Every Nation to Limiting Emissions By Coral Davenport, December 14, 2014 LIMA, Peru — Negotiators from around the globe reached a climate change agreement early Sunday that would, for the first time in history, commit …

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We told you so! Opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline is costing some people their lives.

We have previously noted that the oil industry’s response to government delays in permitting pipelines simply led to more oil being shipped by rail: Boom! North America’s Explosive Oil-by-Rail Problem By Marcus Stern and Sebastian Jones, Reporting for InsideClimate News Regulators in the United States knew they had to act fast. A train hauling 2 …

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Being wrong is never a discouragement to the left! They just double-down.

Law enforcement should automatically believe rape claims, to the point that they are seriously investigated. But what the left want is for rape claims to be automatically believed to the point at which the accused are punished, financially and societally, without regard to investigation or proof. The law must hold that the accused are innocent …

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Just in case you thought that raising taxes on cigarettes was designed to reduce smoking . . .

. . . we have this from The Los Angeles Times: Health groups and other proponents said they need higher levies on each pack (of cigarettes) — or even e-cigarettes — to recoup more than $1 billion in revenues lost because fewer people smoke. Hat tip to Donald Douglas! That was only one line in …

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The Double Standard

The rape allegations against comedian Bill Cosby have been all over the news recently, and Mr Cosby has already had shows pulled. The claims are decades old, and beyond any possibility of proof, or disproof, but liberal sites like Think Progress are full of stories which don’t question the allegations. The Lost Kos was no …

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The honesty of the Delaware Liberal

Jason Scott, the owner and primary blogger on the Delaware Liberal, posted: I’ve still got $50.00 that says Republican economics are full of shit… any takers? Filed in National by jason330 on October 31, 2014 • 30 Comments With all the recent talk about how the Republicans want to “fix” the economy by cutting taxes, I feel the …

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What a real #WarOnWomen looks like

From The Victory Girls: She Was Executed For Killing Her Rapist: What Reyhaneh Represents by Ericka Andersen on October 27, 2014 A 26-year-old woman was executed in Iran this weekend. Her crime? Killing the man who raped her. Self-defense means nothing in Iran, especially if you are a woman. Reyhaneh Jabbari has been on death row for …

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Never let a crisis go to waste!

That was Rahm Emanuel’s advice, and, for the Obama Administration, it’s a well-learned lesson: Unreal — NIH Director: We’d Probably Have An Ebola Vaccine If It Wasn’t For GOP Budget Cuts… Remember these headlines from Obama’s NIH? Feds Spend $1.5 Million ‘to Study Why Lesbians Are Fat’… Obama Admin Still Studying Why Lesbians Are Obese …

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About that Keystone XL Pipeline . . .

From The Wall Street Journal: Dangers Aside, Railways Reshape Crude Market Shipping Crude by Rail Expands as New Pipelines Hit Headwinds and Train Companies Reap Revenue By Russell Gold and Chester Dawson | Sept. 21, 2014 10:32 p.m. ET In May 2008, a locomotive with a grizzly bear painted on its side pulled into a …

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