What conservatives can to learn from Hollywood: Good stories told well can influence political perspective
Watching movies are one of my favorite pastimes. Our favorite movies say a lot about us… although I’m not exactly sure what. My top five (in no particular order) are Gladiator, Valley Girl, Galaxy Quest, Lost in Translation and probably Tombstone. Movies are a unique form of entertainment because they are touchstones, shared experiences which so many Americans have in common. Lines like “I’m walking | Read More »
Forget the Science; Is Al Gore’s Accusation of Skeptic Climate Scientists a Hoax?
Hard scrutiny of the overall global warming issue never yields neat answers, it prompts ever-increasing questions. Among those, we all should ask why people who accuse skeptic scientists of corruption can’t keep their stories straight.
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More Global Warming Baloney from the AP
Via our friends at wattsupwiththat.com comes the sad story of South Talpatti Island (a/k/a New Moore Island) in the Bay of Bengal. Or, more precisely, South Talpatti is an ex-island. New Moore is No More, the latest victim of rising sea levels, melting glaciers and other Inconvenient Truths. NEW DELHI – For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny | Read More »
British PSA Agency Tells Al Gore: You Lie
Well, maybe they didn’t say it directly to Al Gore, but I’m pretending that they did in my mind, because it pleases me immensely. From NewsBusters: A British agency has banned two government television ads for exaggerating the danger of global warming. In what we would call public service announcements in the States, the Department of Energy and Climate Change actually used nursery rhymes to | Read More »
The Curtain Hangs in Tatters.
In the past few months, we here on RedState and other diverse locations on the internet have made references to pulling back the curtain as a reference to the magician in the mythical land of Oz. The curtain hangs in tatters, not just pulled back and those working behind it would like nothing more than to have us turn our backs so they can mend | Read More »
Global Warming Digest: The U.K.’s Big Freeze
From Wikipedia: The winter of 2009–2010 in the United Kingdom (also called The Big Freeze by British media) is an ongoing meteorological event that started on 10 December 2009, as part of the severe winter weather in Europe. A persistent pattern of cold northerly and easterly winds brought cold moist air to the United Kingdom with many snow showers, fronts and polar lows bringing snowy | Read More »