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Archive for January 28th, 2010

Culture of Corruption: Senator Baucus Nominated Girlfriend for U.S. Attorney

Posted by iusbvision on January 28, 2010

Roll Call Magazine:

Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus’ (D- Montana) office confirmed late Friday night that the Montana Democrat was carrying on an affair with his state office director, Melodee Hanes, when he nominated her to be U.S. attorney in Montana.

According to a source familiar with their relationship, Hanes and Baucus began their relationship in the summer of 2008 – nearly a year before Baucus and his wife, Wanda, divorced in April 2009. The Senator had informally separated from his wife in March 2008 and they were living apart when he began dating Hanes, according to Baucus’ office.

If a Republican had done this the elite media would see to it he would be a household name .

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Climate Scientist Idiotic Quote of the Day: Only 10% of Population Will Survive Global Warming

Posted by iusbvision on January 28, 2010

Can only a PhD be this stupid? And of course he is advising the government. Create crisis= get funding.

UK Daily Scottsman:

Warming will ‘wipe out billions’

By Jenny Fyall

MOST of the world’s population will be wiped out if political leaders fail to agree a method of stopping current rates of global warming, one of the UK’s most senior climate scientists has warned.
Professor Kevin Anderson, director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change, believes only around 10 per cent of the planet’s population – around half a billion people – will survive if global temperatures rise by 4C.

Anderson’s warning comes just eight days before global leaders meet in Copenhagen for the most crucial talks on climate change reversal since the Rio summit in 1992. Current Met Office projections reveal that the lack of action in the intervening 17 years – in which emissions of climate changing gases such as carbon dioxide have soared – has set the world on a path towards potential 4C rises as early as 2060, and 6C rises by the end of the century.

Anderson, who advises the government on climate change, said the consequences were “terrifying”.

“For humanity it’s a matter of life or death,” he said. “We will not make all human beings extinct as a few people with the right sort of resources may put themselves in the right parts of the world and survive.

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More Censorship on Campus: St. Louis University is banning David Horowitz as a campus speaker

Posted by iusbvision on January 28, 2010

Via Minding the Campus:

A Ban On Horowitz

Posted by John Leo

Yet another act of censorship by yet another college. St. Louis University is banning David Horowitz as a campus speaker. According to the College Republicans, who had invited the conservative activist to give a talk on October 13, Dean of Students Scott Smith said he could not allow the speech because Horowitz might “insinuate that all people of the Islamic faith are fascists.” Horowitz called this statement “a malicious falsehood.” John K. Wilson has an impressive commentary on his web site, College Freedom.

Follow the Campus Freedom link, it shows you the rank intellectual and rhetorical dishonesty St Louis U went through to at first wage a non-denial denial, and then play semantics to make the most unreasonable of positions, seem reasonable. College Republicans should sue.

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Rasmussen Poll: 71% of Americans Angry at Government, 46% “Very Angry”

Posted by iusbvision on January 28, 2010

Up 5 points since September.

Sleeping giant awakening?

Rasmussen Reports:

Seventy-one percent (71%) of voters nationwide say they’re at least somewhat angry about the current policies of the federal government. That figure includes 46% who are Very Angry.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 27% are not angry about the government’s policies, including 10% who are Not at All Angry.

Men are angrier than women, and voters over 40 are more angry than those who are younger. A majority of those over 40 are Very Angry. Only 25% of under-30 voters share that view.

The data suggests that the level of anger is growing. The 71% who are angry at federal government policies today is up five percentage points since September.

Even more stunning, the 46% who are Very Angry is up 10 percentage points from September.

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