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Archive for December 7th, 2010

IPCC Lead Author Dr. Richard Lindzen of MIT: Most global warming models are exaggerated, many scientists in it for the grant money or treat it like a religion

Posted by iusbvision on December 7, 2010

Dr. Lindzen is a top atmospheric physicist and teaches at MIT.

 

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Michelle Rhee: Some schools got their funding doubled and scores still went down

Posted by iusbvision on December 7, 2010

For those of you who do not know Michelle Rhee, she is one of the stars from the hit film “Waiting for Superman”. The film is a brilliant documentary about people who made a difference or who tried to make a difference in public schools. Rhee was the Washington D.C. Schools Chancellor. While she was able to make positive changes, the key aspects of her reform plan were stopped by the teachers union who is desperate to maintain the failing status quo (if you think that what I just said is even a MILD exaggeration consider this your personal invitation to demonstrate otherwise).

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Gov. Christie to superintendants of failing schools: I am capping your salary to what I make. If you want to qualify for a bonus your students need to show improvement.

Posted by iusbvision on December 7, 2010

If you care about kids or education at all this is a must see.

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MSNBC Devotes ‘News’ Time to Asking if Bristol Palin Has a Facebook Ghost Writer

Posted by iusbvision on December 7, 2010

More of the same from MSNBC which has become the network of hate. You don’t see Republicans attacking candidates (or former candidates) kids like this and you don’t see this nonsense on FOX.

Via NewsBusters:

MSNBC Anchor Thomas Roberts began by reporting on Bristol’s high school transcript.

ROBERTS: Some people are saying that maybe Bristol has a ghost writer. As I said, she graduated from high school –

SMALL: Maybe?

ROBERTS: Has roughly a 3.5, a 3.5 grade point average. So smart young lady.

SMALL: Right.

ROBERTS:  But there’s been postings on her page where she used the word “canard.”

SMALL: Canard. I know a dude, I know a guy named Canard. That’s how black I am. Spelled with a K. Don’t even think about the words she used. If she’s using subjects and predicates together in a sentence, somebody else is writing it for her.

ROBERTS: Well, it just seemed like, you know, there were some words didn’t seem like they would be in the vocabulary, or in the firing back of, you know –

SMALL: She never used the word canard in her life.

ROBERTS: You know, I had to go to Dictionary.com to look it up.

SMALL:  If I didn’t have a friend named canard, I wouldn’t use it either. So come on.

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Senator Kyl Repeatedly Corrects Schieffer: No Tax ‘Cuts’ for Rich, Just Preserving Existing Rates

Posted by iusbvision on December 7, 2010

As usual the elite media parrots the Democrats rhetoric and misleading premises hook line and …

Via NewsBusters:

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What happened to the ‘warmest year on record’: The truth is global warming has halted

Posted by iusbvision on December 7, 2010

UK Daily Mail:

A year ago tomorrow, just before the opening of the UN Copenhagen world climate summit, the British Meteorological Office issued a confident prediction. The mean world temperature for 2010, it announced, ‘is expected to be 14.58C, the warmest on record’ – a deeply worrying 0.58C above the 19611990 average.

World temperatures, it went on, were locked inexorably into an everrising trend: ‘Our experimental decadal forecast confirms previous indications that about half the years 2010-2019 will be warmer than the warmest year observed so far – 1998.’

Met Office officials openly boasted that they hoped by their statements to persuade the Copenhagen gathering to impose new and stringent carbon emission limits – an ambition that was not to be met.

Last week, halfway through yet another giant, 15,000delegate UN climate jamboree, being held this time in the tropical splendour of Cancun in Mexico, the Met Office was at it again.

Never mind that Britain, just as it was last winter and the winter before, was deep in the grip of a cold snap, which has seen some temperatures plummet to minus 20C, and that here 2010 has been the coolest year since 1996.

Globally, it insisted, 2010 was still on course to be the warmest or second warmest year since current records began.

But buried amid the details of those two Met Office statements 12 months apart lies a remarkable climbdown that has huge implications – not just for the Met Office, but for debate over climate change as a whole.

Read carefully with other official data, they conceal a truth that for some, to paraphrase former US VicePresident Al Gore, is really inconvenient: for the past 15 years, global warming has stopped.

This isn’t meant to be happening. Climate science orthodoxy, as promulgated by bodies such as the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (CRU), says that temperatures have risen and will continue to rise in step with increasing CO2 in the atmosphere, and make no mistake, with the rapid industrialisation of China and India, CO2 levels have kept on going up.

According to the IPCC and its computer models, without enormous emission cuts the world is set to get between two and six degrees warmer during the 21st Century, with catastrophic consequences.

Last week at Cancun, in an attempt to influence richer countries to agree to give £20billion immediately to poorer ones to offset the results of warming, the US-based International Food Policy Research Institute warned that global temperatures would be 6.5 degrees higher by 2100, leading to rocketing food prices and a decline in production.

The maths isn’t complicated. If the planet were going to be six degrees hotter by the century’s end, it should be getting warmer by 0.6 degrees each decade; if two degrees, then by 0.2 degrees every ten years. Fortunately, it isn’t.Actually, with the exception of 1998 – a ‘blip’ year when temperatures spiked because of a strong ‘El Nino’ effect (the cyclical warming of the southern Pacific that affects weather around the world) – the data on the Met Office’s and CRU’s own websites show that global temperatures have been flat, not for ten, but for the past 15 years.

 

 

 

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More ClimateGate One Year Later

Posted by iusbvision on December 7, 2010

Part I HERE.

A small group of corrupt scientists peer reviewed each others work to promote it. They set out to shun and ridicule anyone who tried to publish data that opposed theirs. They conspired to delete original data if they were called on it (they were called on it and they did destroy the data). They also conspired to falsely debunk the well established “Medieval Warming Period” (These videos show why HERE and HERE). Recently they have been setting up groups to “investigate” each other for the purpose of exonerating one another.

Russia Today: More IPCC claims not based on real science. ClimateGate researchers hiding data. 141 scientists sent letter to UN stating that the solutions to global warming are not backed by the facts.

Russia Today: British MP investigating the leaked emails: This group of scientists were determined to agree with each other rather than agree with the facts. Massive money vested in this theory. They manipulated the data.

John Stossel discusses distortions in climate warming debate: 2500 IPCC scientists… well not quite

According to UN documents released through FOIA how many fully qualified climate scientists actually reviewed the IPCC report. The answer is 62. The UN admits that 31 of the 62 had a vested interest in pushing global warming alarmism. Of the 31 with no conflict of interest how many completely agreed with the IPCC report? While it says that many of them agreed with parts of the report, only four agreed with it in its entirety.

More scientists speaking out:

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