Day of Disgrace
"A Disgrace to the Profession": The World's Scientists on Michael E Mann, his Hockey Stick and their Damage to Science
by Mark Steyn
Defend Free Speech
September 1, 2015
...The book is exactly what it says: The story of the most famous science graph of the 21st century and how it led, via Al Gore's movie and the United Nations, to a world of cartoon climatology where Obama, the Prince of Wales and other world leaders now routinely talk like the kind of gibbering apocalyptic loons who used to walk the streets with sandwich boards predicting the end of the world. READ MORE HERE.
COMPARE AND CONTRAST
FROM THE ATLANTIC. A MUST READ....
What ISIS Really Wants By Graeme Wood
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it. READ MORE HERE
OBAMA'S ASSAULT ON THE SUBURBS STOPPED FOR NOW?
Stopping Obama’s Assault On the Suburbs by STANLEY KURTZ June 9, 2014 12:33 PM
(Note this piece was written one year ago. The Breaking News today? The Gosar Amendment passed. Read about it here).
For two years I’ve been writing about President Obama’s steadily unfolding plans to transform the way Americans live. Now there’s something you can do stop him. Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar is planning to offer an amendment to the THUD Bill (Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill), currently being considered by the House of Representatives. Gosar’s amendment would bar the use of funding to implement, administer, or enforce the Obama administration’s proposed rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH). As even outgoing Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan acknowledges, AFFH isn’t about blocking actual cases of housing discrimination. Instead, this rule uses the language of fighting discrimination to re-engineer Americans’ housing choices. AFFH forces every municipality receiving federal aid to conduct a survey of its neighborhoods by race, ethnicity and income. If the mixture is not to the federal government’s liking, changes would have to be made on pain of losing federal funding. This would effectively strip local governments of their zoning powers. Furthermore, by redefining “fair housing” to mean housing near transportation hubs and dense downtown districts where many jobs are available, AFFH can be used to change the way Americans live, urbanizing suburbs and Manhattanizing cities. The rule can also be used to press suburbs into regional housing consortia designed to strip local governments of their independence. I wrote about the history, philosophy, and strategy of the Obama administration’s anti-suburban policies in Spreading the Wealth: How Obama is Robbing the Suburbs to Pay for the Cities. You can read more about AFFH here. Congressman Gosar’s amendment has a chance of passing the House. The Democrat controlled Senate poses a greater challenge. Win or lose, however, the Gosar amendment puts AFFH into the public eye.
Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/379887/stopping-obamas-assault-suburbs-stanley-kurtz
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