Posted in November 2009

Junk Science

Junk Science

Climate Change Data Dumped Jonathan Leake – Sunday Times Environment Editor November 29, 2009 SCIENTISTS at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have admitted throwing away much of the raw temperature data on which their predictions of global warming are based. It means that other academics are not able to check basic calculations said to … Continue reading

The Politics of Global Warming

The Next Big Thing For those who weren’t paying attention back in 8th grade science class, we all learned that the earth’s climate constantly changes, albeit very slowly. There is no fully-accepted view of what causes the climate change. Some scientists believe that the Earth’s orbit around the Sun undergoes periodic minor fluctuations due to … Continue reading

The Ultimate PR Stunt

White House Party Crashers Were Filming A Reality Television Show Barack Obama has had more security protection than any other president or presidential candidate. He began receiving Secret Service protection in 2007 – earlier than any other candidate. Since Mr Obama took office, the rate of threats against the president has increased 400% from the … Continue reading

Building America

China State Construction Nets $100m US Subway Deal The company has signed more than $2 billion worth of contracts in the US this year – China Daily Remember earlier this year when Obama promised us he would be the president who would put America back to work with jobs building bridges and roads and replacing … Continue reading

Mama Sarah in Mecca

Obama’s Grandmother in Mecca for ‘Hajj’ Ceremony Mecca, 25 Nov. (AKI) The grandmother of US president Barack Obama has arrived in Saudi Arabia for the ‘Hajj’ or Islamic pilgrimage to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, a Saudi daily said on Wednesday. Sarah Hussein Obama, 87, is being accompanied by a nephew and Obama’s … Continue reading

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Reduced Medicare Payments Begin in January Anyone who has dealt with health insurance knows that many doctors, including my former GP, will not take Medicare/Medicaid patients. (Or HMO patients, but that’s another story.) Why? Currently, the amount a doctor receives for seeing a patient on Medicare is determined by the Geographic Practice Cost Index, or … Continue reading

Barack Obama’s Brother

From Nairobi to Shenzhen Mark Obama Ndesandjo is one of the President’s younger brothers. A very interesting man who looks very much like his older brother. They both have white mothers who were married to Barack Obama Sr. and both have written semi-autobiographical novels which have their father as a pivotal character in their lives. … Continue reading

A Rough Road Ahead

The implosion of Wall Street, Capitalism and Our Economy Yes, another meltdown is coming; it’s inevitable. Just like the last time, we were warned by many of the leading minds – Warren Buffett, Peter Schiff, Nouriel Roubini – even Alan Greenspan. Main St. has chose to ignore them in hopes that they would just go … Continue reading

Enemy of the State

Justice Prevails Lynne Stewart is the lawyer that represented the blind shiek, Omar – the mastermind of the first World Trade Center bombing and plan to blow up the Lincoln and Holland Tunnels. She was convicted on charges of facilitating support for a foreign terrorist organization. She illegally passed messages from her jailed terrorist client … Continue reading

I, Obama

Obama’s Swelling Ego By Jeff Jacoby – Boston Globe November 14, 2009 PRESIDENT OBAMA was too busy to attend the celebrations in Germany this week marking the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago. But he did appear by video, delivering a few brief and bloodless remarks about how the wall was “a painful … Continue reading