White House deletes factual Tweet about presidential hurricanes

This makes you wonder what the White House sees as threatening about this information? NYT’s Andrew Revkin points out the inanity of it: Whatever your views on #AGW, disturbing to see @WhiteHouse delete factual tweet on hurricane history: http://t.co/NWakXMz9Om Open society? — Andy Revkin (@Revkin) June 24, 2013 Let’s do some fact checking. About these…

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The ScAm Gets Worse—An Open Letter To Bora Zivkovic

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dear Bora; I know, I know, like many people I didn’t think it was possible for Scientific American magazine to sink any lower. I loved Scientific American as a kid, the “Amateur Scientist” column was a godsend on the ranch. But then, slowly your magazine morphed, first into less-science, then…

Facts about the “Forecast the Facts” campaign – they’re just another paid mouthpiece of the Center for American Progress

I’ve talked about the slimy “Forecast the Facts” campaign before, where they are attempting to label your local TV weatherperson/meteorologist as a “denier” and pressure TV station management into making that person “toe the line” by having a bunch of fake form letters sent by “local viewers”.  It is simply paid astroturfing. For example, look…

Aussie government proposes unlimited speech regulation, names climate skeptics and Labor critics as targets

Guest post by Alec Rawls Andrew Bolt has been blogging for the past week about the totalitarian tendencies in the just released “Media Inquiry” commissioned by Australia’s Labor government. This “Finkelstein Report” advocates unlimited regulation of virtually all published and broadcast speech in Australia. The actual proposal can be scanned in a few minutes (pages…