BREAKING: Michael Bloomberg’s climate money may have gotten his presidential campaign into IRS hot water

From Government Accountability and Oversight (GAO): IRS Complaint Filed Against Bloomberg Philanthropies for Use as Political Campaign Tool, Inuring to Private Benefit vs Public Interest “I bought that” candidate’s overlapping charitable, for-profit organizations present tangled web WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, the public interest law firm Government Accountability & Oversight, P.C. (GAO) filed a complaint…

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US Chamber of Commerce: What if we banned frac’ing?

Guest “fracking A, Bubba!” by David Middleton Note: This is a politically charged post. If you don’t like such posts, don’t bother reading it. What would happen if frac’ing was banned? The short answer: We all freeze in the dark. For the long answer, read the US Chamber of Commerce paper. The 2016 report was…

Et Tu, Bloomberg?

Climate Litigation and Politics 2020: A Tale of Two Media Blackouts from Climate Litigation Watch Media mogul, climate activist and financier of the climate litigation industry Michael Bloomberg recently announced his candidacy for President of the United States. At the same time, a memo leaked about Bloomberg News’s plans to cover the Presidential election (or, in part, to not…

The Greenland Purchase

Guest ROTFLMFAO by David Middleton I promise not to do this to Greenland! pic.twitter.com/03DdyVU6HA — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 20, 2019 No Joke: Trump Really Does Want To Buy Greenland August 19, 2019 President Trump on Sunday confirmed that his administration has discussed buying Greenland from Denmark, comparing the idea to “a large real…

“Why Left and Right Can’t Agree on Climate Change”

Guest whatever by David Middleton This Quillette essay by Dr. Patrick T. Brown of San Jose State University is interesting… Published on July 30, 2019 Empiricism and Dogma: Why Left and Right Can’t Agree on Climate Change written by Patrick T. Brown As a climate scientist, I often hear puzzled complaints about the political polarization of the…

Eurosceptics, greens and liberals make major gains in EU elections

From Science|Business Shifting political landscape could cause trouble for big spending programmes like Horizon Europe By Nicholas Wallace and Éanna Kelly Centrist parties lost seats to Eurosceptics and environmentalists. Image: Results projection from the European Parliament, last updated 15:38 CET, 27 May Last updated 15:36 CET, 27 May 2019 A surge in voter turnout across…

Friday Funny – The Day Collusion Died

From the Parody Project, an entertaining video that made me laugh just as much as the fantastic M4GW “climategate” video, done to the tune of Don McLean’s “American Pie”. While some may not think it’s appropriate for WUWT, we do have a “politics” and “satire” category, and it is quite good, so enjoy. My best…