on November 24th, 2009

“More British soldiers were killed during the “Cyprus emergency” in the 1950s than have died in Iraq or Afghanistan. So why has it been forgotten and what hope is there of reuniting the island?  On Remembrance Sunday, about 500 relatives and veterans watched as a new memorial was unveiled in Kyrenia, in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, […]

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble CLIMATEGATE? That’s what Iain Murray is callling it, and I suppose it fit was well as any moniker. This may seem obscure, but the science involved is being used to justify the diversion of literally trillions of dollars […]

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on November 24th, 2009

“Sen. Joseph Lieberman, speaking in that trademark sonorous baritone, utters a simple statement that translates into real trouble for Democratic leaders: “I’m going to be stubborn on this.”  Stubborn, he means, in opposing any health-care overhaul that includes a “public option,” or government-run health-insurance plan, as the current bill does. His opposition is strong enough […]

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2009

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George Monbiot, who is likely the biggest global warming propagandist in the press today, looks at the Global Warming emails that have been the topic of so much discussion lately and admits:

It\’s no use pretending this isn\’t a major blow. The emails extracted by a hacker from the climatic research unit at the University of East Anglia could scarcely be more damaging. I am now convinced that they are genuine, and I\’m dismayed and deeply shaken by them.

The trouble is, he\’s still playing the party line:

Yes, the messages were obtained illegally.

As I told you yesterday and Friday, as well, I suspect this was an inside job, and there is no credible evidence that suggests that the messages were illegally obtained.  Rather, they were distributed by someone who had legal access to them.  If you\’re going to claim then that illegality was involved say they were illegally distributed rather than illegally obtained.  Unless, of course, that is , you\’re trying to project yourself in the public eye as the victim.

The fact of the matter is that this is damaging to the global warming religion, because of the pattern which has already been laid down over a period of decades.  The misbehavior of the scientists being […]

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2009

George Monbiot, who is likely the biggest global warming propagandist in the press today, looks at the Global Warming emails that have been the topic of so much discussion lately and admits: It’s no use pretending this isn’t a major blow. The emails extracted by a hacker from the climatic research unit at the University […]

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