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NASA’s satellite data

a recent interview with one of Trump’s top advisers has revealed a plan to make deep cuts to NASA’s funding, specifically targeting NASA’s climate research. Unbelievable though it is, he called this basic Earth observation research “politicized science.” We can’t … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Watch

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Court Orders Act of 2016 (CCOA)

“This draft bill is the most ludicrous, dangerous, technically illiterate tech policy proposal of the 21st century so far.” – Kevin Bankston, director of New America’s Open Technology Institute.1 Last week, privacy advocates and security experts widely denounced draft encryption … Continue reading

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merchants of doubt

A skeptic would find it interesting that many of the players involved in misleading the public about the dangers of tobacco smoke have been recruited by the anti-AGW camp (Dr. Richard Lindzen being one of them). They would also find … Continue reading

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a glimmer of hope

House Speaker, John Boehner, Will Resign From Congress By JENNIFER STEINHAUERSEPT. 25, 2015 WASHINGTON — Speaker John A. Boehner, under intense pressure from conservatives in his party, announced on Friday that he would resign one of the most powerful positions … Continue reading

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domestic bulk collection spigot

Tuesday 9 June 2015 07.00 EDT US officials confirmed last week that they would ask the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance court – better known as the Fisa court, a panel that meets in secret as a step in the surveillance process … Continue reading

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chicanery

“If English was good enough for Jesus Christ, it’s good enough for me.” (A U.S. Congressman to Dr. David Edwards, head of the Joint National Committee on Language, about the necessity of a modern commercial nation to be multi-lingual.) Art. … Continue reading

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ketchup is a vegetable

The ketchup is a vegetable controversy refers to proposed United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) regulations, early in the presidency of Ronald Reagan, that intended to provide more flexibility in meal planning to local school … Continue reading

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Obamacare

Back when Obamacare was being negotiated, Congress could have circumvented the private insurance industry by simply expanding Medicare to cover everybody. Medicare isn’t perfect, of course, but it remains one of the most popular institutions in America because its single-payer … Continue reading

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Missing in action

2.3 Trillion Dollars Missing from DOD Day before 911 2001

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