and EPA caught withholding truth about toxic drinking water A recent story from The Washington Post reveals
that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) knowingly dragged their feet
on releasing an important report about the dangers of contaminated drinking
climate conference: the warmists’ last Mexican wave If, last week, frozen behind a snowdrift, you
heard a faint hysterical squeaking, it might well have been the sound
of those 20,000 delegates holed up behind a wall of armed security guards
in the sun-drenched Mexican holiday resort of Cancun, telling each other
that the world is more threatened by runaway global warming than ever.
Kapow! Climate Scientists in Verbal Brawl
Blam! Kapow! Smack! The bell has rung for the latest round of climate
talks, but the battle continues among climate scientists too, making
only one thing truly clear — the science of global warming simply
contractor bought Afghan policemen drugs, little boys, cable reveals
The Afghanistan interior minister was so concerned about an incident
where DynCorp, a US contractor charged with training Afghan police,
bought drugs and paid for young “dancing boys” that he asked
the US embassy to work to “quash” the story, a secret US
diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks indicates.
Wears Speedos for Sky Harbor Security It seems like this may be a new trend —
having someone take video of you stripped down and walking through
a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint so that it can
be posted to YouTube.
Considering Attack On Syria Syria’s fresh interference in Lebanon
and its increasingly sophisticated weapons shipments to Hezbollah
have alarmed American officials and prompted Israel’s military
to consider a strike against a Syrian weapons depot that supplies
the Lebanese militia group, U.S. and Israeli officials say.
self-sufficient in yellow cake’ Head of Atomic Energy Organization of
Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says the Islamic Republic has achieved
self-sufficiency in producing yellow cake.
Still Stalking Iran From the scary photo dominating page nine
of the New York Times of Nov. 29, you can just tell from the look
on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s face, not to mention the endless
ranks of military officers standing in rows behind him, that Iran
is determined to build a nuclear weapon. That defiant look should
be proof enough that the Iranian President is a menace to us all.
government push GMO oranges as solution to pest problem
Problem, reaction, solution: that’s the name of the game in
the U.S., and it’s how sweeping changes that would otherwise
never happen end up coming to pass. Currently, a widespread pest
problem among citrus plants known as “greening” allegedly
threatens the continued existence of orange fruit production, and
the only way to fix it, say some, is to genetically-alter orange
trees to resist the pest.
Policing Media’s Use of Scanner Images
We knew the TSA was sensitive about this whole scanner thing, but
not this sensitive: This morning, SF Weekly got a phone call and
a wrist-slap from the Transportation Security Administration’s
press department. It turns out the TSA doesn’t like the image
of body scans we used with our piece last week about how the scanners
do not bombard people with an unhealthy dose of radiation.
Threatened To Quit Euro In October
The German chancellor warned her country could pull out of the euro
as nations wrangled over the future of the single currency, it has
emerged. Angela Merkel had a row with the Greek prime minister George
Papandreou at a summit in October, according to reports.
biotech company pushes USDA to approve GMO apples
Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), a British Columbian biotechnology
company, is petitioning the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
to approve a genetically-modified (GM) variety of apple that the
company says does not brown after being sliced.