Tuesday, January 29, 2013

NBC Hits Gore From Left on Climate 'Hypocrisy'; Ignores Al Jazeera's Anti-Americanism | NewsBusters
LAUER: And yet even as you sold to Al Jazeera, you in the book blast other television news programs saying this: "Virtually every news and political commentary program on television is sponsored in part by oil, coal and gas companies. Not just during campaign seasons, but all the time, year in and year out, with messages designed to soothe and reassure the audience that everything is fine, the global environment is not threatened." And the critics jumped. And they said, "Here's the guy who just sold Current TV to Al Jazeera, which gets an undetermined amount of funding from the country of Qatar, which gets its money from oil reserves." Isn't there a contradiction in that?
The PJ Tatler » Ethanol Mandates Are Making Super Bowl Chicken Wing Buckets Go Bye-Bye
Converting 40% of our animal feed to gasoline because of the renewable fuel standard is not helping consumers or their pocketbooks, as misguided energy policies continue to “peck” away at our recovery.
Environmental extremism costing GOP at ballot box - The Hill's Congress Blog
[Former Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-N.Y.)] Theodore Roosevelt, referring to the preservation of our nation's abundant natural resources, once said that "conservation is a great moral issue, for it involves the patriotic duty of insuring the safety and continuance of the nation." Today Roosevelt's words could apply in equal measure to climate change, aka global warming, which threatens our nation's safety by making extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy more dangerous and destructive.
Extreme cold snap brings unexpected health risks - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports
The number of heart attacks increases by an estimated 53 percent in the winter and the cold-weather constriction of the arteries can also increase people's blood pressure and their risk for stroke. Those with high blood pressure should take extra precautions when dressing for freezing temperatures.

Cold weather can also trigger asthma flare-ups.

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