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A recent blog post on Sightline, an environmental blog in the Northwest, celebrated the gusher of dependable revenue to Washington State flowing from a steep carbon tax. The post showcases just why a carbon tax is a dangerous policy. As we at IER have been warning for years, the advocates of a carbon tax are fooling themselves if they think it will be calibrated to the “optimal” level reflecting the “negative externality” of greenhouse gas emissions. Full Story
Geez, just throw in the towel already Wendy Davis, this is getting more and more pathetic by the day. The campaign tweeted out a picture of supposed supporters, but they turned out to be Republicans who posted a pic of their knocking on doors in Virginia for candidate Ed Gillespie:
Healthcare.gov continues to prepare for open enrollment beginning on November 15, hoping to avoid a repeat of the disastrous launch in 2013. Apparently the preparations include extra “scheduled” maintenance. Wednesday morning, the site displayed a message reading, “The system isn’t available right now. We’re performing scheduled maintenance. Learn more.” The message was posted on the site some time Tuesday evening:
Al Sharpton is heading to Ferguson, Missouri, for the last few days before the midterm elections. Sharpton’s trip follows Sunday’s New York Times front page story on the importance of black turnout for the Democrats to keep control of the Senate.
From the Springfield News Leader: Full Story
The man shot dead by the Canadian Parliament’s Serjeant-at-Arms has been named as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a man born in Quebec as Michael Joseph Hall and reported to be a “revert” to Islam. He killed Corporal Nathan Cirillo of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (the Princess Louise’s). Full Story
Incredible Shrinking Goats: The Latest Addition To The Official Stupid Things People Blame On Global Warming List
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Report: At Least Seven Or Eight Black Ferguson Eye Witnesses Confirm Darren Wilson Version of Shooting – Blood Splatter Shows Mike Brown Was Advancing On Officer Wilson….
…”sources said blood spatter evidence shows that Brown was heading toward the officer during their face-off, but analysis of the evidence did not reveal how fast Brown was moving”…
…”Seven or eight African American eyewitnesses have provided testimony consistent with Wilson’s account, but none of them have spoken publicly out of fear for their safety”…
A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.
“Dogs got him,” spokesman Edwin Donovan said, referring to the intruder.
He identified the intruder as Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, and said he was unarmed at the time of his arrest.
Video showed Secret Service agents surrounding the man on the north lawn of the White House, which was put on lockdown for about 90 minutes. The man punched one of the dogs that attacked him, as seen in the video.
Two Secret Service dogs “were taken to a veterinarian for injuries sustained during the incident,” Donovan said.
Man Caught With “Ebola” Heroin at New Jersey Hotel: Police
A 47-year-old New Jersey man was arrested at a hotel Monday after authorities allegedly found more than 600 packets of heroin, many of them branded “Ebola,” for sale, along with crack cocaine.
Barnabas Davis was taken into custody at the Ramada Inn on Route 9 in Toms River after officials executed a search warrant for the rear suites. Investigators allegedly found 633 wax folds containing heroin and about 40 grams of crack cocaine in his possession.
I know what you’re thinking, but it wasn’t Harry Reid’s.
Oldest DNA ever found sheds light on humans’ global trek
France - Scientists said Wednesday they had unravelled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that sheds light on modern humans’ colonisation of the planet. Full Story
THE debate about climate change is finished – because it has been categorically proved NOT to exist, one of the world’s leading meteorologists has claimed.
John Coleman, who co-founded the Weather Channel, shocked academics by insisting the theory of man-made climate change was no longer scientifically credible.
Instead, what ‘little evidence’ there is for rising global temperatures points to a ‘natural phenomenon’ within a developing eco-system.
In an open letter attacking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, he wrote: “The ocean is not rising significantly. Full Story