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Rewarding failure: GSA awards big contract to designer of #Obamacare web site

Posted by: Phineas on July 8, 2014 at 3:15 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Because they did such a great job with the federal Obamacare web site, why shouldn’t they be given the chance to compete for billions more of our tax dollars? FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, Jul 08, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) GIB -1.59% CA:GIB.A -1.49% announced today that the General Services Administration […]

 

Intellectual fascism: respected scientist hounded for daring to doubt the “climate consensus”

Posted by: Phineas on May 15, 2014 at 4:46 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, so much for freedom of thought and open debate in the sciences. Dr. Lennart Bengtsson, a Swedish meteorologist with an accomplished professional record, just a couple of weeks ago joined the advisory board of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), a British organization skeptical of the theory of catastrophic man-caused warming and […]

 

On climate change, Tony Abbott tells Europe to stuff it

Posted by: Phineas on April 6, 2014 at 4:08 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Australia is scheduled to host the annual G20 heads-of-state meeting this year. The G20 is an informal grouping dedicated promoting international financial stability, and the host country gets to set the agenda. For some strange reason Tony Abbott, Australia’s Liberal prime minister, has decided that the G20 should stick to its brief […]

 

Demon-fearing Los Angeles city council blames fracking for earthquake

Posted by: Phineas on March 20, 2014 at 2:35 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Remember, kiddies, liberals are the party of science! Los Angeles City Council members have discovered how to cause earthquakes. Three councilmen think fracking may be the cause of Monday’s earthquake in the Santa Monica Mountains, and they want the city, state, and feds to do an in-depth review. Councilmen Paul Koretz, Mike […]

 

Forget space exploration; colonizing Mars is un-Islamic

Posted by: Phineas on February 19, 2014 at 1:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The fatwa is out, and so is colonizing Mars: The fatwa – or ruling – was issued by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment (GAIAE) in the UAE after the Mars One organisation announced that it would try and establish a permanent human settlement on Mars. The committee argued that […]

 

Sorry John Kerry, I know the world is round and that global warming is a fraud

Posted by: Phineas on February 17, 2014 at 3:34 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas So, having spewed thousands of pounds of harmful greenhouse gasses (1) to fly to Indonesia to warn against the evils of Man-caused climate change, Secretary of State Kerry had this to say: Kerry, who has framed global warming as a centerpiece of his diplomatic agenda, kicked off a tour in Jakarta, Indonesia […]

 

Good News: parts of healthcare.gov designed by Putin allies

Posted by: Phineas on February 4, 2014 at 1:31 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Security holes? What are those? And did you hear about Chris Christie closing a bridge in New Jersey?? U.S. intelligence agencies last week urged the Obama administration to check its new healthcare network for malicious software after learning that developers linked to the Belarus government helped produce the website, raising fresh concerns […]

 

UN climate chief sees her job as “sacred.”

Posted by: Phineas on January 26, 2014 at 4:03 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Courtesy of the dread William Teach of Pirate’s Cove, the United Nation’s “Executive Secretary for Climate,” Cristina Figueres, sounds like she’d be more at home in a temple to Gaea than in a position supposedly dealing with empirical science. Her job, you see, is sacred: The top climate official at the United […]

 

Scientific journal shut down for questioning man-caused global warming. Updated

Posted by: Phineas on January 18, 2014 at 4:09 pm » 11 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This isn’t science; this is the return of Lysenkoism, where all research must conform to the Party line. Background: The journal Pattern Recognition in Physics was founded ten months ago to research patterns discovered throughout the physical sciences. In a special issue published in 2013, the editors, many of them noted climate […]

 

Go ahead, increase the minimum wage. Then, kiss those jobs goodbye.

Posted by: Phineas on January 14, 2014 at 2:41 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I’ve said time and again that because wages are a cost for businesses, they have to find a way to control them so they can earn a profit that makes it worthwhile to stay in business. Mandate wages that are too high, and companies will find creative ways to trim those costs […]