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Global Warming Boosted The Roman Empire, Then Global Cooling Weakened It

June 7, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ A May 31 article in New Scientist, titled “Ancient Roman air pollution caused climate change in Europe,”  is resuscitating the myth that “climate change” brought down the Roman Empire. To the extent global climate forces impacted the health of the empire, it was not generic climate change that harmed the […]

Trump’s UK Visit Was A Glowing Success

June 7, 2019 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ It’s not too much to call President Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain, which concluded on Wednesday, a big success. The curious thing is that much of the American media went out of their way to ignore that fact. The New York Times stands in for a lot of […]

Theresa May Will Be Gone In Days. Why Not Meet With Boris Johnson?

June 4, 2019 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ President Donald Trump began his state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday with a day of ceremony, including a private lunch and a banquet dinner with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, tea with Prince Charles, and a visit to Westminster Abbey, the resting place of British war […]

EU Hit With Political Polarization

June 2, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The center has fallen out of the political EU. In the recent EU parliamentary elections both the left and the right made big gains, at the expense of what had seemed to be a perpetual middle majority. The so-called centrist parties got clobbered by a political fragmentation bomb. The EU […]

Mueller: Indicting Trump ‘Not An Option’ Because Of DOJ Rules

May 30, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that his report speaks for itself and he doesn’t plan to speak again about his nearly two-year investigation, even as many Democrats in Congress clamor to hear more. Mueller, a former FBI director as well as federal prosecutor, also made a subtle reference to impeachment […]

Prime Minister Theresa May To Resign

May 25, 2019 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom on Friday announced her intention to resign. May will quit as head of the governing Conservative Party on June 7, so she will still be in office when President Donald Trump pays a state visit June 3-5. When she steps down, […]

UK Says 100% Renewables Won’t Work

May 22, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ A lot of countries (as well as many U.S. states and utilities) are announcing so-called zero-carbon plans, typically with a target year around 2050. These are often reported as calling for 100% renewable energy, which is wrong. There is a difference between zero-carbon and 100% renewables, but this is often […]