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Media Fail To Pull Anti-Trump Rabbit Out Of A Hat

September 23, 2017 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ In a 1950 movie, Jimmy Stewart plays a wealthy eccentric whose mental state is questioned by family for preferring the company of a 6-foot-tall rabbit named “Harvey” over theirs. The problem is only Stewart can see and hear the animal. Entitled “Harvey,” the movie and the […]

Smug NYT Reporters Use Hurricanes To Bash Texans, Floridians, And The GOP

September 20, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times’ most activist environmental reporter Justin Gillis is leaving the paper, but not before one last Cassandra-style wail on the front of the Science section keyed to the recent major hurricanes that have hit the South: “The Unpredictable Human Factor.” Gillis, who has a knack for getting scary […]

No, Hurricanes Aren’t More Frequent Or Severe

September 13, 2017 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Right off the bat, let’s understand that no one, much less those of us who live in Houston and other areas along the Texas coast along with my numerous friends in the entire state of Florida, need to be reminded of widespread terror and tragedy which can be wrought by a […]

The Myth That Climate Change Created Harvey, Irma

September 9, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Flooding in homes and businesses across Houston was still on the rise when Politico ran a provocative article, titled “Harvey Is What Climate Change Looks Like.” Politico was not alone, as another news outlet called the one-two punch of Harvey and Irma the potential “new normal.” Brad Johnson, executive director of […]

3 Reasons Trump Should Consider Appointing A Disaster Relief Commission

September 8, 2017 by

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By David Inserra ~ With Hurricane Harvey leaving massive amounts of damage in its wake and Hurricane Irma now heading toward Florida, tools for disaster management, response, and recovery are needed more than ever. Looking to past examples, one model that may serve the Trump administration well is to set up a temporary commission to […]

Columbia Journalism Review Urges Media To Hype Climate Change In Harvey Stories

September 2, 2017 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Columbia Journalism Review says journalists should continue tying climate change to Hurricane Harvey. The Soros-funded liberal publication of Columbia University’s journalism school said that although that strategy can be perceived as “insensitive,” “That doesn’t mean they should be avoided.” Hurricane Harvey news coverage has been full of attempts to link the […]

NYT Piles On Hurricane To Lament Houston’s ‘Untrammeled Growth,’ ‘Laissez-Faire’ Policies

September 1, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Showing the timeliness and sensitivity it’s renowned for, the political left is using the tragedy of Hurricane Harvey in Houston to excoriate it as an example of an untrammeled free market run amok, and suggests such laissez-faire policies made the damaging storm even more dangerous. The front page of Thursday’s New […]