Browsing All posts tagged under »Hurricane Harvey«

Hurricane Illusions – And Realities

September 24, 2017 by

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If human emissions made Irma worse, did they also bring the 12-year lull in Cat 4-5 hurricanes? By Paul Driessen ~ Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought out the best in us. Millions of Americans are giving money, toil, and sweat to help victims rebuild. Unfortunately, the storms also highlighted some people’s baser instincts. Some advanced […]

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 […]

The Hurricane Harvey Hustle

September 11, 2017 by

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Facts about Harvey trump attempts to use it to advance manmade climate cataclysm agendas By Paul Driessen ~ “When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight,” English essayist Samuel Johnson observed 240 years ago, “it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” That’s certainly true in the climate change arena. After ending U.S. participation […]

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 […]

NYT’s Fausset Uses Hurricane To Chide Anti-D.C. Rhetoric, ‘Bizarre’ Conservatism Of Texas

September 6, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Richard Fausset once again chided the “bizarre” conservative, anti-Washington sentiment of Texas after Hurricane Harvey, seeming to appreciate the red state being brought down a peg in his story for Tuesday’s front page, “After Proudly Defying Washington, Hard-Hit Texas Needs Its Aid.” Few places need the federal […]

Vice Editor: ‘Climate Change Denial Should Be A Crime’

September 3, 2017 by

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By Aly Nielsen ~ Plenty of media outlets have blamed Hurricane Harvey on climate change, but one journalist used it as an excuse to claim people who don’t agree with him on climate should be punished. “The science is too clear about what will happen in the near-term to continue to allow profiteers and ideologues 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 […]

From Katrina To Harvey

August 31, 2017 by

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By Colonel Kenneth Allard (U.S. Army, Ret) ~ Hurricane Harvey was powerful enough to knock down trees here in San Antonio, to devastate the Texas Gulf Coast and then, with unhurried grandeur, to produce the record-breaking floods now playing out in Houston. But there is no way for televised images to convey the storm’s true […]

CNN’s Jeff Zeleny Claims Trump Showed Little Empathy For Hurricane Harvey Victims

August 30, 2017 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Since when did CNN reporter Jeff Zeleny become an amateur psychologist who can somehow determine the mental attitude of someone from a distance? Tuesday afternoon, Zeleny did his best to win CNN fake news accolades from his bosses by claiming that President Trump somehow displayed very little empathy for the victims […]

Australia’s Fairfax Media Blames Houston’s Residents For The Weather

August 29, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Sydney Morning Herald alarmist Peter Hannan stoops to a new low as floods hit Houston. He treats weather as climate. He ignores evidence that cyclones have actually got fewer over the past decades. And he then blames the victims: Yes, Houston, you do have a problem, and – as insensitive as […]

Hurricane Harvey: Devastating – Not Unprecedented

August 27, 2017 by

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By Craig Rucker ~ Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas as a category four hurricane, ending America’s 4,324 day major hurricane drought. Parts of Texas are in for a walloping. The National Weather Service described the hurricane as “about as fierce as they come” … and they are right. Hurricane Harvey is severe, entirely natural […]