Browsing All posts tagged under »Hurricane Sandy«

Uproar Over Bloated Sandy Aid Package

January 4, 2013 by

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By Amy Payne ~ Leaders from New Jersey and New York blew up yesterday after House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) postponed a vote on an aid package related to Hurricane Sandy. But the bill is so loaded with pork projects that these officials should consider directing their anger at the Obama Administration, which is hijacking […]

Hurricane Sandy Relief: Billions Spent On Transportation

December 18, 2012 by

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By Emily Goff ~ Transportation agencies and programs including the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Amtrak, and other transit stand to benefit handsomely from the Senate’s $60.4 billion Hurricane Sandy spending bill, which it will consider this week. Though cast as disaster relief, much of the bill’s spending would not reach the […]

Hurricane Sandy: Not the Global Warming Bombshell It’s Cracked Up to Be

December 5, 2012 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Heavy rains wiping out crops, the Baltic Sea freezing over, unusually powerful earthquakes triggering tsunamis, and the largest flood recorded in central Europe. Top it off with famine, plague, and social unrest, and people began talking about the end of the world—in the early 14th century. These days, 14th-century Europe sounds […]

A Hurricane of Global Warming Lies

November 21, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ At his recent press conference, President Obama, in response to a question, said “You know, as you know, Mark, we can’t attribute any particular weather event to climate change. What we do know is the temperature around the globe is increasing faster than was predicted even ten years ago.” That is […]

Turning Attention to the Fiscal Cliff

November 10, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.” –Thomas Jefferson The dust had barely settled from Tuesday’s election before attention turned, as it should, to […]

On Using Superstorm Sandy For A Global Warming Scare

November 8, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Professor Bob Carter and William Kininmonth, former National Climate Centre head, speaking about the alarmist propaganda of the Australian Climate Commission: By circulating commentary that suggests hurricane Sandy was exacerbated by human-caused global warming, the Australian Climate Commission is wilfully misleading the public... Many scientists, and now the Climate Commission, have […]

Thursday Report: Bloomberg Wouldn’t Let Guard Into Brooklyn Over Their Possession of Guns

November 4, 2012 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ A Philly.com report tells us that “National Guard plays key role in N.J. relief efforts.” The LA Times has reported that “More than 10,000 National Guard troops in 13 states have been mobilized to assist in the response to Hurricane Sandy, including more than 2,200 who are assisting with recovery efforts […]

Hurricane Sandy Causes Foggy Thinking on Climate

November 4, 2012 by

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By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~ Disappointed with the lack of global warming discussion in the current presidential campaign, tabloid climatologists have latched onto Hurricane Sandy as their vehicle for relevance. The more reserved among them use lines like “Though we cannot prove that global warming caused Hurricane Sandy, the scientists predict there will be more […]

A Word On Alan Caruba

November 3, 2012 by

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Here at our site we take the Posts from Alan Caruba, and he has been a regular commentator here now for many years. His home site is Warning Signs. He writes 6 Posts a week, on a daily basis, and, with his permission,  we copy each of those across to our site. His is a […]

Bloomberg Business: ‘It’s Global Warming, Stupid.’

November 3, 2012 by

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By Liz Thatcher ~ Bloomberg Business never lets an opportunity to push global warming pass by. On the Nov. 1 edition of BusinessWeek, the cover story was titled “It’s Global Warming, Stupid” which appeared in huge black letters with a red background on the cover. Underneath the title was a picture of flooding caused by […]

Australia’s Climate Commission Caught Out Hyping Superstorm Sandy

November 3, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Climate Commission’s spinning and exaggerations have been shameful, but this sets a new low: AUSTRALIA’S Climate Commission has misrepresented data from the leading US meteorological bureau to highlight a link between climate change and the severity of Superstorm Sandy which this week crippled New York. In a statement on the […]

Unemployment Is Up — Will Obama Be Out?

November 2, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “No country upon earth ever had it more in its power to attain these blessings than United America. Wondrously strange, then, and much to be regretted indeed would it be, were we to neglect the means and to depart from the road which Providence has pointed us to so plainly; I […]

Does a Big Storm Require Big Government?

October 31, 2012 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” –Thomas Jefferson Editorial Exegesis Big storm requires big government? “We know liberals are worried that President Obama might lose next week, but are they […]

Sandy’s Coup de Gras for Obama

October 30, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Remember how Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath was blamed on President Bush? Remember his words to then-FEMA director, “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job”? No doubt FEMA is all geared up for the damage Hurricane Sandy will do throughout the Northeast and wide swatches to the West. And no doubt it […]

Hurricane Sandy’s Message to America

October 29, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ When Mother Nature demonstrates her extraordinary power, I always hope that people will draw a lesson from it, but they never seem to. Hurricane Sandy is just the latest example of the futility and foolishness of thinking that humans can do anything about a hurricane or similar demonstration of who is […]