Browsing All posts tagged under »Junk Science«

Suspect Science Threatens US Farming – Again

February 21, 2021 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Modern American agriculture has wrought miracles over the past 70 years. Conventional farm production per acre and overall nearly tripled, corn (maize) production increased 500% from 20% less land – and farmers used less water, less fuel, less fertilizer, and fewer pesticides and other chemicals for every bushel of food they […]

Fake Climate Science And Scientists

May 1, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ The multi-colored placard in front of a $2-million home in North Center Chicago proudly proclaimed, “In this house we believe: No human is illegal” – and “Science is real” (plus a few other liberal mantras). I knew right away where the owners stood on climate change, and other hot-button political issues. […]

Fraudulent Science Deserves No Place In Court

February 6, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ A California jury recently awarded $289 million in damages (later reduced to $78 million) to a former groundskeeper, who claimed the weed killer glyphosate caused his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and Monsanto deliberately or negligently failed to warn him adequately about the chemical’s cancer risks. The case is on appeal, and a second […]

People Have The Right To Defend Themselves Against Bad Science

June 9, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The Greens have launched a massive and coordinated attack on EPA’s proposed regulation to end the use of “secret science” in Agency rule making. Secret science here simply means research that is not available for public inspection. The proposal is called the Transparency Rule and it is available for public […]

Will Congress Finally Get Tough On Junk Science?

March 6, 2018 by

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House hearing investigates a UN cancer agency accused of misusing U.S. taxpayer funds By Paul Driessen ~ A growing problem for modern industrialized Western societies is the legion of government agencies and unelected bureaucrats and allied nongovernmental organizations that seem impervious to transparency, accountability, or reform. Their expansive power often controls public perceptions and public […]

The Chemicals Anxiety Machine

October 23, 2016 by

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Candidates, Civil Rights Commission and greens use phony health threats to scare voters By Paul Driessen ~ Rank politics and baseless health scares are driving anxiety, North Carolina election campaigns, civil rights claims and plans for class action lawsuits, all of which could bring electricity rate hikes that will cause real job, health and civil […]

“Toxic Chromium” Fear-Mongering

September 17, 2016 by

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Detecting Cr-6 droplets in Olympic-sized swimming pool doesn’t equal health or cancer risks By Paul Driessen ~ Erin Brockovich became rich and famous by promoting the notion that people in Hinkley, CA got cancer because of hexavalent chromium (Chromium-6) in drinking water. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) settled a 1993 lawsuit for $333 million, rather […]

EPA’s Dangerous Regulatory Pollution

September 5, 2016 by

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Agency’s deceptive practices, human experiments and unjustified regulations cost us dearly By Paul Driessen ~ If you’re wondering whether to trust the Environmental Protection Agency on mercury, ozone, climate change or other regulatory actions, you need look no further than how it has handled particulates. EPA whitewashed the toxic flashflood it caused in Colorado. But […]

Hating Humanity By Opposing Science

February 17, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ They don’t want to admit it, but we know it’s true. There are countless organizations that hate humanity enough to do everything in their power to put a stop to anything that might benefit it. Their focus is on the use of science to improve and protect our lives. A recent […]

What The Sex Lives Of California Mice Can Tell You

February 14, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ According to Cheryl Rosenfeld, an associate professor of biomedical sciences in the University of Missouri’s Bond Life Science Center, loading up a bunch of California mice with a mega-dose of bisphenol A (BPA) showed researchers that “What we have observed in those models is that BPA affects male rodents differently from […]

Fool Me Once, But No More

July 23, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba My commentary on the lies about bisphenol A (BPA) that have led to several states banning it without a shred of scientific evidence generated a lot of feedback; enough to revisit the topic because it symbolizes the way Americans and others around the world are under assault from the environmental and consumer […]

Early To Bed… To Cut Carbon Dioxide

June 27, 2010 by

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By Nicolas Loris (Even if this ridiculous idea was to catch on, what people fail utterly to realise is that it would have little to almost negligible effect. Electrical power is consumed in three sectors, Residential 38%, Commerce 37%, and Industrial 24%. Residential power is discretionary, so few people would actually take the conscious decision […]