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Professor Blocked By Media Illustrates ‘Climate Denial’ Censorship

September 27, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ After an Australian academic website called The Conversation tweeted “it’s time to ban climate denial” in the media, UC-Boulder Professor Roger Pielke, Jr., weighed in to show the consequences of such censorship. Pielke is a political scientist who actually argues human-caused climate change is “real and poses significant risks.” He’s also […]

Sanders Says ‘Billionaires Should Not Exist,’ Ups Ante On Wealth Tax To 8%

September 25, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ If politics is like a poker game, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, just raised against Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, by proposing a wealth tax scheme even more confiscatory than hers. Punishing the wealthy is the clear object of both plans. Sanders tweeted on Sept. 24, “Billionaires should not exist” as he promoted […]

170 Media Outlets Join CJR, ‘The Nation’ Climate Coverage Plan

August 31, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Objectivity and truth-telling are no longer the most “sacred” responsibilities of the news media, at least according to the far-left The Nation magazine. It’s now … climate change. “We see Covering Climate Now as a fulfillment of journalism’s most sacred responsibilities, which are to inform people and foster constructive debate about […]

‘Emergency!’ Guardian Goes Activist With ‘Global Heating’ Style Guide

May 18, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Just when it seemed The Guardian couldn’t become even more biased on climate issues than it already was, it announced updates to its “style guide” to even more extreme language on the subject. The British paper announced on May 17, it now prefers “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” to the phrase […]

Democrats’ Newest Line: Break Up Or Regulate Facebook

May 15, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ In order to win the hearts and votes of liberals everywhere, Democratic presidential candidates are now saying that they will break up or regulate Facebook. After Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wrote an May 9 op-ed calling for Facebook to be broken up and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to be removed, Democrats started […]

Lefty Media Celebrate UK’s ‘New Normal’ 7 Days Without Coal Power

May 10, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ A week is not a long time. It’s only 1/52nd of a year. But eco-warriors determined to be rid of fossil fuels will latch on to anything to try to prove renewables can shoulder the demand for energy. Think Progress and EcoWatch did just that on May 8, celebrating that the […]

NY Times Climate Reporter Admits Paper ‘Categorically’ Excludes ‘Deniers

May 1, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ It’s clear The New York Times has its mind made up about climate change and the debate is over — at least in their newsroom. Speaking on a journalism panel on April 30, International climate change reporter Somini Sengupta boiled down scientific dissent on the subject of climate change to the […]

Lefty Journalists, Climate Activists To ‘Transform’ Global Warming Coverage

April 20, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Columbia Journalism School wants “a new playbook” for journalism in a “1.5 degree world” because “we believe the news business must also transform.” So they’ve handpicked a selection of global warming alarmists and far-left media to instruct the media how to change. Don’t expect that change to be toward balance or […]

Climate Change ‘Bad News,’ Whether Glacier Shrinks Or Grows

March 29, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ A melting glacier in Greenland has reversed course, adding ice mass and shocking scientists. But since it’s supposed to be part of global warming, it’s “bad news” even when the glacier added ice. When it was losing ice, the media warned the area including Greenland’s Jakobshavn glacier was the “canary in […]

Networks Hype ‘Disturbing’ Lower Tax Refunds, Ignore When Payouts Top 2018

March 15, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ As if searching for a way to criticize the late 2017 tax cuts, the broadcasts networks aired a series of panicked reports about tax returns in February. Roughly 80 percent of Americans taxes were cut by the legislation, yet the broadcasts complaints fostered a misleading implication that taxes were not cut. […]

Bloomberg Not Running For President, Still Drops ‘Bombshell’ On Coal

March 12, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t be running for president in 2020, but the billionaire media mogul has vowed to continue trying to eradicate the coal industry. He’s also promised to target oil and gas. Left-wing Think Progress called that admission the “bombshell the media missed.” ABC, CBS and NBC barely noticed […]

Evening News Shows Ignore Crazy Socialist Green New Deal

February 9, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Going “green” will require a lot of green, apparently. Two U.S. legislators have a proposal designed to require substantial changes to every building in the U.S., create rail “at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary,” replace all “combustion engine-vehicles” within a decade, and guarantee everyone a “job,” higher education, […]

NYT, Wash Post Promote ‘Ambitious’ Green New Deal, Minimize Criticism

January 18, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The Green New Deal concept is the latest rage among progressives and the media that love them. In this case, that would include The Washington Post and New York Times. The Post’s promotions included bringing up the “smart” and “enormously popular” Green New Deal in at least 21 news or opinion […]

Tax Time! Media Defend Socialist Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% Tax Idea

January 11, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ If there’s one thing liberal media love, it’s the idea of raising taxes on the rich. It’s something they have in common with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. As a self-identifying Democratic-Socialist, Ocasio-Cortez has plenty of expensive ideas for the government, including a Green New Deal she suggested paying for with […]

As Lefty Media Embrace 70% Top Tax Idea, Greenspan Warns It’s ‘Terrible’

January 9, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has many policy ambitions, among them she floated the idea of hiking the top tax rate to a whopping 70 percent to pay for a “Green New Deal.” Although a chorus of media liberals defended and even applauded the socialist’s “soak the rich” suggestion, some high-profile […]

Media Push ‘Staggering’ Outlier Climate Claims Of Economic Harm

November 28, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ If you’ve been tuned into TV news the past few days, you’ve probably heard “climate change could strip away 10 percent” of U.S economic growth by 2100. What you likely didn’t hear was why that was an “embarrassing” exaggeration based on the earth warming 15 degrees Fahrenheit. CNN sounded the alarm […]

Media Hyped Warming Study, Some Still Haven’t Admitted Its Flaws

November 17, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Just a couple weeks ago the media were warning about “startling new research” by Princeton and Scripps scientists that indicated faster global warming, but it turns out that panic was overblown. The researchers issued corrections to the paper after a climate skeptic pointed out a math error in the study. However, […]

WIRED Glorifies Environmental Crimes As ‘Climate Activism’

November 15, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The left loves political theater and judicial activism. So does WIRED magazine, apparently, given its promotion of “pipeline vandals” and other crimes committed in order to try to persuade a jury about climate change. WIRED published “Pipeline Vandals are Reinventing Climate Activism” on Nov. 9, a glowing 4,483-word feature story promoting […]

Weak Before Midterms: CBS, NBC Barely Cover Strong Economy Before Election

November 6, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ As voters head to the polls this Election Day, one thing on many of their minds is the U.S. economy. They just haven’t seen much of it on the network news. The liberal media know the economy is one of the top issues for voters, yet broadcast network evening shows provided […]

‘Game Of Thrones’ Creator: Climate Should Be Politicians’ ‘Number One Priority’

October 18, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Game of Thrones fans know “winter is coming.” What they didn’t know was the most popular show on HBO is also a “parallel” to governments now facing the threat of climate change, according to a New York Times Style Magazine interview with its creator. George R.R. Martin (pictured) told the Times […]

Hollywood, Media Give Nearly $40 Million To Liberal Candidates For Midterms

October 17, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ Although Hollywood’s political donors’ demographics and strategies are shifting, their direction — left — certainly isn’t. The Hollywood Reporter published an in-depth look at how liberal Hollywood’s “GOP loathing” has them more involved than ever this year, even as the makeup of Tinseltown’s political givers shifts from a cadre of liberal, […]

Deja Vu: Media Again Warn Only 10-12 Years For Climate Action

October 12, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The liberal media’s latest warnings about the threat of manmade global warming have a familiar doomsday ring to them. This week, the U.N. warned there are only 10-12 years to stop “irreversible” and catastrophic global warming. However, more than 10 years ago the U.N., the media and climate prophet Al Gore […]

Vanity Fair Celebrates ‘Media-Savvy,’ ‘Self-Avowed’ Socialist Ocasio-Cortez

October 9, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ New York Democratic congressional candidate and “self-avowed” socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a liberal media darling with her $40 trillion wish list of government programs. Vanity Fair proved it again with its November issue. That issue included the latest installment of its “New Establishment” list. Ocasio-Cortez made the list along with “Democratic […]

Eco-Groups Irked NAFTA Replacement Doesn’t Mention Climate Change

October 5, 2018 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ The absence of “climate change” or “global warming,” from the new United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) frustrated environmentalist groups, according to Huffington Post and EcoWatch. They also complained it included “corporate giveaways” to the gas and oil industry. The replacement deal for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was […]