Prosecute this, will you?

Why isn’t the Special Prosecutor investigating the Clinton Foundation? The people want to know.  The law on point here is contained in 11 CFR 110.20.   Section (b) reads:

Contributions and donations by foreign nationals in connection with elections. A foreign national shall not, directly or indirectly, make a contribution or a donation of money or other thing of value, or expressly or impliedly promise to make a contribution or a donation, in connection with any Federal, State, or local election.

(g) Solicitation, acceptance, or receipt of contributions and donations from foreign nationals. No person shall knowingly solicit, accept, or receive from a foreign national any contribution or donation prohibited by paragraphs (b) through (d) of this section.

(h) Providing substantial assistance.

(1) No person shall knowingly provide substantial assistance in the solicitation, making, acceptance, or receipt of a contribution or donation prohibited by paragraphs (b) through (d), and (g) of this section.

Hillary scams

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Tolerating the illiberal left

Jonathan Haidt (Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business) explains the philosophy of intolerance demonstrated by social justice warriors. 12 minute video/audio.

 

And more…

“The new religion of social justice …” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K92rOsjyLBs

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Stronger than CO2

“Within the last year, Dr. Arthur Viterito (geography professor) has published multiple scientific papers documenting the significant correlation (r=0.80) between the seismic activity changes in the Earth’s high geothermal flux areas (HGFA) and both El Niño events and global temperatures.”

“The HGFA/global temperature correlation has been found to be stronger than the correlation for CO2 concentration changes (r=0.74) for recent decades (1979-2016).”

In other words, tectonic and solar events heat the oceans and then the oceans heat the atmosphere. The atmosphere cannot heat the oceans, which comprise more than 70% of earth’s surface. The 400 parts per million CO2 in the atmosphere, and even less the minor portion of that 400 parts per million CO2 which is contributed by all human activity, cannot significantly warm the oceans.

http://notrickszone.com/2017/09/18/new-papers-seismic-activity-flux-explains-1979-2016-temperatures-enso-events-better-than-co2/#sthash.2nxdEQfB.KeDwQAoD.dpbs

 

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Preparing for the Next One-Resilience

During this active hurricane season, we are witnessing the importance of resilience – the ability to be flexible in adapting to natural disasters. SEPP Chairman S. Fred Singer has an article emphasizing the importance of preparing for the next Ice Age and suggests approaches.
 
Humanity evolved in the tropics during an era of intense climate change; when long, ice ages gripped much of the, now, temperate regions of the earth. Civilization came forth after the last major ice age, which ended about 12,000 years ago, the Pleistocene Epoch. Singer argues for experiments to develop techniques to moderate the next ice age, be it a major or a minor.
 
Singer argues for two classes of cooling periods: 1) major ones which are driven by orbital mechanics, the Milankovitch cycles; and 2) minor ones which are far shorter and driven by solar cycles, changing activity of the sun. Numerous minor cooling periods occurred during the current warm period, the Holocene. As seen during the Little Ice Age, with famine, disease, and death, even minor cooling periods can be disastrous for humanity and civilization. Some astrophysicists assert we are entering a period of a quiet sun, indicating a cooling period, akin to the Little Ice Age.
 
Singer’s analysis is based on his assertion that ability of carbon dioxide (CO2) to absorb infrared radiation from the earth is reaching saturation. Adding more CO2 to the atmosphere will do little to protect the earth from cooling. Earlier laboratory experiments by the US National Bureau of Standards, now the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and many other groups bears this out. The absorption features of CO2, and other greenhouse gases, are highly logarithmic, diminishing rapidly with additional units.
 
Subsequently, the 1979 Charney Report published by the National Academy of Sciences claimed that the minor influence of CO2 in the atmosphere may be amplified by increased water, resulting in an increase in atmospheric temperatures through the release of latent heat by the condensation of water vapor. The Charney Report contained no data, laboratory or observational, supporting this assertion. As discussed below, subsequent data advanced by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and its followers may have significant issues, including the emphasis on surface data that is influenced by many human activities, unrelated to CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions.
 
To counter minor cooling periods, Singer suggests experimenting with releasing water vapor in the tropopause, the boundary between the troposphere and stratosphere, at an altitude of about 12 kilometers (40,000 feet). To counter major cooling periods, Singer suggests that once advancing ice is confirmed, releasing black soot onto polar summer ice may help prevent wide-spread glaciation.
 
No doubt, Singer’s proposals will be highly controversial, and many individuals will express outrage. However, that is the cost of expressing imaginative ideas in a highly politicized world.
By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP)
Climate Bicentenial component of Solar Irradiance
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Cultural Marxism

There is an excellent article at this link immediately below.  This is how cultural Marxism (the philosophy driving Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders,  Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel) destroys nations.  Read it and weep for your nation, but steel yourself.  Be prepared.  They are coming for us all.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/450905/bourgeois-values-scandal-tars-law-prof-amy-wax-racism-charge

The article at the following link is also excellent.  It is authored by the professors discussed in the above link.

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/paying-the-price-for-breakdown-of-the-countrys-bourgeois-culture-20170809.html?mobi=true

This is not idle speculation for a coffee shop conversation or philosophy class.  Activists are at it full time and well funded.

 

The End of the World as We Know It, with Mark Steyn

 

Thomas Sowell – The Reality Of Multiculturalism

 

“There is a plan and design – as our former President Barack Obama stated – “to fundamentally transform America”. This came straight from the communist community organizer himself.”

“The Marxists create an underclass, a disadvantaged group of victims – then they create an oppressor – and foment class envy and hatred resulting in violent protest which brings about the “change” or “transformation” ushered in by our enlightened and complicit leadership.”

“This is a complex situation and there are multifaceted attacks on America… however, understand that the ultimate goal despite the representations… is the destruction of America as we “knew” it. I for one hate to see it passing away… for so goes the original American ideal and limited constitutional government… so goes freedom and liberty in the world replaced by leftist fascism.”-

~ Daniel Rudd (Hat tip Aleen Realmuto)

Goals of Marxism

This is Marxism today: https://www.facebook.com/OFA/ 

and  https://www.ofa.us/

The Future of European Civilization: Lessons for America (Video) at this link below.   “America has much to learn from Europe’s current condition. The decline in religious faith has led to a universal weakening of European society and a loss of confidence in the value of its civilization. And the effects have been grave: throngs of unassimilated immigrants, military threats from abroad, and confusion about national identity. America, by contrast, still shows many signs of strength. Nonetheless, should we lose our sense of shared identity, Europe’s path likely awaits. What can Americans learn from Europe? Does America have hidden strengths which, if properly used, will allow us to avoid a similar fate? And are there areas in which Europe is faring better than we are?”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=303&v=WMz3clGp_MY

Hat tip and thanks to Mark Stradley at http://independentfilmnewsandmedia.com

 

 

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Cause cannot follow effect

Atmospheric CO2 concentration trend is observed to lag centuries behind the temperature trend.  Thus CO2 can not act as a driver of climate change.  This means that any human efforts to reduce global warming by reducing human CO2 emissions is doomed to failure, regardless how many countries, leaders and organizations have agreed with the UN in Paris and regardless how much money is spent.
But, Al Gore is back in the theaters and fake news media with his science fiction religion about man-made global warming.  Unfortunately, many publicly funded agencies like NOAA and NASA have not corrected their websites and continue with pronouncements about reducing CO2 emissions in order to prevent various scary global warming/climate change scenarios.
Shaviv and Veizer [2003] have shown that more than two thirds of the variance in the reconstructed tropical temperature variability over the Phanerozoic period (the last 570 million years) can be explained using the variable Cosmic Ray Flux (CRF).  “On the other hand, it was shown that the reconstructed atmospheric CO2 variations do not appear to have any clear correlation with the reconstructed temperature.”(1)
And, “For the Phanerozoic, the estimates of atmospheric pCO2 levels are not only internally inconsistent, but they also do not show any correlation with the paleoclimate record.” (2)  See figure 5 in this paper.
Here, once again, is a partial reference list of science indicating that CO2 changes follow temperature changes.  Of course, the cause cannot follow the effect.
(1) Shaviv, N. J., and J. Veizer (2003), A celestial driver of phanerozoic climate?, GSA Today, 13 (7), 4–11.  http://stephenschneider.stanford.edu/Publications/PDF_Papers/shaviv-veizer-03.pdf
(2)  Veizer, Jan (2005), Celestial climate driver: A perspective from four billion years of the carbon cycle, Geoscience Canada, 32 (1), 13-28. (PDF Download Available).  (PDF Download Available). Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/269161789_Celestial_climate_driver_A_perspective_from_four_billion_years_of_the_carbon_cycle [accessed Sep 9, 2017].
(3) Shaviv, N. J. (2005), On climate response to changes in the cosmic ray flux and radiative budget, J. Geophys. Res.,110,A08105, doi:10.1029/2004JA010866

(4) Petit, J.R., Jouzel, J., Raynaud, D., Barkov, N.I., Barnola, J.-M.,Basile, I., Benders, M., Chappellaz, J., Davis, M., Delayque, G., Delmotte, M., Kotlyakov, V.M., Legrand, M., Lipenkov, V.Y., Lorius, C., Pépin, L., Ritz, C., Saltzman, E., and Stievenard, M., 1999, Climate and atmospheric history of the past 4   20,000 years from the Vostok ice core, Antarctica:

Nature, v. 399, p. 429–436.
(5) Fischer, H., Wahlen, M., Smith, J., Mastroianni, D., and Deck, 1999, Ice core record of atmospheric CO2 around the last three glacial terminations: Science, v. 283, p. 1712–1714
(6) Mudelsee, M., 2001, The phase relations among atmospheric CO2 content, temperature and global ice volume over the past 420 ka: Quaternary Science Review, v. 20, p. 583–589.
(7) Monnin, E., Indermühle, A., Dällenbach, A., Flückiger, J., Stauffer, B., Stocker, T.R., Raynaud, D., and Barnola, J.M., 2001, Atmospheric CO2 concentrations over the last glacial terminations: Nature, v. 291, p. 112–114.
(8) Caillon, N., Severinghaus, J.P., Jouzel, J., Barnola, J.-M., Kang, J., and Lipenkov V.Y., 2003, Timing of atmospheric CO2 and Antarctic temperature changes across Termination III: Science, v. 299, p. 1728–1731.
(9) Clarke, T., 2003, Bubbles prompt climate-change rethink: Nature, Science Update, http://www.nature.com/nsu/030310/030310-12.html (April 2003).
(10) Veizer, J., Y. Godderis, and L. M. Francois (2000), Evidence for decoupling of atmospheric CO2 and global climate during the phanerozoic eon, Nature, 408, 698.
(11) Science provides the unambiguous answer George White October 2008 Revised July 2009 co2@palisad.com. CO2 Forcing: Fact or Fiction. Many sources of information. Ice Core Data (ppt)‏ Atmospheric Absorption (ppt)‏ Satellite Observations (ppt)‏ Ground Based Observations (ppt)‏  http://www.slideserve.com/mandel/co2-forcing-fact-or-fiction
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About Greening of the Earth and its drivers

…”Here we use three long-term satellite leaf area index (LAI) records and ten global ecosystem models to investigate four key drivers of LAI trends during 1982–2009. We show a persistent and widespread increase of growing season integrated LAI (greening) over 25% to 50% of the global vegetated area, whereas less than 4% of the globe shows decreasing LAI (browning). Factorial simulations with multiple global ecosystem models suggest that CO2 fertilization effects explain 70% of the observed greening trend, followed by nitrogen deposition (9%), climate change (8%) and land cover change (LCC) (4%). CO2 fertilization effects explain most of the greening trends in the tropics, whereas climate change resulted in greening of the high latitudes and the Tibetan Plateau. LCC contributed most to the regional greening observed in southeast China and the eastern United States…”

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Crime without punishment is not a crime

http://drtimball.com/2017/crime-without-punishment-is-not-crime/

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Clean energy standard (CES) is unrealistic, unobtainable, and unaffordable

Full report at the link below.  “Key Findings”…
“Given existing technology, the CES’s [clean energy standard of] 80 [%] by [20]50 mandate is unrealistic, unobtainable, and unaffordable. Attempting to meet the mandate could easily cost New York consumers and businesses more than $1 trillion by 2050 while providing scant, if any, measurable benefits.”
“Key Findings”:
” NYDPS and NYSERDA have both claimed that renewable energy and the CES will provide billions of dollars of benefits associated with CO2 reductions. Not so. Regardless of one’s views on the accuracy of climate models and social-cost-of-carbon estimates, the CES will have no measurable impact on world climate. Therefore, the value of the proposed CO2 reductions required under the CES will be effectively zero. Moreover, even if there were benefits, virtually none of those benefits would accrue to New Yorkers themselves.”
~ Jonathan A. Lesser, PhD (econ), president of Continental Economics, has more than 30 years of experience working for regulated utilities, for government, and as an economic consultant. He has addressed numerous economic and regulatory issues affecting the energy industry in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. His areas of expertise include cost-benefit analysis applied to both energy and environmental policy, rate regulation, market structure, and antitrust. Lesser has provided expert testimony on energy-related matters before utility commissions in numerous states; before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; before international regulators; and in state and federal courts. He has also testified before Congress and many state legislative committees on energy policy and regulatory issues.
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Eugenics on a global scale

Think for as long as you can about the implications of the article at the first link below.  Elevated CO2 and High Temperature Improve the Growth of Rice and Chinese Yam.
Who are the individuals and what organizations are pushing to reduce or eliminate CO2 emissions? As this article documents, increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration increases the production of the staple food supply (rice and yams) for the poor people of developing nations. In other words, human efforts to reduce CO2 emissions by the people and organizations pushing global warming/climate change are eugenics if not genocide on a global scale.
They have the signed agreements from the leadership of more than 150 nations.
John P Holdren Ecoscience
Here is the book in electronic form:  https://archive.org/details/Ecoscience_17
The_Population_Bomb
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