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Face of the day

Today’s face of the day is not a racist as this issue is not about race. To some however she will be seen as discriminating against people because of their religion or more realistically perhaps, their surnames.To me she is a person fearful of a political ideology, an ideology that I too fear. Would you put a deadly weapon in the hands of a person whose ideology is the total opposite of democracy and freedom? Is that a risk you would be willing to take?

Arkansas business owner Jan Morgan says business has boomed since she turned her shooting range into a 'Muslim-free zone' Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2931121/Woman-banned-Muslims-gun-range-says-business-booming-banished-matter-public-safety.html#ixzz3QUGT27W3 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Arkansas business owner Jan Morgan says business has boomed since she turned her shooting range into a ‘Muslim-free zone’ -DailyMail on Facebook

Before I show you the article here is a comment she made about the whole saga.

 

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Affordable Housing? Sorted

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Politicians love to bang on about affordable housing but they invariably have no solutions, or their solutions just making housing more expensive.

In Sderot, Israel they have attacked affordable housing and are providing real solutions.

What to do with rusty old shipping containers no longer fit to haul goods across the high seas?

Here in this southern Israeli town, they have been cleaned of rust, given a lick of paint and recycled into a chic but cheap living space, replete with two bedrooms, a living room, kitchenette and bathroom. Stacked atop one another, the worn boxes now comprise Israel’s first student village made solely out of retired shipping containers.   Read more »

More from Krauthammer on Climate Change and ‘settled science’

Yesterday I posted a video from Charles Krauthammer…today we can read a bit more from his Washington Post article.

I repeat: I’m not a global warming believer. I’m not a global warming denier. I’ve long believed that it cannot be good for humanity to be spewing tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. I also believe that those scientists who pretend to know exactly what this will cause in 20, 30 or 50 years are white-coated propagandists.

“The debate is settled,” asserted propagandist in chief Barack Obama in his latest State of the Union address. “Climate change is a fact.” Really? There is nothing more anti-scientific than the very idea that science is settled, static, impervious to challenge. Take a non-climate example. It was long assumed that mammograms help reduce breast cancer deaths. This fact was so settled that Obamacare requires every insurance plan to offer mammograms (for free, no less) or be subject to termination.

Now we learn from a massive randomized study — 90,000 women followed for 25 years — that mammograms may have no effect on breast cancer deaths. Indeed, one out of five of those diagnosed by mammogram receives unnecessary radiation, chemo or surgery.

So much for settledness. And climate is less well understood than breast cancer. If climate science is settled, why do its predictions keep changing? And how is it that the great physicist Freeman Dyson, who did some climate research in the late 1970s, thinks today’s climate-change Cassandras are hopelessly mistaken?

The science is never settled…as we learn more we discover more.

They deal with the fluid dynamics of the atmosphere and oceans, argues Dyson, ignoring the effect of biology, i.e., vegetation and topsoil. Further, their predictions rest on models they fall in love with: “You sit in front of a computer screen for 10 years and you start to think of your model as being real.” Not surprisingly, these models have been “consistently and spectacularly wrong” in their predictions, write atmospheric scientists Richard McNider and John Christy — and always, amazingly, in the same direction.   Read more »

Calling time on Climate Change

The evidence is becoming overwhelming….that the scientists over over egged the debate over climate change and pretty much everything they have predicted has failed to happen.

In business if you produce evidence and a plan ( a prospectus) and then fail to deliver to that then you may very well find yourself prosecuted for mis-representation.

Bizarrely though, despite real evidence based on facts and not manipulated models warming just isn’t happening. Yet the socialist manipulators still believe.

There is a tradition in politics that is similar to one in the legal profession: When evidence supports your position, make your argument based on the evidence, but when it argues against your position, ignore the evidence and appeal to emotion.

The evidence is piling up that “climate change,” formerly known as “global warming,” is losing evidentiary support, despite recent “preliminary findings” by a group of “experts” from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that a Washington Post editorial suggests may prove, “warming has boosted the chances, in some cases significantly, that certain unwelcome weather or weather-related disasters will occur.” The Post and other “true believers” ignore or ridicule a growing body of evidence rebutting their beliefs.  Read more »

Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga – Maiden Speech

For those of you who heard about the speech of Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga but hadn’t seen it it is now on Youtube.