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The 2016 Discourse should be about Quality not Quantity; Debates should be less like Thunderdome and more like a Conversation

By ann summers The number of political debates seems irrelevant in an age of DVRs, YouTube, and podcasts but this is the moment when the Democratic party could actually use the format to finally crush the GOP and its commitment … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Republicans, and the Gospel of Climate Change Denial (With a Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video)

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Award-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore noted that since Pope Francis came “out on the side of acknowledging human-caused global warming, Republican presidential contenders are suddenly on the side of ‘science’ not religion.” Fiore: Thanks to the … Continue reading

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Common Cause and the Center for Media and Democracy Add to Evidence in “Whistleblower” Tax Fraud Claim Against ALEC

By Elaine Magliaro Common Cause announced earlier this week that it and the Center for Media and Democracy had “sent federal authorities new evidence…that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is falsely passing itself off as a tax-exempt charity and effectively … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Wisconsin?: Following in the Footsteps of Florida, the Badger State’s Board of Commissioners of Public Lands Bans Discussion of Climate Change for State Agency

By Elaine Magliaro Eric Roston (Bloomberg) reported earlier today that discussing the subject of climate change is now “out of bounds for workers at a state agency in Wisconsin.” Roston said that “any work related to climate change—even responding to … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Night Humor: Florida Lawmaker Mocks Rick Scott Official for Refusing to Use the Term “Climate Change’ While Testifying Before the State Legislature (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article about Governor Rick Scott of Florida. It appears that after Scott took office in 2011 officials of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had “been ordered not to … Continue reading

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From Governor Rick Scott’s “You-Can’t-Say-That Land”—Employees of Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection Were “Unofficially Banned” from Using the Terms “Climate Change” and “Global Warming” in Their Official Communications

By Elaine Magliaro Yesterday, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting (FCIR) reported that officials of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had “been ordered not to use the terms “climate change” or “global warming” in any official communications, emails, … Continue reading

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Someone…Anyone…Please Tell the Dumbass Senator with the Snowball That the Route for the Iditarod Race Had to Be Changed Because of Alaska’s Warm Winter

By Elaine Magliaro Over a week ago, I posted a column titled Dumbass Politician from Oklahoma Throws Snowball on the Senate Floor in an Effort to Prove That Climate Change Is a Hoax. That dumbass senator happens to be James … Continue reading

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