Uh, oh. Committee Ramps Up Investigation, Threatens Use of Compulsory Process Against Members of #RICO20
Jagadish Shukla, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Edward Maibach, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Paul Dirmeyer, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Barry Klinger, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Paul Schopf, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
David Straus, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Edward Sarachik, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Michael Wallace, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Alan Robock, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
William Lau, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
(the following not shown) Kevin Trenberth, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO
T.N. Krishnamurti, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Vasu Misra, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Ben Kirtman, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Robert Dickinson, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Michela Biasutti, Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY
Mark Cane, Columbia University, New York, NY
Lisa Goddard, Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY
Alan Betts, Atmospheric Research, Pittsford…
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AG’s striking back at #ExxonKnew and #RICO20 say – “we can come after climate alarmists for fraud, too”
From the Washington Times and the department of “Mutally Assured Destruction” (MAD) comes this blowback.
If Democratic attorneys general can pursue climate change skeptics for fraud, then also at risk of prosecution are climate alarmists whose predictions of global doom have failed to materialize.
The “cuts both ways” argument was among those raised by 13 Republican attorneys general in a letter urging their Democratic counterparts to stop using their law enforcement power against fossil fuel companies and others that challenge the climate change catastrophe narrative.
Here is the text of the letter:
Dear Fellow Attorneys General:
Several state Attorneys General recently held a press conference under the banner of “AGs United for Clean Power.” The media event highlighted an investigation into “whether fossil fuel companies misled investors and the public on the impact of climate change on their businesses.” 1 We think this effort by our colleagues to police the…
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From the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation:
Dear Attorneys General,
You’re not stupid. Stupid people don’t graduate from law school.
Neither are you generally ignorant. You know lots of law.
So, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and members of Attorneys General United for Clean Power, take no offense when I tell you that your intent to investigate and potentially prosecute, civilly or criminally, corporations, think tanks, and individuals for fraud, under RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) or otherwise, because they question the causes, magnitude, risks, and benefits of global warming, and best responses to it, is a dead giveaway that you’re ignorant about climate science and related climate and energy policy.But the day of the “Renaissance man,” vastly learned across all fields of knowledge, is long gone. All intelligent and learned people are ignorant about some…
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Well after a long rest I am back on WordPress. With a new multicore computer done up for music and video. Yes, I plan to do video… when… not sure but anyway 🙂
Got a few personal stories to tell that will, hopefully, make you laugh… at me of course… trying to stay away from politics is hard for me but I have a twitter account to deal with such things. Facebook… I don’t like all that much but it is a matter of the format rather than the people.
Spring seems to have come a bit early in the State of Maine, warm and the Crocus are in bloom best part; no more snow!!!! Got to love that and I do. Burned wood again this winter because wood is one of the truly renewable heat sources. I believe in cutting down trees only like a gardener weeds out his garden, so don’t go environ-mental on me OK? Got my electric usage down by 300%, how you might ask? I shut off a lot of stuff starting with that foolish box called TV. Now I use a single light at night and run the computers… What else? Don’t ask because you wouldn’t want to go down this road… trust me!
Took a few pictures of the planet Mars last night but there was a mystery light source that made a second image on the shots. No big deal because I will just enlarge the part that shows Mars, the other would have folks saying I caught a UFO in the picture, more than likely it was an outside light from a neighbor but I will try to reproduce the effect again… we shall see.
It appears that the clouds are coming in so no star shots tonight so I will work on the little IR light project, I want to test this simple camera’s sensitivity to IR light. Why? For something to do and it keeps the mind busy 🙂 It is getting harder for me to work with these little electronic parts because of my eyes but I find ‘work a-rounds’ to these little problems.
Well need to stop… hey! this is almost a ‘letter’… got to stop that ehhh?
Later all and Love You Brunhilda!
an update on a post that ‘went away’ for some reason… I wonder why?
well for some reason the original rant went away… hmmmm… I wonder why? Oh well call it the digital beasties at work I guess 🙂
It seems that Wikileaks is now going to release Swiss bank information about folks that have those types of accounts. Rumors are flying as to whom will be named in these documents, I suspect not anyone that might be even moderately well known, I could be wrong but…
i don’t expect to see names like; Bush, Clinton, Soros, Kerry et al but perhaps names of persons from Countries such as India, the Middle East and perhaps Africa. Another guess by me, an opinion.
The point was made by a friend of mine that releasing information such as this might be a ‘rights’ issue for the individuals being named, that puts a very interesting slant on the wikileak process does it not? I think attorneys will be a big winner in this matter for sure and might put Mr. Assange of Wikileaks in a much worse position than he is in now. I am sure that those Swiss banks will stop at nothing to protect their image, that being said please remember the situation of the Swiss Banks during the Second World War, aiding the Nazi etc.
I spent some time today just playing with different theories involving Wikileaks, the hacker group that protects them i.e. Anonymous etc… You can call them wild theories, even conspiracy theories but still fertile ground for thought.
The following is in the ‘what if’ class and has no real basis in fact OK? I will place myself in the first person as it is easier for me to write that way
Now if I were to have an ‘enemies list’ (I do not…) but if I did and wanted to bring disgrace to these ‘enemies’ it would be helpful for me to have information, say hidden banks account information, on these individuals. But as lists go I know there will be individuals that I don’t want to harm on this list so I would remove those that I have no problem with.
Now with this list in hand I could pass it on to a group, such as Wikileaks. to make public. I being the leak-er would take my hits also but my motives would be served well by this action. Revenge is sweet they say…
Now the same could be done with cables from the State Department, I would remove the cables that don’t serve my purpose and leave the ones that put a bad face on my enemies, again, motives served well and by the hands of another.
So where does a group like Anonymous enter into this? Easy, several Governments want to have control of freedom of speech and action over the internet, even the United Nations is calling for restrictions in these matters.
If I were the U.N. or Obama, I would dearly love to have this group acting as irresponsible as they are, I might even fund them or maybe even create them for such a purpose. The public is having web sites they used shut down by denial of service attacks, passwords and personal information being made public etc, by this Anonymous group… This would work for the control of the web motive so very well… and it is…
This Anonymous group says they are for ‘freedom of speech’, this only applies to their speech but not those that speak against them. When hackers bring down a web site by any means it is a criminal operation, when hackers make public personal passwords and other information it is criminal… there is no doubt or question about that but they cry like babies when their sites are taken down or their personal information is made public…
Wikileaks has not distanced themselves from the hacker group Anonymous so i am left to conclude that they are one in the same, sure that’s my opinion but it is what I feel and it is my freedom of speech that allows me to say it.
That’s they way I see it and if you support Wikileaks or Anonymous you are as much of the problems as the asshats in the governments and persons you are attacking.
End of rant… GOTO7734