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Who is Paying For Heartland Institute Climate Denial-Palooza?


This week the Heartland Institute will be gathering their small island of misfit toys in Washington, DC for another of their tedious climate Denial-Palooza events. We have followed these events going back to 2008.

Heartland declares War on the climate
The climate deniers of course feel vindicated by the Trump election. These fringe extremists have a lot in common with the extreme agenda of the Trump camp, where many have embedded themselves. There are speakers at the Heartland meeting who were on the Trump EPA transition team, who will be talking about the plan to dismantle the government’s climate science and policy capacity. The Heartland Institute is equally gushing with pride, with boss Joe Bast declaring war in February, writing about the climate change policy fight, “It is a war, the most important and most consequential war of our era.” Fighting words indeed.

The question is…Who is paying for this?

More: https://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Patrick_J._Michaels_-_funding

I predict when voting starts people will vote for who they think has the best chance to beat Trump

I am willing to bet when they interview Democrats coming out of the booth the bulk of them will say they voted for the person they felt had the best chance to beat dickhead. I have my favorites but risking Trump and more conservative Supreme Court justices and all the other damage he would pile on top of what he has already done to make America Nazi, is not something I take lightly. The key is figuring out who would match up best.

I am sure there are a lot of people who are solid on their candidate and won't change come the Primaries but beating Trump is not something I am willing to take a chance on and I think a lot of Democrats will be in the same mindset. I will be looking at everyone closely and how they are matching up against fuckface.

Michigan city moves to criminalize calling 911 on people of color who are just living their lives


Sweeping amendments to a 66-year-old human rights ordinance might make Grand Rapids, Mich. the latest city to try to tackle the epidemic of racially-motivated abuses of emergency services. The planned changes “would make it a criminal misdemeanor to racially profile people of color for ‘participating in their lives.’”

Diversity and Inclusion Manager Patti Caudill said the ordinance is a new concept in Michigan. It isn’t meant to discourage 911 calls, she said. Rather, it’s meant to make people “check their biases” before calling the police.

“Call the police, but if you’re calling because your neighbors are having a barbecue and you’re calling because of some implicit bias because they’re people of color, we don’t want to see that,” she said.

The scenarios Caudill cites are all too familiar these days: White people keep calling 911 on people of color while they’re simply trying to live their best lives. The depressing #LivingWhileBlack hashtag never lacks new fodder, since black people face the brunt of these racist actions that waste valuable first-responder resources. The epidemic, which we can only hope peaked in 2018, showed the nation just how hard it is to be a person of color in spaces that bigots have declared to be for “whites only.”

More: https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2019/4/20/1851828/-Michigan-city-moves-to-make-a-crime-to-call-911-on-people-of-color-who-are-just-living-their-lives?fbclid=IwAR1uqK3MBdDIW8BOCOrjxWkhC89aOElWm0uotYRJqSZDJwRiM_HKgcVlqx0

Mueller Report: A Lawyer's Analysis (Real Law Review)

I Was Brainwashed by the Liberal Media. Then I Saw a Video of a Man Ranting Alone in a Truck

BY DAN RICE | APRIL 19, 2019

There was a time when I hated our President. A time when I believed that billionaires were ruining the world and that vaccines didn’t cause autism. A time when I believed in things like institutional racism and global warming. Then one day a chance click on youtube changed my worldview forever.

I saw what appeared to be a thumbnail of a man talking to his phone while driving by himself. Naturally, I was intrigued and clicked on it. Before my very eyes this lone driver proved to me that the Clintons and the Obamas were responsible for every mass shooting in the last 10 years. He proved that they got away with it because all of the other liberals were too busy complaining about their latte orders at Starbucks. And he did it all without stating a single fact or citing a single source.

I was blown away. At first my liberal media induced brainwashing tried to reject the things he was saying, but then I realized, “if he’s wrong, why is he so angry alone in a vehicle?” And just like that, I was saved from a lifetime of libtardation.

More: https://thehardtimes.net/hardstyle/i-was-brainwashed-by-the-liberal-media-then-i-saw-a-video-of-a-man-ranting-alone-in-a-truck/?fbclid=IwAR19pWYoXF7B8ksBZtWL192ICNT4RRuSbvKFwlh6WugPCwxYAVs6oSFfcM8

I think we should draft Michelle Obama to run

I was just talking to my sister and we were talking about the candidates and how we like a lot of them fine but are not blown away and we started discussing who we wish would run and we both brought up Michelle Obama at the same time. She has the type of smarts, charisma and magic I look for! If she jumped in she would be my first pick easily.

Why did the founders set it up to where the President would appoint the AG?

This seems like a recipe for disaster because if the President is like Trump and fires everyone who doesn't bow down to him and clearly makes sure he puts a patsy in place, the system crumbles like day old sandwich bread.

The AG should be someone completely independent and not hired by the President but by the Congress it seem.

Is there something I don't understand?

Goodbye Drogo...I SHAVED!

Yes, this belongs here if you watch the entire video you will see why.

Twitter Users Show Donald Trump Jr. Just How Dumb He Looks In Mueller Report

This entire article is priceless!

One Twitter user told the president’s son: “You were vindicated because they determined you were too stupid to know what’s going on.”

Donald Trump Jr.’s comment on the Mueller report has some Twitter users dumbfounded because his reaction suggests how dumb he may actually be.

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators declined to prosecute President Donald Trump’s eldest son for campaign finance violations mainly because they concluded he was too ignorant to have knowingly committed a crime, according to RawStory.com

Trump Jr., though, seemed to have missed that point when he sent out this celebratory tweet upon Thursday’s release of Mueller’s report:




By: Gaia Staff | April 16, 2019

A team of Chinese scientists recently inserted copies of a human gene believed to be associated with intelligence, into the brains of rhesus monkeys in an attempt to narrow the intellectual evolutionary gap. And according to their results, monkeys who were introduced to MCPH1 showed “remarkable” improvements in short-term memory.

The experiment sparked similar ethical concerns as when a Chinese scientist modified the genes of a human baby late last year, using CRISPR technology to give it HIV immunity.

But despite the dreadful image of an ape with near-human sentience, à la Cornelius from Planet of the Apes, the study arouses some interesting relevance to the ancient astronaut theory that humans may have been seeded by an advanced species from elsewhere in the cosmos.

Unlike the incredibly extensive amount of time it takes for most physical traits to evolve, the human brain’s evolution happened extraordinarily fast. In the span of about two to three million years – a blip on evolutionary timelines – our brains doubled in size, and subsequent intellect. What was the catalyst for such rapid growth? Did someone introduce some gene(s) to our ancient hominid ancestors, like Australopithecus, which turned us into the intelligent Homo sapiens we are today?

More: https://www.gaia.com/article/scientists-just-inserted-a-human-intelligence-gene-into-monkeys?utm_source=facebook%2Borganic&utm_medium=gaia&utm_term=article&utm_campaign=evergreen&ch=st&fbclid=IwAR22wmoQE-3u-spF_EOOQrp8Q4MvNM6ISZ0QUWP8OZGj9LrFqQCYxjeRaME
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