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2014-09-18 23:06:33

The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) and the Texas Freedom Network released a report this week claiming non-alarmist facts about the climate “distort” science and must be removed from drafts of new social studies textbooks for Texas public schools. The Heartalnd Institute, cited in the NCSE report, responds. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) and the Texas Freedom Network released a report this week claiming non-alarmist...

2014-07-09 23:06:39

Skeptic Conference Ends with Discussions of Latest Science Challenging UN Reports, Recognition of Professional Courage and Honesty Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Today, the last day of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC9), will include the presentation of the “Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science Award” to Dr. S. Fred Singer, as well as 29 more presentations from leading “skeptic” scientists and policy experts of a human-caused climate crisis. The...

2014-07-08 23:07:30

Heartland Institute's 9th Conference on Climate Change Features Patrick Moore, John Coleman Delivering Morning Keynote Addresses to Kick Off Day of Panel Discussions, Award Presentations Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore and The Weather Channel founder John Coleman open Day Two of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC9) with keynote addresses at 8 a.m. PDT Tuesday, July 8 from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Click here to watch the...

2014-07-08 23:07:22

My Positive Perspective airs episode to honor and thank our military with Vietnam Veteran Art Schmitt. The episode discusses many hardships Schmitt had lived through and PTSD symptoms that persist today. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 On July 7, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein had an opportunity to interview one of our country’s bravest military veterans. Former navy helicopter pilot Art Schmitt was a special guest on the My Positive Perspective internet show....

2014-07-07 23:02:46

Keynotes, Three Concurrent Panels Streaming Live on Four Channels for Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Every minute of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change will be live-streamed at ClimateConference.Heartland.org. The streaming starts with the opening night program at 7:45 p.m. PDT Monday, July 7, and ends when the conference closes at 4:00 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, July 9. You can watch the live-stream at ClimateConference.Heartland.org...

2014-07-07 23:00:13

These are the prepared remarks by Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast to open the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change on the evening of July 7, 2014 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS, NV (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Below are the prepared remarks by Heartland Institute President Joseph Bast to open the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change on the evening of July 7, 2014 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The conference runs from 7:45 p.m. PDT tonight until 4 p.m....

2014-07-02 23:01:34

California congressman and outspoken global warming skeptic will give a keynote address at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), vice chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, will be part of the opening night of the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC9) on Monday, July 7 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. He will deliver his keynote speech, titled “Global Warming as a Power...

2014-07-02 16:23:18

Provocative Film Opens Nationwide Today LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of the July 4(th) holiday weekend, Rush Limbaugh urged his millions of listeners to see the provocative new film America, which opens today in more than 1,100 theaters. The new film was created by bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza and the Academy Award-winning producer of Schindler's List, Gerald R. Molen and directed by John Sullivan. "In a rare move for the No. 1 talk radio...

2014-06-30 23:02:13

Thirty-two organizations, including several well-known think tanks and advocacy organizations, are cosponsoring an event billed as “the world’s largest gathering of global warming skeptics” in Las Vegas July 7–9. The Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC9) features 60 of the world’s leading scientists and policy experts who are skeptical of man-caused global warming. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Number of Sponsors Illustrates Range and Depth of Skepticism about...

2014-06-27 23:01:58

Dr. S. Fred Singer, Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, and Tom Harris to Be Recognized at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Dr. S. Fred Singer, one of the world’s earliest and most credible critics of the theory that global warming is man-made and dangerous, will be recognized with an award for Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science at an international conference on global warming taking place July 7–9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. E. Calvin...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'