Category Archives: Global Climate Crisis

Manchin: ‘I’m Baaaaaaa-ack!’

Sen. Joe Manchin is so serious about getting to yes on the Democrat’s climate-change agenda that he’s doing what he always does: he pretends he’s going to find 10 Republicans to vote yes before announcing regretfully that he can’t support … Continue reading

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Joe Manchin Explains His Value Proposition To Investors

You cannot make this up: [Joe Manchin] exhorted [S&P Global’s CERAWeek—one of the continent’s largest energy conferences] attendees to provide leadership in Washington and look for a “return on investment” from politicians who solicit campaign donations from them, or “mother’s … Continue reading

Posted in Best gubmint money can buy, climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Joe Manchin, On the take, Quid Meets Quo Goes Pro (Ukraine), Things that will kill us all, You Can't Make This Up | 6 Comments

One Lump of Stupid or Two, Gov. Abbott?

Let’s begin by saying that we hope everyone is safe and warm, but a major winter storm knocked out power to nearly 70,000 homes in Texas, before moving towards the midwest and southern states. Screw Groundhog Day, where’s Cancun Cruz? But … Continue reading

Posted in Ayatollah Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke, climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy | 3 Comments

Climate Change Is Already Here

The pictures and stories coming out of the Colorado grassfire-turned-wildfire are terrible. The current thinking is that a downed power line sparked it, as downed power lines have sparked so many of the big fires in California and the rest … Continue reading

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Kentucky Republican Delegation Sends Thoughts And Prayers to Kentucky

We are NOT making fun of death, destruction and tragedy, and this is a real tragedy. It looks like the death toll from the tornadoes is going to hit 100 people, and god only knows how many survived but will … Continue reading

Posted in climate crisis, Crazeee States, Global Climate Crisis, Kentucky, Wingnuttia, Y'all Qaeda and Talibanicans | 11 Comments

Pop Quiz!

Guys, Pravda’s domestic competition Fox News is launching a weather channel, which they declare will be free of politics: Fox News Media launched Fox Weather, a streaming service, on Monday. Its forecast: No politics. No Politics from the politburo? We … Continue reading

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Sinema Is Not Demanding Green Provisions Cut Yet

I didn’t get to it yesterday, but the execrable NYTimes reported that the senator from The Terrible Sand Kingdom of Arizonastan wants to cut $100B Ameros of climate change legislation: “[Sen. Kyrsten Sinema] who began her political career with the … Continue reading

Posted in Arizonastan, Best gubmint money can buy, climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Science | 2 Comments

And Climate Change Catastrophe News…

  The paint was immediately booked for an interview with Tucker Carlson. — Daniel Summers, MD (@WFKARS) September 21, 2021   But seriously folks, the paint is actually really good news with real, practical applications.

Posted in climate crisis, Global Climate Crisis, racism, Tucker Carlson, White Punks on Dope | 7 Comments

Infrastructure Weak*

This is President Handsome Joe Biden’s schedule today according to Der Tiger Beat auf dem Potomac (thanks Charlie and Watertiger!) email thingie: BIDEN’S TUESDAY: — 8:30 a.m.: The president will receive the President’s Daily Brief. — 9:50 a.m.: Biden will … Continue reading

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The Climate Crisis is Here

Climate change is no longer remotely theoretical, it is here, so let’s call it what it is: Our Climate Crisis (I’m updating the category to reflect this reality). Axios reports in their morning email thingie: 32% of Americans live in … Continue reading

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