Joseph Bast Is Kind of a Big Pussy

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 5:01 pm

Wingnut welfare queen Joseph Bast who heads up the Heartland Institute, wannabe teacher of children on climate change, received an email from retired US Air Force Colonel Gary Wamsley expressing dismay at the Institute’s role in channeling climate change discussions, so Bast sent the Colonel a letter threatening prosecution for . . . nothing more than expressing a view.


Already Going To Hell Just Pumping That Gas

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 7:00 am

The New York Times Andy Revkin laments the fact that a whistleblower at Heartland Institute misled colleagues to gather and release internal documents showing the Institute was planning to obfuscate climate science in school rooms in support of climate change deniers. But all that’s happened is that another set of climate denial shills has bee exposed, so now they want to draft Revkin to help continue the shilling.

Michigan’s Stabenow Becomes Climate Denier Pod Person; White House Open to Limits on EPA

By: Thursday March 31, 2011 12:30 pm

The EPA’s power to enforce the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and regulation of climate change gases is one of the Tea-GOP’s favorite targets. Unfortunately, Debbie Stabenow and other Dems helping them.

Maybe Now The Right Will Take Climate Change Seriously

By: Tuesday July 27, 2010 6:01 pm

Finally, a way to make conservatives think about the profound societal impacts of global warming!

FDL Book Salon Welcomes James Hoggan, Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming

By: Sunday December 6, 2009 2:00 pm

Question: What’s the difference between a computer salesman and a used car salesman?

Answer: A used car salesman knows when he’s lying.

I was reminded of this old joke when reading Jim Hoggan’s book “Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming” on the campaign to obscure what science tells us about global warming: it’s happening and we’re causing it. Hoggan tells us about the cast of characters involved in this campaign and I found myself classiying them into two
categories: those who don’t know they are lying and those that do.

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