Senate Democrats Pressure Networks to Increase Coverage of Climate Change

Robert Wilde
Big Government
17 Feb 2014

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) are gathering colleagues’ signatures on a letter to networks ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox expressing their disapproval at the lack of global warming discussion on the channels’ Sunday shows.

According to Sanders, “It is beyond my comprehension… that their shows have discussed climate change in 2012, collectively, for all of eight minutes.” Sanders is using liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America as his source. MMfA’s data indicates that, in 2009, the Sunday shows covered climate change topics for over an hour, and in 2012, Sunday show coverage dropped to less than eight minutes on climate change…


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Related:   Liberal Billionaire Pledges $100 Million to Bully U.S. on Global Warming

Liberals absolutely love complaining about so-called dark money, until a climate alarmist starts waving around his millions. Make that $100 million.

Billionaire and former fossil fuel investor Tom Steyer recently announced plans to use his organization, Next Generation Climate Action, to inject millions of dollars into the 2014 election. Steyer, No. 1,031 on Forbes magazine’s billionaire’s list, has previously funded Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s 2013 campaign and run questionable ads slamming the proposed Keystone pipeline.

The New York Times reported on Feb. 18 that Steyer intends to “pressure federal and state officials to enact climate change measures through a hard-edge campaign of attack ads.”…


Read the whole thing!


Harry Reid Attacks Koch Brothers’ Wealth

…Reid must have forgotten to mention his plans to attend a fundraiser Wednesday night at the home of Tom Steyer, an anti-bald eagle hedge fund titan with an estimated net worth of $1.4 billion who is planning a $100 million ad blitz in 2014…


One in Four Americans Unaware That Earth Circles Sun

Americans are enthusiastic about the promise of science but lack basic knowledge of it, with one in four unaware that the Earth revolves around the Sun, said a poll out Friday…


Study: Democrats more likely to think astrology is scientific, less likely to know Earth revolves around the sun




CAJ note:  Even astrology’s believers know that the earth revolves around the sun and takes one year to complete its transit.


Update:  Judge Andrew Napolitano, ‘Can You Believe Obama Golfed in Drought-Stricken California?!’  (video)

…Overall, Napolitano said that some executive orders are good and help enforce laws, but believes the president is violating the Constitution when he uses the orders to “frustrate Congress.”

He questioned the legality of the president using executive actions to actually change laws, citing immigration and ObamaCare as two examples…


Update 2: President Climate Change Plays Golf on Water Guzzling Desert Courses Amid California Drought

Not only that, but the middle class warrior who constantly bellyaches about so-called inequality was in the California desert hanging out with the third richest man in the world.

Change, bitches!


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