Media ignores inconvenient ice

CFACT Ed 1/4/2014

Can the media ignore both the global warming nature of the expedition that got itself trapped in Antarctic ice, and 2013′s massive growth of Antarctic ice as well?

UPDATE: U.S.C.G. ice breaker Polar Star, lying Sydney, Australia, to steam to the rescue.

“The request for the Polar Star to assist the […]

Sodexo Slaps SEIU Cockroaches With RICO Suit

LaborUnionReport RedState 3/18/2011

Imagine being at a dinner event and having your plate served with (plastic) cockroaches scattered over the food. Envision going to a hospital with a loved one only to be confronted with the hint that the hospital food is infested with bugs, flies, mold, and rat droppings. Pretty disgusting, right? Well, imagine […]

Pirates hijack 4 Americans; US mulls responses

The Associated Press via 2/18/2011

MOGADISHU, Somalia – An American couple that has sailed the world with a yacht full of Bibles was hijacked by Somali pirates, and the U.S. said Saturday it is assessing possible options.

Pirates say the yacht will make landfall in Somalia on Sunday, which would reduce the chances of […]

French Constitutional Court Rejects Carbon Tax

By Gregory Viscusi December 30, 2009

Dec. 30 (Bloomberg) — France’s constitutional court rejected a proposed tax on carbon emissions, saying a web of exemptions violated the principal of equality and rendered efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions ineffective.

The government said it will make new proposals on Jan. 20.

The tax, which would […]

Nuclear engineer from Cern lab arrested for al-Qaeda links

by Adam Sage The Times [UK] 10 October 2009

Fears that al-Qaeda is planning an attack on the nuclear industry in Europe were renewed yesterday after French secret agents arrested a physicist working at an atomic research centre.

The 32-year-old man, who was detained with his brother, 25, is suspected of providing a list of […]

UK ‘must accept Jungle migrants’ when Calais camp is razed next week, says UN

by Peter Allen and Mail Foreign Service 18 September 2009

The UK must accept some migrants from the illegal migrant camp known as the ‘Jungle’ when it is razed by France next week, the UN has said. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said the British government should be prepared to allow migrants with […]