Posted on 23/04/2012

Originally posted on eats shoots 'n leaves:
The headline news so far today is yesteday’s election in France, where far right candidate Marine Le Pen scooped up 18 percent of the vote, while beleaguered President Nicolas Sarkozy only managed 27 percent. “Socialist” François Hollande, as expected, was the top vote-getter, with 29 percent, but the…

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Originally posted on Society Bytes:
Why is it every time a cartoon depicting Barack and/or Michelle Obama, or any black liberal politician, must automatically be classified as racist?  Liberals degrade and dehumanize black conservatives every chance they get, routinely satirizing, and ridiculing, and mocking blacks for being conservative “sell-outs” and “traitors“.  Liberals also completely ignore…

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The year climate science changed to climate politics…1995

Originally posted on pindanpost:
Madrid 1995: Was this the Tipping Point in the Corruption of Climate Science? Posted on April 22, 2012 by Anthony Watts Reposted with permission from Enthusiasm, Scepticism and Science John Haughton writes of it under the heading:  Meetings that Changed the World. He may be right but not only in the way…

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Sarkozy, bye bye?

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
By Alex Lantier in France: Socialist Party candidate Hollande, Sarkozy advance in French presidential elections 23 April 2012 Socialist Party (PS) candidate François Hollande and incumbent president Nicolas Sarkozy received the highest vote totals in Sunday’s first round of the French presidential elections, advancing to the second round…

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Originally posted on theflyingcameldotorg:
Schneier on Security A blog covering security and security technology. TSA Behavioral Detection Statistics Interesting data from the U.S. Government Accountability Office: But congressional auditors have questions about other efficiencies as well, like having 3,000 “behavior detection” officers assigned to question passengers. The officers sidetracked 50,000 passengers in 2010, resulting in…

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