Re: [asa] Chu, Hansen, Higgs, Cizik

From: Michael Roberts <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk>
Date: Sat Dec 13 2008 - 16:55:20 EST

A good short post, it made me chuckle. Reservations on item 5.

I feel Lynn has fallen for all these. I am frequently critical and cynical
but these have little substance

Michael
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Burgeson (ASA member)" <hossradbourne@gmail.com>
To: "Lynn Walker" <lynn.wlkr@gmail.com>
Cc: <asa@calvin.edu>; <glennmorton@entouch.net>
Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2008 3:44 PM
Subject: Re: [asa] Chu, Hansen, Higgs, Cizik

> 1. Inhofe demonstrates ignorance of science
> 2. Chu sounds like a winner!
> 3. More scientific nonsense from the Heiritage Foundation. They rival
> our frinds at ICR!
> 4. Robert Higgs, admitting he "is not a scientist," tells us how to think.
> 5. Good for Richard Cizek,He sounds like another winner in the quest
> to prevent ideology from trumping sc9ience.
>
> On 12/12/08, Lynn Walker <lynn.wlkr@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The best laid plans of mice and men. :) (For those who are unaware of
>> what happened last night, scroll down to read "Cizik resigns")
>> **
>> **
>> *Europe Puts Hurdles in Obama's Climate Path
>> *By Gregor Peter Schmitz in Washington D.C.
>> http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,595644,00.html
>>
>> <>
>>
>> *231-Page Report Now Available
>> Scientists Continue to Debunk ?Consensus? in 2008* *Only 52 Scientists
>> Participated in* *UN IPCC Summary*
>> Proponents of man-made global warming like to note how the National
>> Academy
>> of Sciences (NAS) and the American Meteorological Society (AMS) have
>> issued
>> statements endorsing the so-called "consensus" view that man is driving
>> global warming. But both the NAS and AMS never allowed member scientists
>> to
>> directly vote on these climate statements. Essentially, only two dozen or
>> so
>> members on the governing boards of these institutions produced the
>> "consensus" statements. This report gives a voice to the rank-and-file
>> scientists who were shut out of the process.
>> http://epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Minority.Blogs&ContentRecord_id=2674e64f-802a-23ad-490b-bd9faf4dcdb7
>>
>> <>
>>
>> *Steven Chu,* In an interview with The Post last year, *said that the
>> cost
>> of electricity was "anomalously low"* in the United States, that a
>> *cap-and-trade
>> *approach to limiting greenhouse gases "is an absolutely non-partisan
>> issue,"
>> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/11/AR2008121103380.html
>>
>> <>
>>
>> *James Hansen *wants Obama to just come out and admit that it is an
>> energy
>> tax that he wants to impose on Americans and stop beating around the
>> bushes
>> by calling it ?cap and trade?. He says that Americans will ?understand?:
>> *Some
>> on Left Join Fight to Expose the Lie that is Cap and Trade
>> *
>> http://blog.heritage.org/2008/12/05/some-on-left-join-fight-to-expose-the-lie-that-is-cap-and-trade/
>>
>> <>
>>
>> Dr. Higgs reminds us as to just who is, and who is not qualified to speak
>> on
>> various scientific and *economic* matters:
>>
>> *Peer Review, Publication in Top Journals, Scientific Consensus, and So
>> Forth
>> *http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=1963
>> Robert Higgs
>>
>> <>
>>
>> Google news search: *Cizik resigns - *Result:
>> http://news.google.com/nwshp?hl=en&tab=wn&q=cizik%20resigns
>>
>> *Cizik resigns
>> <http://online.worldmag.com/2008/12/11/cizik-resigns/>*World Magazine,
>> NC -2 hours ago
>> Longtime evangelical leader in Washington Richard *Cizik resigned* from
>> the
>> National Association of Evangelicals Wednesday night, Christianity Today
>> reports, *...
>> Cizik
>> resigns<http://blog.beliefnet.com/crunchycon/2008/12/cizik-resigns-as-top-evangelic.html>
>> * as top Evangelical lobbyist
>> (Rod)<http://blog.beliefnet.com/crunchycon/2008/12/cizik-resigns-as-top-evangelic.html>
>> Beliefnet.com
>> Richard
>> <http://blog.christianitytoday.com/ctliveblog/archives/2008/12/richard_cizik_r.html>
>> *Cizik Resigns* from the National Association of
>> Evangelicals<http://blog.christianitytoday.com/ctliveblog/archives/2008/12/richard_cizik_r.html>
>> ChristianityToday.com
>> Richard <http://www.earnedmedia.org/nae1211.htm>*Cizik Resigns* from
>> National Association of
>> Evangelicals<http://www.earnedmedia.org/nae1211.htm> Christian
>> News Wire (press release)
>> The Associated
>> Press<http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jARZSY_v6MYj98bNdK2rolNhIsSwD950RJH80>-
>> Dallas
>> Morning News
>> <http://religionblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2008/12/executive-of-national-associat.html>all
>> 161 news articles
>> ?<http://news.google.com/nwshp?hl=en&tab=wn&ie=UTF-8&ncl=1279644860>
>> Top evangelical
>> <http://www.heraldnewsdaily.com/stories1/index.php?action=fullnews&id=53943>
>> *resigns* after backing gay
>> unions<http://www.heraldnewsdaily.com/stories1/index.php?action=fullnews&id=53943>
>> Herald News Daily, ND - 3 hours ago
>> Richard *Cizik* (SIGH-zik) quit Thursday as the group?s representative in
>> Washington. *Cizik* had already made enemies of some evangelical leaders
>> because of *...*[image: []]YHOO
>>
>> Lynn
>>
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