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I recently came across the claim that the well-known climate scientist Michael E Mann had ruined his long running defamation lawsuit by committing contempt of court. It was basically being tossed in my face by an anti-science guy as “evidence” a few days ago. Finding this being touted is perhaps […]

#FakeNews Alert: Claim: “@MichaelEMann – ‘Commits contempt of court’”


Back in 2014 a geologist named Andrew Snelling who works for Answers in Genesis, the Young Earth Creationist organisation, formally applied to the National Park Service for a permit to remove rock samples from the Grand Canyon. You can find his actual permit application buried in a subsequent lawsuit that he […]

Creationist Drops Grand Canyon Lawsuit After Park Approves His Research Permit


Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) has been the primary climate change denier in congress for the past few years now. If you are truly wondering what motivates his pro-oil anti-science stance then you need look no further than the $700,000 that he has received from the fossil fuel industry during his career in Congress. They are […]

NY State Attorney rejects Congress Subpoena as illegal – #climate



There is of course Mr T’s proposal to build a specific physical wall, and while that should be both a huge concern and also appropriately criticised, there is another existing wall that Mr T is in the process of demolishing that should also greatly concern us – It is Thomas Jefferson’s […]

Donald Trump proposes to demolish a wall


Richard Cohen, a graduate of Columbia University Law school, and now president of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), has issued a rather important statement. First a quick bit of background. Who is Richard Cohen? This is a guy who is passionate about human rights and people. In 1997, the national legal […]

Important Statement from President of the SPLC


Historically the US FTC (Federal Trade Commission) has tended to turn a bit of blind eye to Homeopathy. That however has just changed … Enforcement Policy Statement on Marketing Claims for OTC Homeopathic Drugs The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is issuing this Policy Statement to provide guidance regarding its enforcement policy […]

US FTC: Homeopathy ‘treatments’ must be labelled to say they do not work