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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



The following saga of legal insanity comes via Tim (Hat Tip), and is found within the UK’s Register, but actually concerns a US case … In 2009, Doug Costello sold a monochrome printer to Gersh Zavodnik in Indiana for $40, plus about $25 in shipping charges. Shortly afterwards Zavodnik, who has […]

Bloke flogs $40 B&W printer on Craigslist, gets $12,000 legal bill