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NASA to Put Muslim on Moon Using Muslim Technology

by Scott Ott · 66 Comments

(2010-07-08) — The White House today announced a bold new program consistent with NASA’s top priority to help Muslims “feel good about their historic contribution in science and math and engineering,” as the space agency’s chief, Charles Bolden, recently told al Jazeera TV.
Echoing the words of President John F. Kennedy in March of 1961, [...]

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Tags: Global News · Science

BP Oil Well Cap Sparks New Environmental Crisis

by Scott Ott · 7 Comments

(2010-06-05) — Just hours after BP succeeded in capping its leaking well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that the petroleum giant had created a new, and perhaps more devastating, threat to the environment.
“BP is now siphoning oil from the spill site to the surface,” said [...]

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Tags: Science · U.S. News

Obama’s ‘Cash for Cardigans’ to Cut Carbon Emissions

by Scott Ott · 41 Comments

(2009-12-15) — President Barack Obama has acknowledged that his new $23 billion weatherization subsidy program will merely slow the leakage of heat from homes.
So today the president introduced what the White House calls “phase II” of an overall program to completely eliminate carbon emissions from residential buildings.

The $37 billion “cash for cardigans” program will [...]

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Tags: Global News · Science · U.S. News

Gore Sounds New Alarm About Global Spinning

by Scott Ott · 27 Comments

(2009-12-11) — As experts in Copenhagen prepare for an historic vote to set the global average temperature once and for all, former Vice President Al Gore today warned of a new threat that contributes to global warming.
“I have recently learned that planet Earth is spinning at an incredible rate,” said Mr. Gore, “and this high [...]

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Tags: Global News · Politics · Science · U.S. News

Senate Climate Bill: Switch from Oil to Money

by Scott Ott · 46 Comments

(2008-06-03) — The global warming bill, up for debate in the Senate this week, includes a little-known provision to reduce the nation’s collective carbon footprint, and to make the U.S. energy-independent by replacing the burning of petroleum products with the burning of paper currency.
Under the terms of the legislation, Congress would require that businesses and [...]

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Tags: Business  · Science · Technology · U.S. News

Backing McCain Energy Plan, GOP Voters to Stay Home

by Scott Ott · 28 Comments

(2008-05-13) — A day after Republican presidential candidate John McCain unveiled his cap-and-trade plan to defeat the imminent threat of global warming, a coalition of conservative voters announced it would enthusiastically support his proposal by refusing to burn fossil fuels on November 4, 2008.

“We’re eager to live out Sen. McCain’s conservative vision for the earth,” [...]

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Tags: Politics · Science

Rudy Giuliani's Defective Campaign Aborted Early

by Scott Ott · 27 Comments

(2008-01-30) — Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani plans to abort his presidential campaign today after a preliminary test in Florida showed significant defects.
The former Republican front runner said his decision was “personal”, and asked reporters to respect his “Constitutional right to privacy.”

“It was completely my choice to end it early in the primary [...]

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Tags: Politics · Science