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Chemical Fears, Global warming crusaders, and Racial Preferences, Quotas

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Chemical Fears, Global warming crusaders, and Racial Preferences, Quotas

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CHEMICAL FEARS - ANGELA LOGMASINI

Openmarket.org: Endocrine Disrupters: Should We Fear Mother Nature?

A recent article published in the The New York Times touts a new report that claims to have finally proven that trace exposures to man-made chemicals can disrupt human endocrine systems and cause health problems. The report authors include a number of well-known activists/scientists, who have been making suspicious claims about so-called “endocrine-mimicking chemicals” for decades.

The article is little more than a review of the literature, selectively pulling out scientific studies that show statistical associations between health effects and certain man-made trace chemicals.

 

GLOBAL WARMING - MATT PATTERSON

WashingtonExaminer.com: Global warming crusaders lose steam, tempers

Take environmental writer Steve Zwick. Writing for Forbes.com, Zwick has called on so-called "climate deniers" to be treated like virtual war criminals: "We know who the active denialists are--not the people who buy the lies, mind you, but the people who create the lies," he writes. "Let's start keeping track of them now, and when the famines come, let's make them pay. Let's let their houses burn until the innocent are rescued. Let's swap their safe land for submerged islands. Let's force them to bear the cost of rising food prices. They broke the climate. Why should the rest of us have to pay for it?"

Those who disagree with him are not merely mistaken, they are malevolent, unworthy even of persuasion through honest debate. Instead, "denialists" deserve only to have their homes razed. This is becoming a more and more common feature of environmentalist rhetoric.

 

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