Nuclear Power, AmeriCorps Fraud, and Climate Change 'Denial'
The Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future has drawn
public ire for their decisions regarding nuclear power.
“There is a high level of public skepticism over the
feasibility of wind and solar power on a grand scale. That means the public is
open to learning more about nuclear power. The Commission has the
opportunity to get valuable input into its decisions from the public at large. Such
public involvement is essential for the Commission’s final report to gain
public legitimacy and acceptance.”
President Obama is firing an inspector general who uncovered fraud at AmeriCorps.
“But when Walpin recently exposed
wrongdoing by a prominent Obama supporter, Kevin Johnson, Obama moved to fire
Walpin. Walpin protested the Administration’s failure to hold Johnson, a
liberal mayor, accountable for using taxpayer money to pay for ‘political
activities’ and pay volunteers to run ‘personal errands for’ Johnson ‘and even
wash his car.’”
Nature Medicine magazine publishes the names of “vocal climate change denialists.”
“‘Denialist’ is an ad hominem argument,
the meaning of which is defined entirely by the user, intended to discredit the
accused without evidence. Scudellari’s charge illustrates this. ‘Fumento claims
embryonic stem cell research is both ‘a dead end’, fueled by a greedy lobby,
and dangerous, despite evidence from animal studies suggesting its promise,’