This video is a brilliant take on what is wrong with America right now. Unfortunately we could say that much of what is in there could apply to Canada. In fact, watch the video and switch out America for Canada. Watch this and share it with your friends.
The godfather of global warming says he, and Al Gore, have been ‘alarmist’ about its effects
by Lorrie Goldstein
James Lovelock has been called the godfather of global warming.
He’s one of the world’s most honoured scientists and environmentalists.
His “Gaia theory” — that the Earth operates as a single, living organism — created an entirely new field of Earth science studies following its publication in 1979.
His electron capture detector first enabled scientists to detect CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) and other pollutants in the atmosphere, which in many ways was the start of the modern environmental movement.
It sounds like a wonderful conspiracy theory: Banks get secret bailout worth $114 billion during the 2008 recession!
Bailout discovered by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
In fact, this is all hooey. There was no bailout of our banks. The government did, in 2008, set aside $200 billion to help all Canadian businesses and households hit by the global credit crunch and banks were the tool the government used to help us all out.
Taxpayer money was never at risk of being lost and, in fact, taxpayers are making a tidy profit with the credit crunch assistance program. Read more…
Brian Lilley is the host of Byline on Sun News Network and a senior correspondent for Sun Media's Parliamentary Bureau in Ottawa. His weekly column is published in more than 30 daily newspapers across Canada and he appears on several leading talk radio stations.
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Brian Lilley is Senior Correspondent for Sun Media on Parliament Hill.
Brian has been covering politics for the last 10 years. Five of those years were spent as Ottawa Bureau Chief.