Daily Archives: July 21, 2010

Major Victory for Conservatives: Senate Puts Global Warming in Deep Freeze by Gregory Hilton

Advocates of the Kerry cap and trade bill say it is necessary to stop sea levels from rising and flooding low-lying coastal areas such as New York City. The graphics used in Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" movie predicted a 20 foot increase in sea levels. Gore received the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC has significantly revised its data and they now say a six inch increase is possible over the next century. Even that claim is seriously disputed.


Sen. John Kerry’s (D-MA) cap and trade system is going down to defeat in a major victory for conservative Republicans. The legislation was supposed to be on the Senate floor this afternoon, but now a vote on cap and trade is highly doubtful. Continue reading

Georgia Votes on Tuesday: Top Republicans Want to Eliminate State Income Tax by Gregory Hilton

The final debate in the Georgia GOP gubernatorial primary was held last night. Front runner Karen Handel was represented by an empty podium because she refuses to appear on stage with Ray McBerry. The primary election is on Tuesday, and a run-off is expected to be held on August 10th. From the left are State Sen. Jeff Chapman, former Congressman Nathan Deal, former State Sen. Eric Johnson, Ray McBerry and Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine. Photo by Ruth Malhotra.


The Georgia Republican gubernatorial primary will be held on Tuesday but no candidate is expected to receive 50% of the vote. That will result in an August 10th run-off election between the top two finishers. Continue reading