We know that some things are just common sense. When you’re diagnosed with cancer you ask an accountant what course of treatment to pursue. When your drain is clogged you call a watchmaker and ask them to come over to have a look. When you need help learning to read, you turn to the nearest illiterate. These things are so obvious and boring that repeating them is just taking up blog space and wasting everyone’s time. 10 Dumbest Things Fox Said About Climate Change In 2012
6. Instead Of Scientists, Fox Turns To Mark Levin And A Coal Miner To Say “CO’s What Make Plants Grow.” During an hour-long special on the “green agenda” hosted by anchor Bret Baier, Fox News did not interview a single scientist. Instead they turned to right-wing radio host Mark Levin, who denied that carbon dioxide is a pollutant that should be regulated, saying: “Carbon dioxide is what we exhale. Carbon dioxide is necessary for plants.” Fox later aired video of coal miner Robert “Buz” Hilberry echoing this, saying: “I’m no scientist but CO’s what make plants grow and what make you breathe, so they’re trying to choke us all out by stopping the burning of coal.” At no point did Fox clarify that it’s the unusually high amount of atmospheric carbon dioxide that has scientists concerned, or acknowledge the scientific consensus.
Why would Levin need any credentials in climate science when he has received the very famous and much coveted Ronald Reagan Award from the American Conservative Union. Mark received the award for that scientific paper he wrote proving that shoving a chunk of coal up your butt cures hemorrhoids. And Buz is the man, did anyone else know that there is some super sneaky plan afoot to completely stop the mining and burning of coal. You know what happens when we do that? All the plants on earth will die because they need that exhaust from burning coal to breathe. Missed that class didn’t ya smarty pants scientists with your Ph.Ds.
The British Board of Film Censors was established 100 years ago, on 1 January 1913, to censor films “which may be considered in any way opposed to the better feelings of the general public”.
[ ]…By the end of its first year the British Board of Film Censors had rejected over 22 films in their entirety for one or more of the following reasons:
a) Indelicate or suggestive sexual situations
b) Indecent dancing
c) Holding up a minister of Religion to ridicule
d) Cruelty to animals
e) Indelicate accessories in the staging
f) Judicial executions
g) Excessive drunkenness
h) Subjects depicting procuration, abduction and seduction
i) Native customs in foreign lands abhorrent to British ideas
j) Impropriety in conduct and dress
k) Materialisation of Christ or the Almighty
Sounds like a dream come true by way of the Taliban, The American Family Association and Iran’s ruling mullahs. While there is probably an unhealthy amount of self censorship and political correctness in Holly wood we have come a long way since a court decision named Mutual Film Corporation v. Industrial Commission of Ohio 1915, in which movie production was considered a completely commercial venture, not art, thus not entitled to protection under the 1st Amendment.
The records reveal that some in Monroe’s inner circle were concerned about her association with Frederick Vanderbilt Field, who was disinherited from his wealthy family over his leftist views.
A trip to Mexico earlier that year to shop for furniture brought Monroe in contact with Field, who was living in the country with his wife in self-imposed exile. Informants reported to the FBI that a “mutual infatuation” had developed between Field and Monroe, which caused concern among some in her inner circle, including her therapist, the files state.
“This situation caused considerable dismay among Miss Monroe’s entourage and also among the (American Communist Group in Mexico),” the file states. It includes references to an interior decorator who worked with Monroe’s analyst reporting her connection to Field to the doctor.
Field’s autobiography devotes an entire chapter to Monroe’s Mexico trip, “An Indian Summer Interlude.” He mentions that he and his wife accompanied Monroe on shopping trips and meals and he only mentions politics once in a passage on their dinnertime conversations.
“She talked mostly about herself and some of the people who had been or still were important to her,” Field wrote in “From Right to Left.” ”She told us about her strong feelings for civil rights, for black equality, as well as her admiration for what was being done in China, her anger at red-baiting and McCarthyism and her hatred of (FBI director) J. Edgar Hoover.”
Her short friendship with Field was the extent of Marilyn’s supposed communism. Hoover is said to have decided that Martin Luther King and the entire civil rights movement was communistic.
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