Friday Show Notes 01-05-17
Bill Nye: Blue States Will ‘Impose Economic Sanctions’ Against Climate Change-Denying States
MSNBC, climate activist Bill Nye warned conservatives to “watch out,” saying progressive blue states will “address climate change” on their own.
Men Resist Green Behavior as Unmanly
Women have long surpassed men in the arena of environmental action; across age groups and countries, females tend to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Compared to men, women litter less, recycle more, and leave a smaller carbon footprint.
13 Scientific studies suggest ‘Litte Ice Age’ looming
Global-warming diehards who converted their cause to “climate change” when the warming ceased a few years back are being dealt another blow as scientific forecasts of global cooling are about to take over.
Planned Parenthood Unveils Pro-Abortion License Plates: “My Body, My Choice”
The Planned Parenthood abortion business has been on a mission to defend and promote abortion. In the latest effort to brag about abortions, Planned Parenthood is now unveiling a new pro-abortion license plate.
Planned Parenthood enters transgender-hormone market as abortions decline, clinics close
As dozens of its clinics closed amid a dwindling U.S. abortion rate, Planned Parenthood has moved to diversify its business model by getting into transgender hormone therapy.
Planned Parenthood: We Did 321,384 Abortions; Got $543.7 Million in Tax Dollars
Planned Parenthood says its affiliates did 321,384 abortions in the fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30, 2016, according to its newly released 2016-2017 annual report.
California’s cannabis market is expected to soar to $5.1 billion — and it’s going to be bigger than beer
Recreational cannabis sales are set to begin in California on January 1 — and the market is expected to haul in billions in revenue next year as dispensaries roll out across the state.
Pelosi Defends Limited Government and ‘States’ Rights’—On Legalized Marijuana
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) issued a statement today attacking what she characterized as an over-reach by the federal government and defending what she described as “states’ rights” when it comes to the legalization of marijuana.
McConnell Boasts of $4.99M Federal Grant ‘to Support Conservation of Private Lands’ in Kentucky
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell put out a press release on the Friday before Christmas touting of his efforts to secure a $4.99 million federal grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service to The Nature Conservancy “to support the conservative of private lands” in Kentucky.
Interior Department repeals never-used regulations on hydraulic fracturing
The Obama administration’s 2015 fracking rule was never actually implemented, thanks to an ongoing court battle, and it apparently never will be.
Democrats, environmentalists blast Trump offshore drilling plan
Overturning 33 years of energy policy, the Trump administration Thursday proposed opening as much as 90 percent of the U.S. coast to oil and gas development.
The secret to George Washington Carver’s success
George Washington Carver was born a slave during the Civil War, possibly in 1865, but there are no records. Within a few weeks, his father, who belonged to the next farm over, was killed in a log hauling accident.