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Minnesota GOP, a hot-bed for climate change skeptics

Last week we posted a video of Minnesota GOP candidate, Michele Bachmann making her comedic debut as a climate change “skeptic.” Now less than a week later we have found footage of another Republican candidate in Minnesota, Bill Cullen, going on about “sunspots” and “global cooling.”

I don't know if this is a case of two election candidates singing from the same song sheet, or an overzealous “youtuber” trying to make a point. Or maybe, just maybe, it is something in the GOP kool-aid.

UK heatwave hottest in 350

UK's Met Office is reporting that UK's sweltering summer was not only entirely unpleasant, but was also historically significant. To quote: “There has not been a hotter summer since records began in 1659 when Oliver Cromwell's son Richard resigned as Lor Protector of England and France and Spain ended their 24-year war.”

Congress candidate Michele Bachmann's comedy act

Check out this video of Minnesota Senator Michele Bachmann's stance on climate change. The absurdity of her Inhofean message is definitely not lost on her audience.

Monbiot, TASSC and the tobacco, climate change cover-up

UK journalist and author George Monbiot has been doing a great job of getting the climate change message out with the release of his new book and subsequent media tour.

Stewart and Colbert slam the skeptics

So many hightlights. Stewart slams the ludicrous “CO2, we call it life” ads by the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Sen.James “global warming is a hoax” Inhofe. Enjoyable viewing on a Friday afternoon! 

Sen. Inhofe's sad spin on CNN

Here's the YouTube clip of Sen. James Inhofe on CNN trying to defend his fringe science views with host Miles O'Brien. DeSmog readers will know that Inhofe has been on a recent tear with his “global warming is a hoax” message, and CNN's O'Brien hit back hard.


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