Monthly Archives: February 2015

Right-wing Northern League holds rally in centre of Rome

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Interview with Rev. Dieter Heinzl on Climate Change


yaleclimateforum

Published on Feb 28, 2015

A leading St. Louis-area religious leader describes his church’s impassioned and active approach to dealing with climate change.

Rev. Dieter Heinzl is Associate Pastor of Faith Formation, Ladue Chapel Presbyterian Church, in St. Louis, MO.

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Senator Jim Inhofe Throws A Snowball On The Senate Floor


The Young Turks

Published on Feb 27, 2015

“The Senate’s most vocal critic of the scientific consensus on climate change, Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, tossed a snowball on the Senate floor Thursday as part of his case for why global warming is a hoax.

Inhofe, who wrote the book The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future, took to the floor to decry the “hysteria on global warming.”

“In case we have forgotten, because we keep hearing that 2014 has been the warmest year on record, I ask the chair, ‘You know what this is?'” he said, holding up a snowball. “It’s a snowball, from outside here. So it’s very, very cold out. Very unseasonable.”

“Catch this,” he said to the presiding officer, tossing the blob of snow.”

Read more here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02…

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Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) Snowball in the Senate (C-SPAN)


C-SPAN

Published on Feb 26, 2015

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) displays and tosses a snowball in the Senate. Watch more here: http://www.c-span.org/video/?324568-2…

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Nader: Canadian Anti-Terrorism Bill Follows America’s Lead


TheRealNews

Published on Feb 27, 2015

Political activist Ralph Nader discusses his open letter to Canadian PM Stephen Harper in which he criticizes Harper’s fear mongering ahead of Canadian elections

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Is FCC Approval of Net Neutrality a Real Win for Consumers?


TheRealNews

Published on Feb 27, 2015

Community Broadband Networks’ Christopher Mitchell says how mobilization campaigns pushed the FCC to classify the Internet as a public utility, but more effort is needed to reform providers’ monopoly control

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Raw: Frozen Waves Off Nantucket


Associated Press

Published on Feb 27, 2015

Waves off Nantucket’s coast are so thick with ice that they are being compared to slurpees. (Feb. 27)

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Big Hurdle: Immigrates finding it hard to communicate in New York


RT

Published on Feb 27, 2015

New York has always been a melting pot of different ethnicities and languages – it seems almost every nation on Earth has its own community in the Big Apple. But so much diversity is causing a headache for the authorities – which are being accused of not providing enough translation services, as Marina Portnaya explains.

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Flares & chaos: Intense clashes erupt at rival rallies in Rome


RT

Published on Feb 27, 2015

Demonstrators with the anti-immigration Northern League party clashed with a rival rally in Rome. Scuffles also erupted with riot police. Activists threw bottles and flares while police tried to disperse protesters by firing tear gas grenades. The violence left four people injured.

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Presidential Hopefuls Battle for Conservative Hearts and Minds


VOAvideo

Published on Feb 27, 2015

One after another, presumptive Republican presidential contenders auditioned for conservative support this week at the Conservative Political Action Conference held outside Washington. The rhetoric was tough as a large field of potential candidates tried to woo conservative support with red-meat attacks on President Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress. VOA Political Columnist Jim Malone takes a look.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/re…

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