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My summary of the results from Copenhagen’s Climate Change Summit are more than a week late due to the Holiday Break, but to be honest with you, it really doesn’t matter.  For all the hoopla surrounding the fiasco, all the jockeying, pontificating and lugubrious debate had by global delegates for nearly two weeks, they finally agreed on one thing; we need to have more talks.  This brilliant idea is being billed as, “The Copenhagen Accords.”  What a joke.  (more…)

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A few times per week, around noon time we will post a few op-ed pieces from newspapers, mainstream websites, or elsewhere from the blogosphere:  (more…)

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Mr. Obama goes to Copenhagen…

There’s a decent chance you may have viewed the below video from October. It features Lord Christopher Monckton from Great Britain who is a former advisor to Margaraet Thatcher in the 1980’s.  In the video Monckton claims to have read the treaty that President Obama and the rest of the countries will sign at the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen Denmark.  Although I’m not big on conspiracy theories, and I do not believe Obama will be ceding our US Sovereignty anytime soon…(treaties call for 2/3 Senate approval anyway) the backdrop to this story is extremely important.  As many are unaware this conference is even convening, its consequences for the future of our economy are dire and unbelievably far reaching

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Don't expect Chicago to pull this off.

Don't expect Chicago to pull this off.

ED NOTE. CHICAGO WAS ELIMINATED IN THE FIRST ROUND OF VOTING FOR THE 2016 OLYMPICS

Tomorrow, the IOC makes the announcement who will host the 2016 Summer Olympiad. I am a resident of Chicago and I am against holding the Olympics in this city.  Although I am a sports fanatic and love the Olympic Games…seriously, how many people you know wake up overnight to watch Badminton live from Sydney or Beijing? I love the athletics, the patriotism, the pomp and circumstance. I even enjoy thousands of Chinese men performing a ritualistic war dance that scares the shit out of me. I just can’t get excited about seeing the games in my adopted hometown.  There is just too much wrong that can happen, and frankly I dont trust the government structure in place to pull it off without costing the taxpayers.  Give the games to Rio – Id much rather have an excuse to fly to Brazil anyway.  (more…)

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