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Out of the Blue

Yeah, yesterday was pretty darned hot, and today is shaping up to be more of the same. I have to say, I remain amazed at how livable our house is with only the one air conditioner here in the attic. Just a benefit of a house built before AC even existed, when finding ways to naturally abate the heat were vital.

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13. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 21, 2012, 17:38 xXBatmanXx
 
RollinThundr wrote on Jun 21, 2012, 17:17:
Silicon Avatar wrote on Jun 21, 2012, 12:23:
The news headline should read: Professor freed to find university that teaches climate change skepticism. Fox's favorite toy, the free market, will surely solve his unemployment problem.

I keep forgetting you libs like to silence anyone who doesn't share your views. Who knows if climate change is legit or not, but firing an awarded Professor simply based on that he doesn't buy into it lock stock and barrel like a good little EPA douche is extreme doncha think?

He wasn't fired, trying to understand this super shitty article is hard enough, but it appears his contract wasn't renewed. Which can be done for any damn reason they want to. Which is why these positions are contracted - they get rid of them when they aren't needed or they disagree with a stance. Probably right in the contract, not a guranteed renew. Not defending either side, but...shit my brain almost explodes just trying to comprehend such a crappy article.

ugh, such a horribly written artticle.
After Drapela was fired, Dr. Gordon Fulks, another anthropogenic global warming critic, began circulating a letter in defense of Drapela. To Fulks, it seemed obvious that Drapela’s global warming skepticism was the reason behind his firing.

“We can only speculate as to how the decision to fire Drapela was made,” Fulks wrote, adding, “I would suspect that Dr. Phil Mote (Director of their Climate Change Research Institute) had a hand in the decision, because he has previously been highly intolerant of those who oppose his ideas and could potentially threaten his business empire.”

Hay FOX, speculate and obvious are not the same....just sayin.

This comment was edited on Jun 21, 2012, 17:47.
 
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