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Your Lying Eyes.

biggerpieforum.org | Your Lying Eyes. | Administrator Kelley Williams, Chair Bigger Pie Forum | April 28, 2016 Who are you going to believe, me or your lying eyes?”  That line from Chico dressed as Groucho in an old Marx Brothers movie is good for occasions when the facts don’t fit the narrative. For example: “Levees […]

THREE CHEERS FOR FRACKING

biggerpieforum.org | THREE CHEERS FOR FRACKING | Administrator POSTED ON MAY 4, 2016 BY STEVEN HAYWARD IN ENERGY POLICY | www.powerlineblog.com Yesterday the Department of Energy released a brief report showing that the fracking boom has cut the average household’s energy costs by about $750 a year: Since June 2014, decreases in crude oil and natural […]

Inside climate propaganda

biggerpieforum.org | Inside climate propaganda | Administrator Guest Blogger / 4 days ago May 1, 2016 / Guest opinion by Paul Driessen Have you ever wondered how the LA Times, Associated Press, Weather Channel and your local media always seem to present similar one-sided stories on climate change, fossil fuels, renewable energy and other environmental issues? How […]

Rise in CO2 has ‘greened Planet Earth’

biggerpieforum.org | Rise in CO2 has ‘greened Planet Earth’ | Administrator By Roger Harrabin, BBC environment analyst | 25 April 2016 | Science & Environment Carbon dioxide emissions from industrial society have driven a huge growth in trees and other plants. A new study says that if the extra green leaves prompted by rising CO2 levels were laid […]

A Moral Case for Breaking the Law

biggerpieforum.org | A Moral Case for Breaking the Law | Administrator April 25, 2016 | Jeffrey Carter | www.pointsandfigures.com When the WW2 Museum dedicated P-51 last week, I recalled the words of Martin Luther King. He said, “One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” Technology is moving at an unbelievable pace.  There are things that […]

First Lady Targets Mississippi ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill in Commencement Speech

biggerpieforum.org | First Lady Targets Mississippi ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill in Commencement Speech | Administrator www.abcnews.com | By ALEXANDER MALLIN | Apr 23, 2016, 9:57 PM ET In a rare entrance into a politically charged controversy, first lady Michelle Obama used a commencement speech Saturday at Jackson State University in Mississippi to directly target the state’s recently-passed […]

GLYPHOSATE, THE MMR VACCINE AND PSEUDOSCIENCE

biggerpieforum.org | GLYPHOSATE, THE MMR VACCINE AND PSEUDOSCIENCE | Administrator Matt Ridley | Published on: Saturday, 23 April, 2016 | Uncovering the subversion of scientific methods in pursuit of politics My Times column on pseudoscience: Science, humanity’s greatest intellectual achievement, has always been vulnerable to infection by pseudoscience, which pretends to use the methods of […]

PSC opening access to more Kemper power plant documents

biggerpieforum.org | PSC opening access to more Kemper power plant documents | Administrator By Kendra Ablaza | www.mississippitoday.org | March 16, 2016 Documents regarding the $6.6 billion Kemper County Energy Facility will soon be easier for the public to access. The Mississippi Public Service Commission on Thursday directed its staff to post on the commission’s website […]

Unsealed Kemper Project records could be revealing

biggerpieforum.org | Unsealed Kemper Project records could be revealing | Administrator “Bill Kelly, a CPA and subcontractor for AECOM who runs the accounting component of the independent monitor team, said the increase amounted to 95 percent of total project cost and amounted to a “material weakness in internal control over financial reporting” You might call […]