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As Ed blogged soon after last November’s election, climate denialist Rep. Shimkus* was a leading contender for Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce who ultimately crafts energy and climate policy for the House of Representatives. I reported here Tuesday that Mr. Shimkus* lost his bid for that role to Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI).…

Yesterday I posted on how Ted Nugent sells out his diminishing credibility as a hunting advocate to suck-up to Sarah Palin. The second delusional position by Ted Nugent that also reeks of hypocrisy is his position on anthropogenic global warming. Mr. Nugent has become one of the few credible conservationalists who can reach conservatives on…

I think it’s safe to assume a policy battle between the incoming House and the Obama Administration regarding mitigation efforts due to global warming will be both incredibly ugly and ultimately harmful to U.S. and global interests. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the Office of Science…

Here’s one short video clip of thirteen of Mr. Nugent discussing the Palin TLC series; it also provides an illustrative example of his overtly-florid rhetorical style in promoting hunting. He goes completely off the grid at about 1:35 when he refers to Sarah Palin (and her family): What a perfect, mystical lifestyle. Davey Crockett, Daniel…

Here’s a trailer promoting a 12-DVD series titled, Resisting the Green Dragon, which is almost exclusively comprised of slanders against science, scientists, and environmentalists. Some of the biggest names of the religious right are promoting this video: Tony Perkins, David Barton, Wendy Wright, and Richard Land. Some of the most absurd quips: