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Propagandhi Blog

Posted by: Tony Pascarella (01/19/07)
You can check out a politically/socially-oriented blog from Propagandhi right here.

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08:50 AM on 01/19/07
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Their last album was easily one of the best in 2005. Easily.
09:04 AM on 01/19/07
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AMS CERTIFIED WEATHERMAN STRIKES BACK AT WEATHER CHANNEL CALL FOR DECERTIFICATION
January 19, 2007



After EPW blog post yesterday Weather Channel Climate Expert Calls for Decertifying Global Warming Skeptics http://epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=PressRoom.Blog s&ContentRecord_id=32abc0b0-802a-23ad-440a-88824bb8e528 check out this blog post from ABC-TV Alabama affiliate weatherman James Spann http://www.jamesspann.com/blog.htm From his blog - his bio:

"In 2005 I upgraded the AMS seal of approval to the new "Certified Broadcast Meteorologist" designation. The CBM is the highest level of certification from the AMS, and involves academic requirements, on-air performance, a rigorous examination, and continuing education.Official bio here: http://www.abc3340.com/news/talent.hrb?i=188
The Weather Channel Mess

January 18, 2007 | James Spann | Op/Ed

Well, well. Some “climate expert” on “The Weather Channel” wants to take away AMS certification from those of us who believe the recent “global warming” is a natural process. So much for “tolerance”, huh?

I have been in operational meteorology since 1978, and I know dozens and dozens of broadcast meteorologists all over the country. Our big job: look at a large volume of raw data and come up with a public weather forecast for the next seven days. I do not know of a single TV meteorologist who buys into the man-made global warming hype. I know there must be a few out there, but I can’t find them. Here are the basic facts you need to know:

*Billions of dollars of grant money is flowing into the pockets of those on the man-made global warming bandwagon. No man-made global warming, the money dries up. This is big money, make no mistake about it. Always follow the money trail and it tells a story. Even the lady at “The Weather Channel” probably gets paid good money for a prime time show on climate change. No man-made global warming, no show, and no salary. Nothing wrong with making money at all, but when money becomes the motivation for a scientific conclusion, then we have a problem. For many, global warming is a big cash grab.

*The climate of this planet has been changing since God put the planet here. It will always change, and the warming in the last 10 years is not much difference than the warming we saw in the 1930s and other decades. And, lets not forget we are at the end of the ice age in which ice covered most of North America and Northern Europe.

If you don’t like to listen to me, find another meteorologist with no tie to grant money for research on the subject. I would not listen to anyone that is a politician, a journalist, or someone in science who is generating revenue from this issue.

In fact, I encourage you to listen to WeatherBrains episode number 12, featuring Alabama State Climatologist John Christy, and WeatherBrains episode number 17, featuring Dr. William Gray of Colorado State University, one of the most brilliant minds in our science.

WeatherBrains, by the way, is our weekly 30 minute netcast.

I have nothing against “The Weather Channel”, but they have crossed the line into a political and cultural region where I simply won’t go.
09:17 AM on 01/19/07
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i do enjoy propagandhi's music and the weakerthans are incredible. it's just that political bands annoy me. maybe that's only because i've never actually heard a conservative message from a political band. i'm sure somebody can come up with a clever explanation for why that is.
09:43 AM on 01/19/07
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i do enjoy propagandhi's music and the weakerthans are incredible. it's just that political bands annoy me. maybe that's only because i've never actually heard a conservative message from a political band. i'm sure somebody can come up with a clever explanation for why that is.

Perhaps it is because the conservative message is the wrong one... As far as I'm concerned, the ONLY good thing about conservatism is that it theoretically narrows the gap between rich and poor.
10:16 AM on 01/19/07
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Perhaps it is because the conservative message is the wrong one... As far as I'm concerned, the ONLY good thing about conservatism is that it theoretically narrows the gap between rich and poor.

Most definatly....I mean, how is the conservative method working out for us??
11:31 AM on 01/19/07
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well i would not describe the current administration as conservative by any stretch of the imagination. the excessive spending, lack of action on border issues, etc. what we have in this administration is a liberal republican who pandered to conservatives for votes and power. he never wanted to associate himself so closely to the religious right but as a politician he kinda had to do it. um....nevermind, no more ranting. i'm way off topic.

the last decent conservative we had in office was Reagan and i think his method, while not perfect (nobody's ever will be), worked quite well.
11:35 AM on 01/19/07
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Perhaps it is because the conservative message is the wrong one... As far as I'm concerned, the ONLY good thing about conservatism is that it theoretically narrows the gap between rich and poor.

well i'm glad to see that someone has an open mind.

being a conservative is something much different than the stereotypes most people hold.

i'm guessing that we don't see conservative political bands for similar reasons why we don't see more liberal radio talk shows. the market leans a certain direction and its hard to break in without going bankrupt.
11:39 AM on 01/19/07
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This band is so amazing.
12:38 PM on 01/19/07
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well i'm glad to see that someone has an open mind.

being a conservative is something much different than the stereotypes most people hold.

i'm guessing that we don't see conservative political bands for similar reasons why we don't see more liberal radio talk shows. the market leans a certain direction and its hard to break in without going bankrupt.

You've hit the nail on the head. Those other people who think being a Conservative is as black & white as the current administration's beliefs are just ignorant and uneducated.

Or if they aren't, they sure as hell made it seem that way with their blanket statements.
02:54 PM on 01/19/07
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You've hit the nail on the head. Those other people who think being a Conservative is as black & white as the current administration's beliefs are just ignorant and uneducated.

Or if they aren't, they sure as hell made it seem that way with their blanket statements.

... or perhaps because this style of music once used to be about being an alternative ... and about wanting things to change ... and about questioning conservative values ...
04:31 PM on 01/19/07
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yay. i love this band.
08:02 PM on 01/19/07
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You've hit the nail on the head. Those other people who think being a Conservative is as black & white as the current administration's beliefs are just ignorant and uneducated.

Or if they aren't, they sure as hell made it seem that way with their blanket statements.

Conservatism as an ideology is actually quite black and white... as are most ideologies. That being said, it is possible for so-called "conservative" people to hold views that differ from the definition of conservatism. I was speaking of conservatism as an ideology, not the people who claim to be conservatives.
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