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Putting the chill on global warming skeptics

Government thugs: Putting the chill on global warming skeptics.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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  • Just image the media uproar if Bush or another Republican was president. The double standard is just breathtaking.

  • taka

    The request from the DoJ to hand over emails / communications, etc. is related to an on-going crimminal investigation in the UK. I think it is a legitimate debate whether or not this
    individual should have been caught up in the sweep.

    However, debating the merits for or against based on a couple of blog posts isn’t really productive. Trial by media/blogs often doesn’t get to the real, un-biased truth.

    That being said, we can really thank the Patriot Act for this level of invasiveness all all walks of life.

    There are double standards for all politicians, regardless of which party they are in. When the shoe was on the other foot, The Bush Administration was quick enough to smack down gov’t climate scientists who supported the consensus on global warming and the human impact.

    The media is like a dog and squirrel… limited attention span and easily distracted. Right now, the payroll tax cut vote is the current squirrel.
    I would give credit to some bloggers who persistently chase the truth without bias, however. Some stories initially ignored by the media do come to light thanks to persistent bloggers, who in some cases are parallel to investigative journalists (albeit, most of their “dumpster diving” is electronic and deserve close scrutiny).

    But I digress…

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