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Honduras has a new President

November 30, 2009

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The political crisis that has gripped Honduras for the last five months will hopefully be over after elections on Sunday handed the Presidency to conservative rancher Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo. Lobo received 56% of the vote, well ahead of the nearest challenger at 38%, and turnout was exceptionally high as 61% of eligible Hondurans voted. The […]

Why Kathleen Sebelius wants the current health care bill

November 30, 2009

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Why does Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius want the current health care bill to pass? It probably has a lot to do with her personal policy preferences and her loyalty to the Democratic platform and the Obama administration. It probably also has a lot to do with the unprecedented powers the HHS Secretary […]

UN, White House dig in on ClimateGate

November 30, 2009

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After a series of embarrassing e-mails from the East Anglia CRU and the disclosure that the same group of scientists doesn’t have their original source data upon which computer models of anthropogenic global warming are based, the push is on to frame it all as much ado about nothing. Move along, folks, nothing to see here. Rajendra […]

Global warming data dumped as ClimateGate intensifies

November 29, 2009

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The scandal surrounding a key university in global warming science continues to mushroom even further. Scientists at the East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (CRU) were already on the defensive after a series of embarrassing internal e-mails was stolen by a hacker and released to the Internet, showcasing an effort to silence critics of their theories […]

Wellsy’s World turns 1

November 26, 2009

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A year ago today, the site you’re reading now, Wellsy’s World, came into existence. I had no idea how any of this was going to turn out when I wrote that weak little introductory post last November – I just wanted to comment with a degree of discernment on some issues and see if anybody […]

Happy Thanksgiving

November 26, 2009

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Today as we get together with friends and family, stuff our faces and contentedly watch football as our meals digest, keep in mind the bounty, blessings, and freedoms this great nation has enjoyed throughout the years. Remember also that while we have it fairly good these days, those who came before us gave their blood, sweat […]

Lou Dobbs: Perot of 2012?

November 25, 2009

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After leaving CNN following a fairly successful run as a political commentator, Lou Dobbs has been publicly flirting with the idea of running for public office. Now a new Rasmussen poll states the obvious and says a Presidential bid would siphon off up to 14% of the Republican vote, enough to split the electorate and […]