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Young, Dumb, and Scared: Big Green and the Existential Protection Racket

Thursday, September 30th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

What keeps the environmental activism industry in business? Fear. (Part IV of the Washington Examiner/PJM special report on the environmental movement.)

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Green Money: The Perpetual Motion Machine

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Part III of the Washington Examiner/PJM special report on the environmental movement looks at how Big Green funds itself through a never-ending parade of lawsuits aimed at the productive sector of the economy.

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How the ‘Long Green’ Becomes Green Power

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

The second in a series on "Big Green": the alliance of the Democratic Party, environmental groups, and activists in the progressive movement. Today, where the money goes, and how it's spent. (The Washington Examiner is publishing a five-part special report this week in association with PJM on "Big Green.")

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How the Environmental Movement Became Just Another Washington Power Bloc

Monday, September 27th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

It’s not just a band of flannel-shirted environmentalists any longer; it’s become a big-money, major player in Washington power politics and American elections. (Starting today, the Washington Examiner is publishing a five-part special report in association with PJ Media on "Big Green.")

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Growing Our Way to Solvency

Friday, September 10th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

The solution to the fiscal problems with which we're all faced is to readjust the tax rules, accounting rules, and other regulations so that productivity increases more quickly.

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‘You Can See November from the Washington Monument’

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

An update to this morning's estimate of the crowd at Glenn Beck's DC rally.

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Glenn Beck Rally: How Big Was the Crowd?

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

How many people showed up for Saturday's "Restoring Honor" rally? If you listen to the legacy media, you'll never know. (Related: Don't miss Ed Driscoll on "Subliminal Reduction at the Washington Post.")

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PJM/CrossTarget Poll: Boxer, Brown in Trouble in CA

Monday, June 14th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

A poll taken Sunday, June 13th, showed Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and California Attorney General Jerry Brown in a statistical tie with their respective opponents, Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman. (Full results are here [pdf].)

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Climategate: Sensenbrenner Report Challenges EPA Greenhouse Finding (PJM Exclusive)

Thursday, May 6th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Rep. James Sensenbrenner today releases a report calling the science behind the EPA's endangerment finding for carbon dioxide into question.

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Exposing the Party Crashers: the Big Day

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Don't let "Crash the Tea Party" discredit the tea party movement. Follow the instructions in this article, capture pictures or video of any offensive signs or behavior, and email them to tpcrashers@pjtv.com.

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Expose the Party Crashers

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

"Crash the Tea Party" threatens to try and discredit the Tax Day demonstrations by infiltrating with racist and offensive signs. Turn the tables on them: get pictures of the signs and the people holding them, and we'll expose them here on PJM.

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Apple’s Plan to Conquer the World

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Paper print is dead; accept it. With the release of the iPad, we can see Apple's strategy to replace it. (Also, see A Qik Look at the New World of Smartphone Video on Edgelings.)

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Obama’s Stage Magic

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Watching the Obama administration's energy policy is a lot like trying to learn stage magic. You have to learn to look where he doesn't want you to look.

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High Drama Amid ObamaCare Threats

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

The furor about the recent threats: Real fear? Or political theater?

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BREAKING: ‘Deem and Pass’ Dead, Vote Still Expected Sunday

Saturday, March 20th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

With tea party protesters filling the West Lawn of the Capitol, House Democrats agreed to drop the controversial strategy. (More from Stephen Green)

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Tens of Thousands Protest ObamaCare in D.C., Legacy Media Unimpressed

Saturday, March 20th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

The Washington Post at one point reported "hundreds." Fox News, "thousands." How many protesters were really at the Capitol today?

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Members of Congress Pressured from All Sides in Final Hours Before Health Care Vote

Friday, March 19th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

"Whip counts" — the vote counts before the health care vote expected on Sunday — are narrowing. Members of the House feel the pressure, as the congressional switchboard and in-district phones ring off the hook.

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Forever Young: Reprogramming the Cellular Clock

Monday, March 15th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

In a PJM exclusive, we report on new research that confirms the telomere hypothesis of cell aging, a discovery that may lead to better adult stem cell therapies and even to direct treatment of the effects of aging.

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Senator Barrasso: Why Won’t Congressional Democrats Permit Science Oversight Hearings? (PJM Exclusive)

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Senator John Barrasso M.D., in an exclusive interview with PJ Media, discusses science oversight — or the lack of it — in the Democratic Congress.

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Climategate Stunner: NASA Heads Knew NASA Data Was Poor, Then Used Data from CRU

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

New emails from James Hansen and Reto Ruedy (download PDF here) show that NASA's temperature data was doubted within NASA itself, and was not independent of CRU's embattled data, as has been claimed.

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BREAKING: Released Emails Show Wind Lobby, Soros Group Helped with White House PR (PJM Exclusive — Read the Emails Here)

Monday, March 8th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

GreenJobsGate? The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy coordinated with "green" lobbyists when trying to fend off a damning report.

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BREAKING: Senator Barbara Boxer and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson Throw IPCC Under the Bus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Following the release of the Inhofe Report, Boxer claimed she was only quoting "American scientists," and Jackson reversed herself on the use of the IPCC as the "gold standard."

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Climategate Meets the Law: Senator Inhofe to Ask for DOJ Investigation (PJ Media/PJTV Exclusive)

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

Inhofe intends to ask for a probe of the embattled climate scientists for possible criminal acts. And he thinks Gore should be recalled to explain his prior congressional testimony. (Click here for the just-released Senate Environment and Public Works report behind Inhofe's announcement.)

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Climategate: The World’s Biggest Story, Everywhere but Here

Sunday, February 21st, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

The biggest scandal of our times is a non-story to U.S media. Why are the London papers covering the Climategate collapse, but not ours?

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Climategate: The Big Picture

Friday, February 19th, 2010 - by Charlie Martin

As new fraud is revealed almost daily, the full story of how the AGW scam came to pass is taking shape.

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