Tag Archives: Lawyers

Go – Theresa May but Abu Qan’t-be-harder

Another catastrophic week for our banana-skin prone Coalition government in the UK. Talk about an unforced error by Home Secretary Theresa May. Whoever, or whatever will it be next? However, leaving aside arguments over appeal deadlines, the case of Abu … Continue reading

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Obama takes one for Team Planet

Doing the right thing is not always easy, especially if you are the President of the United States of America. In a political system that is quite possibly more corrupt than North Korea, the Obama administration is surrounded by very … Continue reading

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Is Richard Lindzen the devil’s advocate?

As I said yesterday, this is a sort of addendum to my review of James Hansen’s Storms of my Grandchildren, arising out of Hansen’s characterisation of Lindzen as behaving like a lawyer – putting forward only information and argument favourable … Continue reading

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