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"Noah" on "Climate Change"

if only..........



Moment of Silence at the People's Climate March NYC - 9.21.14


A dozen teabaggers can make national news. A few hundred thousands dirty hippies, not so much.

Sunday News Shows Ignore Historic Climate March
No Mention Of The People's Climate March On Meet The Press, Face The Nation, State Of The Union, Or Fox News Sunday




Meet the Press, Face the Nation, State of the Union, and Fox News Sunday ignored the event, which is being touted by participants as "the largest mobilization against climate change in the history of the planet." The Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel briefly mentioned the march on ABC's This Week while arguing that national security concerns surrounding climate change are not receiving adequate attention.

Environmental group 350.org has estimated that "hundreds of thousands" of people will participate in the event. According to MSNBC.com, "participants include dyed-in-the-wool environmental activists, but also elected officials, union members, nationwide community organizing groups, LGBT groups, members of indigenous communities, students, clergy members, scientists, private citizens, and a plethora of other concerned parties" all representing 1,400 partner organizations.

While environmentalists and others march in New York, activists worldwide will participate in 2,700 events held across more than 150 countries. The march comes days before world leaders will meet on September 23 at the United Nations to hold a climate summit. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will join marchers during the September 21 event in New York, saying at a news conference, "I will link arms with those marching for climate action."

This momentous event, however, was of little interest to Sunday news shows, which devoted zero segments to the march. The event was mentioned just once on ABC's This Week.


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http://mediamatters.org/blog/2014/09/21/sunday-news-shows-ignore-historic-climate-march/200839



Rockefellers Divesting From Big Oil

The Rockefeller family is divesting some of its massive fortune from fossil fuels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the family's charitable arm, will announce the landmark move in a video conference on Monday along with 49 other foundations.

According to USA Today, the 50 groups will divest from 200 major oil and gas companies.

The Rockefellers are especially noteworthy given their family history. Patriarchs John D. Rockefeller and William Rockefeller amassed their fortunes while working in their oil industry. The Rockefeller brothers were co-founders of the Standard Oil Company, the world's largest oil refiner at the time.

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The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has been a major supporter of environmental advocacy. Last year, the charity gave over $6 million in grants to sustainable development projects.....



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/21/rockefellers-fossil-fuels-climate-change_n_5859042.html

"F__K-IT, I Quit": KTVA reporter quits on-air, reveals herself as owner of Alaska Cannabis Club



KTVA reporter quits on-air, reveals herself as owner of Alaska Cannabis Club
Laurel Andrews
September 21, 2014

Reporter Charlo Greene quit on-air during KTVA-TV's 10 p.m. newscast Sunday, revealing herself as the owner of the medical marijuana business Alaska Cannabis Club and telling viewers that she would be using all of her energy to fight for legalizing marijuana in Alaska.

Greene had reported on the Alaska Cannabis Club during Sunday night’s broadcast, without revealing her connection to it. At the end of the report, during a live shot, she announced that she was the club's owner and would be quitting.

“Now everything you've heard is why I, the actual owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, will be dedicating all of my energy toward fighting for freedom and fairness, which begins with legalizing marijuana here in Alaska," she said. "And as for this job, well, not that I have a choice but, fuck it, I quit.”


http://www.adn.com/article/20140921/ktva-reporter-quits-air-reveals-herself-owner-alaska-cannabis-club

Is This Photo With Rick Perry For Real? If So, We LOVE This Woman

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Meme Caption:

An unnamed woman encountered Governor Rick Perry at a restaurant in Dallas, Texas and asked to have her picture take with him. (Look very closely.)
http://www.juanitajean.com/2014/09/20/please-allow-me-to-introduce-the-lovely-amanda/
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/09/22/1331400/-Is-This-Photo-With-Rick-Perry-Real-If-It-s-Not-It-Should-Be

STL County Police Academy’s New Course: How to Handle Media After You Gun Down an Unarmed Teenager

Sometimes you get a glimpse into a separate subculture that shows you how incredibly removed from the ordinary person’s experience its members are; for example, this new course being offered by the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting, which promises to teach officers how to handle the media in situations like that, with topics like “Meet the 900-Pound Gorilla,” and “Feeding the Animals.”

This is not a parody, folks. Here’s the PDF: Mediashoot.pdf.


http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/43858_STL_County_Police_Academys_New_Course-_How_to_Handle_the_Media_After_You_Gun_Down_an_Unarmed_Teenager
http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2014/09/20/3570116/st-louis-police-academy-promotes-highly-entertaining-course-on-ferguson-and-police-shootings/

South Park Trolls Redskins With Promo Airing During Game





In the promo, Redskins owner Dan Snyder asks that other companies stop using the team's name because it's "offensive to us" and "derogatory."

In the cartoon, the character Mr. Cartman's company uses the name "Redskins" since the trademark was pulled.

"I have total respect for you," he says to Snyder. "When I named my company 'Washington Redskins,' it was out of a deep appreciation for your team and your people."

The ad aired during the fourth quarter of the Redskins-Eagles game. It appears that it only aired in the Washington, D.C. area.



http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/south-park-redskins-promo

Netanyahu says 9/11 terror attacks good for Israel


The Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv on Wednesday reported that Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu told an audience at Bar Ilan university that the September 11, 2001 terror attacks had been beneficial for Israel.

"We are benefiting from one thing, and that is the attack on the Twin Towers and Pentagon, and the American struggle in Iraq," Ma'ariv quoted the former prime minister as saying. He reportedly added that these events "swung American public opinion in our favor."



http://www.haaretz.com/news/report-netanyahu-says-9-11-terror-attacks-good-for-israel-1.244044

SPERM CONVICTED OF MURDER

ANTI NEWS #31:





Reginald Dunning, a sperm, was charged with the murder of his fellow sperm and could possibly face a life sentence. According to the prosecution, Reginald was the ringleader in a stampede that occurred when several million sperm were released towards an unfertilized egg. As the crowd was forced into a narrow tunnel, countless sperm were trampled, beaten and suffocated in the ensuing melee.

Security cameras captured Reginald performing acts of terrible violence. "He showed no regard for other sperms' life", recounted Howard, a sperm who was seriously injured in the riot, and is now in critical condition. "He shoved thousands of us aside just so he could get to that egg by himself."

Other witnesses accused Reginald of "head butting, chewing off tails, and body slamming" everyone in sight. "There's no doubt about it", said the county prosecutor, "this is a sperm that needs to be locked up for good."

Under the new Personhood Amendment, all pre-born people are protected by the same laws as the born. Subsequently, they are also subject to those very same laws. Therefore, if a sperm or single celled embryo commits a crime, he or she must be tried and convicted under the same rules as a born person.

"This is hogwash!" exclaimed Reginald's lawyer, Jackson Figgs. "Trillions of sperm die in bedrooms, showers, and computer chairs every day! My client is being unfairly targeted by a bunch of high minded zealots! I move for a mistrial!"

Reginald is now being held without bail and awaits what could be a lengthy and dramatic show trial. The Christian Right is divided on the issue. "We simply want unborn children to be protected from evil abortion doctors", said Sacred Life Minister Sam Baldworth. "But throwing them in jail? They are young and deserve a second chance." But many support the eye-for-an-eye-sperm-for-a-sperm approach.

And so, the long arm of the law reaches further and further into our past. Legal scholars are pondering the ramifications of issuing in-uetero justice.

Reginald the sperm is considering an insanity plea, in hopes of a reduced sentence. Ironically, his cold blooded rampage won him the egg, and he is now enjoying the fruits of victory. He is now a five week old fetus. As the first sperm to be charged with a crime under the Personhood Amendment, Reginald will be born into prison.

"That's okay" he tweeted from the womb. "I'm already taking three law courses online. I'll lawyer up as soon as they snip the cord. Then I'm off to Wall Street for a life of crime!"

Anti News ©2013 Chris Hume

http://theantinews.com/anti-news31.html
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