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Pragmatism rules the day.  From an article in the NY Times, it seems that Republican politicians are climbing on board the global warming train.  I do not believe for an instant it is because they have made a serious study and have become persuaded that human activity is responsible for global warming – or even […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America recoil at the Trump world sleaze revealed by former Trump attorney Michael Cohen in his testimony to Congress, but also realize he’s the least credible witness Congress could have called on the subject. They also worry about escalating tension between nuclear powers India and Pakistan after Pakistan claims to shoot down two Indian military planes. And they get a kick out of the House Democrats having to adjourn their own hearing on climate change denial because not enough of them attended.

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Here is a headline that epitomizes the times in which we are living:  “The Ninth Circuit Just Allowed Children To Sue Trump Over Global Warming.” When you see a headline like that, all you can do is shake your head in exasperation and scream out into the ether, “Of course it did!”  Because it’s the […]

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“Making America toxic again,” as one publication suggested, or a public servant dedicated to paring honest science and environmental stewardship? Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, stops by to explain how the Trump Administration has reoriented the EPA, its highlights and priorities, and how a former college baseball player deals with political hardball in the nation’s capital.

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It’s possible to be too square. Never taking a sip of alcohol? Never taking a puff of a cigarette? Never putting a dollar in a nickel slot? Therefore it shouldn’t be surprising that although a principled conservative, I don’t have much patience for the Never-Trump movement. The American Founders set an excellent example by rarely invoking absolutes […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss President Trump making good on his promise to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord and the liberal hysteria that followed. They’re also analyzing the very close run-off election between John Ossoff and Karen Handel in a normally red district in Georgia. And they express their disgust with Kathy Griffin as she plays the victim following the fierce bipartisan backlash in response to her photo stunt depicting her holding President Trump’s bloody head.

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I am hoping that this afternoon, Trump unambiguously pulls out of the Paris Climate Accord.  I had always thought that since it was a “Treaty” that was never ratified, that all Trump would need to do would be to say that he would ignore its provisions. But the other day, Rush brought up the “Treaty […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are once again relieved that Hillary Clinton is not president after she once again blames everyone and everything but herself for losing to Donald Trump. They are also puzzled as a flurry of lobbying in favor of the climate deal takes place after Trump supposedly decided to withdraw from it. And they react to former Vice President Joe Biden starting a new Super PAC and fueling speculation that he may run for president in 2020 in a primary that could feature many elderly Democrats.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cheer the successful test of a missile defense system targeting intercontinental ballistic missiles. They also appreciate former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper once again confirming that he saw no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. And they are excited by initial reports that President Trump plans to withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement, but are confused after Trump himself suggests a decision has not yet been made. 

Greg Corombos of Radio America flies solo with Jim Geraghty off at the National Review Institute Ideas Summit.  Today, Greg applauds Budget Director Mick Mulvaney for challenging conventional liberal and media wisdom on spending and climate change.  He also cringes as Venezuela’s socialist government cracks down on bakeries for making unapproved goods for a starving population.  And he reacts to the report in the Cal State Long Beach student newspaper that milk is racist.

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are pleased to see the Democrats’ strategy against Jeff Sessions accomplish nothing – and they point out why the strategy was so stupid.  They also groan as the Obama administration’s self-congratulations tour continues with Obama giving Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  And they react to Sen. Kamala Harris grilling CIA director nominee Mike Pompeo about climate change, while Jim explains the “sure, whatever” strategy he would employ at a confirmation hearing.

Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for December 20, 2016, it’s the Electoral College Edition of the podcast…only it’s not! It is really the Judy Curry podcast where we talk with the noted climatologist and courageous skeptic about the details – we’re talking details here – of the climate alarmist argument.

The HLC podcast is brought to you by Donors Trust, by Patriot Mobile and by our friends at SimpliSafe.

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A common formulation of reporting on climate change or global warming on parts of the right now-a-days starts with “Human Induced Global Warming is Real and Serious, …..” A certain class of pundits and observers, lacking the math chops to actually look at the statistical torture conducted by climate “scientists”, can’t seem to accept that […]

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According to an article in “Watts Up with That” (https://wattsupwiththat.com), Trump is planning on naming Myron Ebell, the head of the Competitive Enterprise Institute as his EPA transition manager.  That would be great news, he is a well known climate skeptic and among other credentials, he has been included in GreenPeace’s “Field Guide to Climate […]

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