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May 2012

Meet Romney’s-and Obama’s-Climate Change Advisor

That was then. As with his positions on other hot button issues, Romney’s stance on global warming shifted after he started making plans to enter the 2008 presidential race. He went from stating that global warming is real and “human activity is a contributing factor” to declaring “we don’t know what’s causing climate change.” So what does the presumptive GOP nominee really believe? And how would he address climate change if elected president? One person who may well know is Gina McCarthy, who Romney tapped for top environmental posts in Massachusetts. But these days she’s not talking–presumably because she’s working for President Barack Obama as a top-ranking political appointee at the Environmental Protection Agency. Yes, Romney once handed his state’s environmental portfolio to a woman who now handles climate change matters for Obama.

Minnesota “Drought Floods”

The government forecasters (NOAA) claims we’re in a long term moderate to severe drought LINK HERE here is Minnesota.
But the reality is quite different. Most of the “Moderate to Severe Long Term drought areas have seen 200% to 600% of “normal” rainfall over last 30 days.

EPA manager who called ‘crucify’ quits

“As I have expressed publicly, and to you directly, I regret comments I made several years ago that do not in any way reflect my work as regional administrator,” he wrote. “As importantly, they do not represent the work you have overseen as EPA administrator.”