Dr. Chu forgot to explain to Obama that you still get lots of CO2 from burning even really clean natural gas
You forgot fields and psalongo – they are obviously white racist people on teh internets too – I’ve seen them at all the meetings anyway.
I’m calling BS on this whole thread. Guess that makes me a racist.
It’s obvious that calling Obama son and patting him on the head (rhetorically, btw) was intended to be condescending and make reference to his lack of experience and relative youth, but I don’t think it is “racist”. It may be a more typically southern thing to call a younger person “son”, still not racist. I wouldn’t interpret “son” the same way as “boy” which has pretty longstanding and significant racial connotations.
I would be more inclined to judge the speaker harshly on his ridiculous and unnecessary reference to a “Dorito width” or whatever he said – wtf is that supposed to mean? And then he didn’t even eat the chip?! That would have been some pretty effective speech comm 101 shit there.
nsfy commented on the diary post Horrors! Unpublished Study Used to Raise Health Questions About Fracking by Dean Baker.
It doesn’t appear to have undergone peer-review yet if it hasn’t been published. And if this is a doctoral candidate then the work probably hasn’t been defended yet. When you add that to the fact that this work is coming out of a school of applied economics and management rather than say a school of [...]
That is a good point – I agree.
I would also suggest that the statement regarding ozone exposure and lung cancer and the associated link be checked for accuracy.