On Sunday, October 18, the global-warming exposé Not Evil, Just Wrong premiered in more than 7,000 locations in the United States, and co-producer Phelim McAleer is encouraged by the results. Some premier events were family-and-friends-type gatherings, while others — such as one in Arizona — had more than 600 attendees. Statistics are still coming in, and it will be some time before a final count is known.
Global-warming alarmists are gearing up for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in December with increasingly threatening tales of pending eco-disaster. The latest of these comes in the form of a Reuters article that predicts "the Arctic Ocean will be ice-free during the summer within twenty years."
Americans are already suffering from the economic "shell shock" associated with the AIG bailout, the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), schemes in Washington to collectivize the nation’s healthcare system, “cap-and-trade” proposals that practically tax the air we breathe, and a seemingly endless roster of costly government programs. Now, with the federal government facing a projected $1.4 trillion deficit for 2009, yet another "bill" is going to be dropped in the lap of the taxpayers: the costs of cleaning up the environment.