As climate alarmists shift tactics from propagandizing against global-warming skeptics to intimidating and even persecuting them, the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands has officially taken it to the next level. In what critics are calling an outrageous and potentially illegal abuse of power, the Virgin Islands Department of Justice issued a subpoena for e-mails and climate documents from the non-profit, non-partisan Competitive Enterprise Institute. The CEI vowed to “vigorously” fight back against what it called an attack on the First Amendment and sound science. But the implications of the abuse of power are troubling.
Many scientists try to rationalize the stupendously unlikely coincidences that allow life to develop in our universe by claiming that many universes exist. But are the claims credible?
Last week, a major player in the social media forum world used a legal hack to alert its subscribers that it had been served a National Security Letter (NSL). NSLs are a legal tool used by federal agencies when those agencies are seeking information about an American company's customers or subscribers. Part of all such letters is a “gag order” forbidding the company from disclosing the existence of the NSL.
Instead of explaining why the satellite and weather balloon temperature record shows that there has been no warming in over 18 years, in defiance of every United Nations “climate model,” the warmists have decided to simply prosecute and terrorize their critics with threats of fines, jail time, and even executions.