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Reader F.G. sent us links to a curious disparity: Scientists say united on global warming, at odds with public view: “(Reuters) – Ninety-seven percent of scientists say global warming is mainly man-made but a wide public belief that experts are divided is making it harder to gain support for policies to curb climate change, an international study showed on Thursday.” But then we also read: Peer-Reviewed Survey Finds Majority Of Scientists Skeptical Of Global Warming Crisis. “Only 36 percent of geoscientists and engineers believe that humans are creating a global warming crisis, according to a survey reported in the peer-reviewed Organization Studies.” No comment needed.

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Also from F.G.: How to Fix a “New Style” Gasoline Can (a seven minute video)

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A deer in Johnstown, Pennsylvania gets her two minutes of fame.

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New York Sheriffs: Cuomo asked for silence; Law officials say governor tried to quiet criticism of gun law.

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Speaking of gun control, here is the end result of disarming honest men and women: Blood on his hands, hatred in his eyes: 2.30 pm on a suburban high street, Islamic fanatics wielding meat cleavers butcher a British soldier… As we say here in the States: “When seconds count, the police are only minutes away.” In this case, it was 14 minutes after the first 999 call. A lot can happen in 14 minutes. There is no substitute for an armed citizenry.)

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