Tag: fossil fuels

Rick Perry’s ‘Fossil Fuels Stop Rape’ Comment Only Half As Dumb As It Seems

Rick Perry is a stupid oil-pimping doofus. But today at least, he's only MOSTLY wrong.

Trump Makes America Great Again With New DADT. Wonkagenda for Thurs., Aug. 24, 2017

Trump gets official with his trans ban, fossil fuel companies aren't even trying anymore, and Kushner properties are throwing people in debtors' prison. Your morning news brief!

Trump’s Crazy EPA Guy? He’s FAR TOO SANE! Wonkagenda For Tues., March 28, 2017

Trump set to unveil his climate plan, mid-term election planning has begun, and EVERYONE hates Devin Nunes.
Do we really need an 'environment' anyway?

2016 Was Third Straight Hottest Year Ever, But It’s Probably Snowing Somewhere, So No Big

Damn, those Chinese sure have been busy faking climate data.
Two great tastes that go great together...

Senate Sunday: Louisiana Won’t Be Electing David Duke To US Senate. Sorry Racist Scumbags!

Son of a gun, too many idiots run, on the Bayou.
Screw the cookies. I want the Foreign Relations Committee

Liz Cheney Wins Wyoming Primary, Prepares To CONQUER HELL

Liz Cheney won the Republican primary for the open House seat in Wyoming, putting her on a path to eventual Overlordhood.
Haw haw, fuck you, Earth!

Donald Trump Knows Less About Energy Than Sarah Palin Does. Let That Sink In

Donald Trump just loves coal and oil, they're just tremendous and terrific. YOOOGE.

Dirty Dirty Crude And Other Great Gifts From Your Corporate Overlords

Are you looking for the perfect gift for the Corporate Person in your life who has everything? Or maybe you're a Corporate Person looking for just the right something to give a lobbyist or board member. You've come to the...
"3.50" - the number of decades Exxon knew about climate change

Hall Of Fame Ratf*cker Exxon Probably Knew About Global Warming Before The Rest Of Us

This post supported by a grant from the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for coverage of oil spills, pipeline disasters, and phony climate research for dumdums. New York investigating whether Exxon knew about the messed up planet we're handing to our sucker grandkids Exxon Mobil Corp is...

Congressjerks Threaten To Bomb Paris Climate Talks With Snowballs, Derp

Negotiations on an international climate deal are scheduled for December, and a couple of the Republicans' top climate change deniers in Congress aren't going to let Barack Obama and a bunch of scientists ruin America. Not on their watch. Sen....
Shouldn't that be Hooray, we have hydrogen?

Islamic Leaders Call For End To Fossil Fuels, Will Probably Jihad Your SUV

Well, this ought to inspire some conspiracy theories! Tuesday, an International Islamic Climate Change Symposium held in Istanbul (not Constantinople) declared that climate change is real, happening now, and caused by human activity. The group called for immediate action to...
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Surgeons Are Conservative, Midwives Hate America. It’s Science!

Here is some science for us to play with, from Verdant Labs, which did science research data analysis collection math stuff, and also has an app to tell you how you should name your baby, which is useful if...
Oh, that North Dakota Oil Boom

Exploding Train Brings Fresh Infusion Of Burning Toxic Sludge To West Virginia

This post sponsored by a grant from the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for coverage of oil spills, pipeline disasters, oil train explosions, and ironic locales If nothing else, you have to appreciate the poetry of where the latest oil train...
"Man-made, wait no, tails, TAILS!"

Mitt Romney’s Climate Change Flip Flops Accelerating At Alarming Rate

2014 was the planet's hottest year since our species learned how to transcribe temperatures onto paper. While much of the globe wilted like Rick Perry under stage lights (hey-o!), our Congress ho-hummed as Republicans continued to dismiss "science" as mere propaganda from nefarious,...
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Morning Maddow: Arizona And Florida Declare War On The Sun (Video)

Rachel Maddow has a near-solstice puzzle for you: Why on earth would Arizona and Florida, a couple of states with near-constant sunshine, take steps to actively discourage people from making use of all that abundant solar energy? If you...

Oklahoma Attorney General Doesn’t Understand How Science, The EPA, Or Teevee Works, Apparently

It will not surprise any of you to learn that those of us behind the scenes here at yr Wonkette are not a particularly prayerful bunch. Prayer time interferes with our sexxxytime and getting high and it REALLY fucks...