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Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
Al Gore is an idiot. There's no denying that. For the record, I bet Taylor understands the data just fine. That's how he knows where to cherry-pick.
Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
For one, he's not explaining to the reader that there's a difference between polar ice cap extent and polar ice cap volume. People monitoring global warming are less concerned with polar ice extent than they are with the total amount of ice. Take a peek at the declining volume in the Arctic: "April 2015 volume was 26% below the maximum April ice volume in 1979 and 13% below the 1979-2014…
Givemeliberty - Illinois Senate passes marijuana decriminalization bill but plans changes - Quincy, IL News - Quincy
I think it'll come, its just going to take time and some education on the pro and anti side of the debate. People will soon see the sky will not fall.
Givemeliberty - Senate Approves fast track for Obama - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I guess at the end of the day yes I see term limits as a good idea, however we do not need them legislated for them to be in effect. More than the political leaders in this country the voters are the problem, we continue to elect bad leader after bad leader, not knowing or not understanding the voter can easily term limit any politician on their ballot. Right now we have the gov the people want (regardless…
qfingers - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
Perhaps you'd care to elucidate what he doesn't understand? I found a Feb 2015 report here: http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/nasa-study-sh... The person who did this report STOPPED analysis in Dec 2013. You'll note here:

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Illinois corn growers near end of spring planting

11 months, 3 weeks ago from the Associated Press

USDA says 95 percent of Illinois' corn crop is now in the ground

Corn growers in Illinois and elsewhere are nearing the homestretch of their spring planting.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 95 percent of Illinois' corn crop is now in the ground. That's 7 percentage points above the average pace of the previous five years.

Eighty-one percent of Illinois' corn crop already has emerged, up 21 percent over the national average.

Nationwide, 88 percent of the corn crop is planted.

Missouri growers have 97 percent of their corn crop in the ground. Iowa has 96 percent of its crop planted, having caught up from a slow start because of a soggy early spring.

With their corn now growing, farmers have turned to planting soybeans. Illinois has 64 percent of that crop in the ground, with Missouri at 61 percent.


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