It says something about our perception of the Hells Angels… ya it do dat…

Nevada State Personnel WATCH

Well, this was unexpected.

By Diana Bruk on December 1, 2014

When most people think of Hells Angels, they envision bearded, tattooed tough guys revving up the motorway on Harley-Davidson hogs. But it seems that at least one branch of this brawny bunch has a collective soft side that hasn’t been widely publicized until now.

According to Inquisitr, a California-based group of Hells Angels waited in line for days at a Walmart to buy all 200 of the store’s bicycles on Black Friday.

The amazing part is that they weren’t purchasing them for themselves; the bikes were part of an annual toy run that the organization carries out, in which they buy equipment and then donate them to Poverello House, a center for homeless youth in Fresno, California. The long-standing tradition has reportedly been taking place for 16 years. 

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Are Polar Bear Researchers Blinded by Belief, or Acting Dishonestly?

This is a great post, ….
Just stumbled upon this site, and wish it could of been earlier …

Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Jim Steele,

Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism

Suggesting impending climate doom, headlines have been trumpeting polar bears are “barely surviving” and “bears are disappearing” prompted by a press release hyping the paper Polar bear population dynamics in the southern Beaufort Sea during a period of sea ice decline (hereafterBromaghin 2014), which based on an ongoing US Geological Survey (USGS) study. Dr. Susan Crockford rightfully criticized the media’s fear mongering and failure to mention increasing bear abundance since 2008 here. She also pointed out that modelers have consistently failed to account for the negative impacts of heavy springtime ice here.

I want to reinforce Crockford’s posts, plus argue the problem is much worse than she suggested. Bromaghin 2014’s purported 25 to 50% population decline is simply

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