Bjorn Lomborg: California Fires Mainly Caused by Century of Suppressing Controlled Burns

Flames from the LNU Lightning Complex fires leap above Butts Canyon Road on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, as firefighters work to contain the blaze in unincorporated Lake County, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Posted September 17, 2020 By ROBERT KRAYCHIK, Breitbart News

Ongoing forest fires in California are mostly a function of poor forest management, particularly insufficient controlled burns to clear away accumulated fuelwood, explained Bjorn Lomborgpresident of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and author of False Alarm: How Climate Change Panic Costs Us Trillions, Hurts the Poor, and Fails to Fix the Planet, offering his remarks on Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

“It has fairly little to do with climate change, and it has almost everything to do with the fact that we haven’t managed our forest well,” said Lomborg of California wildfires. “We haven’t done prescribed burning. We haven’t ensured that these fires won’t burn out of control.” More…

Douglas Murray Calls on Silent Majority to Raise Its Voice Against Woke Mob Before It Is Too Late

PORTLAND OR - SEPTEMBER 6: Protesters chant in front of a fire near the North police precinct during a protest against racial injustice and police brutality on September 6, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Sunday marked the 101st consecutive night of protests in Portland. (Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images)

September 16, 2020 By Robert Kraychik, Breitbart News

America’s “silent majority” must speak out to protect the nation’s foundation from the left, said Douglas Murray, author of The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity, offering his analysis on Wednesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

Murray described a growing political divide — predicated on conflicting perceptions of America’s past — across America possibly leading to civil war. More…

STUDY: UP TO 95 PERCENT OF 2020 U.S. RIOTS ARE LINKED TO BLACK LIVES MATTER

Study: Up To 95 Percent Of 2020 U.S. Riots Are Linked To Black Lives Matter
The link between the U. S. riots and the Black Lives Matter movement is painfully evident across the country.

A report accompanying the data project, however, reads like an upscale attempt to blame the police for criminals’ decision to steal, kill, and destroy.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 By Joy Pullmann, The Federalist

Contrary to corporate media narratives, up to 95 percent of this summer’s riots are linked to Black Lives Matter activism, according to data collected by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED). The data also show that nearly 6 percent — or more than 1 in 20 — of U.S. protests between May 26 and Sept. 5 involved rioting, looting, and similar violence, including 47 fatalities. More…

Chris Rock: Democrats ‘Let the Pandemic Come In’ While Pushing Impeachment

Chip Somodevilla; Amy Sussman/Getty Images

September 16, 2020 By David Ng, Breitbart News

In a surprising accusation from a major Hollywood figure, comedian Chris Rock is holding Democrats responsible for the spread of the coronavirus, saying party leaders “let the pandemic come in” while they were busy pushing the ultimately unsuccessful impeachment of President Donald Trump.

Chris Rock made the accusation in a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times in which he also discussed President Trump and the use of blackface in entertainment. More…

Trump fielding roughly five times more reporter questions than Biden since July

September 16, 2020 By Ebony Bowden, New York Post

WASHINGTON — President Trump fielded 867 more questions from reporters than Joe Biden over the last two months.

That number is five times the amount of queries that Biden answered between July 19 and Sept. 15, a review of the candidates’ interviews and briefings shows.

Trump answered a total of 1,141 questions from a Washington press corps that he maintains is openly hostile to his administration, while Biden responded to just 274 questions from local networks and liberal cable news channels like CNN and MSNBC. More…

Scientists, Congressman Walden weigh in on climate debate amid massive Oregon wildfires

September 14, 2020 Bend, Oregon (KTVZ)

The current wildfire devastation in Oregon might be the worst many in the state will see in their lifetimes.

With many homes lost, businesses destroyed and devastating loss of life, now many across the state are asking why this happened, and how to keep it from happening again.

Leading the topic of discussion — and a long-time subject of intense debate — is climate change. More…

Seattle BLM takes over Trader Joe’s, protesting ‘lack of access to grocery stores’

Black Lives Matter activists occupied a Trader Joe’s in Seattle this week, claiming to be protesting “lack of access to grocery stores” and explaining to patrons “how capitalism exploits the working class.”

Posted September 12, 2020 By Mia Cathell, The Post Millenial

Black Lives Matter activists occupied a Trader Joe's in Seattle this week, claiming to be protesting "lack of access to grocery stores" and explaining to patrons "how capitalism exploits the working class."

Black Lives Matter activists occupied a Trader Joe’s in Seattle this week, claiming to be protesting “lack of access to grocery stores” and explaining to patrons “how capitalism exploits the working class.” More…