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Brad Keselowski edges out Jimmie Johnson for New Hampshire pole

There aren't many people who can hold off Jimmie Johnson, especially not this year. Brad Keselowski, one of the few who's gone toe-to-toe against Johnson and walked away on top, did so again on Friday at qualifying for Sunday's Camping...Show More Summary

Pre-Friday Funny – the perfect promo for ‘Forecast the Facts’ #poisonedweather – coming to a screen near you

Once upon a time, we were constantly lectured that “weather is not climate”. Now that climate change just isn’t scary enough (and not panning out) we are told daily by such luminary activists such as Brad Johnson of “Forecast the … Continue reading ?

Over 10,000 Google Users Protest Company’s Inhofe Fundraiser

by Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts Since I first reported on Climate Progress the news of Google’s planned fundraiser today for Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), over 10,000 individuals have signed a petition calling for its cancellation. After the selection of former Republican representative Susan Molinari to head its lobbying operations last year, [...]

Is Google Funding Climate Science Denial? Jim Inhofe Fundraiser Planned For July 11

by Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts Google’s motto is “Don’t Be Evil,” but it is supporting one of the worst deniers of climate science in the world: Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK). On July 11, Google is hosting a lunchtime $250-$2500 a plate fundraiser for Inhofe with the National Republican Senatorial Committee at [...]

Brad Johnson: Does Obama's Climate Speech Signal New Era of Polluter Liability for Weather Disasters?

No attempt was made to derive funding from greenhouse emitters or financiers -- such as those who make up the wealthiest residents of the New York City region.

Who Is the NFL's Best Young Franchise QB?

It's impossible to win in the NFL without competent quarterback play. That fact isn't up for debate anymore. The days of limping through the playoffs with a fantastic defense and Trent Dilfer or Brad Johnson under center are long gone. Show More Summary

Brad Johnson: New York's $19.5 Climate Adaptation Plan Includes Protections For Fossil Fuels

An especially welcome component of the plan is a $1.2 billion program "to encourage all vulnerable property owners to make additional flood-protection improvements to their properties," not just those mandated to own federal flood insurance. Unfortunately, there are major flaws.

NASCAR Pocono 400: Jimmie Johnson Storming Towards the Chase with a Vengeance

Jimmie Johnson started 2013 with just a tinge of curmudgeon in his tone. He made it a point to note that Brad Keselowski, the guy who had beaten him to the title just a few months before, wasn't quite mature enough yet in the role as the sport's title holder. Show More Summary

Exclusive: New York Sandy ‘Climate Resilience’ Plan Won’t Address Climate Pollution

by Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts The nearly $300 million climate-resiliency initiative established by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg using Sandy relief funds will not address climate pollution, according to a city official. The New York City Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR), formed in November 2012, will release a [...]

As Koch Industries Ramps Up Attack On ‘Left-Leaning’ Media, WNET Dumps David Koch From Board

by Brad Johnson, campaign manager of Forecast the Facts In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, New York City’s flagship public television station, WNET, has dropped the richest man in New York, carbon pollution billionaire David Koch, from its board of trustees. Days before the monthly board meeting on May 16, Koch’s name was removed from [...]

Tobacco Front-Group Chairman And Climate Science Denier Named President Of New Mexico State University

by Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts By a 3-2 vote on Monday, May 6, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents selected Garrey Carruthers, who questions the science of climate change, to be the next president of the land-grant institution in drought-plagued Las Cruces, despite widespread concern from faculty, students, alumni, [...]

New Mexico State University’s Next President May Be A Climate Science Denier

by Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts On Monday at 4 pm, the New Mexico Board of Regents is prepared to hold a public vote to choose the next president of New Mexico State University (NMSU), the major land-grant institution in Las Cruces, NM. One of the top candidates is Garrey Carruthers, a [...]

Winners and Losers from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Richmond

Richmond International Raceway signifies the quarter mark of the Sprint Cup season, and by now it's clear who the contenders and pretenders are this year. The usual suspects—former champions like Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Matt Kenseth—are running up front and chasing many of the victories. Show More Summary

Brad Johnson Isn't Doing So Hot These Days

2 years agoSports : Deadspin

Broken knees, broken ankles, cracked vertebrae, nerve damage, the works. Brad Johnson is proof-positive you don't need brain trauma to suffer from your NFL career for the rest of your life. Read more...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: STP 400 at Kansas – Race Results

POS Driver Car # MFG 1 Matt Kenseth 20 Toyota 2 Kasey Kahne 5 Chevrolet 3 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet 4 Martin Truex Jr 56 Toyota 5 Clint Bowyer 15 Toyota 6 Brad Keselowski 2 Ford 7 Jamie McMurray 1 Chevrolet 8 Aric Almirola 43 Ford 9 Mark Martin 55 Toyota 10 Paul Menard 27 [...]

Did Jimmie Johnson Inform NASCAR of Issue with Penske Cars?

Can there be drama or a conspiracy theory in NASCAR that doesn't involve Jimmie Johnson? Earlier this week NASCAR came down hard on Penske Racing. Penske drivers Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski both had to replace their rear-end housing prior to last week's NRA 500. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson: Hendrick Didn’t ‘Rat Out’ Penske Teams

Jimmie Johnson assured that Hendrick teams didn’t “rat out” the two Penske teams that received massive fines this week for unapproved rear suspension packages. The teams of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano were penalized 25 points. Crew chiefs Todd Gordon and Paul Wolfe, along with team engineers and competition director Travis Geisler were all suspended [...]Show More Summary

Barack Obama Honors Brad Keselowski, Makes Dig at Jimmie Johnson

During the previous weeks, one would have to imagine that Brad Keselowski was anxiously awaiting his trip to the White House. After all, it's not everyday that you get to meet and hang out with President Barack Obama. However, on this...Show More Summary

Breaking Down the Early Favorites for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

Early favorites for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup are beginning to emerge, and early on, there are definitely some surprises near the top. Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Kyle Busch lead the pack, and that can't come as much of a surprise. Show More Summary

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: NRA 500 at Texas – Race Results

POS Driver Car # MFG 1 Kyle Busch 18 Toyota 2 Martin Truex Jr 56 Toyota 3 Carl Edwards 99 Ford 4 Greg Biffle 16 Ford 5 Joey Logano 22 Ford 6 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet 7 Aric Almirola 43 Ford 8 Brian Vickers 11 Toyota 9 Brad Keselowski 2 Ford 10 Ryan Newman 39 [...]

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