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Yglesiastical Contrarianism

Apologies for the Inside-the-Beltwayism, but this (shamelessly swiped from BJ) made me laugh. Cole writes: Can someone explain to me how this is any different from James Inhofe going onto the floor of the Senate and waving around a snowball to deny climate change or a lily white wingnut stating that racism is dead? Because […]

This Chart Shows Why Your Conspiracy Theory Is Really Dumb

By now, climate change has joined the moon landing and the JFK assassination in the upper echelons of fodder for conspiracy theories. Back in 2004, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) called global warming the "greatest hoax ever perpetrated...Show More Summary

HUFFPOST HILL - James Inhofe Looking Pretty Smart Right Now

Thanks to the punishing blizzard, Washington parents learned that few things are quite so tortuous as having kids indoors for 72 hours straight with nothing but unspent energy and a hoverboard. President Obama has doubts about Bernie Sanders' presidential bid, because Hillary Clinton has a lot more experience and is also likable enough. Show More Summary

Fade Away

Six months ago, it would have been a sucker's bet. A serious climate plan from the province of Alberta, Canada? Sure.... and Senator James Inhofe is about to swear off snowballs to find work as a solar panel installer. Are we talking...Show More Summary

Obama’s Paris Climate Change Deal is “Just a Bunch of Pledges”

Oklahoma Republican U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe is right, the Paris deal is nonbinding: Sen. James Inhofe (R., Okla.) described the final deal reached over the weekend during climate talks in Paris as devoid of substance on a press call with reporters Wednesday. Inhofe, who chairs the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee, said that the […]

Six Snowballs Thrown in the Gun-Control Debate

People will recall that, not so long ago, Senator James Inhofe, Republican of Oklahoma, in order to conclusively demonstrate that claims of man-made climate change were false, made a snowball after a February storm and threw it on the Senate floor. Show More Summary

A Snowball’s Chance in Paris

Hot on the heels of finding out the chairman of the House Science Committee is amplifying his climate science denial to 11 comes the news that his counterpart in the Senate, James Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, has a dial that goes to 12. Inhofe,...Show More Summary

What will happen at the Paris climate talks? We’ve got some unconventional ideas

We looked into our COP21 crystal ball and saw James Inhofe in a snowball fight, a fun field trip to Versailles, and a lot of Camus.

In Which I Agree With Senator Inhofe

3 months agoNews : James Fallows

A few of the thousands of owner-flown small aircraft that gather each summer for the Oshkosh AirVenture convention (Experimental Aircraft Association) I have not always been in perfect alignment with the policy of views of Sen. James Inhofe (R-Snowball). Show More Summary

A Snowball’s Chance in Paris

Hot on the heels of finding out the Chair of the House Science Committee is amplifying his climate science denial to 11 comes the news that his counterpart in the Senate, James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), has a dial that goes to 12. Inhofe,...Show More Summary

Climate-denying senator threatens to crash climate talks

Sen. James Inhofe is not invited to the U.N. climate talks in Paris. He's not letting that stop him.

The Associated Press Will Stop Referring to Climate Change Doubters as “Skeptics”

Sen. James Inhofe is frequently referred to as a "skeptic" of climate change. But he's more accurately a "denier" of it. Skepticism is generally a good thing. We should be skeptical when people believe things that may not be true. But...Show More Summary

Conservatives Think “Ice Melts in Summer!” Is a Convincing Argument Against Climate Change

Oklahoma Republican James Inhofe threw a snowball on the Senate floor last winter as proof that it was "very, very cold out," which must mean climate change is a hoax. Now, President Barack Obama is using a

Is Congress on the road to highway resolution?

Next week on the Hill — A Senate vote on highway funding. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to hold a procedural vote on Tuesday on a six-year funding plan for the Highway Trust Fund. Senators James Inhofe and Barbara Boxer of the Environment and Public Works Committee are working out the final language. Show More Summary

Republican Senator Says Gay Pals Disagree With Supreme Court Ruling

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Republican Senator James Inhofe says that his gay friends, like him, are displeased with the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that lifted bans on same-sex marriages. “I’ve been disappointed, and I was not surprised. I thought they would rule the way they did. Show More Summary

GOP Senator: My Gay Friends Think Ruling Was Bad

Republican Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma says he has a lot of friends in the LGBT community who thought the Supreme Court decision on Friday ruling bans on same-sex marriages are unconstitutional was a "bad decision." "It's a very liberal court and we saw what happened last week," Inhofe told TV station KOTV in Oklahoma on Friday. Show More Summary

GOP Sen. Inhofe: A Lot of My Gay Friends Think SCOTUS Decision Was Bad

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

In reaction to the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriages across all 50 states, Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) pulled the "some of my friends are gay" card, but not in the way you'd normally expect.

It’s Great to See Progress of Transportation Legislation in the Senate

This week, under the dedicated leadership of Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Chairman James Inhofe and Sen. Barbara Boxer, the ranking member of the committee, the DRIVE Act (Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act) advanced.

Captain Pope on the Titanic

The Pope now recognizes the obvious: our climate is changing as a consequence of human activity. But still, not everyone agrees. James Inhofe, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said the following: "We should...Show More Summary

Sen. James Inhofe Argues The Pope Is Wrong On Climate Change, Says The Poor Need Fossil Fuels

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's most vocal climate change critic, James Inhofe (R-Okla.), begs to differ with the head of the Roman Catholic Church on whether greenhouse gases are causing the planet to warm. Pope Francis issued an encyclical...Show More Summary

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