Grace & Steel Ep. 86 07/22/17

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TOPIC: Four In Hand. We discuss four topics for approx. 15 min each instead of our usual one topic in an hour: 1) Climate change data – 3m 42s; 2) Arkancide – 16m 50s; 3) Canada’s real estate crash – 30m 9s; 4) Ann Coulter and Delta – 52m 5s

Show Notes:

MSN, Jul 14, 2017: Music streamer SoundCloud has cash until fourth quarter after layoffs

Comfortably Smug Tweet, Jul. 18, 2017: “RIP podcast industry”

LOL! I’ll be darned. My mistake, there is in fact a real Podcon. I didn’t know that when I made my joke.
Podcon, For Podcasts By Podcasters, Anaheim, Aug. 23-25

Climate Change Data – 3m 46s

Watts Up With That, Jul. 6, 2017: Bombshell study: Temperature Adjustments Account For ‘Nearly All Of The Warming’ In Government Climate Data

PBS NewsHour, Jul. 21, 1998: Second-Hand Smoke: Smoke Screen?

CBS Money Watch, Aug. 27, 2014: Researchers: Unemployment rate isn’t accurate

Gallup, Feb. 3, 2015: The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment

Daily Reckoning: Manipulating the Masses

Daily Mail, Feb. 4, 2017: Exposed: How world leaders were duped into investing billions over manipulated global warming data

Mark Steyn in SteynOnline, Mar. 31, 2014: Climbing Off the Hockey Stick

Christopher Booker in The Telegaph, Jul. 15, 2017: Donald Trump took the heat, but the rest of the G20’s posturing won’t hide their rising emissions

Karl Denniger in Market-Ticker, Jul. 14, 2017: Climate Alarmist Profiteers: Go To Prison

The Deplorable Climate Science Blog, Jul. 13, 2017: Only A Few Weeks Left until The Maldives Drown

Toronto Star, Apr. 4, 2012: Hudson Bay polar bear population defying predictions, Nunavut survey says

EurekaAlert!, Jul. 17, 2017: New model projects an increase in dust storms in the US

Infogalactic: Earth Summit (Rio Conference)

Youtube, Dec. 20, 2015: A Year of Cinema – Wk. 14 – Repo Man

Infogalactic: North–South Summit

Mars Weather Tweet, Dec. 15, 2016: “Today’s forecast high temps across much of Canada and the upper midwest are colder than the last reported high from Mars by @MarsCuriosity

Arkanside – 16m 50s

Zerohedge, Jul. 17, 2017: Haiti Official Who Exposed The Clinton Foundation Is Found Dead

The Gateway Pundit, Jul. 15, 2017: Another Victim of Clinton Arkancide? Man Set to Testify Against Clinton Foundation Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

Wall Street Journal via MarketWatch, Jul. 15, 2017: Details emerge in suicide of GOP activist Peter W. Smith who sought Hillary Clinton emails

Daily Mail, Jul. 18, 2017: Not quite ready for world domination! ‘Sucidal’ security robot drowns itself in a fountain

Miami Herald, Jul. 12, 2017: Former Haiti government official shoots himself in the head in Miami-area hotel

James Woods Tweet, Jul. 13, 2017: “GOP operative who sought Clinton’s emails committed suicide // Shot himself six times in the back of the head…?

Michael Sainato in the Observer, May 10, 2017: Haitians to Protest Hillary Clinton’s Speech at New York City College–She exploited the country in her handling of its 2010 earthquake crisis

Infogalactic: Damage to infrastructure in the 2010 Haiti earthquake

Toronto Sun editorial, Jul. 12, 2017: Canada shouldn’t donate to the Clinton Foundation

Larry Williams in Newstalk ZB, Jul. 21, 2017: NZ taxpayer money going to Clinton Foundation ‘beyond belief’

Wake Up NZ, Nov. 3, 2016: $13.7m NZ taxpayer funds pledged to shady Clinton charity

CNN, Jul. 20, 2017: John McCain’s cancer: What is glioblastoma?

Inquisitr, Mar. 23, 2017: Chelsea Clinton Reportedly Eyeing A Run For The Senate In 2020

Canada’s Real Estate Crash – 30m 9s

Zerohedge, Jul. 17, 2017: Canadian Home Sales Crash In June

CBC, Jul. 17, 2017: Average Canadian house worth $504,458 in June, down 10% since April

Maclean’s, Nov. 29, 2017: PM Stephen Harper and Mark Carney: Were they simply lucky?

Bloomberg, May 23, 2017: In Home Capital’s Mortgage Mess, Blame the ‘Unlucky’ Brokers

Global News, Jul. 5, 2016: Vancouver’s real estate is ‘fuelled by a money laundering bubble’: Market analyst

Zerohedge, Jul. 18, 2017: What’ll Happen to US Commercial Real Estate as Chinese Money Dries Up?

Martin Collacott in the Vancouver Sun, Jun. 4, 2017: Canada replacing its population a case of wilful ignorance, greed, excess political correctness

Garth Turner’s The Greater Fool, Jul. 17, 2017: Softly

Brainy Quote: “A house is a machine for living in.”– Le Corbusier

Vancouver Courier, May 4, 2016: Staying in Vancouver stressful for millennials

CNBC, Apr. 12, 2017: Immigrant households impact success of real estate market, says report

Federation For American Immigration Reform [FAIR], Jan. 2009: Report: Immigration Lobbying (PDF)

Zerohedge, Jun. 4, 2017: The Biggest Real Estate Bubble Of All Time Just Did The Impossible

Globe and Mail, Mar. 17, 2017: Alberta Premier Notley defends NDP spending amid deficit forecast

BOE Report, Oct. 6, 2015: Remember when? Alberta’s economy under Trudeau (Sr.)

Ann Coulter and Delta – 52m 05s

Kevin Michael Grace’s Tweet, Jul. 15, 2017: “The Soviet Union didn’t send us its best”

Ann Coulter’s Twitter

Ann Coulter Tweet, Jul. 15, 2017: “Why are you taking me out of the extra room seat I specifically booked, @Delta?’ Flight attendant: “I don’t know.”

Ann Coulter Tweet, Jul. 15, 2017: “.@Delta didn’t give my extra room seat to an air marshall or tall person. Here’s the woman given my PRE-BOOKED seat

New York Times, Apr. 10, 2017: United Airlines Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked Flight

Denver Post, Apr. 11, 2017: United passenger removed from plane is Kentucky doctor with criminal record

Ann Coulter Tweet, Apr. 11, 2017: “Sorry about the dragging, but the convicted pill-mill doctor should be deported.

Sam Barsanti in the A.V. Club, Jul. 16, 2017: UPDATE: Ann Coulter cruelly inconvenienced after Delta asks her to switch seats on flight

R.E.W. Tweet, Jul. 16, 2017: “Please no more jokes about Ann Coulter flying on a broomstick, it is disrespectful to witches

TMZ, Dec. 22, 2017: Ivanka Trump Accosted by Passenger on JetBlue Flight

SF Gate, Jul. 16, 2017: Ann Coulter Tweets Photo of Delta Passenger Who Got Seat She Wanted, Reactions Fly

Delta Tweet, Jul. 16, 2017: “We’re sorry you did not receive the preferred seat you paid for and will refund your $30. (cont.)

Delta Tweet, Jul. 16, 2017: “Additionally, your insults about our other customers and employees are unacceptable and unnecessary.

BBC News, Jul. 17, 2017: Delta hits back against conservative author Ann Coulter

Gary Leff in View from the Wing, Boarding Area, Jul. 17, 2017: Delta Admits: They Did Stick It To Ann Coulter, They Don’t Care

Ann Coulter Tweet, Jul. 18, 2017: “BEWARE OF @DELTA REPUBLICANS. Texts from a flight attendant: It was political. @Delta still won’t give a reason.

IBT via Raw Story, Dec. 21, 2016: A brief history of Delta Airlines and racism

The Hill, Jul. 15, 2017: Reebok mocks Trump’s compliments of Macron’s wife

Grace and Steel Tweet, Jul. 15, 2017: “New slogan: ” @Reebok, Run… by a**holes

Ann Coulter Tweet, Jul. 17, 2017: “Hey @delta, maybe reconsider having Social Justice Warriors doing your customer relations! Today’s stock price vs. JetBlue:

Dan Reed in Forbes, Jul. 18, 2017: Ann Coulter’s Outrage Over Delta’s Screw Up Obscures Airline Industry’s Low Regard For Customers