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Forum: Politics Today, 19:23
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
It's a question of what is free speech and what...

It's a question of what is free speech and what is libel. Well done andykn.

That's why frivolous allegations rarely get to court even if utterly false. If someone said: "X is a pedophile and has...
Forum: Politics Today, 19:03
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
The anti-SLAPP was used because Mann is...

The anti-SLAPP was used because Mann is effectively trying to stifle free speech with his lawsuit.
Even ACLU realise this aspect with their recent brief AMICI CURIAE...
Forum: Politics Today, 18:43
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
This process is ongoing and the case is unlikely...

This process is ongoing and the case is unlikely to get to court as Mann doesn't want to be under scrutiny.
Forum: Politics Today, 18:37
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
These authorless swipes on other websites just...

These authorless swipes on other websites just mirror the return swipes at Climate Audit (which at least do have an author's name).

If you are accepting blog arguments then you need to read...
Forum: Politics Today, 18:30
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
This is wrong. People use anti-SLAPP to protect...

This is wrong. People use anti-SLAPP to protect them for censor-seeking bullies such as Mann. Your interpretation is like saying a man using a shield to counter a blow from a sword is wasting...
Forum: Politics Today, 16:22
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
citation please and no RC nonsense. You just...

citation please and no RC nonsense.

You just quoted a website. No it wasn't settled. Mann's team was using the wrong verification stats.

At no point did I say it was a climate model.

It has been...
Forum: Politics Today, 15:05
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Who says it was fallacious? Website? You seem to...

Who says it was fallacious?

Website? You seem to be addicted to them too.

Did anyone actually manage to do that? Why did it take so long to counter bullshit. If someone said 2+2 = 5 how long would...
Forum: Politics Today, 13:38
Replies: 90
Views: 2,590
Posted By solenoid
What would a Jol44-led Labour government have...

What would a Jol44-led Labour government have done?
Forum: Politics Today, 13:21
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Do you realise what SLAPP is?

Do you realise what SLAPP is?
Forum: Politics Today, 13:06
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Mann will shit his pants. But it won't get to...

Mann will shit his pants.
But it won't get to court because the court may decide it's outside its powers to determine scientific truth.

This is a question of whether people should be forced to...
Forum: Politics Today, 11:49
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
And why didn't Mann opt for his case to be heard...

And why didn't Mann opt for his case to be heard in the same state as he lives? Why Washington D.C?

Answer: libel shopping at its finest.
Forum: Politics Today, 11:45
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
It won't even get to the point of proving any...

It won't even get to the point of proving any fraud, if there is fraud, because Mann won't allow such scrutiny of his work.

Mann's SLAPP (http://www.steynonline.com/6017/slappstick-farce)request...
Forum: Politics Today, 11:38
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
njp - if M&M's paper was easy bollocks to refute...

njp - if M&M's paper was easy bollocks to refute why did Mann have to rely on a colleague to respond and it took several years?
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:46
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Actually as much as I think Mann's work is...

Actually as much as I think Mann's work is bollocks it's not germaine to the possible court case. And it would be wrong for the likes of njp and andykn to dredge up their love for Mann's work in this...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:38
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
You are blind if you think the reconstruction...

You are blind if you think the reconstruction show flattening before 1000AD:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paleoclimatology#mediaviewer/File:Holocene_Temperature_Variations.png


It's in the NAS...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:35
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
2006. There's little chance of Mann et al....

2006.

There's little chance of Mann et al. changing now. They are stubbornly refusing to listen to reason.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:18
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Every subsequent reconstruction of past...

Every subsequent reconstruction of past temperatures showed LIA and MWP. The hockey stick died not too long after the original criticisms of Mann's work.

Oh and let's not forget Mann's inability to...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 20:32
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Mann would have to provide a lot more access to...

Mann would have to provide a lot more access to his own work on the hockey stick. That includes emails and records. So that the court can evaluate if he has committed fraud or not.

Well there has...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:36
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Actually there aer a number of attacks Mann could...

Actually there aer a number of attacks Mann could make but that isn't one of them becaue it's not the court's role to determine the veracity of scientific work. So if Mann's case was based solely on...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 13:06
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
You show outrage when a defender of Steyn may or...

You show outrage when a defender of Steyn may or may not lie but not Mann with "Nobel Prize winner" claim and "exonerated by Muir-Russell"?

The usefulness/veracity of the other sticks was in another...
Forum: Politics 18-08-2014, 22:29
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By solenoid
Turkey accuses Germany of spying

Having feigned outrage at the news that the NSA may have spied on them, the Germans now face accusations that they too have been spying...
Forum: Politics 18-08-2014, 22:26
Replies: 127
Views: 3,069
Posted By solenoid
Giving them asylum will simply reward other...

Giving them asylum will simply reward other sneaking immigrants (whom we'd have to give asylum if they're from Afghanistan) and the people who traffic them.
Forum: Politics 18-08-2014, 21:18
Replies: 127
Views: 3,069
Posted By solenoid
The fact that they didn't appear at an official...

The fact that they didn't appear at an official border control point means they weren't seeking asylum.

The fact they were discovered hiding in a container means they were attempting to enter...
Forum: Politics 18-08-2014, 15:47
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Well quite. But I think even the large pockets of...

Well quite. But I think even the large pockets of Mann won't help him get this case to court.
Forum: Politics 18-08-2014, 15:46
Replies: 98
Views: 1,927
Posted By solenoid
Thus we conclude that Mann's legal team was...

Thus we conclude that Mann's legal team was incompetent in not asking him to verify some of his statements.

I'm afraid you are just plain wrong andykn. A court cannot verify the validity of...
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