More Adventures in Fascism...

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    So, this regulatory board decides on the results in advance, and one upstanding professor makes the mistake of disagreeing...

    The C.A.R.B. chooses a puppet, who got his degree via mail order, to write the bogus report.

    "Katy Grimes: A 34-year environmental health sciences professor at UCLA appears to be on the chopping block and headed for the unemployment line for speaking out against diesel vehicle regulations, ...

    ...Dr. James Enstrom is being terminated on August 30, for his outspoken opposition to AB 32, California’s global warming initiative.

    Logue said that Enstrom is also being terminated because of his discovery in 2009 of former CARB employee Hien Tran, who had falsified academic credentials, but was still allowed to write the health report that determined that CARB would forge ahead with drastic diesel regulations in the state.

    ...Enstrom is being terminated “in order to silence scientific views on the health effects of fine particulate air pollution. In particular, we are concerned that he is being deprived of his academic freedom as a UCLA faculty member to speak out against draconian diesel regulations approved by the California Air Resources Board in 2007 and 2008.”

    In what turned out to be a mail order Ph.D., CARB employee Hien T. Tran was found to have lied about having a Ph.D. in statistics from University of California, Davis. But even with full knowledge of Tran’s phony credentials, in December 2008, CARB went ahead with the diesel emissions rules based on Tran’s report.

    “The guy who’s getting sacked, James Enstrom, was one of only a few scientists willing to stick his neck out and blow the whistle on an outright fraud and coverup at the California Air Resources Board (CARB) over regulations that will squeeze every wallet in this state once they’re implemented."
    Disagreeing With CARB May Cost Your job | CalWatchDog
     
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    Maybe those jack-booted morons at CARB got confused which Dr. Tran they were hiring. :lol:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FO0kRE5OTZI]YouTube - Dr. Tran - Here Comes Dr. Tran![/ame]
     
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    It's California. It doesn't have to make sense.
     
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    Can it happen in other areas of your life? You betcha. But is for the best. It takes a lot of shit before America will flush anything to Nashville.
     
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    geauxtohell Choose your weapon.

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    Denial of tenure is "fascism"?

    God help us if fascism ever does come to this land. You are going to miss the forest for the trees.
     
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    It's not about denial of tenure, dude.

    It's about a fake PhD, with a freakish far left agenda getting on the CARB, and getting diesel emissions standards written up based upon his completely bogus "research".

    If he was a fraud with an (R) next to his name doing the same thing, you poop your pants.
     
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    geauxtohell Choose your weapon.

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    The complaint apparently is against denial of tenure and a professor getting fired. If the response came from an un-credentialed professor and the cry is "fascism" then it gets even more bizarre.
     

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