Yesterday, former President Bill Clinton lamented that the green industry needs more money. A $1.4 trillion industry (2008) needs more money? That’s almost 6% of the global economy; larger than most major sectors, including construction, utilities, retail sales, wholesale trade, information, mining, agriculture, and... »
Paul Krugman Proves they Don’t Teach Science in MIT’s Economics Department
In his latest irrational, political screed, NY Times economist, Paul Krugman, bemoans how Republicans hate science. With all due respect to Mr. Krugman and his shiny Swedish trinket, he is in out of his depth here. Trying to bluster your way through science to... »
Paul McCartney is a religious zealot.
Richard Feynman, one of the most brilliant scientists of the 20th century once said, “Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.” His point, one that those wishing to point to “climate experts” should heed, was that experts offer opinions, scientists offer a... »
How to solve the energy crisis.
My wife had a very interesting observation last night. I was trying to explain why government mandates don’t work, and she said, “So Democrats are all about sticks, and Republicans are all about carrots.” It’s a remarkable insight from a foreigner, and probably more... »
Apologies for the laconic past few weeks. I’ve been getting killed at my day job, and have been dealing with some personal issues as well. But on the issue of Global Warming and the Climategate emails, I cannot remain silent any longer–mostly out of... »
Why Copenhagen will Fail
I have not written about my pet peeve, Global Warming™ in quite a while. This is mostly because I do not feel the need to continue to waste my breath either preaching to the choir or shouting over the protestations of the obstinately ignorant. ... »
Nobel Committee continues its march toward irrelevance and ridicule.
Today, in what one Pakistani political leader called an “embarrassing joke,” an American President who has accomplished absolutely nothing in office was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He joins such other luminaries and peace makers as Al Gore, who not only invented the internet,... »
Why Van Jones Must Go.
Van Jones, Obama’s admitted communist, revolutionary insurgent Green Jobs czar is now, it turns out a “Truther,” someone who believes that the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 were either planned by or known of in advance by the government of the United States.... »
New Retro Design Available: Think Rationally, Act Normally.
Thinking globally and acting locally is all well and good, but some people take it a little too far. When they try to tell you that you driving your kid to soccer practice will make polar bears extinct, things have gone too far. Tell... »
Weekend Update (July 2 – 5)
Governor Palin Goes Double Maverick; Kerry’s Pompous Head Explodes Sarah Palin gave the chattering class something to talk about on a holiday weekend by announcing that, not only would she not seek reelection as governor of Alaska, but that she would resign her current... »