Isn't she clever?

Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on February 10, 2009

I got done listening to NPR's Intelligence Squared U.S. debate podcast on the motion: "Major Reductions in Carbon Emissions Are Not Worth the Money" on the drive home from work. The debate featured Bjorn Lomborg, author of "The Skeptical Environmentalist" as one of three  people arguing for the motion.

The debate was very interesting. To listen to opponents of the motion, it would appear that renewable energy (wind, solar, geothermal) are much cheaper than the traditional fossil fuels model and the only reason we burn fossil fuels is because we hate furry woodland creatures and other living things.

But the line of the night came from L. Hunter Lovins of those against the motion who stated that she was "for nuclear energy" as long as it was "remote-sited, 93 million miles away." In other words, she's all for the Sun continuing to exist.

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It is now an inevitability that whatever the story, however complex its details, members of the American press will react by announcing who must be forbidden to speak going forward. https://www.nationalreview.com/2022/11/when-journalists-become-speech-police/

Rep.-elect John James (MI) and Rep.-elect Wesley Hunt (TX) are close friends and are first two Black graduates of West Point to enter Congress. They are even from the same class! Both Republicans. No surprise there have been almost zero national media profiles of either or both.

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