February 26, 2010
Remember: He’s smart

Have you ever wondered why your flood insurance doesn’t pay off when your house burns to the ground? No? Well, then you’re smarter than that guy in the White House.   When I was young, just got out of college, I had to buy auto insurance. I had a beat-up old car. And I won’t […]

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February 25, 2010
An olive branch?

Dr. Judith Curry – a climate scientist who is an Anthropogenic Global Warming alarmist, but not an elite member of “the team,” i.e. Gavin Schmidt, James Hansen, Phil Jones – has offered up a proverbial olive branch in the interest of “rebuilding” the “trust” the climategate scandal has demolished. Of course, she can’t resist using […]

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February 25, 2010
Health Care reform

Today was not a good day for President Obama and the Democrats. The Republicans didn’t look like a bunch of know-nothing, childish, just-say-no obstructionists with no ideas of their own. Should the president and his allies go forward with pushing this disaster via reconciliation, the blowback will be immense. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin made […]

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February 23, 2010
Don’t bring a spork to a gunfight

Howard Friel has published a book called “The Lomborg Deception.” Newsweek “science editor” Sharon Begley praises it. Armed Liberal notes that Begley shoots herself in the foot on her credibility. But, the most entertaining bit of all is Lomborg’s response. [PDF format] Now, I don’t agree with Lomborg’s take on the AGW hypothesis (he believes […]

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February 23, 2010
The right to be paid for what you create

A couple of disparate, but related items: First, there’s this article in the New York Observer about the New York Times and the Huffington Post’s moves to expand their stable of people producing content without remuneration. Elsewhere in uncompensated journalism, The Huffington Post launched its college vertical today, complete with a call for free labor. […]

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February 23, 2010
This used to get people fired

MSNBC regular Donny Deutsch referred to Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio of Florida as a “coconut.” For those of you unfamiliar with the term, its rough analog is referring to an black person as an “Oreo.” You can bet that absolutely nothing will happen to Deutsch because he’s a liberal.

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February 22, 2010
CPAC on video

While CPAC was going on last week I was busy with work, attending a wedding and spending quality time with the world’s greatest nieces. So, I’ve been catching up on some of goings on by watching videos provided by Townhall here. If you didn’t get a chance, I encourage you to check out the George […]

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February 21, 2010
You can take off your galoshes

Some of you in low-lying areas were worried. Scientists have been forced to withdraw a study on projected sea level rise due to global warming after finding mistakes that undermined the findings. The study, published in 2009 in Nature Geoscience, one of the top journals in its field, confirmed the conclusions of the 2007 report […]

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February 16, 2010
Beware of journalists doing math

Without further comment: In the House of Representatives, 13 lawmakers (eight Democrats, seven Republicans) have decided not to run again.

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February 14, 2010
My letter to the editor

Well, it’s been 11 days since I’ve submitted it to the local newspaper and it hasn’t appeared in print, so I’m going to assume that it will never appear. It’s funny that for 15 years of my life I couldn’t get a letter printed in the local paper because I worked for the paper, now […]

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