The Climate Change bugaboo
How did we get from reality to Greta Thunberg, Joe Biden and a Bloomberg columnist who says Exxon “threatens the continuation of human life on earth”?
Decades ago, casual theorizing suggested global warming might cause the oceans to stop circulating and North America to freeze over, giving rise to the 2004 cinematic and scientific disaster of a movie known as “The Day After Tomorrow.” …
A book by Steven Koonin, a theoretical physicist and chief scientist of the Obama Energy Department, demonstrat[es] what the science — the plain, recognized, consensus science — says about climate change: It won’t be catastrophic. It’s unlikely to be influenced in a major way by policy actions. — Holman Jenkins in the Wall Street Journal.
‘More [road] salt,
less [social] justice’
— constituent to defeated Ald. Rebecca Kemble (as reported by Dylan Brogan)
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Category Archives: Gerrymandering
‘Awop, bop, aloobop, alop-bam-boom!’ — Little Richard Wisconsin’s Spring election made the cover story of The New York Times Magazine this Sunday (05-10-2020). Would it surprise you that author Emily Bazelon trashes Republicans for insisting on holding the election as scheduled on … Continue reading
Here there be dragons! After last week’s election, our liberal-progressive-socialist acquaintances are pouting. They finally unseated that Republican golem, Scott Walker, but still lost the state legislature to Republicans. Got to be cheating! What else would explain the imbalance except … Continue reading