Tag Archives: global warming

Let’s Spread This Principle

Of late I have been trying to keep up with the blog Watts Up With That, which is a very good site for information from and for those who are skeptical of the idea of catastrophic, man-made global warming. The site certainly puts paid to the idea that there is a “consensus” that the world is going to be destroyed, at least for human beings, unless we adopt the policies advocated by various environmental groups.

Today they had a link to an read more

EPA Pushes Smart-Grid Connections For Refrigerators To Control Energy – Investors.com

Just over a year ago my brother started his blog with a post largely about the coming “smart grid” and “smart meters” that were starting to be pushed here in Vermont.  He summed up the potential issues with:

“Here’s the part that has worms crawling out of it. This same technology will also allow utilities and read more

On Global Warming, Keystone Pipeline and Bernie Sanders

On Google+ today, I saw a post by Wil Wheaton quoting Senator Bernie Sanders, one of my state’s Senators, which linked to this article and supplied a quote from it:

“It is bad enough that some people in Washington deny the overwhelming scientific evidence and claim that global warming is a hoax and a Hollywood conspiracy. In my view, it would be equally absurd to claim concern about global warming while then approving decisions that will literally throw fuel on the fire of this planetary read more

Gun Control, Fiscal Cliff Cronyism and more

Some good links for this week.


This is perhaps my favorite article of the week, though there were plenty of good ones, and I quite honestly lost track of some.

With Gun Control, Cost Benefit Analysis Is Amoral

Really nice take on the whole gun control issue.  I especially like his statement: “Statistics about how often gun-related crimes occur in the population is no evidence against you. That’s collectivist thinking. The choices made by others are irrelevant to the choices that you read more