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.
Excellent video presentation of Alex Epstein giving a talk to the Santa Monica Tea Party. Really excellent talk on how to think and talk about global warming.
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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
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
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.
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