Climatological Cassandras Circa the 1970’s

Today’s Wall Street Journal “Notable and Quotable” feature is on global cooling predictions in the 1970’s: From Time magazine, June 24, 1974:  As they review the bizarre and unpredictable weather pattern of the past several years, a growing number of scientists … Continue reading

Climatistas Are Cracking Up

Now they’re saying that climate change caused the Nepal earthquake. Recently discovered, that causal factor is seen by a growing body of scientists as further proof that climate change can affect the underlying structure of the Earth. …a series of … Continue reading

Baltimore a study of liberal wreckage

From todays Wall Street Journal editorial: …as order starts to return to the streets, and the usual political suspects lament the lack of economic prospects for the young men who rioted, let’s not forget who has run Baltimore and Maryland … Continue reading

Misconception on the origin of the term “Cafe Racer”

We know a cafe racer is a stripped down motorcycle with low handle bars to put the rider in an extreme forward leaning position. There seems to be some confusion over how the term “cafe racer” came to be and … Continue reading

Baltimore Burning

A lot of white people voted for Obama in 2008 because they were decidedly not racists and they believed that electing a black president would end racial strife once and for all.  They believed that if America elected the first … Continue reading

Same-Sex Marriage and the Enlightenment

Joseph Bottum is author of An Anxious Age — The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America, a book I read and whose thesis I mostly but not entirely agree with. As I understood what I was reading, In that book … Continue reading

Obama’s lawlessness threatens liberty and justice for all

The Divine Right of Kings was abolished on June 15, 1215 at Runnymede when King John signed the Magna Carta. English lawyer and judge Lord Denning (1899-1999) declared the Magna Carta “the greatest constitutional document of all times – the … Continue reading