I wonder how Paul Erhlich celebrated earth day? It should be a called, “We’re still here day”

In 1968, environmentalist Paul Ehrlich won fame with his book “The Population Bomb.” Ehrlich predicted: “I would take even money that England will not exist in the year 2000.” Economist Julian Simon considered Ehrlich’s prediction on England too silly to … Continue reading

H.L. Mencken on Human-Caused Climate Change

H.L. Mencken died in 1956 before all the puffery on global cooling morphing into global warming and now climate change, but this quote tells us pretty much what he would make of it if he were alive today: “Civilization, in … Continue reading

A Modest Proposal For Repealing Obamacare — Just Do It!

Republicans promised to repeal Obamacare. For seven years they kept promising to repeal Obamacare. It should be easy enough to keep this simple promise, but they’ve made it unnecessarily complicated. Dan McLaughlin, Repeal Obamacare Now — Here’s Why It Would Work … Continue reading

Huffington Post gets punk’d by hoax article calling for disenfranchisement of white males

Someone under the pseudonym “Shelley Garland” played a hoax on the Huffington Puffington Post with the following blog post making the case for denying all white males the right to vote. The HuffPuff first posted it as the real deal … Continue reading

Separating Science From Scientism

“Settled science,” “you can’t argue with science,” “war on science,” or “97% of scientists” are terms thrown about by people trying to short circuit skepticism of their assertions, usually about some social cause or idea not susceptible of scientific proof. … Continue reading