Archive for September 2019

How much does carbon dioxide contribute to global warming?

UPDATE OCTOBER 9, 2018: A recent lecture by Richard S. Lindzen, Global Warming For The Two Cultures, is by former Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology until his retirement in 2013. He is the author of over 200 papers on meteorology and climatology and is a member of the…

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The Centennial of the 1919 Black Sox Scandal

October will mark the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Black Sox scandal when 8 members of the White Sox team threw the world series for financial gain. Hoopla by Harry Stein is a Black Sox novel first published in 1986. I read it then and will never forget it. Easily, it’s one of the best…

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Letter from 500 scientists

A letter on climate change from 500 scientists: Below is an open letter from more than 500 scientists urging the United Nations to have an open debate on climate change from all sides of the climate change debate. They state there is no climate emergency. This letter will be completely ignored by the media and all those…

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Reflections and Remembrance of Things Past

This world can be a raucous place. I try to go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence. Much that comes to us is held for a short time and then it’s gone. I have a few once insignificant things set significant by death. My mother’s crocheted…

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The Left shamelessly uses brainwashed children for political gain

The Tragedy of Greta Thunberg By David Harsanyi Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg lives in the healthiest, wealthiest, safest, and most peaceful era humans have ever known. She is one of the luckiest people ever to have lived. In a just world, Thunberg would be at the United Nations thanking capitalist countries for…

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Media Bias — How It Works

This metaphor from the Mark Belling radio show illustrates how media  bias works in action. Say there’s a guy who lives down the street from you and you hear a rumor that he is cheating on his wife.  If he is someone you don’t like you might spread the rumor. If he is a friend…

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Left Brain, Right Brain

We know the human brain is divided between a left lobe and a right lobe. The two lobes are where thinking occurs. The Left lobe is for logic and analysis and right is mostly for emotional thinking. Neither is all good or all bad. The emotional right lobe makes us love our children, helps us…

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Cold-Blooded Kindness

What? Cold-blooded kindness? How does that work? I mean, it’s a contradiction, no? A contradiction it may be, but some people use kindness to further their cold-blooded agenda. Caring is sometimes a mask for darker motives. One does not need to be a psychopath even a sociopath. Ordinary people may disguise the darkness in their soul…

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Blame the “Broward County Solution” — Not Guns

The Broward County Solution that led to a school shooting — Leftist social justice warriors, Democrats all of them, always find racism to be in play whenever crime and arrest statistics show a disproportionate higher percentage of black and hispanic minorities arrested for their criminal conduct. If blacks or hispanics represent X% of a given…

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“No one is trying to take your guns away…”

Really? They aren’t going to be taking guns away from law-abiding citizens. Well, they have been saying for years. Did we believe them? NO! We’re not stupid. We always knew that removing the Second Amendment from the Constitution and confiscating guns was the real agenda. Back about 40 years ago Democrats did admit their ultimate goal…

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Mark Robinson — Impassioned Speech on Gun Rights

From April 3, 2018: Mark Robinson of Greensboro, North Carolina stood up to speak to the Greensboro City Council to denounce them for their plan to ban gun show use of the city owned Coliseum. Robinson said he had no prepared speech and no English teacher to help him write one, that he was therefore…

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