So why should we radically reallocate the global resources of all the developed nations on the planet in such a way that would crater the world economy and head us all back in the direction of pre-industrial standards of living at the very moment when the science that supports anthropogenic global warming is melting faster than Nixon’s Watergate alibis in the August 1974 noonday sun? The answer, according Australian parliamentarian Malcolm Turnbull, is: “Just in case!” Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2009
“You can call me Al; just don’t call me a climate expert. I can’t even quote one accurately.”
Lieberman resists pointless waste of taxpayer funds; Democrats miffed
“‘It will add taxpayer costs. It will add to the deficit. It’s unnecessary,’ he added of a provision that Reid last week hailed as part of a breakthrough between liberals and moderates.”
A Savings Mirage…Caused By Smoke and Mirrors
Robert Samuelson: “To attack costs first would be politically challenging. It would require admitting that all good things are not possible simultaneously and that the uninsured already receive much medical care.”
Before you can sell the solution, you have to sell the problem.
“People with a mission to save the earth want the earth to seem worse than it is so their mission will look more important. In fact, there’s some evidence that these people want the earth to be worse than it is.” —P.J. O’Rourke, from All the Trouble in the World, (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995), 171.
What’s more surprising: that a Harvard economics professor finally figures out what conservatives have been saying all along, or that the New York Times printed it?
Economic View – Tax Cuts Might Accomplish What Spending Hasn’t | NYTimes.com.
Are we even now?
You call us “flat-earthers;” we call you “chicken littles.”
It’s nice to see the anthropogenic global warming debate begin to take on a more mature tone in a newspaper that’s not exactly been known for being open to the obvious dissent in the ranks of climate scientists.
Uh, yeah … sure … right.
Did I say they were “chicken littles?” I meant to say they act like vicious, pathologically negligent, academically-dyslexic “chicken littles.” But of course I mean this in the nice sense of all those words.
It seems pretty clear from this article that if Mr. Brown and his environment secretary, Mr. Miliband, have bothered to read the Climategate emails (which seems doubtful) that they either did not understand what they read or are willfully misrepresenting their contents.
Source: Gordon Brown attacks ‘flat-earth’ climate change sceptics | The Guardian