Category Archives: Politics

Gun Control in Action

Police slay teen gunman who killed 15 in Germany In 2002, 19-year-old Robert Steinhaeuser shot and killed 12 teachers, a secretary, two students and a police officer before turning his gun on himself in the Gutenberg high school in Erfurt, … Continue reading

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It Just Keeps Getting Hotter!

It’s below freezing again just west of Houston, and it’s almost 40 degrees below zero in Minnesota. That durned global warming!

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Global Warming My Icicles

Yahoo reported a temperature of -8° in Denver yesterday. Others tell me it was -19° at DIA just to the east and -15° in the plains to the north. I believe that is the coldest it has been in my … Continue reading

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Danneskjold Strikes

PCWorld published an article with a headline that recalled thoughts of Ragnar Danneskjold: FBI Says Copper Thefts Threaten U.S. Infrastructure Robert McMillan, IDG News Service Wednesday, December 03, 2008 05:10 PM PST The theft of copper wire has become so … Continue reading

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Climate Change Models Use Unrealistic Data

Global Warming Predictions Are Overestimated, Suggests Study On Black Carbon ScienceDaily (2008-11-25) — A detailed analysis of black carbon — the residue of burned organic matter — in computer climate models suggests that those models may be overestimating global warming … Continue reading

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Things to Come

Austrian-leaning economists have been predicting financially hard times for…well, pretty much forever. I am convinced that the Austrians are right, but the downturn has been delayed–and possibly worsened–by the top-down manipulations of government and quasi-governmental agencies. Now that the depression is … Continue reading

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Solve Global Whatever: Live Moderately

I have never trusted doomsayers. They have a very long history of being wrong. Not only have they been wrong, but they frequently lie, exagerate, and commit outright fraud in order to push their agenda. This op-ed from the UK highlights … Continue reading

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Corruption Sometimes Interferes with Political Careers

Senator Convicted on Corruption Charges Verdict Casts Doubt on Reelection Prospects for Alaska Republican Ted Stevens By JASON RYAN, PIERRE THOMAS and THERESA COOK Oct. 27, 2008— A jury in Washington, D.C., has convicted Alaska Republican Sen. Ted Stevens on … Continue reading

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Such Interesting Times

Climate Change, Acid Rain Could Be Good For Forests ScienceDaily (2008-10-26) — After more than 20 years of research in the northern hardwood forests of Michigan, scientists have reached a surprising conclusion: Moderate increases in temperature and nitrogen from atmospheric … Continue reading

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Selective Memory Wipe

Memories Selectively, Safely Erased In Mice ScienceDaily (2008-10-23) — Targeted memory erasure is no longer limited to the realm of science fiction. A new study describes a method through which a selected set of memories can be rapidly and specifically … Continue reading

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