You might be a liberal…

If you spend your life hugging trees, but you think carbon dioxide is destroying the world, you might be a liberal. If you froth at the mouth anytime some questions Darwinian evolution, AND you froth at the mouth if a species is listed as “endangered”, you might be a liberal. If you think that medical […]

I am a climate skeptic who believes in global warming

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by Richard J. Petschauer A skeptic that believes in global warming? How can that be? We have been told that climate skeptics, sometime incorrectly called “deniers”, still believe the earth is flat and disagree with 97% of scientists. Well, first of all, most of us have…

Failed Earth Day Predictions

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
This product failed too. Via iHateTheMedia, here are a few of the predictions made on the first Earth Day. Don’t these sound like the predictions today that fail, like the 50 million climate refugees by 2010 followed by the moving of the goalposts to 2020? “We have about…

How to convince a climate skeptic he’s wrong

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley “What Evidence,” asks Ronald Bailey’s headline (, April 3, 2015), “Would Convince You That Man-Made Climate Change Is Real?” The answer: a rational, scientific case rooted in established theory and data would convince me that manmade climate change is a problem. That it…


I’m still catching up on drafts that I saved while I was out-of-town. So, here is a link to the Senate Intelligence Report sponsored by Senator Feinstein which was released (redacted) a few weeks ago: sscistudy1 I will admit, I did not read the entire thing. The incessant back-stabbing, Monday-morning quarterbacking, and just plain mis-representation […]

Found Draft

I was just doing some year-end blog-cleaning, and ran across this draft from… quite a while ago. I’m going to go ahead and publish it now, despite being very much incomplete, and perhaps I’ll get around to addressing the article itself in the future. Missed opportunity? The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has released an […]