My Thoughts on Proposition 8

Originally posted on Home of the Little-Known Blogger:
A certain segment of society would have you believe that Proposition 8 discriminates against homosexuals by denying them the right of marriage, and that it was created and forced onto the public by gay-hating Christians. I have some thoughts on this matter: 1. Proposition 8 does not…

Pope recruits Naomi Klein to fight Climate Change and Capitalism

The Red Pope. Watts Up With That? Naomi Klein has been invited to attend a top level conference at the Vatican, to advise leaders how to fight climate change and dismantle capitalism. According to The Guardian; Naomi Klein and Cardinal Peter Turkson are to lead a high-level conference on the environment, bringing together churchmen, scientists […]

Why It’s So Hard to Convince Warmists

This is precisely correct, and along the lines of my conversation on this topic many times. “You cannot claim victory in an argument by virtue of ignorance.” Watts Up With That? Social science provides a lot of useful insight as to why logic and data rarely convince warmists. lalalala – I can’t hear you! Guest […]

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

Here is an excellent primer on the AGW skeptic’s position. 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, […]

How to convince a climate skeptic he’s wrong

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 is real is […]