AP is freaking out. The worlds oceans are the hottest they have ever been, ever, since 1880! And they state, as a matter of fact and record, that climate change has been raising the planets temperature steadily since 1997. The …Continue reading →
As readers here know, the Great Swine Flu Pandemic of 2009 is a media invention. Again, to put this in perspective, 65 Americans have been hospitalized since Friday last, and none have died. Read this and think: since Friday last, …Continue reading →
Hey, what’s the big deal? Britain and France have been on the geopolitical downward slope for most of the last century and life still seems pretty agreeable. Well, yes. But that’s in part because, when a fading Britannia handed the …Continue reading →
Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer;Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhereThe ceremony of innocence is drowned;The best lack all conviction, while …Continue reading →
At least in the imagination of the people nearest the Tunguska Event of June 30, 1908. (I know, I’m a couple months late, but what’s a couple months is cosmic-geologic time?) Something—no one’s quite sure what—created a massive fireball over …Continue reading →
Interesting op-ed in the WSJ today from a former UNSCOM bio-weapons guy arguing essentially that the anthrax in the attacks was weaponized in such a sophisticated fashion it’s unlikely Ivins—or any individual—could have produced it. Which leaves state sponsorship (or …Continue reading →
Tick tick tick. In general, I think the nuttiness of the Islamic Republic is overstated—they generally comport themselves like most rational state actors. However, their rationality has led them to believe that aggression, particularly through proxy terrorism, is rewarding. Consequently, …Continue reading →
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