More Warmist bunk, from Richard Black, BBC News: The lull in global warming from 1998 to 2008 was mainly caused by a sharp rise in China’s coal use, a study suggests. The absence of a temperature rise over that decade is often used by “climate sceptics” as grounds for denying the existence of man-made global […]

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davidl on May 23rd, 2011

Obama does AIPAC, from Jennifer Rubin Washington Post: The problems in the speech include: 1) Obama made it clear the United States is willing to give away Israel’s bargaining position for nothing in return; 2) Obama never even mentioned the right of return; 3) He did not reiterate specifically the necessity of a military presence […]

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davidl on April 30th, 2011

Demographics and demagogues,  maybe Outside the Beltway is what a site run by college professors would be expected to be,  that one which favors political correctness over logic.  An Oklahoma legislator Sally Kern as reported by  Tulsa World: Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, said minorities earn less than white people because they don’t work as […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2010

Why the War on Barbour? From Alex Pareene, Slate: Corpulent unreconstructed good ol’ boy Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour apparently has a “state plane” that he uses to fly to football games with corporate executives, Politco reports today. Barbour, a former tobacco lobbyist and deluded would-be presidential candidate, has taken the plane “to at least one […]

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davidl on September 21st, 2010

The recession is dead, long live the recession, MSNBC. The “Great Recession” has ended, officially. At least, that’s the official word from the private research organization that calls the beginnings and endings of recessions, the National Bureau of Economic Research. The NBER said Monday that the recession which began in December 2007 ended in June […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2010

I make this point up front.  Destitution, the lack of access to the essential commodities of life is bad.   Poverty, as officially defined is not necessarily bad.   Destitution means lack of ability to get the needed commodities of life.  Poverty, as officially defined, means lack of access to cash.  Yet a person my […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2010

Morris Dees, d/b/a Southern Poverty Law Center is the Al Gore of hatred, from Anna Schecter, ABC News, is alleged to to an investigative reporter. Anti-government sentiments in the U.S. have reached levels so high they could result in another attack like the Oklahoma City bombing, according to a report released Tuesday by an organization […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2010

Fausta: I have been reading on the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, and of course, soon enough one finds stupidity strewn along the path. First Danny Glover, who believes the earthquake was caused by global warming and climate change: Video: Hat tip: Tim Blair, Daily Telegraph(UK). If Glover has half the brains of a […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2009

Welcome, everyone (Even you Democrats) to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the Sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ” Tax Protest” Edition Webmater’s notes: This thing went out several hours early due to an error in programming. Sorry. GLOBAL WARMING? No… Coldest summer in Chicago in 66 years.  At some point, they’re […]

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Eric Florack on July 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Bottle of Wine” Edition RELEASE THE TAPES:  Moe Lane thinks they ought to release the police tapes made during the incident between Crowley and Gates. I tend to agree. I’d be interested in the […]

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davidl on May 8th, 2009

Robert Reich, Salon, issues a warming: The President seems to me especially thoughtful and passionate about one of the great moral questions of domestic policy today: widening inequality of income and wealth, and therefore of opportunity and political power. As I’ve noted before, as recently as 1980, the richest 1 percent of Americans took home […]

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