Solar plant needs natural gas to run

- by - August 23, 2014 - 22:41 America/New_York - 2 Comments

Turns out that the bird-burning solar plant at the California/Nevada border is struggling. And they need to burn natural gas to keep it running. What was the point of solar anyhow?

Boy Scouts retiring the colors

- by - August 5, 2014 - 03:02 America/New_York - 5 Comments

My scout troop retires the colors at scout camp a few days ago, with style and with respect.

Chappaquiddick happened 45 years ago today

- by - July 18, 2014 - 12:39 America/New_York - Be first to Comment!

45 years ago today Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge with a female companion in his car. 45 years ago tomorrow the coverup began.

Australia repeals carbon tax

- by - July 17, 2014 - 13:44 America/New_York - 2 Comments

What more is there to say? Australia repeals carbon tax, and Australia repeals carbon tax.

‘Jihadi Vogue’ magazine

- by - July 17, 2014 - 13:44 America/New_York - 4 Comments

‘Jihadi Vogue’ magazine lampoons Iraq’s Islamic State warriors.

Because they need all the ridicule we can give them.

Filmmaker tracks down ’0bama’s gonna pay my mortgage!’ lady – LCD

- by - July 15, 2014 - 11:51 America/New_York - 1 Comment

In his new full-length documentary film, “There’s No Place Like Utopia,” Joel Gilbert found Peggy Joseph, the Florida voter who became infamous during the 2008 presidential campaign for saying Barack Obama would “pay for my gas and my mortgage.”

Suffice to say her tone has changed.

Boyan Slat Ocean Cleaning Idea Debunked

- by - June 17, 2014 - 19:08 America/New_York - 3 Comments

Nice article by an enviroweenie, who uses logic and reason to debunk the sexy ‘Boyan Slat’ idea. Actually pretty informative about the gyres and challenges cleaning them.

And a stormy discussion below about whether the author is bullying poor 19 year-old Boyan.

RuPaul stands up for free speech

- by - May 29, 2014 - 18:18 America/New_York - 1 Comment

RuPaul speaks out against those who try to oppress use of words like ‘tranny’ as identity victims, uses hashtag OrwellAnimalFarm to make his point.

Fed doubles down on ‘climate change’

- by - May 5, 2014 - 19:26 America/New_York - 1 Comment

The Obama administration is more certain than ever that global warming is changing Americans’ daily lives and will worsen — conclusions that scientists will detail in a massive federal report to be released Tuesday.

Would you do volunteer work to pay off your student loans?

- by - April 20, 2014 - 23:55 America/New_York - Be first to Comment!

Or would you do volunteer work because you feel called to do so, and not only do the work but fundraise to pay your way for the project?

The “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast never caused a panic

- by - April 18, 2014 - 17:20 America/New_York - 1 Comment

Until the newspapers got hold of the story. Good thing we have a much higher level of trust in the media these days.

Taiwan TV gives Yee the treatment

- by - March 30, 2014 - 16:23 America/New_York - 2 Comments

Taiwan TV catches up with CA state senator Leland Yee and his gunrunning. The ‘undercover’ efforts are the best part.

Bill Maher exposes the liberal left

- by - March 29, 2014 - 11:53 America/New_York - 2 Comments

Bill Maher is an ass. No doubt about it. But in this segment he sets up his libtard panelists to trip over themselves. Watch to the end.

Politico attacks racial demagoguery from the Left???

- by - March 20, 2014 - 16:28 America/New_York - Be first to Comment!

‘Brian Beutler of Salon thinks if Ryan’s comment was intended innocently it is even more damning because “it suggests he, and most likely many other conservatives, has fully internalized a framing of social politics that was deliberately crafted to appeal to white racists.”’

‘This is all so extravagantly overwrought and strained that it’s hard to know where to begin.’

Chipotle warns climate change may take avocado off menu

- by - March 5, 2014 - 09:38 America/New_York - 10 Comments

“And while the avocado industry is fine at the moment…”

I’ll just leave it at that.

Canadian lesbian vs. Muslim: who wins?

- by - February 27, 2014 - 23:45 America/New_York - Be first to Comment!

This article raises the question but doesn’t have an answer. But it does give some insight into the rest of the PC pecking order

Ann Coulter on how to raise the minimum wage to $14

- by - February 27, 2014 - 13:04 America/New_York - 1 Comment

Makes a lot of sense. It’s all about supply and demand – and immigration. And regulations.

Stephens: Kurt Vonnegut’s State of the Union

- by - January 28, 2014 - 14:46 America/New_York - 1 Comment

A futurist horror story of equality in the United States.

Who is Harrison Bergeron?