Monthly Archives: December 2009

Last night’s Senate vote on cloture for the health reform bill

The Democrats had their 60 votes lined up to close debate on that ghastly bill, which would usurp the medical care industry and the individual freedom of every American. And they voted to do that against the clearly expressed wishes … Continue reading

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The UN’s climate chief is making a fortune on climate

But don’t worry, he’s totally above suspicion!

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Before and after: Adjustments to the Australian temperature record

A data set from temperature station Darwin Zero showed a sharp uptick in temps after 1940, but only with certain adjustments. When the adjustments were removed, the data set showed a decline after 1940. It gets technical, at WUWT.

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“It’s not war by another name, now”

Soja, on the new front in the assault on America by its government. It’s pretty clear to me that when these beasts are so maliciously intent on defying both the interests and the will of the American people that we … Continue reading

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Answer: Is the Pope Catholic?

Question: Is Bill Clinton a criminal?

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New Paltz: A profile in courage

When a New York State Supreme Court judge attempted to extort a “donation” from New Paltz attorney Bruce Blatchly, Blatchly took the high risk path of doing the right thing. His conscience was tested and it prevailed over the invitation … Continue reading

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“In the Bleak Midwinter”

Link from American Digest.

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ObamaCare: It doesn’t even rise to cynical Menckenian democracy

H.L. Mencken tore democracy a new one with this astute appraisal: “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.” All right. Many times Americans asked for it and … Continue reading

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As the writer of a smallish…

…book for young readers on the Battle of Trenton (it’s a classic), I didn’t put it in terms this stark… …but that is what it boiled down to. Washington knew the enemy’s guard would be down after feastiing and drinking … Continue reading

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How the climate thugs shut dissenting scientists up

Patrick Michaels explains it in the Wall Street Journal.

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Washington and Lincoln…

…in one of their rare appearances together:

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Pushing back

A Congressional candidate talks like he means it. Clearly not an Obama man.

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A brand tarnished: The Associated Press

James Taranto takes apart the latest case of AP’s malfeasance. It’s the top item. This one is about global warming and Copenhagen.

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Yeah, that is a national security breakdown

It’s not just a question of illegal immigrants with fake documents. (One assumes it’s not possible to use the politically correct term “undocumented workers,” when they so clearly had papers.) They managed to get access to “operations areas” at Stewart … Continue reading

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CSI: Fail

The magic of government: The New York State Police’s supervision of a crime laboratory was so poor that it overlooked evidence of pervasively shoddy forensics work, allowing an analyst to go undetected for 15 years as he falsified test results … Continue reading

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The tortured data

Joseph D’Aleo: The Climategate whistleblower proved what those of us dealing with data for decades know to be the case — namely, data was being manipulated. The IPCC and their supported scientists have worked to remove the pesky Medieval Warm … Continue reading

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