But first . . .
THE OTHER SIDE
Osborne Lytle: ‘I agree with you about Global warming, but I expect better from our side (liberals). When you say that you will give ‘the other side’ and quote Peter Doran as agreeing with you it sounds false and rather Republican.’
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH
One of the scientists widely cited as being on the other side of the global warming issue is Peter Doran, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. See? The jury’s still out.
(And why would the administration listen to the scientific community anyway? Scientists […]
A GRAND TIME
“The federal government is moving to eliminate the jobs of nearly half of the lawyers at the Internal Revenue Service who audit tax returns of some of the wealthiest Americans,’ reports the New York Times – ‘specifically those who are subject to gift and estate taxes when they transfer parts […]
THE DOG THAT MOOS
This site – and the five moo-ing canine TV commercials it leads to – is worth a few minutes of your morning . . . whether because you need to be enlightened (which I highly doubt) or because you know someone who does (possible) or because it’s interesting to […]
Michael Monahan: ‘Remember that Marx brothers’ routine? Groucho is the shady real estate salesman (in Florida, of course), speaking to a crowd of would-be ‘investors’ . . . ‘Folks, we got it all. You can get brick. You can get wood. You can get stucco. Ohhhh, how you can get stuck-o.’ Well, here are […]
So is the air going out of the balloon? And if so, how much is left to go – and how fast? And everywhere?
I dunno, I dunno, I dunno.
But I shorted a housing-related stock (symbol NVR) at $273 a share on October 10, 2002 – at least I did […]
But first . . .
One of you is angry with me for saying we descended from apes when in fact we and apes may have descended from a common ancestor. Another of you is angry with me for saying the hole in the ozone layer came from deodorants […]
Not everybody uses it, and this is a very important point. Even with just a billion people using it, a few decades back . . . and some of those billion using roll-on deodorant . . . the emission of chlorofluorocarbons still made a giant hole in Earth’s ozone layer.
And it was […]
Quote of the Day
If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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