Category: Climate Change

I Knew There Would Be Days Like This

Days like today make me weary. I don’t like reading about how we’re going to try to destroy the International Criminal Court, close the PLO mission in Washington DC, or have a second stupid summit with Kim Jong Un. It…

Don’t Tell Me How Stupid People Are

I hate polls that demonstrate that some astronomical number of people are foolish. For example, there’s a  a new poll from The Economist/YouGov that says: Forty-nine percent of Republicans believe it is definitely or probably true that “leaked email from some of Hillary…

Playing Footsie With Trump

Here’s an interesting theory. Did Democratic senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota disingenuously encourage speculation that they might join the Trump administration in order to win points with their constituents? With West Virginia Sen.…

Oops, I Lost and Got a Promotion

Hey, do you want to guess what this picture is? Yeah, that’s the former governor of Texas, Rick Perry. It’s actually a mugshot taken of him when he was arrested in 2014 for “abuse of official capacity and coercion of…

Why Shouldn’t Gore Meet With Trump?

I’m having one of those rare days that isn’t really compatible with professional blogging. There isn’t much I want to say about anything in the news right now. Either that, or I don’t have the time and energy to say…

John Kerry is Building a Big Legacy

I haven’t always been pleased with the performance of Secretary of State John Kerry. In particular, his efforts to convince Congress to authorize an attack on Syria in response to the 2013 sarin attacks were so inept and risible that…