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Much ado about nothing

By |February 8th, 2016|Categories: Environment, Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By Branden Yeates, '76 Contributor) If you thought this year's January the 26th wasn't especially notable, think again: it's actually one of the more important dates for American environmentalism in the last decade. On January 26th, 2006, ten [...]

Global warming alarmists’ free speech problem

By |October 12th, 2014|Categories: Environment|Tags: , , , , , , , |

(’76 Contributor) As if on cue, settled-science believer Auden Schendler delivered a punishing retort in The Aspen Times to my recent column “Inconvenient Truths Denied By Climate Faithful” (Sept. 11, Commentary). […]

Inconvenient truths denied by climate faithful

By |September 12th, 2014|Categories: Climate, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

At the tumultuous summer’s close, when throat-slashing, genocidal jihadists and economic malaise dominated headlines and our psyches, Hillary Clinton announced her preoccupation. […]

Al Gore and the Priests of Quetzalcoatl

By |December 7th, 2009|Categories: America, People, Politics, World|Tags: , , |

(CCU Faculty) When the Spanish first arrived in Mexico, they discovered that Aztec high priests sacrificed 10,000 still-beating hearts to the god Quetzalcoatl every December 22nd in order to cause the days to stop growing shorter. This religious belief was confirmed, as the days began to grow longer again. Al Gore is the high priest of our new religion, global warming. He insists that if we sacrifice our standard of living, our economy, and millions of American jobs, that we can save the planet and stop global temperatures from increasing. Unfortunately for him but fortunately for us, global temperatures began to drop before he was able to perform his sacrifice. […]