For all Michael Fumento’s hype, his August 16 piece is not about global warming.
The NASA GISS temperature record he discusses is not global — but national , which is what the N in NASA stands for — and the correction to it arising from the bad data splice detected by the diligent McIntyre amounts to only a few hundredths of one degree.
The formerly hottest U.S. year, 1998 has gone from being 0.01 degrees warmer than 1934 to being 0.02 degrees cooler. but the rest of the numbers talk, even if Fumento’s piece fails to cite the inconvenient fact that 1998 and 2005 remain the warmest years on record globally.p>Readers can judge the old and the new data for themselves — its posted side by side here — better bring a magnifying glass. br> — Russell Seitz br> Cambridge, Massachusetts
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?