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The sum and substance of the third and latest in the round of closeted, narrow and selective inquiries designed to conclude there’s nothing to see here about what were the gobsmacking affirmations — not revelations — that were ClimateGate is that, at least when it comes to “climate”, science is to follow the principle of stare decisis. Let the thing stand.
Precedent — particularly when that precedent is the dons’ own work, is to be respected.
Re-read that and square it with science as articulated by, e.g., Karl Popper and the world came to know it in prior modern years.
But of course particuarly with a case that has actually deteriorated after billions of dollars spent to support it, challenge would only lead to doubt. The global warming enterprise is above all a political one, and politics hates uncertainty. Even more surely, this multi-trillion dollar, life-altering agenda cannot withstand doubt. So whatever means necessary are acceptable.
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?