by | Jun 12, 2017

Last week, while most of Washington obsessed over the self-serving cavils of a cashiered federal bureaucrat, Senate Republicans focused on a project much nearer to the hearts of the voters — repealing Obamacare. And the GOP made significant progress in…

by | Jun 5, 2017

“Man is stupid, you know, phenomenally stupid; or rather he is not at all stupid, but he is so ungrateful that you could not find another like him in all creation. I, for instance, would not be in the least…

by | Jun 2, 2017

President Trump reversed President Obama’s commitment to the Paris Accord provoking spasms of loathing from the Left and from all the countries that stood to benefit from the American taxpayer’s money. The Paris Accord was bad for America and most developed…

by | May 12, 2017

Somewhere in the wilds of Utah, there’s a scientist making thermal infrared images of rivers, and turning them into exhibits for a museum. Your tax dollars are involved, of course, but trust that somebody’s awareness is being raised. Some of…

by | May 8, 2017

“Science as a Delphic oracle exists only in the popular imagination and the silent assumptions of certain scientists. At any given time there are only searchers who agree or disagree.” – Jacques Barzun Scientism is the quasi-religious devotion to the…

by | Apr 25, 2017

The multiple thousands who marched throughout America and the world last weekend hoped to whip up support for “Science.” Well. I’m sold. And what next? Do more than a handful doubt the indispensability of Science to the human condition? Science’s…

by | Apr 24, 2017

There are a million reasons Donald Trump won, but surely, displays like this contribute to the American resistance to the absurd and insane: I know it’s a cliche now but my god, this is why Trump won. pic.twitter.com/xT8co3YZu1 — Jason…

by | Mar 17, 2017

A few days ago I had a conversation with a very smart university professor of history and somehow the climate change subject came up. Almost instantly he responded to my thoughts by saying: “You must be one of those deniers…

by | Feb 27, 2017

A Texas girl enhanced with the hormones that build muscle mass, strength, and quickness won her state’s wrestling title, and people cheered. Some booed. Some girls forfeited, rather than wrestle in an unfair match, because testosterone and other steroids give…

by | Feb 15, 2017

One shocking claim has dominated the nomination battles for Donald Trump’s Cabinet appointees, from Science magazine, Mother Jones, and mainstream media to constant invective from Democratic senators — the candidates are science deniers! The idea that people will not accept…

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