Liberals are anti-science: reading between the lines of intellectual bullying
Promoted from the diaries by Neil Believe it or not, Salon.com has given a conservative the opportunity to fill their space. This weeks question in “Ask a Wingnut” gets to an important topic, one with implications far beyond the scope of the actual words. On the face of it, the Wingnut author does a good job answering the question: the Conservative record on science is | Read More »
TGIF Open Thread
Resolved: Science and mathematics are not difficult. Here’s proof: Patently obvious, isn’t it? TGIF. Open thread, eh?
Huffington Post: Presenting Fake ‘Doctors’ as Experts?
There is a charge starting to make the rounds of the science and medical blogs that the Huffington Post is allowing its bloggers to claim they are “doctors” when some really aren’t qualified to claim the title. Still others ply their legitimately earned title to discuss as authorities issues in fields other than those in which they trained. Some of these same “doctors” are offering | Read More »
Fuel From Water…. “My People” Done Up ‘N Did It !!!
Awesome. Israeli Science Breakthrough Extracts Fuel from Water http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/130806 Among the most important challenges facing science today is designing an efficient system for splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen. The ability to do so will introduce hydrogen into the market as a clean, sustainable fuel. But man-made systems for getting to the root of water that exist today are very inefficient and often require additional | Read More »
Salazar’s Wolf Decision Upsets Administration Allies
Conservatives for Science: The Left and Science: Ken Salazar vs. Environmentalists Washington Post: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s decision to stick with a controversial Bush administration move that took gray wolves off the endangered species list in most of the northern Rockies reflects the independent streak that has defined his career. But it has alienated key Obama administration allies, including environmentalists and some lawmakers on Capitol | Read More »
Sorry About Your Loss, Mom. Now Can We Use Part of Your Baby for ‘Reaseach’?
Professor Sir Richard Gardner, a leading scientist for stem cell research at Oxford University, England, proposed using parts of aborted fetuses as transplantable material for the ill last week causing great concern for those believing in the sanctity of human life. Sir Richard called for studies into the feasibility of transplanting fetal organs into adults and found it curious that it hasn’t been done already. | Read More »
Dems Push Another Fake ‘Fair’ Bill That Will Kill Online Science Research Publishing
Why are Democrats such liars? I know that sounds harsh, but this penchant for labeling a law, act, or bill with a lie as a title is gallingly Orwellian and it’s getting tiresome. We have the “Employee Free Choice Act” that takes away employee choice, the “Freedom of Choice Act” that takes away the freedom NOT to chose abortion, and now we have the “Fair | Read More »
Goreacle Will Not Debate Klaus over Piltdown Man…I Mean, Man-made Global Warming
There’s a two-day conference on global warming going on in Santa Barbara, CA. One of those who is extremely skeptical of it being due to man’s activities is Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus, an economist by trade. He was scheduled to debate former U.S. Veep Al Gore (a lying weasel by trade) at this conference; lo and behold, the organizers decided at the last minute | Read More »
Obama “Genetically Superior” Say Scientists
Obama “Genetically Superior” Say Scientists Rafael Volquez, PhD Cambridge, MA Harvard Review of Science Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have broken new ground with a controversial claim. During research conducted since October 2007, they have found that the new President of the United States, Barack Obama has certain traits which make him “genetically and mentally superior to the average person.” Such research included | Read More »
Globaloney Update: A Tale of Two ‘Realities’
From June: ‘No ice at the North Pole,’ to January: ‘Sea Ice Ends Year at Same Level as 1979′ No pairing of any two stories better illustrates the child-like alarmism of global warming religionists than these two stories. The first from June of 2008 claims that all the ice at the North Pole has melted and will be gone for the first time ever, while | Read More »
U. of OK Decertifies Teacher Over His Global Warming Skepticism?
A popular professor of environmental geology seems to be under attack by the University of Oklahoma because of his skepticism over global warming this month. In October Dr. David Deming, a teacher for the U of OK for over a decade, was informed that his “general education” certification was being revoked for his class. This will result in many students passing over his class when | Read More »
Sarah Palin’s War on Science
http://www.slate.com/id/2203120/ Dear Mr. Hitchens, You are a twit. “Sarah Palin’s War on Science. The GOP ticket’s appalling contempt for knowledge and learning” should more aptly be named ‘Christopher Hitchen’s appalling contempt for knowledge and understanding”. The fear her religion drives in you is stunning especially considering you have never met the woman to discuss her actual views. And you are a world renowned writer??? Buck | Read More »
I Blame Global Warming for…..
It is amazing what can happen when global warming alarmists reach a fevered pitch. To whit: Big snow flakes fell early Friday evening, turning Downtown Boise into a giant snow globe for people on their way home from work. snip At 10 p.m., the Weather Service said 1.7 inches of snow had fallen. The previous earliest recorded snowfall was Oct. 12, 1969, when a little | Read More »
Science Daily: Linking Depression With ‘Americanization’ of Latinas
Another day another “study” of dubious worth. This time it is Science Daily letting us know that “Latinas” in the United States have high rates of depression because of that dreaded “Americanization” they apparently unfairly face. So now, just the gall-darn, odiousness of becoming “Americanized” is enough to send “Latinas” to the funny farm, I guess. But, it seems to me that this “study” tends | Read More »