global warming

Explain this, Rick Perry

August 21, 2011 // 2 Comments

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WASHINGTON — Animals across the world are fleeing global warming by heading north much faster than they were less than a decade ago, a new study says. About 2,000 species examined are moving away from the equator at an average rate of more than 15 [...]

How not to win the GOP nomination

May 18, 2011 // 3 Comments

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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman better stop sounding reasonable if he wants to win over the Tea Party crowd. Can you talk a little bit about how you came to favor civil unions for gay couples? I’ve always been in favor of traditional marriage and [...]

A question for my conservative friends

April 22, 2010 // 5 Comments

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What’s the difference between windbag Al Gore getting rich off the green movement and J.R. Cheney making millions from Halliburton? To suggest that Gore is running some sort of carbon-neutral Ponzi scheme is to believe in elaborate conspiracy [...]

hyperbole never helps

July 18, 2008 // 8 Comments

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Talk about the politics of fear — Al Gore’s Armageddon speech yesterday served no purpose but to remind people what they don’t like about Al Gore. Suddenly we have only five years until we’re swallowed by the oceans. While [...]

Noted and quoted, Manbearpig edition

October 17, 2007 // 0 Comments

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No matter what you think of Al Gore’s views (I suspect he’s more right than wrong, but prone to alarmist hyperbole), British journalist Mark Simpson nails the former veep’s biggest flaw: It isn’t Gore’s vanity that is [...]

The most backward state in Dixie?

August 22, 2007 // 0 Comments

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Watch out, Alabama! Georgia’s gunning for you. While Florida and South Carolina have moved to address global warming, Georgia is seeking to discredit it. “In the media, we hear the gloom and doom side,” said Rep. Jeff Lewis [...]

What have we done to deserve them?

May 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

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“I’ve always been against the idea of rock stars lecturing people as if they know something the rest of us don’t – it looks arrogant. “It’s not as if they have a private source of information. To state the obvious [...]
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