I have long preached that one of mankind’s biggest issues is protecting our planet from an asteroid impact. Last month the Hawaii-based Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System detected an overlooked 600-foot-long “potentially hazardous” asteroid with the help of new software technology.
Last week John Stossel interviewed Dr. Judith Curry, who until recently was the chair of the climate department at Georgia Tech
Stossel said “We are told climate change is a crisis, and that there is an "overwhelming scientific consensus. "Bu tit's a manufactured consensus," says climate scientist Judith Curry. She says scientists have an incentive to exaggerate risk to pursue "fame and fortune."
An editorial in last Monday’s Wall Street Journal explains the astonishing homelessness problem in San Francisco.
“California has spent more than $20 billion on housing for the homeless since 2020, yet public encampments continue to grow. As San Francisco progressives are learning, government can build more shelter, but that doesn’t mean the homeless will use them.”
Every once in a while, I take a look at the bills introduced by my friend Sen. Peter Welch. As one might expect, any such search turns up a lot of expensive and/or unworkable liberal foolishness like the Green New Deal, but once in a while I find one that can win my support.
Two weeks ago, I promoted the centennial re-enactment of Calvin Coolidge’s taking the oath of office in a farmhouse in Plymouth Notch and was looking forward to attending the celebration program. Unfortunately, at the last minute I couldn’t go, so instead of reporting, let me share some of my favorite Calvin Coolidge quotations.