The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Obama’s Millionaire ‘Green’ Ambassador to Finland Mocks Critics in Holiday Card

Bruce Oreck is a lawyer who got rich from his family’s famous vacuum cleaner business. He is an environmentalist who gave about a quarter-million to Democrats in the past two decades and who “bundled” about a half-million in contributions to Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign. Oreck was rewarded with the ambassadorship to Finland: In 2003, Ambassador […]

Remember: ‘Climate’ Is Not ‘Weather’ (Unless Scientists Tell Us It Is)

Global Warming: The SCIENCE is SETTLED! @iWeatherNews @GlockLady @AmrElGabry — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) December 13, 2013 Once you realize that anthropogenic global warming (also known as “climate change”) is a non-falsifiable theory, the pretzel logic is amusing: Any extreme or damaging weather — including extreme cold — can be cited as evidence of […]

Anna Shireman-Grabowski: Only Through Suicide Could She Ever Expiate Her Guilt

The very existence of this Middlebury College student is an act of historical oppression, exploitation and genocidal imperialism: My intention was not to cause pain but to visibilize the necessity of honoring all human life and to help a friend heal from the violence of genocide that she carries with her on a daily basis […]

‘Billions and Billions and Billions’: Biden Has No Comment on Fisker Failure

“This is seed money that will return back to the American consumer in billions and billions and billions of dollars of good new jobs.” — Joe Biden, Oct. 27, 2009 “With the help of UAW lobbying efforts for advanced vehicle manufacturing and federal dollars, the plant will become a production facility for Fisker Automotive, a […]

Green: The Color of Stupidity

Andy at AOSHQ calls attention to an amusing episode of environmentalist stupidity: About 5,000 people showed up in D.C. for a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. The free-market group Center for Industrial Progress attended in a counter-protest capacity, but the environmentalists were too stupid to get it: We wore shirts with the equation “Anti-Fossil […]

Green Energy Underpants Gnomes

An item at Doug Ross’s blog inspired this business plan: Raise big bucks for Obama’s campaign. Start a “green energy” company. Get an Energy Department grant. Profit!

Peace, Love and Murder: Green Radicals Target Brandon Darby on ‘Hit List’

This hippy-dippy flower-child stuff may sound silly and harmless: “F–k me open like a prayer book,” the poet declaimed, setting down his guitar to recite. It was Sunday evening on the grounds of an aging, pink/orange stucco home in a Lake Worth immigrant neighborhood, and the Monkeywrench Cafe — a one-time-only affair — was drawing […]

Mad Scientist Calls for ‘Murderous Rampage’ Against Watchdog Group

“I gotta be me, as the douchebag credo goes.” — Ace of Spades In November, the Franklin Center’s Tori Richards and Earl Glynn did a Colorado Watchdog report on National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. Richards and Glynn revealed the exorbitant salaries paid to top officials of this little-known Carter-era “green energy” boondoggle: NREL’s top […]

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