The Other McCain

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

Young Climate Change Maniacs

  A few weeks ago, Rod Dreher speculated that Maximilien Robespierre, the French radical who ruled during the infamous Reign of Terror, could have been autistic. The evidence Dreher offered was perhaps not conclusive, but I have little expertise in autism so am not qualified to judge. However, it’s been reported that the teenage Swedish […]

Climate Change Cult Update

  Our educational institutions, the major media, and every candidate for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination are in unanimous agreement: Climate change is a “crisis” that requires drastic measures. We must do something — something very expensive, involving untold trillions of dollars of taxpayer money — and do it immediately, or else global warming will […]

AOC: Fossil Fuels Are Racist or Something

  White people are killing brown people with global warming: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put a racial spin Wednesday on climate change and hurricanes, attributing emissions from “predominantly white” corporations and communities for juicing recent storms that cost “predominantly black and brown lives” in Louisiana and Puerto Rico. Even as House Republicans argued that cheap electricity […]

Climate Cult Goes Mad: ‘How Dare You!’

  Ryan Saavedra reports at Daily Wire: Far-left climate extremist Greta Thunberg had a meltdown while speaking at the United Nations on Monday about climate change, claiming that the state of the world is on the verge of collapse. . . . Thunberg repeatedly condemned adults by dramatically saying, “how dare you!” as she warned […]

Democrats 2020: ‘Ban All the Things!’

No burgers. No plastic straws. No coal. No cars. No offshore drilling. Babies? No, you can’t have babies! Babies cause global warming! Dems 2020: Ban all the things! — Elizabeth Harrington (@LizRNC) September 5, 2019 Professor William Jacobson summarizes: The presidential ambitions of the leading Democrat candidates may not survive CNN’s 7-Hour ‘Climate Change’ Townhall. […]

‘Birth Strike’ Is a Stupid Idea (And We Should Encourage Liberals to Embrace It)

The world needs more people like you — yes, you, personally. Why do I say that with such confidence? Because: You are a highly literate person; and You are reading this blog. Stupid people don’t spend their leisure hours reading about politics, culture and current events, and since you’re reading this particular blog, you’re probably […]

Mitch the Ninja Turtle Will Force Democrats to Vote on Their Own Plan

  Amateur hour in the House Democrat majority — the blundering overreach of freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio Cortez — gives Senate Republicans a chance to pounce and seize, so to speak: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate would vote on the Green New Deal introduced last week by Sen. Edward Markey, […]

Doom, Gloom and Bad Weather

  For some reason, I was researching Hannah Gold, who writes for the feminist blog Jezebel, one of the surviving vestiges of the Gawker empire. I say “for some reason,” because I’m not certain what made me start Googling her, although it was probably her Jan. 17 column about Louis CK’s return to live stand-up […]

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