This tale is about the problem of wishful thinking in science–and “discoveries” that are just at the edge and are evidenced by observations that require special perception or sensitivity. 22 more words

Researcher Misconduct

Sort of a good report on junk science

This article is almost good, in that it properly talks of scientific sloppiness, but note the examples it picks when there is a widespread systematic corruption of science greased by money and politics. 131 more words

Researcher Misconduct

American Think Tanks well and not so well known, unregistered agents for foreign countries?

Yep, follow the money. Just the one example of a 24 million dollar gift from Norway, is more than the total annual budget for many of the conservative think tanks, for example, outfits like Heartland. 9 more words

Researcher Misconduct

So, it's the glyphosate in my GMO non organic corn chips making me fat

Want to get rid of a long string diseases, including obesity?  Ban Roundup and pesticides.  A foray into some scares.  313 more words


Cork Hayden, PhD on the Mass Hysteria

As you recall, Massachusetts and 4 or 5 other states entered into a collusive suit with the EPA claiming that green house gasses–Carbon Dioxide the most important, were causing havoc. 797 more words

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Joe Bast introduces Alan Caruba--now that's worth a look

I know Alan Caruba–what a great commentator. So Joe Bast recommends this commentary–that’s easy to second. 1,195 more words

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Warm and cold apocalyptic reports for the last two centuries.

Thomas Lifson, editor of American Thinker, looks back at climate/weather/glacier panics generated by the chattering class. 2,046 more words

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