Monthly Archives: February 2014

What I Wrote to James Hansen

Dear Dr. Hansen: You’ve asked for comment on your draft paper “Renewable Energy, Nuclear Power and Galileo: Do Scientists Have a Duty to Expose Popular Misconceptions?“ I think your explanation of the gravity of the problem is fine, but I think the paper is … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Alarm You, But 100,000 Bats Fell Out of the Sky

Feb. 25. Just noticed this Jan. 10 article, but it hit 50 degrees in Pilbara  region of Australia on that day. This may not seem to be a big deal to those of us in the northeast U.S. who would … Continue reading

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Americans #1 Worry? Jobs.

Feb. 19.   The government numbers and press releases sound good.  The “Unemployment Rate” slowly but steadily has been going down, now to just 6.6%.  So everything should be hunky-dory, right?  Funny thing though the public thinks unemployment is the most … Continue reading

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Has the Natural Gas “Climate Saving” Bubble Burst?

Feb. 17.  In his State of the Union, the president said the U.S. had cut carbon emissions “over the last eight years” more than any other country in the world.  Carbon emissions for 2004-2012 fell from 5.853 billion metric tons … Continue reading

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ESOP Has No Pop, WSDE Means We Run the Company

Feb. 17. Tomas Edsall wrote a piece in the NYT about what is now an old idea on how to reduce inequality and get workers more enthusiastic in the companies they work for, ESOP, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. It’s … Continue reading

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Isn’t This Bragging Criminal? (Video)

Feb. 15 VIDEO – While the world heats Obama brags about how much fossil fuel he is digging up Bill McKibben ripped into Obama about this on Democracy Now! this week

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Mr. 2% Comes Out for Keystone XL

Feb. 17   Update.  Here’s what Trumka said about climate change and jobs at a “Good Jobs, Green Jobs”conference on February 11.  He said that merely saying that things should be shut down “poisons the well politically”.  He didn’t utter … Continue reading

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Murky Jobs Picture

Feb. 7. The jobs picture is confusing. The number of new jobs created in January was a lot less than predicted, but somehow there seem to be a lot more people working. The economists had expected 180,000 jobs to be … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Pipeline Has Job For You

Click here: for a very fine satire on You Tube.

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The World’s 85 Richest Have As Much Wealth as the 3.5 Billion Poorest

Here’s the Forbes article that is based on Davos statistics. Take a look at it and see the breathtaking increase in the wealth of the U.S. 1% during the reign of “socialist” Obama.

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107 Comic Strips by Brian McFadden

Biting satire in of all places the New York Times.

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