Stuff We Wish We Wrote

Sea ice experts make astonishing admissions to polar bear specialists

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 10:05 PM
Bob Greene: We rely on models that can’t predict the future? Originally posted on polarbearscience: Climate scientists specializing in future sea ice…

Obama Administration Issues Predictable Climate Report

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 9:47 PM
Global Warming: The White House’s climate report predictably forecasts doom — unless, of course, we spend a lot of money. The alarmists never quit. They have…

Question and answer of the day | Questions and Observations

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 9:42 PM
Question of the day: How many times have you heard a Democrat point to the stock market performance as proof of the success of the President’s economic…

Does Sweden's Voucher Program Need Stricter Regulation?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 9:16 PM
Slate recently published a badly misinformed piece about Sweden’s voucher program, which I addressed here. One of the other responses to the Slate piece was…

Krugman’s 'Gotcha' Moment Leaves Something to Be Desired

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 9:15 PM
I’ve had some fun over the years by pointing out that Paul Krugman has butchered numbers when writing about fiscal policy in nations such as France, Estonia,…

We Shouldn’t Follow Germany on Minimum Wage

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 9:14 PM
President Obama included a much discussed proposal to increase the national minimum wage to $10.10, from its current level of $7.25. To date, the proposal has…

Budget Smackdown: Krugman vs. Portman and Epstein

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
In a recent column, Paul Krugman dismissed concerns about the federal debt as a “false alarm,” a “disaster that wasn’t,” and an “imaginary budget and debt…

Gray Lady Calls on Feds to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
Yesterday, the New York Times ran a lengthy editorial, entitled “Let States Decide on Marijuana.” Here is an excerpt: Allowing states to make their own…

Core Supporters: We’ve Just Been Too Darned Principled!

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
According to Politico, supporters of the Common Core have come to a realization: they are losing the public relations war. And what do they think the problem…

No, Global Warming Did Not Create Chicago's Aging Sewers

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 23, 2014, 10:44 AM
Global warming is not the reason why Chicago’s 1800s-era sewer system occasionally floods people’s basements, despite Washington Post propaganda to the…

Guillotine climate change skeptics?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 23, 2014, 9:21 AM
If the world is warming, it is doing so at one-quarter of the rate the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted in its 2007 report. The IPCC admits

The New Yorker Maps NYC's Shadow Transit System

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 02, 2014, 10:10 AM
Latest Study Libertarianism and Federalism Ilya Somin Featured Event June 19 Featuring the authors Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media; and…

A Plea to End Corporate Welfare

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 02, 2014, 9:10 AM
Latest Study Libertarianism and Federalism Ilya Somin Featured Event June 19 Featuring the authors Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Media; and…

Supreme Court lets stand several rulings blocking enforcement of HHS mandate - Hot Air

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 02, 2014, 9:10 AM
The mantra after the announcement of the 5-4 Hobby Lobby decision on Monday, other than the Left’s shrieking over falling skies and theocracies, has been this:…

Major Networks go quiet on VA Scandal

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 02, 2014, 9:09 AM
Just not a priority anymore to those who decide what gets reported. This past April, a whistleblower at the VA Medical Center in Phoenix revealed to the world…

Netflix And The Net Neutrality Promotional Vehicle

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - July 02, 2014, 9:03 AM
Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler says he’s looking into Internet interconnection practices in general, and the disputes between Netflix…

BIG NEWS Part I: Historic development — New Solar climate model coming « JoNova

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 15, 2014, 11:35 PM
Behind the scenes a major advance has been quietly churning. It is something I have barely even hinted at. (Oh how I wanted to!)You may have noticed my other…

The choice between Uber and uber-regulation-CICTP

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 11, 2014, 12:05 PM
OverRegulation by Shutterstock

The Short Unhappy Life of ObamaCare

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 11, 2014, 11:47 AM
President Obama claims the debate over the Affordable Care Act is “over,” but in coming weeks and months expect it to intensify. Health-insurance companies will…

Half of NYC Council to Walmart: Stop making "dangerous" charitable contributions - Sister Toldjah

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - June 06, 2014, 11:00 AM
We’ll call this “Stuck on Stupid: NYC Edition” – via the NY Post (hat tip): More than half the members of the City Council have fired off a letter to Walmart…
Syndicate content