Posts tagged "NASA"

It's boiling hot in Chicago (and everywhere else) because of 'climate change.'

Here is the latest explanation why “Climate change is here — and worse than we thought.” It’s an op-ed piece in the Washington Post by James E. Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. I post it in order to give global warming alarmists their best shot. Among Hansen’s arguments: Such [extreme weather] events used... Read more »

The unscientific basis of human-caused global warming hypotheses--an update

It is in the nature of mankind to search for certainty. We need to feel secure about our relationships, health, safety and more. Absent certainty, there is the unknown. We fear the unknown. For some, it drives them to find certainty in a religion. And it drives others into an equally passionate search for scientific... Read more »

Fact-checking Romney, Gingrich in the Florida primary

FactCheck.org has established a new service–who’s got in wrong during the debates. Here’s the announcement: From the folks who brought you FactCheck.org comes FlackCheck.org! Our DebateWatch has the latest clips and fact checks from every debate ready for you right away. Here are just a couple of videos from DebateWatch where we push back on the candidates. The latest issue fact checks... Read more »
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Don't let the manned space program fold

If Americans had regarded frontier exploration in the early 1800s with the same indifference that they view the manned space program, there would have been no Louisiana Purchase and westward expansion. More than likely, there probably would have been no Northwest Ordinance, no Illinois and maybe no America at all, because no one would have... Read more »
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