Closing The New Frontier
The Obama budget ends any hope for going where no man has gone before.
Global Warming Is Running Out of Hot Air
The coldest winter in a decade in many places, with snow in unlikely cities such as New Orleans, has deflated some of the hot air in global warming. And a heavy snowfall that paralyzed Washington, D.C., upstaged a mass demonstration | Read More »
Obama’s Statements on Science Are Masterful Doublespeak
The idea that an Obama administration will be open to scientists with inconvenient opinions is absurd.
"New Ways to Diagnose Autism Earlier" read a recent headline in the Wall Street Journal. There is no question that you can diagnose anything as early as you want. The real question is whether the diagnosis will turn out to | Read More »
Let’s Solve the Tanker Mess
Former Air Mobility commander’s advice on how to solve the continuing controversy surrounding Air Force tankers.
Martians Must Have Noticed Why Didn’t We?
On Sunday we landed a spacecraft on Mars — the press essentially ignored it.
Emphasize Earning, Dump Dependency
Is international poverty best fought by distributing aid or by selling inexpensive products with names such as MoneyMaker? The "Design for the Other 90 Percent" exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum here is now in its last few days, | Read More »
Phony Science and Public Policy
The public has become increasingly aware that the science behind manmade global warming is a fraud. But maybe Americans like bogus science in pursuit of certain public policy objectives. Let’s look at it. Many Americans find tobacco smoke to be | Read More »
Rocks in Our Head
NASA admits it has no idea how many potentially Earth-annihilating space objects threaten the planet
If They’re Wrong About Gore-bal Warming, So What?
Dear Larry, I’m a Democrat, and I enjoy your work. And I get very frustrated by those on the left who whine and are thin on the facts. This brings me to my reason for this letter: Global warming. The | Read More »
Global Warming Swindle
Britain’s Channel 4 has produced a devastating documentary titled "The Great Global Warming Swindle." It has apparently not been broadcast by any of the networks in the United States. But, fortunately, it is available on the Internet. Distinguished scientists specializing | Read More »
The scientific journal Current Biology reports chimpanzees in Senegal regularly fashion wooden spears and hunt other primates with them, an observation, the report’s authors say, that could have implications for human evolution. Let’s assume, for a moment, that the observations | Read More »
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