Monthly Archives: August 2021

Communist Cooling Justice and Other Nonsense

According to Vox, It’s time to rethink air conditioning. Since air conditioning runs on electricity and uses the same heat exchange technology that green technology advocates are pushing to replace fossil fuel based heating, it seems odd to suggest that … Continue reading

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Series Review: “Loki” season 1

* * C Loki is a Disney+ series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Tom Hiddleston returns as Loki and is one of the highlights of the show throughout. After Loki escapes with the tesseract in Avengers: Endgame, he … Continue reading

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Review of “The Suicide Squad”

* * * B The Suicide Squad is a sequel to “Suicide Squad”. Rick Flag (Joel “Takashi” Kinnaman) and Harley Quinn (Margo Robbie) return with an all new crew of crooks under the lethal control of spook Amanda Waller (Viola … Continue reading

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China Emits 30% of CO2, But We Should Pay For It

Larry Elliott, economics editor of the Guardian, writes Fairness will be key to successfully tackling the climate crisis. Is he saying that the Chinese will need to do their share to reduce CO2 emissions? The report from the Intergovernmental Panel … Continue reading

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William Lane Craig Debunked (again)

Ben Shapiro has a video hilariously titled William Lane Craig Debunks the Top Atheist Arguments. Craig does nothing of the kind. See my previous video, Sophistry for God: William Lane Craig. Here’s my rebuttal. Shapiro: How does a good god rule … Continue reading

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CBC Uncritically Endorses World Economic Forum Policies

According to the CBC, Buying our way out of pandemic malaise is hurting the planet, experts say. Whenever “experts” are quoted, I’m immediately skeptical. What do they say? Who do they work for? As COVID-19 infection numbers eased in recent … Continue reading

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Men Want Women Who Look Like Venus, Women Want Men Who Can Afford To Go To Mars

Feminist Serena Smith thinks that Men Don’t Understand What Women Find Attractive. This is true of many men, just as many women don’t understand what men find attractive. Her assertion that women “just see people as people” is, on the … Continue reading

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Poor Countries Complain that They Were Only Given Eighty Billion Dollars

Now that the mainstream media is finally acknowledging that adapting to climate change is a necessity, Navin Khadka, writing for the BBC, laments that Low-income countries ‘can’t keep up’ with impacts. Organisations representing 90 countries say that their plans to … Continue reading

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Carbon Taxes Are Good But Wait, Fuel Cost Increases are Bad

The Guardian’s columnists produce a never ending stream of articles on why something must be done about the “climate crisis”, but as soon as doing so threatens to increase fuel prices, we get The Guardian view on energy bills: a … Continue reading

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Over the Top Climate Warriors Start to Acknowledge Adaptation

David Wallace-Wells writes Adapt or die. That is the stark challenge to living in the new world we have made. Is this more climate change hyperbole? We need to decarbonise and fast. People keep saying this, but then fail to … Continue reading

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