Little Smoky Joe

Little Smoky Joe

Weekends during my childhood often involved watching old Abbott and Costello films on one of the local television channels. One bit had Costello find Abbott and some other men playing craps. Costello naively asked what they were doing, and Abbott, thinking Lou was a...
The Fukushima Rebuttal

The Fukushima Rebuttal

Regular readers know that I shill pretty consistently for nuclear power, both as the best path for remediating global warming (should remediation actually be required) and as a clean, pro-environment power source in general. I don’t only do so on this blog...
Dismissing Ingenuity

Dismissing Ingenuity

Tell me if you’ve heard any of these before: “Automation is destroying jobs, and before long we’ll have massive unemployment.” “Runaway population growth will soon exceed our ability to feed everyone.” “We are facing a bee...
Misplaced Outrage

Misplaced Outrage

Greta Thunberg, the sixteen year old darling-du-jour of environmental activism, just got named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, presumably for having the audacity to blare “How dare you!” at the adults who aren’t destroying their...

Warren’s Health Care Delusion

Elizabeth Warren has many plans. Chief among them is her plan to nationalize one-seventh of America’s economy, by eliminating private health insurance in favor of what she calls “Medicare for All.” According to her, she’ll manage this by taxing...