Monthly Archives: November 2018

Voting controversy and how elections work

A meme making its way around the FB nets. Donald Trump was very upset about the way the mid-term elections turned out. When you are involved in politics and your side loses, you are supposed to walk away quietly unless you have provable allegations of fraud. This is what we heard this week:  “The Republicans […]

Scientific Mal-Practice from the Mann Himself

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
In an August the  5th 2018 article in Salon titled “On Climate Change it’s time to start panicking” Michael E Mann bare faced lies to an unsuspecting public saying that it is still possible to avoid a dangerous 2C temperature rise on this beleaguered planet. “The good news is that humanity…

Declaration of Rebellion: Civil disobedience in the name of #climatechange #auspol #qldpol #nswpol #springst #ExtinctionRebellion #ClimateStrike #TheDrum #QandA

Originally posted on jpratt27:
With just nine days until Rebellion Day, the environmental group Extinction Rebellion delivered a ‘Declaration of Rebellion’ to Downing Street warning about upcoming acts of civil disobedience. The Declaration is a warning to the government against its failure to protect UK citizens from progressing climate change crisis. It is to be…

The Homeless Congresswoman-elect

A political earthquake hit New York last June. A young woman named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez knocked off a longtime incumbent Democrat Joe Crowley, who was being positioned to possibly take over Nancy Pelosi’s position as speaker. Crowley, a ‘centrist’ Democrat who in many ways the epitome of the politicos who turned off the electorate in 2016, […]

The Norwegian Blue Society (‘pulchritudine vestiuntur’)

This is a proposal. For most of the last six years I’ve been writing about a variety of causes and issues. Most are political and most of these are climate related. There are now a multitude of Facebook pages on the topic of climate change as it relates to human extinction. The oft-mentioned Dr. Guy […]

UPDATE: Children’s Lawsuit on climate approved

I’d written about this a couple months ago. This is the case of children and young people suing the US Federal government over climate change. If you need to catch up, you can look up my earlier article (link above).  Those of us following the trial knew that would not be the end of the […]