Tag Archives: Scopes trial

10.03.2015: Does Earth have an expiration date?

One of the confounding realities of global warming theory has been that nobody with the requisite knowledge of the science really wants to put a date on when anĀ ‘Extinction’ event will occur. As I noted in an earlier post, there is even a great reluctance about using the E word–even when all the evidence points […]

Newark’s $100 M School Debacle

  A long-form report just published in the New Yorker caught my attention. Five years ago, then- Newark Mayor Cory Booker persuaded Mark Zuckerberg (mister FaceBook) to donate $100 M to improving the schools of the city of Newark NJ. There were a number of conditions put on the money, but the upshot was that […]