Daily Archives: July 3, 2008

AGW Today: Give Up Your Flat Screens

Via Van Helsing  A gas used in the making of flat screen televisions, nitrogen trifluoride (NF3), is being blamed for damaging the atmosphere and accelerating global warming. […] The gas, widely used in the manufacture of flat screen TVs, is estimated to be 17,000 times as powerful as carbon dioxide. I suggest that all those […]

Matt Yglesias Is Worried

And yet here we are in 2008. And I don’t think anyone can seriously dispute that the current President of the United States violated the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act or any number of legal commitments to refrain from torture. (The Atlantic) Yo! I can. But, I do not live id BDS World. And I don’t […]

AGW Today: US Hasn’t Patronized Enough On Global Warming

And, quite frankly, one of the last papers to be yammering on about CO2 emissions is an Indian one NEW DELHI: The US has done the least among the world’s eight biggest economies to address global warming, a study released on Thursday found. Good. We’d prefer not to make meaningless gestures that would damage and destroy […]

Obama’s Empty Symbolic Gestures

Has the media love affair with Obama ended? While they aren’t taking the harsh shots at him yet, they are quietly starting to take the “hmmm, we’re just wondering” type as of late. Case in point (sorry, long excerpt to start) Last fall, Barack Obama explained why he hadn’t been wearing an American flag pin […]

GPS In All Mobile Phones? Please Provide Proof

At some point or another, I bet we have all played the whisper a rumor game. That’s where you start with some sort of legitimate story, whisper it to one person, who repeats it to another, and so on around the circle, till it gets back to you, and you get to marval how much […]

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