Daily Archives: November 3, 2014

Question: Is Led Zeppelin A Heavy Metal Band?

A coworker, much younger than me, started this debate with me earlier today. It’s an interesting question. Is Zeppelin really a heavy metal group? Consider: seemingly half their songs feature acoustic guitar. Many are sedate, more plain rock. When you compare them to the other early metal groups, like Deep Purple, and the group considered […]

If All You See…

…is an evil hot dog, which causes obesity which causes 20 feet of sea rise, cooked on an evil grill, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is American Clarion, with a post going inside the mind of a Democrat voter. No theme this week, just clearing out the IAYS folder.

NY Times Super Unhappy, says “Cancel The Midterms”

Why would David Schanzer and Jay Sullivan want to do this? (via Right Wing News) Cancel The Midterms By Tuesday night about 90 million Americans will have cast ballots in an election that’s almost certain to create greater partisan divisions, increase gridlock and render governance of our complex nation even more difficult. Ninety million sounds […]

Vox: How to stop global warming, in 7 steps or something

And,  as usual,  something is missing. The article by hyper-alarmist Brad Plumer is referencing the silly report release from the highly politicized and far left IPCC. I’m skipping right to their “steps” (Vox) 1) Right now, the world is failing badly at its climate goals That’s step one? Really? Maybe they wouldn’t be failing if […]

Whew: Duke Hospital patient tests negative for Ebola

Some good news (WRAL) Preliminary test results on a Duke University Hospital patient who developed a fever Sunday after recently returning from Liberia have come back negative for Ebola, state health officials said Monday morning. There are still more tests to perform, hopefully they are all negative. One problematic issue is the question of how […]

UN IPCC: All Use Of Fossil Fuels Needs To Stop To Save The Climate

As expected, the report is continuing the theme of apocalyptic doom (Fox News) Climate change is happening, it’s almost entirely man’s fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.’s panel on climate science said Sunday. The fourth and final volume of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

Raleigh N&O Endorses Kay Hagan Because…..She’s Not Thom Tillis

Other than being a Democrat and not Thom Tillis, the Raleigh N&O editorial board has a tough time providing a reason to vote for her. I’m going to blow by the “outside money” bit, which I somewhat agree with, when it comes to money from outside NC, and they do not mention the huge amounts […]

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