By Petrarch | Feb 22, 2008 | 7
It's interesting that Bill Clinton is not called the first African-American president.
By Petrarch | Feb 19, 2008 | 4
There is one way in which we can help the Cuban people, and that is by immediately and unilaterally ending the embargo that has been in place for all these years.
By Kermit Frosch | Feb 15, 2008 | 4
So that's why we can't find him!
By Kermit Frosch | Feb 6, 2008 | 11
Burning plants for fuel doesn't work forever.
By Petrarch | Feb 5, 2008 | 6
Americans complain about the lack of true leaders and of today's poll-driven politicians. But if American is a democracy, isn't that exactly how it is supposed to work?
By Petrarch | Jan 24, 2008 | 14
George W Bush, lambasted as the destroyer of peace in the Middle East, may preside over the most welcome development there since the Second World War.
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 14, 2008 | 12
Scientists want research grants, more published papers, and to be listened to by the general public. Bureaucrats want a bigger department and more clout. Politicians want a crisis - any crisis - so they can ride to power with a "solution".
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 11, 2008 | 3
Sure, global warming seems unlikely; but if it's true, it's so awful, shouldn't we take action just in case?
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 10, 2008 | 5
The ocean levels are not going to rise by 20 feet by 2100. According to the UN's International Panel on Climate Change, it's more like a single foot, or maybe 18 inches.
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 9, 2008 | 4
Government proposals to fix global warming won't work, at great expense.