By Will Offensicht | Jan 12, 2008 | 8
Principals have be to able to fire teachers, or you can't run an effective school.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 11, 2008 | 5
Some idealists suggest that election campaigns be paid for by the Treasury -- taxpayers would pay for campaigns intended to elect people we don't like. In fact, we DO have public campaign funding but nobody wants to admit it.
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 Hobbes | Jan 10, 2008 | 11
The left-wing blogsphere claim that Hillary's people stole the election from Obama. The evidence, if true, is staggering.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 10, 2008 | 11
A president is supposed to be emotionally stable, not a weeping willow.
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.
By Petrarch | Jan 8, 2008 | 0
A computer can only do what it's told, or programmed, to do - it can't force people to do anything, unless they allow it to do so.
By Kermit Frosch | Jan 8, 2008 | 1
Out of every million pounds of atmosphere... we are adding 6 pounds of carbon. That's .0006%.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 7, 2008 | 8
One of the supreme ironies of our time is that a religiously-motivated US president went to war in the name of God to set up a non-religious state in Iraq to protect Americans against a highly religious movement known as Al Qaeda.