Stuff We Wish We Wrote

U.S. Falling Behind Rest Of World In Greening Of The Earth

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 28, 2016, 8:12 AM
Environment : A report says Earth is turning greener thanks to carbon dioxide emissions. But America isn’t doing its part. While other countries are pumping out…

The Auto Emissions Crackup

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 27, 2016, 9:02 AM
Testing a Volkswagen Passat’s exhaust emissions. Photo: Zuma Press As expected, Volkswagen VLKAY 3.30 % ’s scandal over emissions cheating is spreading to other…

Carbon Dioxide Fertilization Greening Earth, Study Finds

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 27, 2016, 8:53 AM
From a quarter to half of Earth’s vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon…

A Proposed Minimum-Wage Experiment - Cafe Hayek

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 26, 2016, 2:16 PM
Here’s a note to the many readers who e-mail me, or who offer comments in the comments section of Cafe Hayek, with the counsel that I be more “scientific” about…

Curt Schilling the Science Guy

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 26, 2016, 10:57 AM
Let us stipulate that ESPN, as a private institution, was entirely within its rights to have sacked Curt Schilling for his combative Facebook FB -0.61 % post on…

The future of TV is arriving faster than anyone predicted

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 25, 2016, 10:31 PM
Late last week, Comcast announced a new program that allows makers of smart TVs and other Internet-based video services to have full access to your cable…

Metro sank into crisis despite decades of warnings

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 25, 2016, 9:54 PM
Metro’s failure-prone subway — once considered a transportation jewel — is mired in disrepair because the transit agency neglected to heed warnings that its…

Matt Ridley: Climate Change Lobby Wants To Kill Free Speech | The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF)

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 25, 2016, 5:38 PM
Date: 25/04/16 Matt Ridley, The Times A letter by peers about The Times’ coverage of global warming is part of a systematic campaign to shut down debate The…

Obamacare disaster will be Obama’s enduring domestic legacy

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 25, 2016, 5:21 PM
Historian David Maraniss notes , in Sunday’s Post, that President Obama came to office with the goal of changing “the trajectory of America” and leaving “a…

Scientific silencers on the left are trying to shut down climate skepticism

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 24, 2016, 11:49 AM
Authoritarianism, always latent in progressivism, is becoming explicit. Progressivism’s determination to regulate thought by regulating speech is apparent in…

Harvard Law activists demand free tuition as a matter of racial justice

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 21, 2016, 8:47 AM
A group of Harvard Law School activists are demanding the Ivy League school do away with tuition fees, which they argue are “racially biased.”…

Chairman: 'Sunset' the Tax Code By 2020 If Tax Reform Not Passed

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 21, 2016, 8:45 AM
A group of Republican lawmakers have set a deadline for elimination of the tax code as a way to encourage members of Congress to pass tax reform. The proposed…

Chilling Scientific Inquiry

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 19, 2016, 2:51 PM
In 2009, there was a massive email leak from the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia. Supporters of global warming claimed the…

William Gray, Hurricane Researcher and Skeptic, Dead at 86 « Roy Spencer, PhD

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 19, 2016, 8:01 AM
Myself, Bill Gray, and Marc Morano in Las Vegas, July, 2014. I just learned through Climate Depot and Tony Heller that Bill Gray has died. Bill was a pioneering…

Ban Tax Day

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 19, 2016, 5:22 AM
Taxes April 18, 2016 By Today is Tax Day, when all of us collectively send our necessary tithe to the church of the almighty bureaucracy, peace be upon them.…

Ace of Spades HQ: New York Times Columnist: Liberalism Is Dead

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 18, 2016, 6:10 PM
All hail its replacement, identity politics techocratic fascism.

Dictatorship Of The Dimwits

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 18, 2016, 12:12 PM
Below, an extraordinary short video making the rounds. A 5’9″ white guy goes onto the University of Washington campus and asks students to explain why he isn’t…

Sarah Palin Is Right: Bill Nye Is No Scientist

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 18, 2016, 7:22 AM
Entertainment April 18, 2016 By On the downward slide into national irrelevancy, Sarah Palin has just about used up what little political capital she has left.…

Obama’s ‘Splinternet’ Legacy

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - April 18, 2016, 6:51 AM
Photo: Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg gave a visionary keynote address last week at the annual Facebook FB -1.08 % conference for developers. “We are one global…
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