Stuff We Wish We Wrote

Pascal's Wager For The Global Warming Religion

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 05, 2016, 4:51 PM
Do you freaking love science ? Then you might be a big enough sucker to fall for a claim like this one : “Across the span of their lives, the average American…

Minimum Wage Advocates Now Want $21 Per Hour - The Mental Recession

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 05, 2016, 4:21 PM
Remember last month, when a $147 billion budget deal in New York included a job-killing hike to a $15 per hour minimum wage, didn’t seem to satisfy radical…

How John Roberts Begat Donald Trump

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 05, 2016, 6:25 AM
When the returns came in from Indiana, so many questions came to mind. How did we get to the point where a reality-TV mogul became the standard-bearer of the…

Why No National Conversation About Leftist Violence?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 04, 2016, 9:46 AM
2016 Why Aren’t We Having a National Conversation About Leftist Violence? Trumpkins are vicious. But unlike the Left, they have yet to riot this cycle. May 2,…

What do Americans want Congress to do about net neutrality?

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 04, 2016, 9:24 AM
The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) latest attempt at Open Internet rules may soon be struck down in (0) the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.…

Virgin Islands AG subpoenas Exxon communications in climate-change probe

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 03, 2016, 6:15 PM
FILE - This April 29, 2014, file photo shows an Exxon sign at a mini-mart in Dormont, Pa. Exxon Mobil Corp. is fighting against government investigators who…

Grant Bosse: How the left tries to shut us up by wearing us down | New Hampshire

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 03, 2016, 11:30 AM
May 02. 2016 4:41PM “‘Shut up,’ he explained.” — Ring Lardner I just want to watch Captain America fight Iron Man. I don’t want to have to think about how…

The Climate Police Escalate

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 02, 2016, 2:00 PM
Sometimes we wonder if we’re still living in the land of the free. Witness the subpoena from Claude Walker, attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands,…

Victims of Communism Day

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 01, 2016, 1:20 PM
The three biggest Communist mass murderers: Lenin, Stalin, and Mao. Today is May Day. Since 2007, I have defended the idea of using this date as an…

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.”…
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