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Obama: 'You CAN'T Build' That, 'You Didn't Build That,' 'You Were Lucky'

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 09, 2016, 5:08 PM
Pres. Obama doubled down on his infamous “You didn’t build that” claim when he declared “You can’t build” that and then told college graduates they gained their…

Blow for council as wind power fails to light up €20m park - Independent.ie

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 09, 2016, 1:19 PM
Built by Dublin City Council at a cost of €20m, Fr Collins Park in Donaghmede, north Dublin, was described as Ireland's first "self-sustaining city park" when…

No, #TeamIronMan, The State Shouldn’t Boss Superheroes

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 09, 2016, 7:47 AM
In the Washington Post , Sonny Bunch struggles to make the case for #TeamIronMan given “Captain America: Civil War,” while missing the factual evidence shown in…

After 10 Years Al Gore’s Film Is Still Alarmingly Inaccurate | The Daily Caller

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 06, 2016, 9:57 AM
5019453 It’s been nearly one decade since former Vice President Al Gore released his film “An Inconvenient Truth.” It sent shockwaves through American politics…

The FDA’s Vaporous Thinking About E-Cigs

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 06, 2016, 9:32 AM
Photo: Getty Images/Science Photo Library RF The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday finally released its regulations on electronic cigarettes. The rules,…

Speechless on Campus

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 06, 2016, 9:32 AM
Photo: Getty Images We told you recently about Marquette University professor John McAdams, who writes an independent blog called the Marquette Warrior. In 2014…

Pascal's Wager For The Global Warming Religion

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - May 05, 2016, 5:51 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, 5:21 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, 7:25 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, 10:46 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, 10:24 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, 7:15 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, 12:30 PM
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, 3:00 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, 2:20 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, 9:12 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, 10:02 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, 9:53 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, 3:16 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, 11:57 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…
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