The Definitive Treatise on Freedom of Speech

Thanks to our colleges, high schools, Hollywood, and the news media; very few Americans truly understand the concept of freedom of speech in its entirety.   I see, on such a regular basis, so many misconceptions about one of our most important God-given Natural rights.  When it comes to freedom of speech, the behavior of a … Continue reading The Definitive Treatise on Freedom of Speech

Five points on the POTUS speech at the UN

Pres. Trump gave his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly yesterday. You can read it in full here, and you should (video at Powerline). 1. Pres. Trump asserted the American constitutional system of governance, as Rick Manning said, "not as imposition but an example to be followed, while at the same time respecting … Continue reading Five points on the POTUS speech at the UN

Climate Change: Old Models Out, New Data in, but always the Same Prescription

An additional caveat to assessments of a 2030 ‘emissions gap’ is  that most NDCs are formulated in terms of CO2-equivalent (CO2e)emissions, a composite metric of warming impact of different gases based on Global Warming Potentials (GWPs) from various IPCC reports. It is therefore impossible to assess precisely the 2030 emissions of CO2 itself that are … Continue reading Climate Change: Old Models Out, New Data in, but always the Same Prescription