By Mary Theroux | Tuesday November 24, 2009 at 10:12 PM PST | 0 Comments
The ClimateGate emails exposing leading global warming activist scientists’ efforts to game the peer review system of scientific journals to suppress findings contrary to those serving their own interests makes one wonder whether Nature Magazine’s publishing Robert Higgs’s commentary regarding the vulnerability of the peer review system might not have been a proverbial cry...
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Tags: climategate, Environment, Global Warming, higgs, peer review, Propaganda
By Robert Higgs | at 7:52 PM PST | 11 Comments
As the recession has deepened and the rate of unemployment has risen, a number of commentators have sought, for various reasons, to portray the situation as far graver than the “official” rate of unemployment indicates. Some of these commentators charge that the government is deliberately misrepresenting the amount of unemployment and that the “real”...
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Tags: American History, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, Economics, Employment, Great Depression, joblessness, Labor, Unemployment
By Jonathan Bean | at 2:05 PM PST | 2 Comments
[One of my fellow bloggers at NASblog.org, Alex Berezow, posted a lengthy post on how the Obama Left is just a change in fashion when it comes to science policy: “Right-wing anti-science policies are out; left-wing anti-science policies are in,” Berezow writes. Read the abridged version of his post below.] Alex Berezow is a...
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Tags: Al Gore, Barack Obama, Cass Sunstein, Corruption, Energy, Environment, George Will, Global Warming, junk science, Presidential Power, Science, Transparency
By David J. Theroux | at 12:22 AM PST | 1 Comment
Saturday Night Live lampoons Barack Obama and his reckless and gargantuan, federal government spending and debt mongering in their recent skit of a joint press conference with Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao, “China Wants Its Money Back”:
Tags: bailout, Bailouts, Barack Obama, Big Government, Budget and Tax Policy, China, Corruption, debt, deficit spending, dollar, Economics, Employment, federal spending, foreign debt, Government subsidies, Hu Jintao, Inflation, Money and Banking, Presidential Power, Saturday Night Live, Socialism, stimulus, The State, Video