Archive for November 24th, 2009

Was Nature’s Publication of Higgs’s Peer Review Critique a Call for Help? »

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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Will the Real Rate of Unemployment Please Stand Up »

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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They Blinded Us With Science: Alex Berezow on the Not-So-New “Science Presidency” »

[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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Saturday Night Live Lampoons Obama »

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”: