Thursday, April 13, 2017

Mark Steyn's interview with Jordan Peterson

Free speech under assault:

Conclusion: It's time to dismantle the university humanities departments and fire their professors.  They are destroying Western civilization.  The billion$ saved can be productively reassigned to  STEM subjects.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Michael Mann at the U.S. House Climate Science Hearing

At the House Climate Science Hearing earlier this week what most clearly stood out was  Dr. Michael Mann's hypocrisy and nastiness:

"I can now understand why Dr. Mann is not liked, and globally not liked at that."

From Mark Steyn:  "A Disgrace To The Profession" and a whole lot more.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Earth Hour 2017 - the many reasons to abhor it.

Earth Hour came and went again last night and I completely missed it. I only realized it today going over WUWT where Anthony had posted Ross McKitrick's classic compendium of reason's to abhor it.

I don't know if Bill Gates celebrated it or not but one of his recent tweets highlighted the amazing human progress over the last 200 years, much of it due to the availability of cheap fossil fuel:

As long as we ignore the purveyors of Earth Hour that progress will continue. Otherwise, not so much!

Saturday, February 18, 2017

"Goodbye Sweden, Hello Swedistan" - Sweden's cultural suicide

The Liberal "Islamophobia" motion M103 controversy brought to mind Pat Condell's video of a few years ago on "the cultural suicide of Sweden".  Comparatively speaking we're no where near Swedish levels of progressive insanity, yet, but this seems to be the direction the Trudeau Liberals are pointing the country:

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

President Ivanka Trump

Today's National Post, in it's ongoing Trump slurring mode, featured a front page column taking Ivanka Trump to task.  The piece read like a snotty tabloid gossip column.  It's heading and sub-heading read:

Ivanka Trump doesn't know her place    

Hint: It's not in the president's chair

Many readers of the Post online publication, unlike the column's author, picked up on the most obvious symbolism behind that photo:

A future President Ivanka Trump (circa 2025, say)

Is this a picture of Mohamed?

Jordan B. Peterson offers some  thoughts about anti-Islamophobia Parliamentary motion M-103:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Questionable media narrative in the Quebec mosque killings

"... the mainstream media ...  obsessed with a new narrative based on a few 'likes' on [the alleged killer] Bissonnette’s Facebook page.
The discovery that Bissonnette liked two of the most popular politicians on earth (US President Donald Trump and France’s Marine Le Pen) quickly transformed the narrative into a story about a young right-wing extremist committing a terrorist act, even if no terror charges have been laid.
Bissonnette's Facebook "likes': on Canada’s leftist NDP Party page, as well as that of their former leader Jack Layton, have attracted far less media attention. ... "