The Important Whoops, or Climategategate

One of the nicest things about living in a world of grays, where one can change one’s mind when presented with new facts, and when one doesn’t jump to extreme and absolute conclusions based on some article of belief is the one tends to make an ass of one’s self far less often. Case in point, the “peer-reviewed” science paper jumped on by the Usual Suspects just a couple of weeks past. Continue reading

Vermont ‘Would Be Absolutely Lost Without’ FEMA, Governor Says

Struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, Vermont “would be absolutely lost without” the response of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to the state’s Democratic governor. Last weekend’s storm brought such severe flooding to the Green Mountain State as to require food and water be airlifted to thousands … Continue reading