2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: London Olympic Stadium holds 80,000 people. This blog was viewed about 560,000 times in 2011. If it were competing at London Olympic Stadium, it would take about 7 sold-out events for that many people to see it. Click here…

America: A Success Story

Why is America successful? I’ve never really considered this question until it appeared that we could lose this special experiment in freedom to the envy, class warfare and selfish attitudes of the class of perpetual malcontents, professional dilettantes and self-styled populists. The very people who claim to only be interested in “fairness” and “equality” are…

Climate Paranoia

Remember how Greenland lost 15% of its ice cap to global “warming”? Well. Turns out that wasn’t quite accurate. What appeared to provide incontrovertible proof that global warming was accelerating faster than even the most doom-laden scientists had predicted. There was considerable alarm when the word’s most authoritative atlas printed a map which showed that…