Corporations: This Time, Al Gore is Right, Limbaugh is Wrong

Part I: An Historical Perspective on Corporations   On 30 April 2012, at or about 1:10 EST, Rush Limbaugh played an audio clip of Al Gore decrying the republican/conservative belief that corporations are ‘people,’ and that monetary contributions to political campaigns are ‘free speech.’ Limbaugh then went into a lengthy and thoroughly fallacious defense of…

Petro Facts

In my preceding post about “progressives” creating an alternative reality, there is perhaps no place more descriptive of this behavior than their beliefs surrounding energy, particularly hydrocarbon based energy. Let me drop some knowledge on you from the Institute for Energy Research. All of this data is footnoted in the more detailed report and most…

Whistling Past The Graveyard

One of the more common idioms in the US is this phrase. The etymology seems to trace this practice back to the middle ages where the villages were commonly a day’s travel apart. With cemeteries at edge of town, the spirits of the dead would come out at dusk and haunt travelers. The people believed…