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Quick Takes – Hat Trick

Within I pick three topics upon which to discourse, but not worth a full-length examination as a standalone piece on their own.  But first, reprising an older cartoon (for shameless self-promotion!):

Concealed Data: My BS Meter Pegs Out

As I have oft said here on the Grok (and elsewhere), I used to be a climate change alarmist but changed my mind. Note that I do not deny – who could? – that the climate changes but rather I find the case mankind is doing it unproven.

Generic Pill Bottle Ivermectin

What Do Nuclear Power And Ivermectin Have In Common?

There is no question that leftism exists in direct conflict with common sense, morality, decency, and truth. The easiest way to observe this trend is to pick a topic – any topic – which leftists espouse and then ask yourself if an idea can be extended to its logical conclusion or has any limiting principles.

Eco-Socialists

DISQUS Doodlings – Every Societal Ill REQUIRES More Government.

It’s getting to be shopworn. Eco-Socialists are no different than Democratic Socialists are no different than regular Socialists. Every problem must be elevated to be immediate, a clear danger to everyone everywhere (and women and children hurt the most).

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How NPR and NHPR Got Their “Nuts” in a Bind…

In 2015, New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) was bemoaning the effect of droughts in California on the Almond industry. I only mention it because it’s 2021, and NPR is ranting about another Almond crisis. Doom and gloom for Almond growers except?

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CBS News Blames You For Taliban Victory in Afghanistan

Since the fall of Kabul, a lot of rats have been jumping ship. I can’t count how many articles I’ve seen from every corner saying we gave Joe plan after plan, and he ignored them. In other words, we did it right. He didn’t listen. But not CBS. They’ve decided to blame you.

Victorian Flying Machines

Still Waiting For Flying Machines and a Viable Electric-Conveyance

I’ve been waiting for those personal flying machines since Edgar Rice Burrows wrote in the 1950s about the “9th ray.” And again, since the 1970s for an electric car that might be better, and more cost-efficient than the internal combustion engine (ICE).