Monthly Archives: December 2006

Oil: Liquid Solar Energy, Aged to Perfection

Perhaps such a thing exists: a Global Warming Hype-O-Meter. I envision this as a graph of the key indicators of disaster, plotted over time. Interesting indicators might be the predicted rate of temperature rise, glacier melt and ocean rise, the … Continue reading

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A Pencil Story

During a conversation I had with my daughter about the differences between a monarchy, communism and democracy, she piped up and told me that she understood communism. She described an experience during the first day of school in grade 4. … Continue reading

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Who would have thought

that all that was needed to end the daily news stories of incompetence, corruption, violence and hatred that is the Iraq war was a simple Democratic majority. Mike.

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