I definitely will not link to this sick and twisted piece of hilarity.
Stimulus spending is at least stimulating the richest part of the country.
Hmmm. You have to wonder what the smoke crusaders will make of this.
So let me get this straight. The projection that people will get more “souped-up” healthcare plans and spend more money on healthcare is a selling point of reform? Right.
When even James Hansen thinks cap and trade is dumb, it must be dumb. This is pretty standard for global warming policy these days — set big important goals decades down the road, do nothing now. A carbon tax is simple, directly attacks the problem, can be adjusted. It would be even better if the revenue stream were countered with a corporate flat tax.
In other climate news, Scientific American has a good, if sarcastic and smug, response to anti-global warming claims. Informative article but their condescending tone is part of the problem with persuading the critics.