I have been silent too long on this subject, worrying that the Speech Police are going to silence me. No more – I shall be brave.
I am a climate skeptic.
There, I said it.
I am a skeptic of wild assertions about climate change that have yet to be supported by good, solid science.
Yesterday, I wrote about the conspiracy theory claiming that children who crossed into the United States through the Mexican border this summer are to blame for the presence of enterovirus 68 in the United States. One of the right wing web sites that is helping to spread this conspiracy theory is Now The End Begins, […]
Like the Rev. Irwin Baxter, Pastor John Hagee just can’t stay away from the Christian End Times. In 1999, Hagee was quoted in the Washington Times (“End-times believers hedge apocalypse bets; Dramatic forecasts now hard to find,” Larry Witham, 12/9/99) as saying that “we are obviously in the last days.” In his high-selling 1999 book […]
Back in 1991, Rev. Irvin Baxter started publishing EndTime magazine. That was 23 years ago. In 1997, Rev. Irvin Baxter started publishing his EndTime Magazine online at endtime.com, spreading the news of “his soon return.” That was 17 years ago, when he wrote:
Every 2,000 years there is a major event in the plan […]
In two days’ time, we will all know whether Al Cuppett and Pamela Rae Schuffert really have special knowledge about a secret plot to wipe out U.S. cities. Either nuclear bombs will explode, or they won’t. […]
Since January 2013, writers at Irregular Times have been pointing out the problems in the conspiracy theory insisting that the “Obamacare” health care law requires all Americans to be forcibly implanted with RFID-trackable microchips starting this year. The biggest problem with this claim is empirical: if you read the text of the law yourself, you’ll […]
Did these questions work? Are you quivering on the floor in your basement, hugging a rifle, yet? […]
The temperature in the world’s largest cities was, on average, just slightly below normal yesterday. The world Climate Index was at -0.42 F The high temperature in Chicago was 12 degrees above normal, but then, the high temperature in London was 11 degrees below normal.
The scientific literacy of a huge chunk of the population […]
If you still believe that Michele Bachmann is a reasonable choice to become President of the United States, and just ask yourself one simple question: If Michele Bachmann really believed that the world was about to end in 2006, why is she running for President in 2012? […]
Why worry about your blood cholesterol when you’ve got eternity to contemplate?
Last December, F.G. Fitzer alerted us to the “infallible” biblical predictions of Christian leader Harold Camping that Judgment Day would come on May 21, 2011. That’s three days from now:
We learn from the Bible that Holy God plans to rescue about […]