Global Warming? You’re kidding right?

Friend of mine designed and maintains a supercomputing cluster that does atmospheric and oceanographic simulations and modeling. He likes to tell me that these temperature fluctuations are normal and that global warming is a red herring.

I like to tell him that I think the amount of CO2 we pump in to the atmosphere does in fact create a greenhouse effect and that maybe while it isn’t responsible for the overall rise in temperature, it does help to accelerate the global cycle.

See the NASA graphs here.

Our Educational errr Mind Control System

This is scary stuff. Consider this and also consider that most college graduates today are functionally illiterate.

And also consider that business now has direct input with many colleges, Johnson & Wales being prime among them. Could explain why in some programming classes we had to write papers. Heaven forbid we hone programming skills.

See the story here.

The Thought Police are out in full lately

From the beginning of the article:

OCALA, Fla. — A 50-year-old classic novel about forbidden love is shaking things up in Marion County.

The controversy centers on the book “Lolita” and whether it’s obscene under today’s standards, WESH 2 News reported.

Click on WESH now to read the whole article.

Lately the fundies are coming at us from all angles. Some say they’re trying to transport the U.S. back to the 50’s. But I say it isn’t the 1950’s but the 1650’s. If you know a fundie please punch them for me.