Quote of the Week

"Climate is no longer a major cause of deaths, thanks in large part to fossil fuels...The popular climate discussion has the issue backwards. It looks at man as a destructive force for climate livability, one who makes the climate dangerous because we use fossil fuels. In fact, the truth is the exact opposite; we don’t take a safe climate and make it dangerous; we take a dangerous climate and make it safe. High-energy civilization, not climate, is the driver of climate livability.”

Dr. Alex Epstein, author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels




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Why Trump is Resonating

Many people have already asked me who is my first choice for United States president in 2016. 

At this point I don't have a first choice because I like different aspects of many candidates. However, it's true that I have somewhat of a "top five" I think would make the best and most elect able nominees.

I put Donald Trump in that group. With all his short-comings, many of you might ask why?

Here's the simple answer.

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Grading the Great Debate


The first Republican debate of the 2016 election, hosted by Fox News/Facebook in Cleveland, Ohio, drew 24 million viewers--shattering the normal 3-4 million viewers that watch FNC. 

It was the biggest debate audience in history.

Thus it earns the title of the "Great Debate." My wife and I actually settled in for both debates--first with the seven lower-polling candidates at 2 pm and then with the top ten at 6. 

Here's my graded take on the Great Debate.  

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