The estimated annual health care costs of smoking/obesity are a combination of junk science and junk economics — i.e., if you smoke and you get sick or die, then your sickness/death is assumed to be entirely attributable to your smoking. Moreover, end of life costs add up for virtually everyone. Continue reading AP: Do penalties for smokers and the obese makes sense?
“In their zeal, Obama team willing to sacrifice Navajos’ jobs.” Continue reading Obama EPA regs threaten 1,000 Navajo jobs
A sign seen at today’s anti-gun rally in D.C. Continue reading Gun Control Protester: ‘I carry a gun because a cop is too heavy’
“This is potentially so dangerous that we have to act strongly. Do we want to play Russian roulette with two bullets or one? These risks for many people are existential.” Continue reading Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’
Wait ’til we start draining Australia of the trillion barrels of oil just discovered in the Outback. Continue reading MOJO: Great Barrier Reef At Risk From Coal
Poor, poor pitiful Ben Lowe: “Global warming is all we’ve ever known.” Continue reading Young Climate Evangelical Whine: We’ve never had a cooler-than-average month
“James Lovelock has written a letter of objection regarding a windfarm development in Devon (see link below for the whole thing). This bit strikes me as important.” Continue reading Lovelock recants (again)