Friday, July 19, 2013

Weekend links

This is what we get for voting a "community organizer" into the White House.

Have you noticed that over the last 10 years, the term "global warming" has morphed into "climate change" and now goes under the title, "extreme weather"? Well, Matt Ridley explains why, and a whole lot more, in this excellent book-review post from a week ago. (Hint: It's because the enviros are losing the battle, fortunately!)

In Poland, there's a new game designed to teach the current generation about the social destruction communism caused their country only a few decades ago.  It's highly influenced by the American game "Monopoly"; and for my money, it should be introduced in this country as well. Far too many people in the US -- and not just the newer generations -- have absolutely no idea how evil communism is. 

Rockford University philosophy professor Stephen Hicks has a great post about the manipulation of the proximate information, as well as the historical narrative, concerning the disaster in 1984 at the Union Carbide Bophal, India plant.