The Best of the Blogosphere

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Pirillo & Fitz

The latest from a few of our favorites:

Wonkette: a variety of edgy commentary

New Civil Rights Movement: news and opinion focused on issues that affect the LGBTQ community

Scholars and Rogues: a diverse band of political and social analysts, activists, jesters, and troublemakers

Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Peter Sinclair, a long time advocate of environmental awareness and energy alternatives

  • Put Me In Coach. The Rise of Solar Pitchmen
    He’s CRAAZY for solar energy. Another sign of renewables going mainstream. Advertisements
  • Anti-Science Committee Inquisition Continues
    Not just banning words. Banning thought. Silencing Science Tracker: On January 17, 2018, the Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Lamar Smith, and the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Environment, Andy Biggs, requested that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) investigate possible violations of anti-lobbying rules by […]
  • War on Science No Joke, Not Just US, Threatens Global Survival
    As our own home grown Taliban thrives under an anti-science administration, might be a useful exercise to ponder where it leads. When you reflect that anti-vaccination shibboleths have made their way into Republican Presidential debates in the USA, you see the problem. NYTimes: Two polio vaccinators — a mother-daughter team — were shot dead in […]
  • Tariffically Dumb. Here Comes the Sun, Anyway, Suckers
    Ok, no surprise the Putin puppets, coal worshippers and wind baggers in the Trump administration have levied a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels. While I don’t blame vampires for resisting being dragged into the sunlight, think about it this way guys, at least you’ll be free of those chains. There’s a lot of […]
  • Mexico Won’t Pay, of Course, but here’s 5 Other Things to Know about “The Wall”
    We already know Mexico is not going to pay for it.  
  • Trump’s Coal Miners Still out of Work, as Climate Suffers
    Reuters: President Donald Trump’s effort to put coal miners back to work stumbled in most coal producing states last year, even as overall employment in the downtrodden sector grew modestly, according to preliminary government data obtained by Reuters. Trump made reviving the coal industry, and the declining communities that depend upon its jobs, a central […]
  • Breakout Year (again): Renewables Plus Storage are Here
    RenewEconomy (Australia): UK-based billionaire Sanjeev Gupta is looking to buy equipment from and use part of the old Holden factory in South Australia to create an electric vehicle production line in what would be a remarkable transformation of Australia’s car industry and economy. Gupta, whose GFG Alliance last year bought the OneSteel business in Australia […]
  • Portlandia: What About Men?
    I’ll think of this from now on, every time I see a bunch of whiny Alt-right man-boys.
  • Moment: Wonder Woman in No Man’s Land
    Guys, she’s taking all the fire. Let’s Go!
  • The Weekend Wonk: 2017 was HOT. Climate Models Affirmed. Climate May be MORE Sensitive than Thought
    Damn, anyone else have that Flu from Hell? I’ve been clobbered ever since I got back from the American Geophysical Union meeting, a month ago. At least functional over last couple weeks, but mental cobwebs and nagging cough are annoying – starting to clear. Anyhow, it’s 2018, I’ve got a wealth of important new interviews […]


Title image: Bizarro, by Dan Piraro.


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