F.U.D. and Climate Change Denial


There’s less and less that climate change deniers can seize on to support their claims that anthropogenic climate change is a hoax, or an illusion, or something than overwhelmingly established. The solution, for those folks, is apparently to make up evidence to prove your point. “Everyone knows” that scientists were predicting an incipient ice age…

Wasilla City Hall, Wasilla, Alaska (2008, via Wikicommons)

Tales from Wasilla: Shooting Yourself in the Foot


WC notes that Lisa Stewart, of Wasilla, with her five young children in her Chevy Astro van, rammed her ex’s house with the van. Twice. She knocked the house six feet off its foundation and slightly injured her kids. It probably didn’t do the van any favors, either. She told the Troopers afterwards she had driven the…