The Courageous Heart Of Irena Sendler

Can’t wait for this CBS made for broadcast movie to be shown in Australia. The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler As a Polish Catholic social worker in the early 1940s, Irena Sendler created and led a conspiracy of women who moved in and out of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto disguised as nurses employed by Warsaw’s Health Department. Though …

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Wind Farms An Expensive Waste Of Time

A real-world test performed by the Dutch province of Zeeland (a very windy place) confirms that small windmills are a fundamentally flawed technology. Twelve wind turbines were placed in a row on an open plain. Their energy yield was measured over a period of one year (April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009). The average wind …

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Real Beauty

Eric at Big Hollywood writes about real beauty – the kind Susan Boyle has, and real ugliness, the kind Janeane Garofalo has. I won’t say much more – it’s worth reading the whole thing. But I share his frustration at the view expressed by Garofalo and others that the only possible reason any one could …

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Imanutjob Kicks Off UN Hitler Birthday Celebrations

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad — who has called for Israel to be “wiped off the map” and described the Holocaust as a “myth” — arrived in Geneva late on Sunday as one of the few heads of state attending the conference. Setting off for Switzerland, Ahmadinejad , who is seeking re-election in June, was quoted …

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Gay Lobby Demands Total Compliance

Or else. Miss North Carolina Kristen Dalton won the Miss USA title earlier today. Good for her. But trouble started after runner-up Carrie Prejean (Miss California) was asked this question: ‘Vermont recently became the fourth state to legalise same-sex marriage … do you think every state should follow suit? Why or why not?’ Carrie said: ‘We …

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Leading Earth Scientist Says Climate Alarmists Like Creationists.

Because both global warming alarmists and creationists care more about defending their entrenched positions than they do for the evidence. In comments on another blog I was recently accused of being a denialist because I pointed out that the world was not getting any warmer, and that there was no correlation between human production of CO2 and …

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Running On New Server

Whew! Everything transferred over quickly and easily. The new layout needs some tidying up. I will do this over  the next few days. If you notice any bugs or have any suggestions, let me know. Comment, or email me (address is on the profile page). Posting back to normal this afternoon.

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