Posted tagged ‘George Carlin’

Let’s Take A Timeout And Laugh

June 14, 2018

George Carlin and Rodney Dangerfield each has a unique comedic style. Take some time to escape from your normal day and laugh a little. You deserve it.

George Carlin examines the meanings of expressions or sayings we use in the English language.

Rodney Dangerfield doing what Rodney does.

 

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Earth Day 2016

April 22, 2016

On Earth Day 2016, let’s look at environmentalism, climate change and fossil fuels.

FOSSIL FUELS: THE GREENEST ENERGY, by Alex Epstein, from Prager University.

Some excerpts from the article:

“What if I told you someone had developed an energy source that could help us solve our biggest environmental challenges, purify our water and air, make our cities and homes more sanitary and keep us safe from potential catastrophic climate change? What if I also told you that this energy source was cheap, plentiful, and reliable? Well there is such a source. You probably know it as fossil fuel; oil, natural gas,and coal.”

Fossil fuels don’t take a naturally safe environment and make it dangerous. They empower us to take a naturally dangerous environment and make it cleaner and safer.”

CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT DO SCIENTISTS SAY, from Prager University. MIT atmospheric physicist, Richard Lindzen, summarizes the science behind climate change.

Excerpt from the article:

Global warming alarmism provides politicians, environmentalists and media, more than any other issue, with the things they most want. For politicians its money and power. For environmentalists its money for their organizations and confirmation fo their near religious devotion to the idea that man is a destructive force acting upon nature. For the media its ideology, money and headlines, doomsday scenarios sell.”

RATIONAL DISCUSSION ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE? NO CHANCE

Alex Epstein spoke in front of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee which was holding a hearing examining the Role of Environmental Policies on Access to Energy and Economic Opportunity. If you want to watch his 5 minute speech click here It is definitely worth watching. What I want you to see is how Barbara Boxer acts when she gets to ask questions of the panel. Watch the video and compare her antics to the logical calm arguments made by the two gentleman in the first two videos in this post. Her actions are exactly what Richard Lindzen was talking about in the video above.

 

SAVING THE PLANET – GEORGE CARLIN

Senator Boxer, I know he is not a scientist, but he makes a lot of sense when talking about the possibility that man can destroy the planet. Not only is this really funny, but it will make you think.

 

Recycling: Uneconomic Is Wasteful, by Robert Bradley Jr, at masterresource.org. Excerpt from the article;

“…if costs are greater than the revenues of a produce, then economic value is lost: if revenues are greater than the cost, economic value is created. Enter Recycling, which has turned (even more so) into an economic loser in the current era of low commodity prices. What this means is that the cost of sorting and transforming trash into useful products is less than the revenue-and recycling should not be done.

Naive Environmentalism Is Like Religious Fundamentalism, by Mark J. Perry, at carpediemblog. Economist Steve Landsburg tells how he dealt with his daughter being indoctrinated into environmentalism. Here is an excerpt from the article;

…my daughter’s teachers are honestly oblivious that there is a diversity in politics. Let me then make that diversity clear. We are not environmentalists. We ardently oppose environmentalists. We consider environmentalism a form of mass hysteria akin to Islamic fundamentalism or the War on Drugs. we do not recycle. We teach our daughter not to recycle. We teach her that people who try to convince her to recycle, or who try to force her to recycle, are intruding on her rights. The entire program of environmentalism is as foreign to us as the doctrine of Christianity ( Note: Landsburg is Jewish). We face no current threat of having Christianity imposed on us by petty tyrants; the same can not be said of environmentalism. My county government never tried to send me a New Testament, but it did send me a recycling bin.

Central Station Solar: Ivanpah Fail ($2.2 Billion Bust), by Stanislav Jakuba, at masterresource.org. It makes no sense to use a more expensive power source when there is less expensive power sources. Solar is not competitive even with government subsidies. Central station solar power is a scam. Solar will not be a viable alternative, until the real cost, without subsidies, is lower than the cost of power produced by fossil fuels or nuclear.

Natural Gas Use Slashes Air Emissions, by Joe Massaro, at energyindepth.org. The fracking boom has created a natural gas boom. Natural gas burns cleaner than coal. As power plants switch from coal to cleaner burning natural gas, CO2 emissions will start to decrease. But this isn’t why natural gas is being used. Natural gas is being used because it is simply cheaper. Lowering CO2 emissions is a serendipity phenomenon of using the cheaper alternative. Markets work.

RICO For Government Climate Deniers, by Paul Driessen, at cfact.org. When the left can’t convince people of its position on global warming, it will use RICO statutes to make you comply with their vision. This is what tyrants do.

Must Read “Leftovers”

February 17, 2016

Three Reasons To Be Worried About The Economy, by Yonathan Amselem at mises.org.1) Electronically printing counterfeit money by the Federal Reserve has created malinvestment that will have to be liquidated at some point. 2) Corporations have taken on large amounts of debt. 3) Government intervention disincentivizes entrepreneurship.

Supreme Court Blocks Obama Carbon Emissions Plan, at tammybruce.com. A 5-4 decision that would be flipped if Obama gets to appoint another  judge to the supreme court.

U.S. Eyes Ways To Toughen Fight Against Domestic Extremists, at reuters.com. There may come a day when anyone who exercises their first amendment right to free speech and peacefully assemble to petition the Government for a redress of grievances, will be considered an anti-government extremist and locked up. That can’t happen here can it?

FBI Eye’s ‘Lone-Wolf’ Terror Attack In Ohio, at wnd.com. No comment necessary!

Liberty’s Greatest Enemy Today, by Gary North, at lewrockell.com. Excerpt from the article: “The legal revolution of administrative law is the greatest single threat to liberty in the world today, and it is firmly locked into the American social and legal order. People unthinkingly accept it. They are unaware of it.

The Truth About Politics, by Lew Rockwell, at mises.org. Government schools, the media, and politicians tell us that the voluntary exchange of the free market is evil and involuntary confiscation and redistribution by government is good. Excerpt from the article: “But who wouldn’t rather take a sales call from Norwegian Cruise Line than an audit demand from the Internal Revenue Service?”

Take Advantage Of This Anti-Political Correctness Moment, by Stella Morabito, at thefederalist.com. Why have we let this politically correct nonsense get this far? Fight back by being as politically incorrect as you can be.

George Carlin: Political Correctness Is Fascism Pretending To Be Manners.

Saw this at targetliberty.com.

Global Warming?

February 20, 2015

The temperature is going to get down to -14 degrees (or 247 degrees Kelvin) tonight here in Ohio,¬† so I thought I would post a video about global warming that I saw on economicpolicyjournal.com. In the video below Dr. Pierre Latour uses physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, economics, history and ethics to show the futility of attempting to designing a thermostat to control Earth’s temperature by adjusting CO2 levels. It’s long but very interesting when you get into the meat of the talk.

 

IS DR. LATOUR RELATED TO GEORGE CARLIN?

Dr. Latours voice and delivery reminds me of George Carlin. If you get board watching the above video, watch the George Carlin video below. It is a shorter and funner version of Dr Latour’s talk.

 

 Related ArticleThomas Sowell: Stormy Weather And Politics, at austrianaddict.com.