Java Zen:Thinking Out Loud Friday, 2019.10.18
Traveling through New England, a motorist stopped for gas in a tiny village.

"What's this place called?" he asked the station attendant.

"All depends," the native drawled. "Do you mean by them that has to live in this dad-blamed, moth-eaten, dust-covered, one-hoss dump, or by them that's merely enjoying its quaint and picturesque rustic charms for a short spell?"

2007.05.22

Are Greens Helping Heat Up The Planet?

Look what happened here. The environmentalists where on the verge of ending whaling. (H/T Instapundit)

So what went wrong?

One theory, explored in the BBC World Service’s One Planet programme, is that the environmental movement pushed too hard; that its strident calls helped to alienate Japan at the very point where it was prepared to abandon whaling, and to remove a key bargaining tool from the US armoury.

Did the environmental movement harpoon its own ambitions?

I strongly suspect this attitude is poised to rain havoc on the global warming cause. But hey! Al Gore snagged himself a purty golden doll. Feelin’ the love, feelin’ the love…


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