The UN and the “boiled frog”

UN folks screaming about global warming use the tale of the “boiled frog” to warn against indifference. But that tale is an urban legend. Junk science. If they can’t get that right, how do they expect us to trust them on something so big? Two decades ago they were scaring us about global freezing; now…

End of Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Aside from a couple of bloggers and my own mutterings, I’ve heard no mention this week of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Pope Benedict XVI wants all to be involved in the work of ecumenism, but he’s shouting into the roaring wind of the world’s collective yawn.

Sometimes the free market system works

Lots of blogs have been getting riled up about the movies shown at the Sundance festival, including “Hounddog,” in which Dakotah Fanning’s  character is raped. Sometimes the free market system does work–the reviewers have panned it as “simply awful,” and it has no buyers. Roger Friedman of FOX news has this to say about the…