When Professor Chris Folland of the British Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research said: "The data doesn't matter. We're not basing our recommendations on the data. We're basing them on the climate models," he was being exceedingly honest about the way alarmists view science.
The grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown was the worst possible outcome — except for one in which passion overwhelmed facts and Wilson was forced to stand trial despite a lack of adequate evidence.
By now, most Americans probably have formed an opinion about what comedian Bill Cosby did or didn't do sexually to or with at least 16 women beginning in the 1960s. According to several women who have accused him of sexual predations, Cosby's usual modus operandi was to drug women who were with him voluntarily and then force sexual acts upon them.
Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got Obamacare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the way that the mainstream media hesitated for days to even mention what Professor Gruber said, while they obsessed over unsubstantiated charges against Bill Cosby, should tell us a lot about the media.
In the May issue of Army Magazine, Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, U.S. Army retired, and Lt. Gen. Daniel P. Bulger, U.S. Army retired, clearly point out the need to get the balance right in regard to the Army's end strength.
"Smiles at the gas pump," my local headline reads. The price of gasoline has fallen below $3 a gallon. When the national average rose last year to $3.51, Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, complained that "the liberal anti-free market policies of the Obama administration discourage the exploration of American sources of energy and hinder production and job growth."
It is as remarkable as it is repulsive, the ingenuity with which the Obama administration uses the regulatory state's intricacies to advance progressivism's project of breaking nongovernmental institutions to government's saddle.
The crowning inconsistency of the federal drug control system has always been the classification of marijuana as a Schedule 1 substance under federal law, which makes it among the 'worst of the worst' drugs as far as the DEA is concerned — literally as bad as heroin, and worse than cocaine.