Warning: The Volcanoes Are Coming
May 22, 2020
File this one under “As If We Don’t Have Enough to Worry About.” We could be entering an age of revolution around the world, and I blame the sun. Solar Maxima/Solar Minima The sun goes through ~11 year cycles of high activity (solar maxima with lots of solar flares and sunspots) and low activity (solar minima with few solar flares and sunspots). NASA projected April 2020 (+/- 6 months) as the trough of the current cycle, number 24.
How We've Made a Difference
July 10, 2010
When you give over most of your private time to a cause, you need some feedback. We got some from former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan on Friday: The Summer of the Angry Mob [caption id="" align=“aligncenter” width=“521” caption=“Dana’s Famous ‘Meet the Mob’ Blog”][/caption] Ms. Noonan reflected on the Townhall Revolt which began in St. Louis one year ago. Writes Noonan: When Rep. Russ Carnahan held a town hall meeting at a community college in Missouri on July 20, he tried patiently to explain that ObamaCare not only would be deficit-neutral, it would save money.