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Comment Legislating manners (Score 1) 513 513

What a great idea! While we're at it we can ban talking loudly in libraries, putting your elbows on the table, slurping your soup, driving too slow, bland conversation, and so on. Think of how much we could improve peoples' lives and how grateful they will be come election day!

Comment How is this controversial? (Score 1) 640 640

You study whether there are period inputs into global temperature, identify the most prominent, if any, and report what you find be it good, bad, or ugly. Are they seriously saying *every* study that examines inputs besides man-made warming is biased and political? This sounds like a much more slanted perspective than "please take my money to consider other inputs as well."

How many surrealists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? One to hold the giraffe and one to fill the bathtub with brightly colored power tools.