Climate change deliberation: Taking Occam’s razor to proxy data

As posted at The Center for Vision and Values

It is quite often the case that the simplest explanation is the correct explanation.  The namesake for this principle comes from the English philosopher and theologian, Franciscan friar William of Ockham. It is called Occam’s razor.  From various sources, Occam’s razor is a principle of parsimony or [...]

2014-02-03 Meakem Minute – Polar Vortex


Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – which [...]

2013-09-11 Meakem Minute – Global Warming Pause


Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – which [...]

Global Warming Panic Explained

The Coming Resignation of Barack Obama

Peter Ferrara writes this compelling piece and publishes it over at The American Spectator earlier this month. Peter points to President Obama’s agenda, his involvement with the Sestak job offer, and his response to the BP oil spill.  Here’s a clip on BP…
It is too late for the fire boom plan now, with the oil [...]

EPA Now Empowered to Enact Cap and Trade

May 26: Greenpeace protesters hold up a banner as Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar testifies before the House.
The Murkowski resolution limiting the authority of the EPA to enact Cap and Trade regulations failed 47-53.
President Obama knows that the Senate is unable to pass his Cap and Trade legislation.  So he has empowered his [...]

May 29-30 – Wide Spread Pervasive Incompetence!

Image from Fox News


We are living in a time of pervasive incompetence on the part of our elected leadership in Washington, D.C. Many conservative activists believe that the Obama Administration and Democratic Party Congressional leaders are downright evil and anti-American. While I cannot deny these allegations, I think that Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, [...]

Cap and Trade is Back!

Democrats plan to introduce Cap and Trade legislation in the Senate on Wednesday of this week. This is another piece of Democrat legislation that is overwhelmingly unpopular with the American people. Government entitlement spending, ObamaCare, Card Check, Amnesty, Cap and Trade… this administration simply refuses to take “no” for an answer.
According to Brian [...]

Video: April Fools?

I know others have also posted this video (including Weasel Zippers, and HotAir),  and that it is going viral on youtube, but I am having trouble believing that it actually happened.  This exchange evidently did transpire on March 25, 2010.  Watch until the 1:25 mark.
Congressman Hank Johnson (Democrat) Is Concerned That The Island Of [...]

Health Care “SWING VOTES”

Call list: 16 Dems who voted NO and now may switch their votes to YES!
Updated Call list: 16 Dems who voted NO and now may switch their votes to YES!
The whip counts are constantly changing now.  Click here for updates throughout the weekend.
Here is the bottom line. We simply cannot trust the [...]