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Achenblog: May 21, 2006 - May 27, 2006

Global Warming Skeptics: The Tempest

[This is the beginning of my story in the Sunday magazine, "The Tempest." Click on the link to read the full article. We'll discuss the story (and climate change, science, skepticism, Al Gore, Kyoto, libertarianism, contrarianism, obstructionism, etc.) in...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 27, 2006; 7:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (180)
 
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Bob and Mickey and BloggingHeads

Stupidly I've agreed to participate in this bloggingheads videoblog thingamajig that Bob Wright and Mickey Kaus have cooked up in their quest for world domination. You know Bob as the science writer who decodes the fundamental secrets of the...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 26, 2006; 7:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (165)
 
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The Moaning Paper and Cheney's Penknife

Congress is suddenly worried that the Executive Branch has overstepped its powers and has invaded the rights and privacy of others. The victims in this case: Congress. As Tom Wolfe would say, they're squealing like weenies over an open...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 25, 2006; 8:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (223)
 
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How Whales Lost Their Legs

I'm starting to think this whole "Evolution" thing -- all that Darwin stuff -- may actually be true. Here's an excerpt from a press release from Eurekalert about how whales started out as doggy-like critters on land and somehow...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 24, 2006; 6:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Enough About Me, What Do YOU Think of My Blog?

I was at yet another incredibly swank Georgetown party the other night and ran into Tim Russert and almost immediately was telling him about my blog. It was darn close to a sub-minute blog reference. Usually I can go...

By Joel Achenbach  |  May 23, 2006; 6:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Joel's Off Today

...but says he'll be back tonight....

By Hal Straus  |  May 22, 2006; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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