Thought for the day

"Arms are the only true badges of liberty.  The possession of arms is the distinction of a free man from a slave." -- Andrew Fletcher 1698

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I know, I know. Fall just started. If you're the type who longs for the days of pumpkin spice everything, breaking out the sweatshirts and sitting around the fire pit on a cool autumn night after sweating it out during the hot and humid summer days we suffer through every year in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois, I imagine you just want to enjoy these days now that they're finally here and not put any thought into what may come once they're over. I totally get that, and you should. However, I'm the type who thinks it's good to know what's coming so we can try and prepare accordingly.

A popular scare story running in the media is that the Greenland ice sheet is about to slip its moorings under ferocious and unprecedented Arctic heat and arrive in the reader’s front room any day now (I exaggerate, but not much). Meanwhile back in the scientific world, scientists are scrambling to understand what natural causes lie behind the sudden slow-down in Greenland’s summer warming and ice loss dating back to 2010.

Supreme Court kicks off new term with oral arguments MikeRivero Mon, 10/03/2022 - 10:16

The Supreme Court begins its new term on Monday with two sets of oral arguments, the first for newly-appointed Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson.

The first case of the term is Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, a matter that could determine the scope of the EPA's authority over wetlands under the Clean Water Act.

B.C.'s annual winter tire rules kick in on Saturday, which means drivers could be fined if they don't have winter tires in good condition on many of the province's highways.

The rules are in place every year from Oct. 1 to March 31, while some highways will have the rules extended until April 30 due to early-spring snowfall, according to the province.

The annual requirement covers:

ANTHONY BLINKENS TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY AINT GOOD NEWS FOR GERMANY AND THE UNITED KINGDOM MikeRivero Mon, 10/03/2022 - 08:00

If Europe is laboring under the mistaken belief that they can trust Joe Biden and his clown car of advisors to act in their best interest, think again. The sabotage of the Nordstream natural gas pipeline will directly benefit the United States, more so than any other country, and leave Europe literally in the cold.

Secretary of State Blinken tried to put lipstick on this pig:

With winter approaching, Blinken said that the US wants the bloc to use less fuel.

Joy Reid Suggests DeSantis Warnings To Looters Are 'Segregationist' - Blames Hurricane On Global Warming MikeRivero Mon, 10/03/2022 - 07:30

Proving that there's no disinformation that MSNBC won't stoop to, Joy Reid recently compared Ron DeSantis' warnings to looters after the damage caused by Hurricane Ian with "segregationist" rhetoric, posting the vitriol on Twitter after she was angered by the fact that DeSantis presented Florida as a "2nd Amendment state." 

UN Official Says 'We Own The Science' on 'Climate Change' And Work With Google to Suppress Opposing Viewpoints MikeRivero Mon, 10/03/2022 - 06:48


A United Nations official told the World Economic Forum on Thursday that they "own the science" on "climate change" and have partnered together with Google to suppress opposing viewpoints in search results.

From Fox News:

… Speaking to actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas at the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum on Friday, Harris claimed that people of color and low-income communities are most affected by natural disasters such as Hurricane Ian. Because of this, Harris described how federal relief should be given “based on equity.”