The media had a field day with the anti-gun protest on the Washington Mall over the weekend. As much as the visuals lent themselves to televsion, and the rhetoric confirmed the biases of many of those covering the event, the hard truth is the speakers were long on emotion, and short on facts.
There are any number of penalties and programs global warming advocates have dreamed-up in order to stave off their much-anticipated climate apocalypse. One of the more revealing is a proposal, from French academics, to impose a carbon tax on beef. The reason? Livestock is a huge source of greenhouse gas.