Friday, January 17, 2020

MixedTimes - James Delingpole

Delingpole: Epic Renewables Fail as Solar Crashes and Wind Refuses to Blow

Delingpole: Epic Renewables Fail as Solar Crashes and Wind Refuses to Blow

Don't laugh too hard but this has been a terrible week for the renewable energy dream. Across the world solar energy share prices have crashed. This was caused by a sudden and unexpected decision by China, the world's biggest solar manufacturer and user, to rein in subsidies.

Delingpole: The Martyrdom of Tommy Robinson

Delingpole: The Martyrdom of Tommy Robinson

Is Tommy Robinson a headstrong fool who thoroughly deserves the 13-month prison sentence handed him by a judge in slightly confused and murky circumstances last week?

Cher: 'Scott Pruitt Deserves to Be in Prison'

Cher: 'Scott Pruitt Deserves to Be in Prison'

Pop icon Cher has joined the chorus of liberals demanding that Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt be imprisoned for his alleged crimes against nature.

UN Pushes for ‘Paris Agreement on Steroids’

UN Pushes for ‘Paris Agreement on Steroids’

The United Nations is to vote later this week for a climate treaty "on steroids" - stronger, more all-encompassing and more legally binding than the ailing Paris accord.

Delingpole: Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. Not.

Delingpole: Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. Not.

Today is Karl Marx's birthday. As you might expect, social media is awash with morons who still live in Mom and Dad's basement and whose frontal lobes haven't yet formed, explaining why the tens of millions of deaths caused by communism had nothing whatsoever to do with cuddly misunderstood Karl.

China: Our Culture IS Your Goddam Prom Dress

China: Our Culture IS Your Goddam Prom Dress

China has come to the rescue of the Utah girl who was monstered on Twitter by the progressive mob for the crime of "culturally appropriating" a traditional Chinese dress - a cheongsam - on her prom night.

Delingpole: Climate Alarmists Maul Inconvenient Polar Bear Expert

Delingpole: Climate Alarmists Maul Inconvenient Polar Bear Expert

Susan Crockford is a polar bear expert with a message that climate alarmists don't want to hear: polar bear populations are thriving and are certainly in no danger from thinning summer sea ice supposedly caused by 'man-made global warming.

Delingpole: Of Course Not All Vegans Are Dangerous Lunatics, But…

Delingpole: Of Course Not All Vegans Are Dangerous Lunatics, But…

Obviously not all vegans are as dangerously psychopathic as the late YouTube shooterNasim Aghdam. But it's an unfortunate fact that a significant minority are imbued with exactly that toxic mix of fanaticism, burning outrage and weapons-grade self-righteousness you find among all the most ruthless terrorists.

Delingpole: Apocalypse Trump Is Unleashed on Davos

Delingpole: Apocalypse Trump Is Unleashed on Davos

We knew something apocalyptic was coming in Davos today. Those tactically released photographs of President Trump arriving by helicopter with his entourage were the giveaway: the silhouetted choppers strung out in extended line in the orange-yellow light above the mountains.

SJW Assault Boosts Sales of Donald J Thump Bunny Picture Book

SJW Assault Boosts Sales of Donald J Thump Bunny Picture Book

Social Justice Warriors have massively boosted the sales of a picture book with a hero modeled on Donald Trump after they accused the book's part-Chinese, part-Filipino illustrator Timothy Lim and his co-authors of being "Neo-Nazis" and "white supremacists.

Delingpole: The Ugly Truth About that Dying Polar Bear

Delingpole: The Ugly Truth About that Dying Polar Bear

Have you seen the footage of that dying polar bear yet? It's sad. Very sad. You can see why it has gone viral and been all over the media from the Mail ("soul-crushing footage") to CBC to the Washington Post ("we stood there crying").

Delingpole: Donald Trump Trolls Londonistan Like a Boss…

Delingpole: Donald Trump Trolls Londonistan Like a Boss…

President Trump has offended pretty much the entirety of Britain's political and media establishment up to and including the Prime Minister, the Mayor of London and the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Elon Musk Cons South Australia out of $50 million

Elon Musk Cons South Australia out of $50 million

Whoever handles Elon Musk's public relations deserves a medal. The slippery snake oil salesman and rent-seeker extraordinaire has been down to South Australia - now reduced, pretty much, to a third world state under its disastrous left-wing administration.

Delingpole: Elon Musk Cons South Australia out of $50 million

Delingpole: Elon Musk Cons South Australia out of $50 million

Whoever handles Elon Musk's public relations deserves a medal. The slippery snake oil salesman and rent-seeker extraordinaire has been down to South Australia - now reduced, pretty much, to a third world state under its disastrous left-wing administration.