CLIMATE CHANGE: a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years*

Nobody likes to be ignored.   Including the Earth. Despite numerous optimal opportunities to speak on the issue of Climate Change, both major political parties have basically ignored the hot potato issue over the past year.   This past week the environment roared back, introducing Hurricane Sandy to a part of the country least capable of handling […]

LAST NIGHT AT THE CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER: my experience in attending

I don’t get to wear my tuxedo that much these days.  But the other day I pulled it out, checked it all over to be sure it had been cleaned and pressed after the last time I wore it.  Thank God it is a good one, and has an expansion waist on it.  As long […]