When Bubbles Burst – Tesla, The Everything Cycle and the End of Global Warming

As the center of the U.S. freezes this weekend, Elon Musk is trying to figure out how to save Tesla from going the way of Enron. Religions die hard. It takes an orgy of evidence to change a person's mind on a subject that is integral to their moral and ethical structure. In the case … Continue reading When Bubbles Burst – Tesla, The Everything Cycle and the End of Global Warming

Jumping the Global Warming Shark

There's a moment near the end of Ayn Rand's mostly brilliant Atlas Shrugged where she details the unveiling of various government-funded boondoggles whose development we track as the story unfolds. All of them end in tragedy and mass death.  From trains asphyxiating their passengers to sonic weapons killing spectators, the hubris and ineptitude of the rentier class which … Continue reading Jumping the Global Warming Shark

February Issue of Gold Goats ‘n Guns Newsletter Released

"Now is the winter of our discontent," Shakespeare wrote a generation before Maunder Minimum gripped the planet in a vicious cold cycle that produced famine and political changes which shaped the world for centuries. The sunspot cycles are lining up for a similar generation of cold weather.  The effects of this inform this month's Gold Goats … Continue reading February Issue of Gold Goats ‘n Guns Newsletter Released