Integrity Disqualifies Sanders for White House - The New Yorker

“Bernie Sanders’s failure to become a member of either major political party excludes him from the network of cronyism and backroom deals required under our system to be elected,” said Davis Logsdon, a political scientist at the University of Minnesota. “Though that failure alone would disqualify Sanders, the fact that he is not beholden to a major corporate interest or investment bank would also make him ineligible.”

Middle-aged man still thinks about argument he lost eight years ago | NewsBiscuit

The Association of Honest Brokers Cries Foul

Today’s statement of Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) contains the presence of the LINEAR MODEL:

It is also important to recognize that the direction we choose to take on climate change is not resolvable by science alone. Once the scientific analysis is complete, we must then make value judgments and economic decisions based on a real understanding of the costs and benefits of any proposed actions. It is through this lens that we should review the President’s forthcoming executive actions and proposed regulations

http://science.house.gov/sites/republicans.science.house.gov/files/documents/HHRG-113- SY18-WState-S001192-20120425.pdf

By consensual assessment, The Association recommends (but not imposes) a meeting with the nearest honest broker to correct what could lead to the conceptual corruption of the policy making process.

Confused Koala Discovers His Job Has Been Outsourced, via Treehugger.
newsflick:

Urban Design 101
Non ice-breaking CBC news: Homemade boat nearly through Northwest Passage

If mankind can survive North Dakota, he can easily survive an ice age.

JCH., after having entertained a climate koan.
Cyclists Do Not Emit More Carbon Than Cars, State Legislator Admits (via NPR)

Cyclists Do Not Emit More Carbon Than Cars, State Legislator Admits (via NPR)

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