David P. Barash, a professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Washington, makes it a point at the beginning of each academic year to lecture his students on what he considers to be the basic premise underlying his biology course: that science and religion are totally incompatible.
In an open letter e-mailed to the officials of UCLA’s Hammer Forum, Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman stated straightforwardly: “There is no significant man-made global warming at this time, there has been none in the past and there is no reason to fear any in the future.”
Citing multiple real and imagined crises facing the world today, United Nations boss Ban Ki-moon celebrated the 69th anniversary of the dictator-dominated outfit he leads by claiming it is now “needed more than ever.”
There are, of course, many who insist that conferring legitimacy on same-sex marriage is perfectly proper, even overdue. Permit this writer to label the idea absurd, even an attack on civilization itself.
With two U.S. states having already nullified United Nations agreements and federal statutes purporting to prohibit drugs across the globe, the Obama administration and other governments — some of which already bucked the UN drug war as well — have been quietly prodding the UN to relax its “interpretations” of the increasingly controversial global drug-prohibition regime.