Jack O’ Lanterns Scare Climate Change Liberals

From the archives. Happy Halloween!

Liberty Relearned

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Though their origins are Irish, Jack O’ Lanterns have become a distinctly American symbol of Halloween.  They’re meant to scare away spirits on All Hallowed’s Eve.  They also scare some of the living, namely climate change alarmists. Yes, the Department of Energy has determined that the scary, hand carved gourds are not environmentally correct.

According to the Department of Energy website:

“With the passing of Halloween, millions of pounds of pumpkins have turned from seasonal decorations to trash destined for landfills, adding to more than 254 million tons of municipal solid waste produced in the United States every year,” the agency warns. “This Halloween, think of turning this seasonal waste into energy as a very important ‘trick’ that can have a positive environmental and energy impact.”

Think about that.  Forget for a minute whether or not you agree with the concept of man-made climate change, or the…

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Democratizing Catholicism? I think not.

How does one democratize a religion? Would the members get to vote on Church doctrine? Cardinals get to vote for the Pope, should they act like delegates as if the conclave of cardinals were some sort of political convention? Here my message for Podesta and friends: Catholic doctrine was created by Christ. It was codified a long time ago by Emperor Constantine I in the fourth century. That is the basis of the Catholic Church, now and forever, unless the Big Man Upstairs orders a change.

The “What if?” Debate

Physicists suggest that there is not a single reality, but many– where every possible scenario get plaid out. Alternate timelines where the NAZI’s win the war, where the Federation is an evil empire and so on. The alternate reality sub-genera is one of the more intriguing, the where we get an answer to the question: “What if?” What if?… Donald could actually stay on message and never put his foot in his mouth? What if?… Hillary were actually likable enough to the non-Democrat that people actually liked to hear her speak?