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“Khorasan Group” flap-du-jour Explained

Sometimes more is less, and sometimes, less is more, and sometimes it doesn’t make a damn bit of difference. There can be no question that several Al-Qaeda groups operate in the Khorasan area. Administration or media hype, or a politically motivated attempt to discredit the Administration? We take a look at this flap-du-jour in Commentary.

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Grey Fox Kit, by Richard

thumbnail, featured image“Gray fox Kit” by my friend Richard, on Flickr. Sony DSC-RX100M3, July 31, 2014, Warren, Connecticut. Richard says, “We have a gray fox adult who comes through our yard from time to time, probably lives on the hill behind our house. He or she is a spectacularly beautiful animal. Two weeks ago this “kit” appeared under one of our bird feeders by the kitchen and stayed for a few days.” See post for image in PHOTOS.

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Volcanic vs. Man-made Climate Change

01-MtStHelens-eruptionThere are two key questions we need to answer before we can judge how man-made CO2 generation compares to well-observed effects of big volcanoes. “The Little Ice Age” was the first well-studied and documented rapid climate change, and it lasted about 300 years. It decimated Europe, and almost became an extinction event for struggling pioneer New England colonists. Feature article in Commentary with sources, references and illustrations.

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