Jonathan Garthwaite

Here's what readers were talking about during the week that was -- August 12-18, 2007

#10. The Real Issue In 2008
by Matt Towery
This spring, I reminded readers about a 2006 column of mine. That original column warned that America was headed off a cliff with its commitment to a bloated housing market, and that the mortgage industry would come tumbling after.

#9. Global Warming and James Hansen’s Hacks
by Michael Fumento
In retrospect, you knew there would be trouble when you put the people responsible for the Space Shuttle program in charge of tracking U.S. temperatures. So perhaps it shouldn’t have come as a big surprise when it was revealed that NASA committed a bit of an oopsie regarding data constantly used by the mainstream media and other global warming proponents.

#8. 8 Reasons Why Conservatives Must Defeat Hillary
by John Hawkins
Now, I will be the first to admit that the GOP was very disappointing in the 2006 election cycle and although the Republicans have improved significantly in a lot of areas, they're still not doing as much as conservatives have asked them to do on spending, corruption, immigration, and foreign policy.

#7. NASA Blocked Climate Change Blogger from Data
by Amanda Carpenter
Despite the fact that NASA tried to block him from accessing U.S. temperature data, persistent efforts by a climate change blogger forced the government to amend U.S. temperature data.

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