Entries by Peter Baggins, Ph.D.

COVID-19 timeline

  The story begins in the final days of 2019. December 30 Li Wenliang, an ophthalmologist working at Wuhan Central Hospital, sends urgent messages on to colleagues in an online chat group, drawing attention to seven cases of pneumonia in Wuhan that he thought appeared similar to the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus that […]

The Legacy of the Left, Part II

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.      -Santayana Despite the abject accounts of Marxist “progressive” historians, the catastrophic events associated with the rise of the left are clear beyond all doubts—from the unprecedented savagery of Robespierre’s Reign of Terror to the fanaticism and obscene murderousness of the Communist regime […]

Earth Day, 2019: Fifty Years of Apocalyptic Global Warming Predictions and Why People Believe Them, Part 1

  Two of the most important problems that the so-called Green New Deal will attempt to solve at the cost of incalculable trillions are global warming and its consequences, including drought, famine, floods and massive starvation. You may recall that Obama in his 2015 State of the Union speech declared that the greatest threat facing […]