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Posted on May 28 at 9:01 a.m.
The salt air environment at the Clark estate will destroy art works or rare books in short order, especially when direction is from a board of deep pocket airheads with no real culture! Bad taste will prevail. And another doll collection to add to our Schott and Trenwith bequests!
On <em>The Phantom of Fifth Avenue</em>
Posted on March 27 at 4:01 p.m.
This is great in depth reporting with respect for REAL science and not based on the "sky is falling" silly experts! Perhaps we need a genuine scientific evaluation of Diablo Canyon; I expect it is safer than most everyday risks we take. There are people out there who think the iodine in iodized salt is a major threat to life on Earth! Don't forget it was our city council that refused state mandated fluoridation of SB water in a lunatic fringe rant session years ago!
On The Fukushima Fallout
Posted on March 23 at 6:09 a.m.
Sunday SBNP: no mention of Biden! Do we have any reporters??
On Joe Biden Swoops In
Posted on March 22 at 5:23 p.m.
Now he's been here and gone and we still don't know with whom he met or where or where he stayed! A tourist photographed him having breakfast at the Biltmore; someone reported he was at El Encanto. Where were all our journalists the past 24 hours - and who cares what he was doing 10 years ago?
Posted on February 16 at 7:57 p.m.
This woman is not a science writer, she is a sensational journalist without ANY science training! I brought a 100 million$ scientific instrument to SB. What have you accomplished? Get serious about science! Silly people screaming about science are a disaster! Science deserves respect, ask someone with a serious scientific background! Ask any of our UC Nobel laureates! Or do you know what that means???
On Elizabeth Kolbert on the End of the World
Posted on February 16 at 4:17 p.m.
I am offended at being smeared by know-nothings who follow a sensational journalist who also has no scientific education and is proud of it!
Posted on February 14 at 7:39 p.m.
She says she has NO SCIENCE BACKGROUND and that makes her perfect for interpreting science/technology to the common man. Like asking the buss boy to explain a gourmet dinner - or having Geo Bush2 in Washington. Science is serious business with rules and discipline. Science won WWII. Capricious interpretations by unqualified people can bring disaster. This woman is PROUD that she has no science training. She should learn to sew!
Posted on February 14 at 3:08 p.m.
It's tragic that UCSB has her visiting and sells her lecture for $10! She's sensationalizing possible problems without any background of scientific judgement. When silly people said vaccines contain mercury and cause autism (since totally retracted, even by the author) thousands of parents failed to vaccinate and we lost hundreds of children to a whooping cough epidemic. Ask our Nobel laureates, not some uninformed journalist!
Posted on February 13 at 7:29 p.m.
This is what happens when an author and a reporter, both of whom are PROUD to know nothing of science, try to warn the world of an impending disaster! This fiasco is worthy of the SBNP Solvang is Dutch award!
Posted on February 13 at 6:54 p.m.
I was furious when I saw the 2000X overstatement in the print edition! Ridiculous! Why is it changed in the web edition? What does her book say? Too many well meaning bozos make mistatements based Sarah Palin science! Please tell us how this HUGE error got into print!