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  Gotta give a shout-out to veteran writer Michael Specter for his story "Climate by the Numbers" in the New Yorker...

  Gotta give a shout-out to veteran writer Michael Specter for his story "Climate by the Numbers" in the New Yorker's November 11 issue. It provides a distinctly different slice through the world's climate problems. Specter provides an intense, detailed, and long account of a gang of San Francisco-based geeks in private industry who are selling crop and disaster insurance to farmers. But they also provide to their customers a jaw-dropping, entrepreneurial aggregation, re-packaging, and innovative integration of weather and climate data so that they can better avoid waste of money on fields that might be too dry, too wet, too immature, or too anything for picking, fertilizing, planting, or whatever. It thus describes how the realities of climate change and their impacts, even...

I feel sorry for Dylan Byers, a media blogger at Politico, and, from what I read, an entertaining and competent writer.

I'm embarrassed for David...

I feel sorry for Dylan Byers, a media blogger at Politico, and, from what I read, an entertaining and competent writer.

I'm embarrassed for David Brooks, a conservative columnist at The New York Times and a smart guy who writes about human nature in addition to politics.

As for Joe Scarborough, I'm always happy to catch a few minutes of his intelligent msnbc morning show, Morning Joe, when my kids aren't watching Phineas and Ferb. But I'm cringing at his remarks...