With CO2 levels rising in the atmosphere from human causes, global-warming theory says that the Earth should be heating, but in fact, even alarmists agree that it’s not.

Governments and dictators from around the world have agreed to a “climate” deal dubbed the “Paris Agreement.” This is what the governed can now look forward to.

Many Westerners are on board with carbon taxes and a carbon regime because they believe they are helping save the planet. But that is not the purpose of the CO2 controls.

Last month Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. released a report claiming that new encrypted devices pose "a threat to law enforcement efforts" and are "a boon to dangerous criminals." His report calls for new laws to compel companies to build backdoors into the encryption used on mobile devices, but he fails to make the case.

Last week, Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.), chairman of the Select Committee on Intelligence, wrote an error-laden piece for the Wall Street Journal in which he claimed that "Encrypted devices block law enforcement from collecting evidence. Period." As if the only item in the law enforcement tool box is ubiquitous surveillance, and without it no evidence can be collected.