Government (-driven) Shutdowns Have Human Consequences

Government (-driven) Shutdowns Have Human Consequences

TOO MANY GOVERNMENT REGULATORS BURDEN AND SHUT DOWN PRIVATE-SECTOR BUSINESSES AND JOBS by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Feb. 11, 2019) — Many observers praised President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union speech. Some said it was his best ever and one of the best SOTU speeches in history. It celebrated the nation’s progress, extolled its opportunities […]

Prodding Trump’s EPA to Reexamine Endangerment

Prodding Trump’s EPA to Reexamine Endangerment

USE EXTERNAL PRESSURE TO OVERCOME ADMINISTRATION INERTIA ON REVIEWING ENDANGERMENT FINDING by William L. Kovacs, ©2019 (Jan. 6, 2019) — Campaign rhetoric strongly suggested that the Trump Administration would redress the Obama Administration’s insane attempts to regulate every aspect of society in a futile attempt to control nature and climate. President Trump withdrew from the […]

Are Americans Condemning Their Children To Slavery?

Are Americans Condemning Their Children To Slavery?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2018 (Dec. 23, 2018) — Would you see your children Condemned to slavery When there was a chance You could save them? Would you deny them liberty? Would you deny your family freedom? You cannot fight an enemy if you cannot see him.  You […]

Green Energy Wave Coming in Colorado?

Green Energy Wave Coming in Colorado?

“THE REAL KILLER” by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT (Nov. 11, 2018) — The good news is that the fracking-killing Proposition 112 did not pass, but the bad news is that it got 43% of the votes, which in political terms is a lot. Let-wing politicians see this near victory as a mandate for change. […]

Fraudulent Science Behind Radiation Regulations

Fraudulent Science Behind Radiation Regulations

TOXICOLOGY SCIENTIST DOCUMENTS FRAUD IN NOBEL AWARD FOR “LINEAR NO THRESHOLD” TOXICITY MODEL by Paul Driessen and Dr. Jay Lehr, ©2018 (Nov. 9, 2018) — The 2018 elections underscore the need for bipartisan efforts to address scientific frauds that promote and justify ever more stringent regulations – often to the great detriment of people, patients […]

But What Will Take its Place?

But What Will Take its Place?

DOES GOVERNMENT REALLY NEED TO REGULATE EVERYTHING?  CAN NO PROGRAM BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE? by Greg Walcher, ©2018 (Oct. 23, 2018) — In high school and college, I competed in debate tournaments across the state and country. I clearly remember many occasions when a debate team’s plan would include abolishing some government program. Inevitably, the […]

Anti-Fracking Chaos in Colorado

Anti-Fracking Chaos in Colorado

PROPOSITION 112 ON NOVEMBER BALLOT by David Wojick, Ph.D., ©2018, CFACT (Oct. 18, 2018) — The anti-fracking folks are trying a slick new strategy in Colorado. Instead of banning fracking they just make it impossible. In fact they make pretty much all oil and gas development impossible, which sounds more like the radical “leave it […]

Rooting Out Scientific Corruption

Rooting Out Scientific Corruption

RECENT ACTIONS SHOW REFORM IS IN THE WIND, BUT MUCH REMAINS TO BE DONE, ESPECIALLY ON CLIMATE by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Oct. 1, 2018) — Dr. Brian Wansink recently resigned from his position as Columbia University professor, eating behavior researcher and director of the Cornell “food lab.” A faculty investigation found that he had misreported […]

Bloom Energy’s “Tangled Web”

Bloom Energy’s “Tangled Web”

WHAT A TANGLED WEB BLOOM WEAVES, SINCE FIRST IT PRACTICED TO DECEIVE by Paul Driessen and Clint Laird, ©2018 (Sep. 23, 2018) — Bloom Energy executives, investment bankers, venture capitalists, politicians, regulators and others involved in advancing Bloom’s business, reputation and financial dealings are living the complicated life that flows from lying. Lies typically start small. […]

Endangerment Finding Delenda Est

Endangerment Finding Delenda Est

REPLACING CLEAN POWER PLAN WITH LESS HARMFUL ACE RULE DOES NOT FIX FRAUDULENT CO2 SCIENCE by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Sep. 3, 2018) — As the Punic Wars dragged on, Cato the Elder reportedly concluded every speech to the Roman Senate by proclaiming “Carthago delenda est” – “Carthage must be destroyed.” Ample evidence suggests that the […]

The Misguided Affordable Clean Energy Rule

The Misguided Affordable Clean Energy Rule

WHY IS THE US EPA STILL DETERMINED TO CONTROL PLANT FOOD AND DRIVE UP ELECTRICITY PRICES? by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Aug. 30, 2018) — On August 28, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a press release “EPA Acting Administrator tours Ohio to promote ACE rule,” his proposed Affordable Clean […]

A Double Ban Gets a Double Reversal

A Double Ban Gets a Double Reversal

INTERIOR DEPARTMENT REVERSES ACTIVIST-INITIATED OBAMA-ERA BAN ON FARMING ACTIVITIES IN REFUGES by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Aug. 20, 2018) — I don’t pull my punches over destructive, inhumane or just plain lunatic policies demanded by extreme environmentalists. I criticize them, as well as friends and “good guys,” when I think they got it wrong on energy […]

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: Further Solutions (Part 2)

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: Further Solutions (Part 2)

A 5-PERSON COMMISSION AND OTHER MODEST CHANGES WOULD BRING ACCOUNTABILITY TO THE AGENCY by William L. Kovacs, ©2018 (Aug. 18, 2018) — Part 1 of this article recommended that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) be reorganized into a five-person commission. The primary reason is to dilute the massive regulatory powers that currently reside in […]

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: An Essential First Step

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: An Essential First Step

IN AMERICA’S MOST POWERFUL, INTRUSIVE AND COSTLY AGENCY, POWER RESIDES IN ONE ADMINISTRATOR by William L. Kovacs, ©2018 (Aug. 17, 2018) — Since President Trump’s election, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has turned off its massive regulatory printing press. The nation is still here, there have been no man-made environmental catastrophes, and job creation […]

Finally! Some Fuel Economy Common Sense

Finally! Some Fuel Economy Common Sense

BUT GREENS GO APOPLECTIC OVER RULE CHANGE THAT WOULD HAVE NO CLIMATE OR OTHER BENEFITS by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Aug. 8, 2018) — Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) standards were devised back in 1975, amid anxiety over the OPEC oil embargo and supposedly imminent depletion of the world’s oil supplies. But recall, barely 15 years […]

EPA Head Must Ignore the Flak and Continue to Drop More Bombs

EPA Head Must Ignore the Flak and Continue to Drop More Bombs

“THE ACHILLES HEEL” by Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris, ©2018 (Jun. 28, 2018) — Shortly after Scott Pruitt was confirmed as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), disgruntled EPA bureaucrats began leaking what they said were Pruitt’s personal abuses of money, rules, and regulations. Naturally, it caused a firestorm in the press and among liberals. With investigations […]

500 Days of Unleashing our Economic Engine

500 Days of Unleashing our Economic Engine

AMAZING GROWTH – WHILE PROTECTING ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND WELFARE FROM ACTUAL THREATS by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Jun. 16, 2018) — The “mainstream media” remains riveted on alleged Trump-Russian collusion and how the Trump-Kim Jong Un deal will fail. But it mostly ignored reports on Russia-environmentalist collusion and China-environmentalist collusion – and milestones reached during the […]

Reduce, Freeze or Eliminate CAFÉ Fuel Standards

Reduce, Freeze or Eliminate CAFÉ Fuel Standards

TOO MANY SMALL, LIGHTWEIGHT CARS CAUSE TOO MANY DEATHS AND INJURIES TO JUSTIFY TIGHTER MPG RULE by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (Jun. 10, 2018) — Saying the air traffic controller work force was “too white,” the Obama Federal Aviation Administration allegedly replaced hiring standards based on science, math and ability to handle intense pressure with rules […]

The Ethanol Gravy Train Rolls On

The Ethanol Gravy Train Rolls On

OPPONENTS MAKE COMPELLING CASE BUT CAN’T DERAIL OR EVEN SLOW THIS WELL-PROTECTED INDUSTRY by Paul Driessen, ©2018 (May 13, 2018) — Like most people I’ve spoken with, I have no innate, inflexible antipathy to ethanol in gasoline. What upsets me are the deceptive claims used to justify adding mostly corn-based ethanol to this indispensable fuel; […]

Now They’re Waging War on Plastics!

Now They’re Waging War on Plastics!

EARTH DAY NETWORK’S MISGUIDED ANTI-PLASTIC CAMPAIGN IS A SIGN OF MORE NONSENSE TO COME by Tom Harris, Executive Director, ICSC, ©2018 (May 11, 2018) — Earth Day Network (EDN) chose “End Plastic Pollution” as their theme for this year’s April 22 Earth Day. It is just the tip of the anti-plastic activism that now consumes […]

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