Trampling on Coal Country Families

Trampling on Coal Country Families

OBAMA AND EPA ARE DETERMINED TO DESTROY US COAL, PEOPLE’S LIVES AND WELFARE BE DAMNED by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Aug. 19, 2014) — Between 1989 and 2010, Congress rejected nearly 700 cap-tax-and-trade and similar bills that their proponents claimed would control Earth’s perpetually fickle climate and weather. So even as real world crises erupt, President Obama […]

“Climate-Smart” Policies for Africa are Stupid and Immoral

“Climate-Smart” Policies for Africa are Stupid and Immoral

OBAMA-KERRY POLICIES WOULD PERPETUATE ENERGY POVERTY, MALNUTRITION, DISEASE AND DEATH by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Aug. 11, 2014) — The 2014 US-Africa Leaders Summit hosted by Obama this past week brought together the largest-ever gathering of African government officials in Washington, DC. They discussed ways to bolster trade and investment by American companies on a continent […]

The Hidden “Persuaders” of the Environmentalist Elite

The Hidden “Persuaders” of the Environmentalist Elite

THESE LEFT-WING BILLIONAIRES DIRECT AND CONTROL THE ENVIRONMENTALIST MOVEMENT – AND YOUR LIVES by Ron Arnold, Washington Examiner columnist, ©2014 (Aug. 7, 2014) — America’s Big Green environmental agenda is set by elite foundations that decide which activists get the money. They form “affinity groups” to collude with Mr. Obama’s bureaucracy, which funnels tax dollars to […]

Killing Marine Life With Ethanol

Killing Marine Life With Ethanol

ETHANOL DAMAGES YOUR CARS, SMALL ENGINES, FOOD BUDGET – AND KILLS GULF OF MEXICO ANIMALS by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Jul. 20, 2014) — Ethanol and other biofuel mandates and subsidies got started when politicians bought into claims that we are rapidly depleting our petroleum, and fossil-fuel-driven global warming is boiling the planet. Hydraulic fracturing destroyed […]

EPA’s Next Wave of Job-Killing CO2 Regulations

EPA’s Next Wave of Job-Killing CO2 Regulations

UNLEASHING EPA BUREAUCRATS ON AMERICAN BUREAUCRATS ON AMERICAN LIVELIHOODS, LIVING STANDARDS AND LIBERTIES by David Rothbard and Craig Rucker (Jun. 6, 2014) — Supported by nothing but assumptions, faulty computer models and outright falsifications of what is actually happening on our planet, Obama, his Environmental Protection Agency and their allies have issued more economy-crushing rules […]

US Electricity System in Regulatory and Terrorist Crosshairs

US Electricity System in Regulatory and Terrorist Crosshairs

EPA AND OTHER AGENCIES PILE ON COSTS AND DELAYS, AS SABOTEURS REVEAL ACUTE VULNERABILITIES by Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek, ©2014 (Mar. 23, 2014) — Government agencies are forcing us to spend countless billions on illusory risks and anti-fossil fuel mandates, while ignoring real threats to our livelihoods, living standards and lives. America runs on […]

“Polar Vortex” Plunges Much of Nation into Record-Low Temperatures

“Polar Vortex” Plunges Much of Nation into Record-Low Temperatures

CAN “CLIMATE CHANGE” MEAN “COLDER?” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 4, 2014) —Record-low temperatures which began late last month throughout the Midwest and Northeast will be followed by more frigid weather on Sunday, according to various weather experts. Meteorologists are reporting that a cold weather system termed a “polar vortex” has will be descending from the […]

Do the Math – Count the Cash

Do the Math – Count the Cash

AL GORE, BILL MCKIBBEN AND THE COLOR OF MONEY:  A TRUE RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE by Paul Driessen and Dennis Mitchell, ©2013 (Oct. 28, 2013) — Some years ago, a telegenic televangelist built quite an empire, before publicly falling from grace and adopting a less opulent lifestyle. But back then he liked big homes and Lear jets […]

Where’s the Concern Over Private Sector Furloughs?

Where’s the Concern Over Private Sector Furloughs?

PRIVATE SECTOR WORKERS IMPACTED BY THE FEDERAL BEHEMOTH MAY NEVER RECOVER.  DOES DC CARE? by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Oct. 14, 2013) — In 2009, Mr. Obama told Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA), “Elections have consequences, and I won.” As with his healthcare law, amid this year’s impasse, he said “There will be no negotiations on the debt […]

Stop Denying Climate Science and ACT! (Before People Realize It’s a Scam)

Stop Denying Climate Science and ACT! (Before People Realize It’s a Scam)

COLLAPSING SCIENCE, ECONOMIES AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION REQUIRE THAT WE REFUSE TO ACT by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Sep. 2, 2013) — The full-court press is on. Alarmist scientists, politicians, pressure groups, newspapers, ministers, rabbis and bureaucrats want Americans to “stop stalling” on climate change. They demand that we embrace “revenue-neutral” carbon taxes and carbon dioxide regulations, […]

EPA Climatism: Dictating Our Lives, Living Standards and Life Spans

EPA Climatism: Dictating Our Lives, Living Standards and Life Spans

JUSTIFYING LIFE-ALTERING POLICIES THROUGH “DANGEROUS MANMADE GLOBAL WARMING” CLAIMS by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Jun. 2, 2013) — Numerous articles document how European climate policies have been disastrous for affordable energy, economic growth, entire industries, people’s jobs and welfare, wildlife habitats and human lives. Even the IPCC, BBC and Economist have finally recognized that average global temperatures […]

Mindless “Green” Indoctrination of Children

Mindless “Green” Indoctrination of Children

FRACKING OFFERS CASE STUDY OF PROPAGANDA BY ENVIRONMENTALISTS, TEACHERS AND FELLOW STUDENTS by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (May 28, 2013) — “We’re from the Earth Guardians group, and we’re working on fracking and how it’s going to affect our future and our health. So we wrote this song for all the gas companies that are putting their […]

Important Questions for Obama Nominees

Important Questions for Obama Nominees

INTERIOR, ENERGY AND EPA NOMINEES RAISE SERIOUS QUESTIONS THAT NEED TO BE ADDRESSED by Craig Rucker, ©2013 (Apr. 1, 2013) — In his second inaugural address, Obama pledged to address “the threat of climate change” because no one can avoid “the devastating impact of raging fires, crippling droughts and more powerful storms.”  Obama had said nothing […]

Trampling on People, Environment, Science and Ethics

Trampling on People, Environment, Science and Ethics

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES AND PRACTITIONERS OFTEN HURT PEOPLE AND VALUES THEY SUPPOSEDLY PROTECT by Paul Driessen, ©2013 (Jan. 13, 2013) — Policy integrity. Ethical culture. Environmental protection. Environmental defense. Friends of earth. Defenders of wildlife. Ethical investing. Not just their names, but their charter, culture and policies – their very being – represent a commitment to these […]

END the Wind PTC and Business/Government Cronyism!

END the Wind PTC and Business/Government Cronyism!

NEW YORK STATE AND US WIND POWER IS AN EXPENSIVE, ECOLOGICALLY HARMFUL SCAM by Mary Kay Barton, ©2012 (Dec. 11, 2012) — As the Batavia Daily News observed recently, Invenergy is eagerly waiting for this “Lame Duck” Congress to extend the decades-old federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) for industrial wind facilities. Meanwhile, thousands of local tax- […]

Obama’s Walt Disney Energy Policies

Obama’s Walt Disney Energy Policies

WISHES UPON STARTS WON’T MAKE ENERGY DREAMS COME TRUE – BUT WILL BRING NIGHTMARES by Paul Driessen, ©2012   (Dec. 10, 2012) — In Walt Disney’s 1940 animated film “Pinocchio,” woodcarver Geppetto dreams that his wooden marionette will turn into a real boy. Geppetto’s hopes are immortalized in the song “When You Wish Upon a Star,” […]

Energy and Environment Issues for 2012

Energy and Environment Issues for 2012

WHAT POLICIES WILL BEST STRENGTHEN AMERICA’S ENERGY AND ECONOMIC FUTURE? by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Nov. 7, 2012) — America needs to pursue all its energy options. Oil, gas, coal, nuclear, hydroelectric, geothermal, wind, solar and biofuels should all be pursued – under free market conditions, without crony capitalist subsidies. We should open onshore and offshore […]

Winners and Losers Energy Policies

Winners and Losers Energy Policies

WE CAN AND MUST REJUVENATE OUR ECONOMY BY DEVELOPING AMERICA’S RESOURCE BOUNTIES by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Oct. 18, 2012) — Governor Mitt Romney strongly supports North American energy independence as the foundation of renewed US employment and prosperity. Obama is waging war on fossil fuels, job creation, and efforts to end our economic recession and reduce […]

Government of, by and for the EPA

EPA ADVANCES ANTI-ENERGY AGENDA, WITH LITTLE REGARD FOR AMERICANS’ HEALTH OR WELFARE by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Sep. 11, 2012) — Seven score and nine years ago, President Lincoln resolved to take increased devotion to ensuring that government of the people, by the people and for the people shall not perish from the Earth. Yet, today, […]

Beat GSA!

NAVY’S BIOFUEL PROGRAM VANQUISHES GSA IN BATTLE FOR WASTEFUL SPENDING SUPREMACY by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Aug. 6, 2012) — If America had a “Spend Like a Drunken Sailor Award,” Navy Secretary Ray Mabus would win hands-down, for blowing $12 million on biofuel for Navy ships. Even as the armed services face drastic budget cuts under […]