Burning Food for Fuel

Burning Food for Fuel

HYDRO-CARBONS BEAT BIOFUELS ON ALL COUNTS by Viv Forbes, ©2019, Executive Director, The Saltbush Club (May 8, 2019) — Coal and oil are made from plants and animals that died millions of years ago when the atmosphere contained abundant carbon dioxide plant food. They are now very concentrated forms of energy which can be extracted […]

Fracturing Common Sense

Fracturing Common Sense

COLORADO EXTREMISTS WANT TO BAN FRACKING, OIL, GAS, JOBS, REVENUES, PROPERTY RIGHTS by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Aug. 21, 2016) — Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has given the USA and world centuries of new petroleum supplies, lowered energy prices for manufacturers, motorists and consumers, and altered geopolitics for the Middle East, Russia and Venezuela. New […]

Methane Mendacity – and Madness

Methane Mendacity – and Madness

RADICAL GREEN AND GOVERNMENT AGITATORS SLAM METHANE IN LATEST BID TO TERMINATE FOSSIL FUEL USE by Paul Driessen, ©2016 (Apr. 10, 2016) — Quick: What is 17 cents out of $100,000? If you said 0.00017 percent, you win the jackpot. That number, by sheer coincidence, is also the percentage of methane in Earth’s atmosphere. That’s a […]

The Big Green Job-Killing Machine

The Big Green Job-Killing Machine

ENVIRONMENTALISTS WIELD POWERFUL ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT TO KILL JOBS, IMPOVERISH FAMILIES by Ron Arnold, ©2016 (Apr. 1, 2016) — The abuse of environmentalist power to hurt people never stops. “Another one gone,” began the Lost Coast Outpost’s report in late January. A.A. “Red” Emmerson, chairman of Sierra Pacific Industries, announced the permanent closure of its […]

The Tip of the Climate Spending Iceberg

The Tip of the Climate Spending Iceberg

HOW YOUR TAX AND CONSUMER DOLLARS FINANCE CLIMATE CRISIS, INC. AND HOBBLE AMERICA by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (Mar. 28, 2015) — Lockheed Martin, a recent Washington Post article notes, is getting into renewable energy, nuclear fusion, “sustainability” and even fish farming projects, to augment its reduced defense profits. The company plans to forge new ties with […]

Divestment Ethics and Realities

Divestment Ethics and Realities

ELIMINATING FOSSIL FUELS FROM INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS HURTS COLLEGES, WORKERS AND POOR FAMILIES by Paul Driessen, ©2015, CFACT.org (Feb. 15, 2015) — College students who support divestment of fossil fuel stocks are passionate about their cause. Just look at their word choices. Though they could never function even one week without hydrocarbon energy, they call fossil-fuel companies […]

I Come to Bury Renewable Fuel Standards

I Come to Bury Renewable Fuel Standards

NOT TO PRAISE ETHANOL MANDATES THAT KILL JOBS, RAISE FOOD COSTS, AND HURT POOR FAMILIES AND WILDLIFE by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (Feb. 2, 2015) — They say politics makes strange bedfellows. In a perfect example, U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) are cosponsoring the “Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act,” to abolish the corn […]

What Really Drives Anti-Fracking Zealots?

What Really Drives Anti-Fracking Zealots?

THEY WANT TO END FOSSIL FUELS AND CAPITALISM, CONTROL OUR LIVES AND IMPOSE ECO-UTOPIA by Paul Driessen, ©2014, CFACT.org (Sep. 21, 2014) — Recent news stories underscore the tremendous benefits brought by America’s fracking revolution. * The shale oil production boom could boost US crude production to 9.5 million barrels of oil per day (bopd) […]

Modern Rats and the Bubonic Plague

Modern Rats and the Bubonic Plague

CONCLUSION by Steven Neill, ©2014 (Jan. 27, 2014) —[Editor’s Note:  The following is the third installment and conclusion of this series.  Parts 1 and 2 can be found here and here, respectively.] China has now become the world’s biggest importer of oil, (30) passing the US for the second time in October 2013 and the […]

Modern Rats and the Bubonic Plague

Modern Rats and the Bubonic Plague

PART II by Steven Neill, ©2014 (Jan. 21, 2014) — With the escalation of the war in Vietnam, growth of US trade deficits and the rush to create a welfare state, the US government was running out of money while the Bretton Woods Treaty restrained the FED from just printing money. In order to be […]

Free Market Energy Policies Can End Economic Malaise

Free Market Energy Policies Can End Economic Malaise

NON-COMPREHENSIVE, NONE-OF-THE-BELOW, WASHINGTON-DICTATED ENERGY POLICIES GUARANTEE DECLINE by Craig Rucker, ©2013 (May 2, 2013) — “We can’t have an energy strategy that traps us in the past,” Mr. Obama proclaimed in March 2012. “We need an energy strategy for the future – an all-of-the-above strategy for the Twenty-First Century that develops every source of American-made energy.” […]

Perverse Environmentalist Oil Sands Ethics

OPPOSITION TO THE CANADIAN OIL SANDS AND KEYSTONE PIPELINE REFLECTS DEBASED MORAL CODE by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Oct. 24, 2012) — The duplicity and hypocrisy of environmental pressure groups seem to be matched only by their consummate skill at manipulating public opinion, amassing political power, securing taxpayer-funded government grants, and persuading people to send them money […]

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 […]

Climate Alarmism: Our Sanity and Wallets Need a Break

Climate Alarmism: Our Sanity and Wallets Need a Break

BILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS ARE DISRUPTING OUR POLITICS, SCIENCE, ENERGY POLICIES AND ECONOMY by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Sep. 16, 2012) — Pick up any 40-year-old science textbook – on chemistry, biology, geology, physics, astronomy or medicine – and you’ll find a slew of “facts” and theories that have been proven wrong or are no longer the […]

A Look into the Crystal Ball

AND AT THOSE WHO ARE IN DENIAL by OPOVV, ©2012, Presidential Candidate (May 31, 2012) — [Note: the prompt of this editorial is the multiple mosques going up all over the world, and especially in the USA. I was in London, England, in the mid-’90’s and, while on a tour bus, the guide commented that all […]

Real American Energy Could Create Real American Jobs

DOMESTIC OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION, PLUS FUEL EXPORTS, EQUALS REAL JOBS AND REVENUE by Joe Wurzelbacher, ©2012 (Mar. 29, 2012) — Obama supports job creation, economic growth and revenue generation – except when he doesn’t. Official announcements from his Labor Department reported that the nation’s February unemployment rate is still 8.3 percent. That’s a decent […]

How Obama is Causing Gas Prices to Rise

AND WHY HE NEEDS TO GO by Don Fredrick, blogging at The Obama Timeline (Mar. 20, 2012) — The two major factors in the rising price of oil are increasing worldwide demand and the unprecedented expansion of the money supply by the Federal Reserve to cover unprecedented government debt. The solution to increased worldwide demand […]

American Energy Can Jump-Start US Recovery

TAPPING ABUNDANT U.S. ENERGY DEPOSITS WOULD CREATE JOBS AND RESTORE PROSPERITY by Paul Driessen, ©2011 (Dec. 15, 2011) — Our nation’s economic growth may finish an anemic 2% on the year. Faced with looming taxes and regulations, few companies are expanding, hiring or buying equipment. More than 14 million Americans are unemployed, excluding the nearly […]

It’s All About Oil, Stupid!

IS THE CURRENT SHADOW GOVERNMENT WORKING TO DESTROY ISRAEL…AND THE U.S.? by One Pissed-off Vietnam Vet (May 19, 2011) — And we’re not talking Arab oil, or Mexican, Venezuelan, Gulag, North Sea, Slope, Dakota, or anywhere else but…Israel. There is only one reason why hundreds of millions of dollars were spent on dumbing down Americans […]