Sidelined Because She Rejects Radical Green Agendas?

Sidelined Because She Rejects Radical Green Agendas?

FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE DIRECTOR NOMINEE JOINS HUNDREDS OF OTHERS IN CONFIRMATION LIMBO by Paul Driessen, ©2019 (Apr. 6, 2019) — Aurelia Skipwith has a BS in biology from Howard University, a Master’s in molecular genetics from Purdue and a law degree from Kentucky. She has worked as a molecular analyst and sustainable agriculture partnership […]

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 […]

Why Trump Won’t Stop the Land War in the West

Why Trump Won’t Stop the Land War in the West

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2016 (Nov. 20, 2016) — Most Americans are totally unaware of the battle raging in the West between landowners and the government and the environmentalists, especially those Americans who live in big cities.  Their food arrives at the grocery store by truck and neatly […]

The Futility of the Oregon Armed Standoff

The Futility of the Oregon Armed Standoff

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2016, President, NARLO (Feb. 7, 2016) — As advocates for the American rural landowner (NARLO), we have great empathy for what landowners are having to endure at the hands of a heavy-handed government, the environmentalists that have infiltrated every nook and cranny of government and the […]

Why Waste The Effort, If Nothing Is Going To Change?

Why Waste The Effort, If Nothing Is Going To Change?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2015 (May 31, 2015) — “The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy”  ….. [or a Republic]   — Charles de Montesquieu, French Philosopher, 1689 to 1755 – – […]

The Obama War on Pipelines

The Obama War on Pipelines

EXPEDITE WIND AND SOLAR – BUT BLOCK COAL, OIL, GAS, PIPELINES, JOBS AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Nov. 1, 2014) — “This is not the same industry we had 15 years ago,” Natural Gas Supply Association VP Jennifer Fordham said recently. That’s an understatement. The oil, petrochemical and manufacturing industries are also far different […]

Indians, Wolves, Grizzlies and Other Endangered Species Insanities

Indians, Wolves, Grizzlies and Other Endangered Species Insanities

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2014, President, NARLO (Sep. 7, 2014) — In the early settlement days of the Pacific Northwest, the new inhabitants to a wild land encountered dangerous predators that were killing their livestock, domestic animals and sometimes people.  Yes, wolves, bears and cougars were indigenous to the area.  […]

The Cowboys vs. Lyin’ Harry and the BLMdians

The Cowboys vs. Lyin’ Harry and the BLMdians

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2014, President, NARLO (Apr. 27, 2014) — NOTE:  We wrote this article before Cliven Bundy opened his mouth and injected race into the dialogue.  Bundy said a lot of other good things that included the racial comments, but the racial comments overshadowed the other things he […]

We Paid for It. We Have a Right to See It.

We Paid for It. We Have a Right to See It.

PUBLICLY-FUNDED SCIENTISTS WHO KEEP THEIR WORK SECRET SHOULD BE CENSURED AND CUT OFF FROM FUTURE FUNDING by Ron Arnold, ©2013 (Sep. 4, 2013) — Who owns taxpayer-funded science? From the way many scientists behave, it’s not the taxpayers. Many scientific studies funded by federal agencies – through grants, contracts or cooperative agreements – hide the guts […]

Big Green Helps Big Wind Hide Bird and Bat Butchery

Big Green Helps Big Wind Hide Bird and Bat Butchery

WHY DO TAXPAYERS HAVE TO SUBSIDIZE THIS?  WHY DO ENVIRONMENTALISTS GIVE IT A FREE PASS? by Ron Arnold, ©2013 (May 20, 2013) — It uses tons of fossil fuels every day, emits a greenhouse gas that’s like CO2 on steroids, can’t do the job it’s made for, costs taxpayers exorbitant fees, and makes the federal government […]

Salmon Recovery Forces Landowner To Abandon Her Land!

Salmon Recovery Forces Landowner To Abandon Her Land!

IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA by Ron Ewart, ©2013 (Apr. 28, 2013) — In the middle of the night Raven heard clanging and banging near her hayfield, down by the tide gates that kept the Grays River from flooding her property at high tide.  The tide gates were installed many decades ago near the mouth […]

Cut Fingers, Cancer, Bats and Birds

Cut Fingers, Cancer, Bats and Birds

GOVERNMENT BUREAUCRATS DELAY LIFE-SAVING ROAD PROJECTS, BUT LET WIND TURBINES BUTCHER BATS by Paul Driessen and James H. Rust (Apr. 7, 2013) — Georgia residents recently learned that a rare bat has stalled state highway improvements. The May 2012 sighting of an endangered Indiana brown bat in a northern Georgia tree has triggered federal regulations requiring […]

Voting for Wildlife Extermination

EXTENDING THE WIND ENERGY PTC WILL DRIVE EAGLES AND OTHER MAJESTIC BIRDS TO EXTINCTION by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Jul. 31, 2012) — The latest justification for extending the industrial wind electricity production tax credit (PTC) is that we need an “all of the above” energy policy. The slogan falls flat, even when it’s expanded to “all […]

Where Will Energy of the Future Come From?

IT’S TIME TO APPLY ENDANGERED SPECIES, WILDLIFE AND ECONOMIC LAWS FAIRLY AND EQUITABLY by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Jan. 19, 2012) — “… gleaming white wind turbines generating carbon-free electricity carpet chaparral-covered ridges and march down into valleys of Joshua trees.” This is “the future” of American energy – not “the oil rigs planted helter-skelter in [nearby] […]