Nipping a Legal Problem in the Bud

Nipping a Legal Problem in the Bud

CONSULT WITH ALL AFFECTED PARTIES, TO ENSURE INFORMED ENDANGERED SPECIES AND PESTICIDE POLICIES by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (May 27, 2017) — One of my recent articles predicted that the Fish & Wildlife Service’s endangered species designation for the rusty patched bumblebee would lead to its being used to delay or block construction projects and pesticide […]

UN Habitat III Pushes “Compact Cities”

UN Habitat III Pushes “Compact Cities”

“THE GOAL OF URBAN PLANNERS” by Bonner R. Cohen, Ph. D., from The DeWeese Report (Oct. 20, 2016) — Dr. Bonner Cohen, a member of the American Policy Center Board of Directors, is in Ecuador attending the UN’s Habitat III meeting – the latest assault on private property. Here is his report.    In a world repeatedly […]

The Makings of An American West Rebellion!

The Makings of An American West Rebellion!

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2016, President, NARLO (Jan. 24, 2016) — THE COWBOY’S PROMISE: ”If you push me once, I’ll ask you what your problem is.  If you push me again be prepared to defend your life!  — Ron Ewart * * * * * * * * * Well, […]

Enviro-Wackos Won’t Be Happy Until the Bundy Militia is Dead!

Enviro-Wackos Won’t Be Happy Until the Bundy Militia is Dead!

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2016, President, NARLO (Jan. 17, 2016) — “If you own rural land, the government and the environmentalists want it and intend to take it, regardless of your property rights engraved in the U.S. Constitution.” — Ron Ewart * * * * * * * * * […]

What Happened To the Large Lot Single Family Home?

What Happened To the Large Lot Single Family Home?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2015 (Aug. 23, 2015) — In a little over 230 years, Americans conquered half of the North American continent at great risk and began to spread out.  The massive land areas they tamed were equated with freedom, freedom to move freely, freedom to raise […]

Strange Bedfellows in Climate Marches

Strange Bedfellows in Climate Marches

SOCIAL JUSTICE AND WILDLIFE PROTECTION GROUPS SHOULD DISTANCE THEMSELVES FROM CLIMATE ACTIVISTS by Tom Harris, ©2015, Executive Director, ICSC (Jul. 9, 2015) — Toronto, Ontario became ground zero for North American climate campaigners this week. On July 5, over 10,000 people demonstrated in the city as part of the “March for Jobs, Justice, and the Climate”. […]

The Iceman Cometh?

The Iceman Cometh?

COULD A QUIESCENT SUN PORTEND A NEW LITTLE ICE AG:  A CHILLY ERA FOR HUMANITY AND AGRICULTURE? by Paul Driessen, ©2015 (May 11, 2015) — Mr. Obama, Al Gore and other alarmists continue to prophesy manmade global warming crises, brought on by our “unsustainable” reliance on fossil fuels. Modelers like Mike Mann and Gavin Schmidt conjure […]

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 […]

Hiding the Slaughter

Hiding the Slaughter

BIG WIND HIDES EVIDENCE OF TURBINE BIRD KILLS – AND GETS REWARDED.  HERE’S HOW THEY DO IT by Jim Wiegand, ©2013 (Mar. 18, 2013) — In 1984 the California Energy Commission said “many institutional, engineering, environmental and economic issues must be resolved before the industry is secure and its growth can be assured.”  Though it was […]

New York State’s Money-Road to Nowhere

IDAs ARE “SHIFTING THE BURDEN OF TAXATION ONTO LOCAL RESIDENTS AND SMALL BUSINESSES” by Mary Kay Barton, ©2012 (Aug. 15, 2012) — Local, state, and federal political favors have created an artificial and unsustainable industry:  industrial wind power. Voters in every state need to understand what is going on in New York, so that the same […]

Deforestation: Our National Forests Are Being Destroyed (PB)

“GOVERNMENT IS THE PROBLEM” by Kirk MacKenzie, ©2012, blogging at Defend Rural America (Aug. 5, 2012) — Most Americans love their forests and have in their minds an image of open, accessible forests with tall healthy trees, open glens with dappling sunshine redolent of cathedrals, and abundant wildlife. That is the image. It is no […]

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] […]