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Earth Day: Green Energy Poverty Week

Paul Driessen, April 22 is Earth Day, the March for Science and Lenin’s birthday (which many say is appropriate, since environmentalism is now green on the outside and red, anti-free enterprise on the inside). April 29 will feature the People’s Climate March. The Climate March website says these forces of “The Resistance” intend to show

The Silver-Tongued Liars’ Playbook

Paul Driessen, Coal-fired power plant scrubbers now remove 80-90 % of airborne particulate, mercury, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and other pollutants. But that means “fly ash” and noncombustible residues (what we used to call clinkers) must be sent to landfills. That’s opened a new front for anti-energy activists, who use accidents, “detectable” pollutants in water,

What Can Conservative Media Do About The ‘Liberal Media Bubble?’

Frank Camp, In a piece titled: “There Really Was A Liberal Media Bubble,” FiveThirtyEight‘s Nate Silver writes that a lack of diversity among news outlets has led to a progressive media echo chamber: Much of The New York Times’s coverage, for instance, implied that Clinton’s odds were close to 100 percent. In an article on Oct.

Those ‘Devastating’ EPA Reductions, Elections have Consequences

Paul Driessen, The Trump White House wants significant reductions at the Environmental Protection Agency: two dozen or more programs, including a dozen dealing with President Obama’s climate initiatives; a 20% downsizing in EPA’s 15,000-person workforce; and a one-fourth reduction in its $8.1 billion budget. The plan requires congressional approval, and thus is hardly a “done

Republican Health Care Plan: Coercion And Redistribution

Terry Jeffrey, The Affordable Care Act was based on government coercion of individuals and redistribution of wealth. So, too, is the Republican plan to “replace” it. “An applicable individual shall for each month beginning after 2013 ensure that the individual, and any dependent of the individual who is an applicable individual, is covered under minimum

OMB Director Shares More Details on Border Wall

Cortney O’Brien, Mick Mulvaney, the new director of the Office of Management and Budget, gave a detailed preview of what we can expect from the Trump-enforced U.S.-Mexico border wall during a radio interview with Hugh Hewitt on Monday. “Some places, a solid concrete barrier might be desired,” Mulvaney said. “In other places, the border folks are