Rolling back environmental progress?

Having achieved major goals, US should refocus EPA and other environmental agencies Paul Driessen Donald Trump plans to “roll back progress” on climate change, energy and the environment, activists, regulators and their media allies assert. The claim depends on one’s definition of “progress.” These interest groups define “progress” as ever-expanding laws, regulations, bureaucracies, and power [...]

December 4, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Five stages of climate grief

President Trump could help – and force climate alarmists to answer questions they’ve ignored Paul Driessen Ever since the elections, our media, schools, workplaces and houses of worship have presented stories showcasing the stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Liberal-progressive snowflakes are wallowing in denial, anger and depression. They cannot work, attend class [...]

November 28, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Pipeline anarchy

Trump win fuels more rampant theft and destruction – and North Dakota citizens pay the price Paul Driessen Is this to be our future? Last week’s elections will soon end autocratic rule via executive fiat, the war on coal and hydrocarbons, IRS agents targeting conservative groups, government SWAT teams invading businesses and homes, and numerous other Abuses and Usurpations. [...]

November 22, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Now comes the hard, fun and vital part

“Making America great again” requires deep-sixing punitive energy and environmental rules Paul Driessen The American people have roundly rejected a third Obama term and legacy of deplorable policies that were too often imposed via executive edicts, with minimal attempts to work with Congress or the states. This election shows that hard-working Americans do not want [...]

November 12, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Roundup the corrupt fear mongers

Deceit and collusion drive campaigns to ban a vital, popular, safe, affordable herbicide Paul Driessen Do we really need more collusion, corruption and deceit in the service of renegade regulators, organic food interests, anti-chemical activists, and policies that carry harmful or even lethal consequences? Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, is one of the most widely [...]

November 6, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Billionaire crony corporatist schemes

Financing “green” companies and pressure groups, to get richer off taxpayers and consumers Paul Driessen Shady cash from Vladimir Putin’s Russian energy oligarchs and other rich donors is being laundered through Bermuda-based lawyers and middlemen to “green” pressure groups, lobbyists and spinmeisters – to promote “green energy” schemes that bring billions of dollars from government agencies [...]

October 31, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Stormy climate deception

Continued hype and deceit drive climate, energy agenda – clobbering poor families Paul Driessen Despite constant claims to the contrary, the issue is not whether greenhouse gas emissions affect Earth’s climate. The questions are whether those emissions are overwhelming the powerful natural forces that have always driven climate fluctuations, and whether humans are causing dangerous climate change. No Real-World [...]

October 16, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Blood cell phones and Teslas

Too many “green” policies bleed red, hurting the environment and killing people Paul Driessen Leonardo DiCaprio made millions for portraying smuggler Danny Archer in the film “Blood Diamond,” which supported mostly unworkable and now defunct efforts to certify that diamonds did not come from “conflict” areas. He loves modern gadgets and takes great pride in being able [...]

October 10, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Who is guarding the (dictatorial) guards?

Regulators mete out fines and stymie growth, but are rarely punished for their own misconduct Paul Driessen Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that employees had boosted sales, by opening some 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer knowledge or authorization. Over the next few years, the bank fired more than 5,000 employees [...]

September 27, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Powering countries, empowering people

Affordable energy brings jobs, improved living standards and pursuit of happiness Paul Driessen For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made furniture in South Africa’s outback, known locally as the “veld.” Lacking even a stream to turn a water wheel and machinery, they depended solely on hand and [...]

September 27, 2016  /  No Comments ››