We must stop suffering fools

Modern society cannot afford the costs of giving them the power and prestige they demand James E. Smith, Ph.D.                                                                       An old adage says we should “gladly suffer fools.” The opposing view is that we should “stop doing stupid.” Either way, the key concern is the direct impact that not confronting stupid or shortsighted actions has [...]

July 17, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Multilateral anti-Development Banks

USA finances prolonged poverty, misery, disease, and death through international banks Paul Driessen and David Wojick “Foreign Operations” appropriation bills now working their way through Congress supposedly provide funding to “advance U.S. diplomatic priorities overseas,” “increase global security,” and continue “life-saving global health and humanitarian assistance programs for the world’s most vulnerable populations.” The bills [...]

July 7, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Keep it in the ground … by blocking pipelines

If they can’t stop energy development, they block pipeline transport (and get unexpected help) Paul Driessen You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen significantly. Big Green just lost its first [...]

June 30, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Hate speech, bias and intolerance at UDel

University of Delaware student newspaper attacks climatology professor for his religious beliefs Paul Driessen University of Delaware students, faculty, administrators and trustees must truthfully answer a simple, but important question: Would this conduct have been ignored or excused if the targets had been Muslim? A recent article by the editor-in-chief of the school’s student newspaper proclaimed [...]

June 24, 2018  /  No Comments ››

500 days of unleashing our economic engine

Amazing growth – while protecting environment, health and welfare from actual threats Paul Driessen The “mainstream media” remains riveted on alleged Trump-Russian collusion and how the Trump-Kim Jong Un deal will fail. But it mostly ignored reports on Russia-environmentalist collusion and China-environmentalist collusion – and milestones reached during the Trump Administration’s first 500 days. In that short time, the US [...]

June 16, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Freeze, reduce or eliminate CAFÉ fuel standards

Too many small, lightweight cars cause too many deaths and injuries to justify tighter mpg rule Paul Driessen Saying the air traffic controller work force was “too white,” the Obama Federal Aviation Administration allegedly replaced hiring standards based on science, math and ability to handle intense pressure with rules designed to increase racial diversity. It’s hard to find [...]

June 9, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Speculative climate chaos v. indisputable fossil fuel benefits

Federal judge tells climate litigants to tally the numerous blessings from fossil fuels since 1859 Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek Judge William Alsup has a BS in engineering, has written computer programs for his ham radio hobby, delves deeply into the technical aspects of numerous cases before him, and even studied other programming languages for a complex [...]

June 2, 2018  /  No Comments ››

All public forums should be open and uncensored

Trump should embrace (and expand) court ruling that his Twitter account is free speech forum Paul Driessen President Trump may not block even rude or obnoxious criticism from his Twitter account, because it is a public forum that is protected by the First Amendment, US District Court Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald has ruled. The President’s use of [...]

May 27, 2018  /  No Comments ››

EPA’s Pruitt is far cleaner than critics claim

His security, DC bedroom and policies are legitimate and defensible, under any fair standard Deroy Murdock EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has been hounded lately by allegations of rich spending and poor judgment. While he could have detonated himself during recent congressional-oversight hearings, the former Oklahoma prosecutor seems to have survived those tests. Nonetheless, EPA’s inspector [...]

May 24, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Perverse, conflicted ethical systems

Radical environmentalists put people last, and destroy habitats and wildlife to end fossil fuels Paul Driessen Third Reich Forest Minister Hermann Goering was an avid hiker and ecologist who once sent a man to a concentration camp for cutting up a frog for fish bait. In 1933 he and other Nazi Party leaders enacted anti-vivisection [...]

May 20, 2018  /  No Comments ››