Obama’s 0.7 percent “solution”

Obama, Democrats and bureaucrats bury America’s future under more federal regulations Paul Driessen America’s abysmal 0.7% economic growth during the fourth quarter of 2015 meant the annual growth rate was an anemic 2.4% … and average annual growth for the six-year Obama era a pathetic 2.2 percent. This is “dead last compared to six other [...]

February 8, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Base policies on reality, not deceit

Dr. Bob Carter understood that climate frequently changes, and we must prepare to adapt Paul Driessen Dangerous manmade global cooling, global warming, climate change and extreme weather claims continue to justify what has become a $1.5-trillion-per-year industry: tens of billions spent annually on one-sided research and hundreds of billions sent to crony corporatists to subsidize replacing dependable, [...]

January 25, 2016  /  No Comments ››

The heat is on!

Why should Volkswagen be investigated for emission deception, but not government agencies? Paul Driessen The heat is on! Not the unusual winter warmth in much of the United States – but the unrelenting heat generated by propaganda and pressure campaigns that the White House, EPA, Big Green and news media are unleashing in the wake of [...]

January 15, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Government Gold King’s whitewash

Double standards and pollution continue, while the feds exonerate themselves from blame Paul Driessen When a private citizen or company violates rules, misrepresents facts or pollutes a river, government penalties are swift and severe. It’s different when the government lies or screws up. Two weeks ago, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell testified before Congress on [...]

December 28, 2015  /  No Comments ››

Binding climate treaty now voluntary mush

But Obama still wants to send US energy use and living standards backward Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek Paris climate talks became frenzied, as delegates desperately tried to salvage an agreement beyond empty promises to do something sometime about what President Obama insists is the gravest threat to our planet, national security and future generations. [...]

December 15, 2015  /  No Comments ››

More outrages and insanities in Paris

If alarmists get what they want at the climate gabfest, the consequences will be disastrous Paul Driessen The Senate will not approve or appropriate money for anything President Obama might agree to in Paris, and developing countries will not (and should not) stop building coal-fired power plants and using fossil fuels to lift billions out of [...]

December 15, 2015  /  No Comments ››

A new strategy for tax cheats

You can guess what would happen if you used the same tactics that climate alarmists employ Paul Driessen Suppose you’ve been using some creative data, accounting and legal interpretations for years to reduce your tax bill – and the IRS suddenly flags you for a full-blown audit. Instead of trembling in your boots, shredding your records, [...]

December 15, 2015  /  No Comments ››

Turkeys we’re not thankful for

The tasty birds are affordable. Government turkeys enrich crony corporatists, but cost us dearly. Paul Driessen To commemorate Thanksgiving – and garner First Family photo ops –presidents  often host Rose Garden ceremonies, where they “pardon” a turkey, before sitting  down to dine on one of its cousins. In fact, Americans ate close to 50 million [...]

November 27, 2015  /  No Comments ››

Endangering our citrus industry

Appeals court decision makes it harder to protect trees from devastating citrus disease Paul Driessen Florida’s citrus harvest has plummeted 60 percent from ten years ago, because of citrus greening disease, a bacterial infection that causes trees to produce stunted fruit and eventually die. The disease has also been found in one Los Angeles area orchard, potentially [...]

November 23, 2015  /  No Comments ››

Green Tech – the climate crisis syndicate

Manufactured climate crisis fears and renewable energy schemes create gold mine for the rich Paul Driessen Renewable Portfolio Standard advocates recently held their 2015 National Summit. The draft RPS agenda suggests it was quite an event – populated by bureaucrats, scientists and consultants who have jumped on the climate and “green energy” bandwagon, to follow the money. Indeed, they [...]

November 18, 2015  /  No Comments ››