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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 ››

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 ››

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 ››

“Evil” GE foods and “eco-friendly” organics

Misrepresentations by radical greens promote myths of GE dangers and organic benefits Paul Driessen and Vijay Jayaraj Across the globe, genetically engineered (GE) crops face opposition from environmental and organic food activists, who claim the crops harm the environment and endanger human health. How factual are their claims? The evidence strongly supports GE over organic [...]

May 18, 2018  /  No Comments ››

“Evil” GE foods and “eco-friendly” organics

Misrepresentations by radical greens promote myths of GE dangers and organic benefits Paul Driessen and Vijay Jayaraj Across the globe, genetically engineered (GE) crops face opposition from environmental and organic food activists, who claim the crops harm the environment and endanger human health. How factual are their claims? The evidence strongly supports GE over organic crops. Not [...]

May 17, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Now they’re waging war on plastics!

Earth Day Network’s misguided anti-plastic campaign is a sign of more nonsense to come Tom Harris Earth Day Network (EDN) chose “End Plastic Pollution” as their theme for this year’s April 22 Earth Day. It is just the tip of the anti-plastic activism that now consumes environmental extremists. A Google search on “Plastic Pollution Coalition” [...]

May 10, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Is climate alarmist consensus about to shatter?

Is this the Beginning of the End – or at least the End of the Beginning? E. Calvin Beisner On November 10, 1942, after British and Commonwealth forces defeated the Germans and Italians at the Second Battle of El Alamein, Winston Churchill told the British Parliament, “Now this is not the end. It is not [...]

May 1, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Easter Island myths and realities

The island’s demise was a human and Little Ice Age tragedy, not “ecological suicide” Dennis Avery In a recent New York Times column, Nicholas Kristof misleads us about the awful history of Easter Island (2,300 miles west of Chile), whose vegetation disappeared in the cold drought of the Little Ice Age. In doing so, he blinds modern society to [...]

April 6, 2018  /  No Comments ››

Preventing government data failures

Governments too often ignore data, and fail badly. Citizens must take more responsibility. Justhy Deva Prasad A primary reason governments exist is to protect their citizens from dangerous threats – foreign, domestic and natural. People can play important roles in this arena, but most lack the resources, funds, legal authority or political power to act [...]

February 20, 2018  /  No Comments ››