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Conservation – not more control

Collusive lawsuits helped control more US lands. Congress must repeal and replace the ESA. Paul Driessen President Obama’s parting edicts betrayed Israel and commuted prison sentences for terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera and traitor Bradley/Chelsea Manning. Another abused the Antiquities Act yet again, by banning economic use on an additional 1.7 million acres in Utah, where [...]

January 23, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Safe and healthy (not pristine) air

 Federal air quality rules must be based on science – not used to stifle energy and industry Paul Driessen It’s called the Clean Air Act, but it was never intended to ensure pure, pristine air. Congress wanted America to have safe, healthy air, and regulations based on solid scientific and medical studies. The law says costs cannot [...]

January 16, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Reality-based climate forecasting

Continuing to focus on carbon dioxide as the driving force will just bring more bogus predictions Paul Driessen These days, even shipwreck museums showcase evidence of climate change. After diving recently among Key West’s fabled ship-destroying barrier reefs, I immersed myself in exhibits from the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, the fabled Spanish galleon that foundered during a [...]

January 11, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Environmentalist insurance policies

Intellectual ammo for holiday party responses to claims that you need meteorite insurance Paul Driessen Many liberals went into denial, outrage and riot mode after November 8. Now they’re having meltdown over President-Elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees with climate and environmental responsibilities: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry at Energy, Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt for EPA, Alabama Senator [...]

December 20, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Sea level rise – or land subsidence?

Alarmist claims about rising seas inundating coastal areas blame the wrong culprit Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek In his 2006 Inconvenient Truth mockumentary, Al Gore infamously predicted melting ice caps would cause oceans to rise “up to 20 feet” (6.1 meters) “in the near future.” Kevin Costner’s 1995 “action thriller” Water World presumed totally melting planetary ice would almost submerge [...]

December 11, 2016  /  No Comments ››

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 ››