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Refocusing a Chicago water summit

Proposed EPA budget cuts have activists in dither over wrong issues and imaginary problems Paul Driessen President Trump’s proposal to reduce the Environmental Protection Agency’s $8.1-billion budget by $1.6 billion was cut to an $80-million trim in the omnibus spending bill. However, the EPA funding and staff controversy will undoubtedly resume during the next budgetary [...]

May 7, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Financial security versus independence

The changing face of the United States should be viewed as an opportunity James E. Smith and Alex Hatch In 2015, the Bureau of Labor (BLS) Statistics released the results of a study dubbed the “National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979.”  This survey observed the employment habits of nearly ten thousand men and women of [...]

April 29, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Trumping healthcare’s bad hand

Some history lessons and suggestions to improve US healthcare without breaking the bank Scot Faulkner As the White House and Republican leaders continue debates and negotiations on a new bill, the blamestorming continues over the failure to repeal and replace Obamacare. Congressional Republicans have only themselves to blame. Since returning to majority in the House [...]

April 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Off to a bumbling start at Interior

If this is the kind of housecleaning and swamp draining we’re going to get, we’re in real trouble Paul Driessen Was it because there were too few senior Trump Administration officials in place to catch and stop it? Or because Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was new on the job, and had so [...]

April 9, 2017  /  No Comments ››

A serious climate opportunity

Why does government refuse to do the one thing that would help our forests and climate? Greg Walcher For years, politicians have waged war on coal, stifled oil and gas production, and advocated carbon taxes and other extreme measures to reduce carbon dioxide, while ignoring one of the most important things they could do to [...]

March 20, 2017  /  No Comments ››

Financial Stability Board climate deceit

FSB, Climate Cabal expand power and wealth, by targeting financial and insurance industries Paul Driessen The $1.5-trillion Climate Crisis industry is not about to go quiet into that dark night, or to strut but an hour upon the stage, to then be heard no more. In these desperate times, it is unleashing even more sound and fury, and [...]

March 19, 2017  /  No Comments ››

It’s like formulating public safety policies using models based on dinosaur DNA from amber

Things are never quiet on the climate front. Paul Driessen After calling dangerous manmade climate change a hoax and vowing to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement, President Trump has apparently removed language criticizing the Paris deal from a pending executive order initiating a rollback of anti-fossil-fuel regulations, to help jumpstart job creation. Meanwhile, [...]

February 27, 2017  /  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 ››

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 ››