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Who is guarding the (dictatorial) guards?

Regulators mete out fines and stymie growth, but are rarely punished for their own misconduct Paul Driessen Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that employees had boosted sales, by opening some 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer knowledge or authorization. Over the next few years, the bank fired more than 5,000 employees [...]

September 27, 2016  /  No Comments ››

A UN and tribal takeover?

Hidden provisions in congressional energy bills undermine America’s water and property rights Lawrence Kogan A massive 792-page Senate Energy Committee bill threatens to authorize federal bureaucrats to cede extensive control over western state water and property rights, energy development and forest management to Native American tribes, local UN sustainability councils and radical environmentalist groups. Certain [...]

September 17, 2016  /  No Comments ››

“Toxic chromium” fear-mongering

Detecting Cr-6 droplets in Olympic-sized swimming pool doesn’t equal health or cancer risks Paul Driessen Erin Brockovich became rich and famous by promoting the notion that people in Hinkley, CA got cancer because of hexavalent chromium (Chromium-6) in drinking water. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) settled a 1993 lawsuit for $333 million, rather than risk trial by a [...]

September 17, 2016  /  No Comments ››

EPA’s dangerous regulatory pollution

Agency’s deceptive practices, human experiments and unjustified regulations cost us dearly Paul Driessen If you’re wondering whether to trust the Environmental Protection Agency on mercury, ozone, climate change or other regulatory actions, you need look no further than how it has handled particulates. EPA whitewashed the toxic flashflood it caused in Colorado. But it says particulate matter smaller [...]

September 12, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Showdown at the National Academy of Sciences Corral

Steve Milloy, Dr. John Dunn & and Dr. Stan Young versus EPA – presented before the National Academy of Sciences, regarding EPA’s illegal experiments on human beings. See: http://junkscience.com/2016/08/upcoming-showdown-at-the-national-academy-of-sciences-corral/ Summary of Event EPA secretly hired the National of Sciences (NAS) to whitewash its program of illegal human experimentation. When Junk Science director Steve Milloy learned of [...]

August 24, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Destructive forest fires are due to – WHAT?

Climate change is all-purpose excuse for Big Green and federal misfeasance and malfeasance Paul Driessen First the Obama EPA came for coal mines, coal-fired power plants, miners, workers, investors, and all who depend on reliable, affordable electricity. Then the EPA, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service and other agencies came after oil and gas drilling and [...]

August 1, 2016  /  No Comments ››

The Hillary treatment for climate fraudsters?

State AG actions reveal double standard for scientists who promote alarmist climate claims Paul Driessen This past March, seventeen attorneys general launched a coordinated effort to investigate, pursue and prosecute companies, think tanks and other organizations who say there is little credible evidence that human “greenhouse gas” emissions are causing “dangerous” or “catastrophic” manmade climate change. The AGs said [...]

July 17, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Fuel me or fool me

America has centuries of fossil fuels, but hydrocarbon deniers want to strangle our future Paul Driessen Fool me once, the adage says, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. The reality-based fossil fuel version states: Fuel me for 150 years, fuel me forever – or at least until creative, entrepreneurial spirits can devise reliable, [...]

July 10, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Brexit for America

Should we give Washington still more power over our lives – or “Take back control” Paul Driessen Independence Day weekend is a perfect time to reflect on personal freedoms and responsibilities. The Magna Carta and Declaration of Independence were about overbearing, despotic kings. Brexit, Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, was much about overbearing [...]

July 6, 2016  /  No Comments ››

More job-killing rules from EPA

Social cost of methane regulations will further constrain energy production, for no benefit  Paul Driessen Having already done yeoman’s work stifling economic growth and job creation, President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is doubling down again. The United States created a paltry 38,000 new jobs in May: one for every 8,000 Americans. Its labor force participation rate [...]

June 13, 2016  /  No Comments ››