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Spending More on Debt than Defense

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON The financial health of the federal government has been deteriorating for decades. Unable to break free from our bipartisan addiction to...

A looming technology-security minerals crisis?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~New book analyzes near-total foreign dependency for critical minerals – and offers solutions~ (Pit mine image courtesty of greenbuildingelements.com) In 1973 OPEC countries imposed...

But what will take its place?

~Does government really need to regulate everything? Can no program be allowed to expire?~ Greg Walcher In high school and college, I competed in debate tournaments...

2017 tax law continues to bring benefits

~Even before enactment, anticipation of passage spurred investments, jobs and growth~ Mark Murphy Not long ago, a dentist called seeking advice about investing in new equipment...

Keep carbon taxes in the ground

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Permanently bury these job-killing proposals, after pounding wooded stakes through their hearts~ The House of Representatives recently passed a sense of Congress resolution...

Endangerment Finding delenda est

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Replacing Clean Power Plan with less harmful ACE rule does not fix fraudulent CO2 science~ As the Punic Wars dragged on, Cato the...

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: Further solutions (Part 2)

~A 5-person commission and other modest changes would bring accountability to the agency~ William L. Kovacs Part 1 of this article recommended that the U.S. Environmental...

Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: An essential first step

~In America’s most powerful, intrusive and costly agency, power resides in one administrator~ William L. Kovacs Since President Trump’s election, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Obama carbon colonialism and climate corruption continue

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK ~USAID climate and sustainability policies perpetuate disease and malnutrition in poor countries~    Part 3 of a 3-part series explaining how...

Obama carbon colonialism and climate corruption continue

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK ~USAID anti-energy climate policies ignore human and ecological impacts on poor nations~  Part 2 of a 3-part series explaining how...

Obama carbon colonialism and climate corruption continue

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK ~USAID still pushes climate alarmism over energy, jobs, health and prosperity for poor countries~ Part 1 of a 3-part series...

Finally! Some fuel economy common sense

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~But Greens go apoplectic over rule change that would have no climate or other benefits~ Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFÉ) standards were devised...

Multilateral anti-Development Banks

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and DAVID WOJICK ~USA finances prolonged poverty, misery, disease, and death through international banks~ “Foreign Operations” appropriation bills now working their way through...

Keep it in the ground … by blocking pipelines

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~If they can’t stop energy development, they block pipeline transport (and get unexpected help)~ Image:Pipe stacked for Mountain Valley Pipeline courtesy of MVP,...

500 days of unleashing our economic engine

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Amazing growth – while protecting environment, health and welfare from actual threats~ The “mainstream media” remains riveted on alleged Trump-Russian collusion and how...

Reduce, freeze or eliminate CAFÉ fuel

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Too many small, lightweight cars cause too many deaths and injuries to justify tighter mpg rule~ Saying the air traffic controller work force...

Speculative climate chaos v. indisputable fossil fuel benefits

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and ROGER BEZDEK ~Federal judge tells climate litigants to tally the numerous blessings from fossil fuels since 1859~ Judge William Alsup has a...

Real Russian collusion the Dems and MSM ignore

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Putin pals fund radical groups that interfere with US elections, energy, agriculture and economy~ Robert Mueller’s politicized investigation into allegations that President Trump...

Perverse, conflicted ethical systems

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Radical environmentalists put people last, and destroy habitats and wildlife to end fossil fuels~ Third Reich Forest Minister Hermann Goering was an avid...

The New York Stock Exchange’s history

American Minute with Bill Federer After seven centuries of Islamic occupation, Spain finally drove the Muslims out in 1492. Culturally caught in the middle between Christians...