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Victory for property rights as EPA changes course

BY TOM DEWEESE We’ve won a major step forward for property rights. But there’s also a major danger that it can be reversed. Let me...

What’s Next for the EPA?

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE So EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is gone, the environmentalists’ noirest bete noire since James Watt ran the Interior Department early in the...

Defining the Waters of the United States – Déjà vu all over again?

ROBERT T. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers have released their final rule defining...

“Animasgate” Highlight’s EPA Double Standard

BY BOB BARR President Ronald Reagan was known as the “Great Communicator” for his remarkable ability to distill complex political and philosophical principles into one-liners...

The Many Problems of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations: A Primer

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract No matter one’s personal opinions on the climate effects of man-made greenhouse emissions, the Obama Administration’s proposed climate-change regulations will exact...

Problems With Obama's Plan to Slash Emissions

KATIE TUBB, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama administration announced Tuesday its plans to commit the U.S. to greenhouse gas emissions of 26-28 percent (from 2005 levels)...

Problems With Obama’s Plan to Slash Emissions

KATIE TUBB, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Obama administration announced Tuesday its plans to commit the U.S. to greenhouse gas emissions of 26-28 percent (from 2005 levels)...

States should just say no to climate initiatives

NICHOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Climate change regulations imposed by federal bureaucrats now give state governments a new opportunity to extract money from their citizens. In...

Another EPA and Army Corps Power Grab

Limiting Exemptions for Agriculture Under the CWA DAREN BAKST, HERITAGE FOUNDATION A‌gricultural activities will likely be far more costly ‌and difficult, at least if the Environmental...

Supreme Court Fails to Rein in EPA

ANDREW KLOSTER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Contrary to headlines like Fox New’s “Supreme Court limits EPA global warming rules,” the Supreme Court today ruled in favor of...

The UN, EPA, And The Latest Climate Change Folly

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON When writing about the IMF , I mentioned that bureaucracies tend to do everything possible to perpetuate themselves. So it is...

From Your Microwave to Your Car, Government Leaves Nothing Untouched

HERITAGE FOUNDATION, GENEVIEVE WOOD How many government rules do we need? According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), federal regulators issued more than 2,000 new rules...

EPA Under Investigation for Using Fake Emails to Hide Info

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES A key agency in the “most transparent administration in history” is being investigated for dodging potential public scrutiny and possibly congressional oversight by...

Soot, Soot Riot: EPA’s New Rule Costly and Unnecessary

NICOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Faced with a court-ordered deadline, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized more stringent rules for National Ambient Air Quality Standards for...

President Obama’s energy policy exposed, say lawmakers

BY JIM KOURI Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday released a report entitled, “None of the Below: The Truth About President Obama’s Actions...

EPA’s “Science” Evokes Nazi Death Camp Memories

BY ALAN CARUBA The “EPA has admitted to a federal court that it asks human guinea pigs to sacrifice their lives for regulatory purposes—and $12...

Private Property in Socialist America — T.F. Stern

By T.F. Stern,   If Rip Van Winkle woke up in America today he’d wonder what happened to private property rights.  Imagine finding out other folks...

Blowing Wind Up Your Skirt

By Alan Caruba The slang for being lied to is “Someone’s been blowing smoke up your skirt”, but when it comes to the multi-billion dollar job the...

Obama’s Crucifiction of “Big Oil”

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If it ever was a secret, it’s not a secret any longer: The Obama Administration is on a vindictive campaign to...

Obama's Crucifiction of "Big Oil"

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION If it ever was a secret, it’s not a secret any longer: The Obama Administration is on a vindictive campaign to...

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Deconstructing California: From Christian Founding to Shutting Down Churches

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Any Coney Barrett and the Zealots

BY SELWYN DUKE Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is in the grip of “dogmas.” So goes a criticism made by, ironically, the most dogmatic...

Romanian Churches Petition to U.S. Supreme Court

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King v. Burwell: A Clear Example of Legislating from the Bench

MICHAEL F. CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett have renewed interest in the 2015 case King v. Burwell. In...