Free Enterprise Zone

Classic and contemporary works, essays, commentary and analysis in defense of free enterprise and private property domestically, as well as fair markets and America’s sovereignty (to include avoiding permanent and entangling alliances) internationally under the United States Constitution.

Conservation – not more control

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Collusive lawsuits helped control more US lands. Congress must repeal and replace the ESA.~ President Obama’s parting edicts betrayed Israel and commuted prison...

Safe and healthy (not pristine) air

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Federal air quality rules must be based on science – not used to stifle energy and industry~ It’s called the Clean Air Act,...

Drain the FCC swamp

~This obsolete vestige of the New Deal should be dissolved~ By Eric Steinmann President-Elect Donald Trump is looking for bold actions to “drain the swamp” in...

Reality-based climate forecasting

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Continuing to focus on carbon dioxide as the driving force will just bring more bogus predictions~ These days, even shipwreck museums showcase evidence...

Liberty and Taxes

THE AMERICANIST: U.S. CONSTITUTION, BRADFORD SMITH Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, March 01, 1963 The American society is founded on the idea of individual liberty....

Another good target for EPA reform

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Europe gives Trump Administration excellent tutorials on how not to regulate pesticides~ With reform-minded folks in charge of the Executive and Legislative Branches,...

It’s climate regulations that threaten us

~Here are some climate actions President Trump could take to Make America Great Again~ By Sterling Burnett In President-Elect Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter,...

Environmentalist insurance policies

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Intellectual ammo for holiday party responses to claims that you need meteorite insurance~ Many liberals went into denial, outrage and riot mode after...

Sea level rise – or land subsidence?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and ROGER BEZDEK ~Alarmist claims about rising seas inundating coastal areas blame the wrong culprit~ In his 2006 Inconvenient Truth mockumentary, Al Gore...

Rolling back environmental progress?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Having achieved major goals, US should refocus EPA and other environmental agencies~ Donald Trump plans to “roll back progress” on climate change, energy...

Five stages of climate grief

BY PAUL DRIESSEN President Trump could help – and force climate alarmists to answer questions they’ve ignored~ Ever since the elections, our media, schools, workplaces and...

Background Checks and Fingerprints

BY T.F. STERN Recently the State of Texas altered the requirments for the renewal process licensed locksmiths must complete in order to continue applying their skills...

Pipeline anarchy

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Trump win fuels more rampant theft and destruction – and North Dakota citizens pay the price~ Is this to be our future? Last...

Now comes the hard, fun and vital part

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~“Making America great again” requires deep-sixing punitive energy and environmental rules~ The American people have roundly rejected a third Obama term and legacy...

Trump Spending Cut Ideas

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE President-elect Donald Trump said on the campaign trail that he will balance the federal budget and cut wasteful spending. Here are...

Roundup the corrupt fear mongers

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Deceit and collusion drive campaigns to ban a vital, popular, safe, affordable herbicide~ Do we really need more collusion, corruption and deceit in...

Billionaire crony corporatist schemes

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Financing “green” companies and pressure groups, to get richer off taxpayers and consumers~ Shady cash from Vladimir Putin’s Russian energy oligarchs and other...

The chemicals anxiety machine

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Candidates, Civil Rights Commission and greens use phony health threats to scare voters~ Rank politics and baseless health scares are driving anxiety, North...

Blood cell phones and Teslas

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Too many “green” policies bleed red, hurting the environment and killing people~ Leonardo DiCaprio made millions for portraying smuggler Danny Archer in the...

Green pixie dust energy policies

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Democrats fight climate change with renewable pixie dust, while rest of world burns fossil fuels~ “There’s been a record six straight years of...

Who is guarding the (dictatorial) guards?

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Regulators mete out fines and stymie growth, but are rarely punished for their own misconduct~ Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that...

Powering countries, empowering people

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Affordable energy brings jobs, improved living standards and pursuit of happiness~ For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi...

The Experiment: Capitalism vs Socialism

~What if we could have an experiment to compare the two systems? Wait – we already did.~ By David R. Legates Experimentation is a major tool...

“Toxic chromium” fear-mongering

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Detecting Cr-6 droplets in Olympic-sized swimming pool doesn’t equal health or cancer risks~ Erin Brockovich became rich and famous by promoting the notion...

Confusion, muddle, obfuscation & racism

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~As Obama, UN and EPA seek to dictate our lives and livelihoods, the real issue is green racism~ Winston Churchill called Russia a...

Confusion, muddle, obfuscation & racism

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~As Obama, UN and EPA seek to dictate our lives and livelihoods, the real issue is green racism~ Winston Churchill called Russia a...

Background Checks and Fingerprints

BY T.F. STERN Recently the State of Texas altered the requirements for the renewal process licensed locksmiths must complete in order to continue applying their...

Olympic-sized climate propaganda

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~It was wrong to interrupt Rio’s delightful opening ceremonies with deceitful agitprop  ~ XXXI Olympiad competitors are joyfully showcasing their skills and sportsmanship,...

Is Education ‘Privatization’ Really Just Devious Deceit?

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Education historian Diane Ravitch is against charter schools, voucher programs – any sort of education “privatization.” And that’s fine. I just...

Three Cheers for Trade and None for TPP

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Last month, retired Rep. John Linder wrote a clear-headed article about the benefits of trade. A week-and-a-half later, FedEx founder and CEO, Frederick...