Friday, February 15, 2019

Carbon Tax is Pointless and Inflationary

Climate alarmists hope that Hurricane Sandy and President Obama’s re-election will coerce panicky congressional Republicans into a “carbon tax” deal in 2013. But simple...

The People v. The Hockey Stick Felony?

Editorial originally appeared in the Washington Times Are academic scientists some special sub-species of humans who are beyond suspicion and above the law? That is...

The President’s Oil Drilling Bait-N-Switch

So President Obama says he’s for more offshore oil drilling. Does he really mean it? Would it matter if he did? Addressing the latter question...

Al Gore Lies to Congress

It’s a good thing Al Gore didn’t have to raise his right hand and take an oath to tell the truth before he testified...

Obama’s Climate Rip-off

President Obama wants to pay you to support global warming regulation. What he isn’t saying, however, is that his enticement won’t come close to...

Nuclear Nonsense

How can celebrity anti-nuclear power activists Alec Baldwin and Christie Brinkley try, in good conscience, to scare us about both carbon-free nuclear power and...

The Futility of Hybrid Cars

Could plug-in hybrid cars actually increase greenhouse gas emissions? Is energy efficiency being oversold as a greenhouse gas reduction measure? A new report from...

Al Gore and Venus Envy

Al Gore has a new argument for why carbon dioxide is the global warming boogeyman—and it’s simply out of this world. Testifying before the Senate...

Zero-Calorie Sin?

If you thought the food nannies’ appetite for dictating what beverages you may enjoy would be satisfied by their crusade against regular, sugar-sweetened soda,...

Browner: Redder Than Obama Knows

Editor’s note:  see the Canadian connection with the Socialist International group in the J-Log entry here (in item #3) Incoming White House energy-environment czar Carol...

Time for a Surgeon General-ectomy?

President-elect Obama has reportedly chosen Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent and one of People magazine’s “sexiest men alive,” for the post of surgeon...

Let There Be Dark?

Some astronomers seem to be willing to say and do just about anything just to get a better look at the heavens, including making...

New York’s Soda Tax Scam

New York Governor David Paterson has proposed to levy an 18 percent tax on non-diet soft drinks under the guise of combating obesity. Government...

EPA Goes Man-Hunting

It’s little wonder why the FBI’s “Most Wanted” list doesn’t include anyone accused of breaking federal environmental laws. It’s hard to argue that a...

Pickens Hops Aboard Public Health Bandwagon

Has public health replaced patriotism as the new “last refuge of scoundrels”? T. Boone Pickens’ self-enrichment plan to switch America into natural gas-powered cars and...