The Wind Cries ‘Bailout!’

Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens launched a media blitz this week to announce his plan for us “to escape the grip of foreign oil.”...

The Mega-Vitamin Mega-Myth

Editor’s note: Steve Milloy goes off the environment this week.  But for those who have formed an addiction, here’s some of his latest columns...

World Trade Center Collapse

Asbestos Fireproofing Might Have Prevented World Trade Center Collapse In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, I suggested in this column on Sept....

Is T. Boone Pickens ‘Swiftboating’ America?

Liberals have done a U-turn on conservative billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens. Formerly reviled for funding the “Swift Boat Veterans for Truth” campaign against Sen....

Does Manure Make a Farm a Superfund Site?

Environmental activists are teaming up with state attorneys general and trial lawyers to bankrupt the nation’s livestock farmers – in the name of saving...

Junk Science: Light Bulb Lunacy

How much money does it take to screw in a compact fluorescent lightbulb? About $4.28 for the bulb and labor — unless you break...

Sperm Count Beef?

Consumers were frightened this week by media reports about a new study claiming to link mothers’ consumption of beef with reduced sperm counts in...

U.S. Should Not Import European Laws

As globalization fosters economic growth around the world, Americans should be vigilant of an unintended consequence: the imposition on U.S. businesses and consumers of...

Greens Pave Way to Republican Comeback

If congressional Republicans—or what’s left of them—are looking for the path out of the political wilderness following last week’s electoral drubbing, there’s a shortcut...

Global Warming’s Bottom Line

Sen. Hillary Clinton last week proposed that publicly-owned companies should be required to disclose to shareholders the financial impacts of global warming. Financial reality, however,...

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...

Greens Aim to Take Us Forward to the Past

If you need more evidence that the Greens intend to destroy our standard of living, you need not look further than the Oct. 18...

Pesticides Not a Threat to Students

The anti-pesticide crowd tried to scare parents last week with a new report alleging that pesticide use in schools is dangerous for students. Contrary...

Greens Are the Real Energy Problem

It goes without saying that the global economy depends on the availability of affordable energy. Many place their hopes for abundant energy supplies...

Poseur Shareholders

The green blitzkrieg hit the ExxonMobil annual shareholder meeting this week. The meeting featured 17 shareholder proposals, the vast majority of which were filed by...