Tag: Environment

Obama's Plan To Make Your Electric Bills Jump 60 Percent

-By Warner Todd Huston Only a few days ago I wrote about how Obama’s new EPA rules would force Americans to pay up to 60% more on their electric bills. This weekend, the Chicago Tribune said the same thing. Leading off saying, “Consumers could see their electricity bills jump an estimated 40 to 60 percent... Read more »

Green Policies a Substitute For Anti-Capitalist, Anti-American Ideas

-By Warner Todd Huston Those anti-capitalist college professor types that used to sneer at America and supported the murderous antics of the Soviets had for a short time after the fall of the U.S.S.R. no place in which to invest their anti-American ideals. However, it is clear that they have found a new home: greenism.... Read more »

Jon Hunstman: RINO King

He’s for cap and trade… well, until he was against it. He’s for Obamacare… well until he wants to run against it. He’s against insurance companies… well, maybe not these days. He’s called himself a “non-traditional” Republican because Democrats support him… yet now he wants to be Mr. Conservative to run for president? It’s Jon... Read more »

Children's Book Publisher Collapses to Radical Environmentalist Pressure

-By Warner Todd Huston Extremist environmentalists have won yet another victory for propagandizing our children in schools by forcing Scholastic Books to junk a proposed energy-themed classroom education packet that treated the subject in a more even handed mode in favor of a program that only pushes extremist enviro policies. Yes, once again, the hard-core,... Read more »

Paradox: Green-Loving Washington State About to Penalize Electric Car Owners

-By Warner Todd Huston Some people think that marriage is the most absurd institution ever invented by man. But those that think so are ignoring what is truly the most idiotic, paradoxically absurd practice in all of human history: government. Yeah, yeah, necessary evil and all, but still there is nothing that exemplifies human folly... Read more »

Greenpeace Admits Coal Power a Job Creator

-By Warner Todd Huston Recently the enviro-centric group Greenpeace issued an extensive report scolding the “dirty” energy choices made by tech giants like Apple, Google, and Facebook. Greenpeace is all exercised over the fact that many of these companies have moved to North Carolina to take advantage of the coal-produced energy there because the costs... Read more »

Senate News: McConnell Introduces Amendment To Stop EPA's Back-Door National Energy Tax

From the office of Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (KY)… Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell introduced an amendment Tuesday to the pending small business bill that would stop the Environmental Protection Agency’s back-door national energy tax from taking effect. “Imposing a backdoor national energy tax through the EPA is a strange... Read more »

Congressman Kinzinger Supports National Ground Water Awareness Week

From the office of Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL, 11th District)… Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11) today expressed his support of the Illinois Ground Water Association and National Ground Water Association’s National Ground Water Awareness Week (March 6th-12th). Ground water makes up more than 90 percent of accessible freshwater in the world, making... Read more »

Great Oceanic Garbage Patch Not So Large As Thought

-By Warner Todd Huston Remember the floating patch of plastic garbage swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Japan that was claimed to be the “twice the size of Texas”? Well if Texas is the size of, well, Teaxs, it turns out that the plastic patch isn’t quite so large. Like most of the... Read more »

As Japan Abandons Emissions Caps, Obama Rushes Headlong Toward It

-By Warner Todd Huston Even as the Japanese have abandoned its national emissions trading scheme because they’ve realized how many jobs would be lost as a result of the draconian regulations involved, President Obama continues to claim that he wants to impose similar jobs-killing regulations on America. Japan initially announced that its national carbon trading... Read more »