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Trump’s Sweeping Executive Order On Climate Policy Has Been Sorely Needed

March 29, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ As promised, President Donald Trump has issued an “energy independence” executive order to undo several of the Obama administration’s climate change regulations. To the benefit of all Americans who desire affordable, dependable energy, the executive order will help energy companies establish some independence from overzealous regulators. Here’s what the order does: […]

The Real Danger To Democracy

March 29, 2017 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ I’m ashamed to say that I can’t remember whether or not I met PC Keith Palmer, the policeman murdered by Khalid Masood in Parliament last week. I have been in and out through those gates often enough, greeted in that polite, slightly wry manner that British coppers use. But, like most […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull’s China Extradition Deal Thwarted. Left Shocked

March 29, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ It is astonishing how little the Left cares for human rights now that it has the cultural upper hand. Free speech is just a “niche issue”. And now Fairfax’s Mark Kenny even thinks presumption of innocence and fair trials are merely the concerns of “populists”. The issue? A Turnbull government plan to quietly […]

Trump Eyes Politicized Climate, Energy Budgets

March 28, 2017 by

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Trimming the climate fat and refocusing on authorized agency missions By Larry Bell ~ The Trump Administration is taking a cool fiscal position on feverish global warming alarm-driven regulatory agendas. Politicized EPA, NASA, NOAA, and DOE programs will be targeted for special discipline. Curbing EPA overreach New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is certain to withdraw […]

Political Science

March 28, 2017 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Back in the “old days”, when I was in college, some students majored in “political-science.” I don’t know if that’s still true. But I fantasized about what a couple of “political scientists” would make of the current insanity. And that’s how today’s cartoon came to be done. Read More by […]

Green Hysteric Adam Bandt Blames Coal For Cyclone Debbie

March 28, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Greens MP Adam Bandt is an exploitative fear-monger. He is also dead wrong on the science: If Malcolm Turnbull uses scarce public money to build a new coal-fired power station he’ll have blood on his hands. Because the more coal we burn, the more extreme weather events like Cyclone Debbie or […]

WashPost Prints Op-Ed: ‘NPR And PBS Don’t Need Tax Money Anymore’

March 27, 2017 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post published an op-ed on Sunday headlined “NPR and PBS don’t need tax money anymore.” Manhattan Institute vice president Howard Husock is uniquely qualified on the topic: he’s a former producer for Boston PBS superstation WGBH and now serves on the board of directors of the Corporation for Public […]