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NY Times Notes ‘Unmasked’ March For Life, Gives Tasteless Saboteurs A Say

January 24, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times covered the 2022 annual pro-life March for Life rally in Saturday’s edition: “March for Life Rally Unfolds with Eye on Supreme Court” reported by Kate Zernike (back with a byline after a long absence) and Madeleine Ngo. The March for Life, which takes place every year in […]

Offshore U.S. Oil And Gas Critical To Lowering Energy Prices

January 24, 2022 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By David Holt: While most Americans have never heard of it, the Interior Department’s five-year plan for offshore energy development is essential to maintaining our basic standard of living and keeping the prices for thousands of everyday goods and services low. At a time of record inflation and sky-high […]

March For Life

January 23, 2022 by

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By Gary Bauer ~ We want to make abortion unnecessary and unthinkable. We will redouble our efforts to win the hearts and minds of the American people. Yesterday was one of the highlights of my year. It was the annual March for Life. Hundreds of thousands of people, including many young women, came to Washington, […]

Russia Moves Into The Arctic As The U.S. Withdraws

January 23, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ The Biden Administration is proving to be the willing lackey of Russian President Vladimir Putin. At his January 19 press conference, Biden, perhaps aware that Putin’s forces have already surrounded Ukraine, acknowledged that Russia is very likely to undertake a “minor incursion” into the country where his son once held a powerful […]

Classless Krugman Rides Again: ‘Biden Versus The [Republican] Friends Of Covid’

January 22, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is at it again, conspiracy theorizing about Republicans wanting to prolong the Covid epidemic. (Meanwhile, left elites are prolonging useless mask mandates masks and vaccine passports.) In Friday’s column, “Biden Versus the Friends of Covid,” Krugman repeated his smears against half the country, just as […]

VCEA Makes Virginia’s Electric Grid Dangerously Unreliable

January 22, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The oddly named Virginia Clean Economy Act or VCEA mandates the phaseout of fossil fueled power generation by 2045, with deadlines all along the way. Dominion Energy, Virginia’s primary electric utility, recently filed what is called an Integrated Resource Plan. In their recent IRP, Dominion’s Alternative Plan C is designed […]

LOL: NBC News President Claims We’re ‘Ferociously Defending’ Objectivity

January 21, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ MRC’s Brent Baker called it the “Unintentional laugh of the week.” NBC News president Noah Oppenheim granted an interview to Tom Jones of the liberal Poynter Institute to talk about the news business, and Oppenheim’s claims about NBC’s objectivity are jaw-dropping. When he was asked what NBC aims to offer its […]

Climate Alarmists And The Fed Make Strange Bedfellows

January 21, 2022 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Climate fanaticism and its accompanying hypocrisy increasingly defines so much of our political, corporate, entertainment and media sectors. An overlapping number of people in those sectors regularly cry wolf about “democracy in peril” when the wrong persons win elections yet are openly supporting imposing climate polices without so much as a […]

Unreliability Makes Solar Power Impossibly Expensive

January 20, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Many states and the utilities they regulate are talking about replacing their coal and gas fired generators with solar and wind power. For example, I recently wrote about how the crazy-named Virginia Clean Economy Act already has almost 800 square miles of solar slabs in the developmental lineup. See https://www.cfact.org/2021/12/27/paving-virginia-with-solar-slabs-is-a-bad-law/. […]

8 Takeaways From Biden’s First Press Conference Of 2022

January 20, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In a press conference stretching nearly two hours Wednesday, President Joe Biden appeared to go off his prepared list of reporters, taking questions on the legitimacy of the upcoming midterm elections, his cognitive ability, China, Russia, and his son Hunter Biden. On the eve of completing one year in office, Biden […]

‘Shouldn’t Be Mentioned’: Denzel Washington Has Grown Tired Of Hollywood’s Diversity Obsession

January 19, 2022 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Legendary actor Denzel Washington is tired of all the forced diversity and inclusion foisted on our culture by Hollywood. From his point of view, the “Macbeth” and “The Book of Eli” star gets that diversity is good and should be celebrated. But, the fact that pop culture is fixated on superficial […]

Bringing Britain’s Energy Woes To America?

January 19, 2022 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Virginia enacted a Clean Economy Act; other states have implemented similar laws. AOC demands a national Green New Deal; President Biden is imposing one via executive decree. The United Kingdom is determined to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions; the European Union is pursuing a Green Deal. All these policies send […]

Patriot Humor – Trying To Make A Deal

January 18, 2022 by

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U.S.A. Among Nations Warning Athletes Of Chinese Cyber Mischief

January 18, 2022 by

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By Jay Maxson ~ Burner phone use by athletes at the Beijing Olympics is the order of the day. Numerous nations are warning athletes to leave their laptops and cell phones at home for fear of Chinese cyber mischief at the Beijing Winter Olympics beginning Feb. 4. Among those nations on high alert are the […]

Coal, Here Today, Here Tomorrow (Part 1)

January 18, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ As we will most certainly convince the reader in this series of essays, we need not ever worry that coal will be eliminated as a major energy source in the US and the world. We simultaneously want to convince you that we are not talking about your grandfather’s […]

Kooky Columnist: Parents Must ‘Give Away Their Children’ To Achieve Equity

January 17, 2022 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Sometimes you read something that might make you exclaim, “Just plain… nuts.” Such was probably the case when most normal people saw a column by Joe Mathews published in the Ventura County Star on Thursday, “California should abolish parenthood, in the name of equity.” If you think the author wrote this […]

The View From Mount Olympus

January 17, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Time flies. Mount Olympus has become hideaway retirement home for retired Greek gods. It’s not that they got old. They are, after all, immortal. Nah. They got hooked on Saturday Night Live, then realized the show was getting boring. The “real” world is much more laughable. More tragi-comedic, really. But the Greeks […]

An Important Victory

January 16, 2022 by

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By Gary Bauer ~ Because Donald Trump won in 2016 … the three conservative Trump justices voted to stop big government overreach. As you know, Supreme Court Thursday blocked Biden’s vaccine mandate on American businesses in a 6 to 3 vote. Whether you’ve taken the vaccine or haven’t, whether you want everyone to get vaccinated […]

Europeans Clash Over Nuclear Energy

January 16, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Even as construction of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is nearing completion in nuclear friendly France, their German neighbors have declared all nuclear energy technology to be “dangerous.” Moreover, the Germans, along with Austria, Portugal, Denmark, and Luxembourg, are loudly objecting to a proposal by the European Commission to allow nuclear technology […]

No Fact-Checking For Biden’s Atlanta Smears

January 15, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ One of the most frustrating things about “fact checkers” is how they leap on conservative rhetoric against Democrats as “false” or “missing context,” but let Democrats say the wildest, nastiest things about conservatives, and they get a pass. For example, PolitiFact pounced on Sen. David Perdue of Georgia as a “Pants […]

Great Cause For Optimism: Part One Of An Uplifting Series.

January 15, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ The following excerpt of a satiric imitation of a flight attendant’s commentary to the passengers on an airline flight readying for take-off came to me anonymously. I am quoting it as in my opinion it is a perfect place to begin my series of articles on OPTIMISM for Cfact.org. Good […]

President Biden DEMANDS Big Tech ‘Deal With The Misinformation’ On Platforms

January 14, 2022 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ President Joe Biden called for social media companies to censor American citizens online during a speech Jan. 13, amidst a presidency marked by censorship and government crackdowns. Biden made a “special appeal to social media companies and media outlets” calling them to “please deal with the misinformation and disinformation that’s on […]

Dismantling 4 Myths About Socialist ‘Paradise’

January 14, 2022 by

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By Lee Edwards ~ Radical progressives are trying to persuade Americans, especially young Americans, that socialism is the solution to America’s socioeconomic problems. They are banking on millennial ignorance of the repeated failures of socialism and the proven ability of free enterprise to produce opportunity and prosperity for the greatest number. To camouflage their intent, progressives speak […]

Steve Harvey Brutalizes Cancel Culture, Says It Has ‘Killed Comedy’

January 13, 2022 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Family Feud host Steve Harvey sees the writing on the wall. In a recent interview, The Steve Harvey Show star recently claimed that cancel culture has “killed comedy.” Harvey’s comments against cancel culture – that pernicious cultural phenomenon that seeks to silence those who express an opinion contrary to leftist values – […]