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CA Electric Power Chief Says Serious Problems Lie Ahead

April 20, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The head of the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) recently gave a revealing interview, in an obscure outlet he probably figured would not travel. It is “Yale Insights” published by the Yale School of Management. Elliot Mainzer, President and CEO of CAISO is a Yalie, so he gave something back. […]

In A Splashy Front-Pager, WashPost Slimes Tucker Carlson As ‘The Bully Pundit’

April 18, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Friday’s Washington Post splashed a big headline on the front of the Style section with a picture of number-one Fox News host Tucker Carlson and the words “The bully pundit: Fox News host Tucker Carlson often launches attacks on journalists. And once he’s off the air, the zealots who follow him […]

Friendly Fire At NYT: NYC’s Rich COVID Deserters Aren’t Welcome Back

April 17, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Stay away from New York City, men in suits and “plutocrats of Park Avenue!” The New York Times doesn’t want you back in town. That was the message on the front of the Thursday Styles section in “Hisses for the Rich Who Fled – As the pandemic eases and wealthy New Yorkers return, […]

Deadspin Race-Baiter Fumes After Corporate Blackmail Fails To Relocate The Masters

April 8, 2021 by

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By Jay Maxson ~ The Masters golf tournament begins Thursday and, writing over at Deadspin, FS1 blowhard Rob Parker (pictured) blew a gasket that it’s taking place in Augusta, Georgia. He blamed corporations for failing to apply enough pressure on the PGA to get it to move the tournament somewhere else in protest of the state’s […]

Leftists’ Objections To Election Reform In West Virginia Seem Like A Parody Of Themselves

April 8, 2021 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ The Judiciary Committee of the West Virginia House of Representatives held a virtual hearing on an election reform bill on April 5. What took place was like a story from the parody site The Babylon Bee. I was invited to testify in support of the bill by some West Virginians, […]

Beneficiaries Of The Climate Fraud: Green Groups, Scientists And Politicians

April 5, 2021 by

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By Dr. John Happs ~ Marcus Cicero (106–43 BCE) was a Roman lawyer, statesman, philosopher, skeptic and writer. Cicero was also a senator who wanted a Republic that better served all the people. He was deeply involved in the political conflicts of Rome and questioned the motives behind a number of decisions made by some […]

NY Times Thrilled Corps Break ‘Silence’ On GOP ‘Restricting Voting’

April 5, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Are only Republicans fomenting a political culture war with the recently-passed Georgia election legislation? Sunday’s New York Times featured political reporter Nick Corasaniti making that case in “Georgia Governor Attacks All-Star Game Move.” Gov. Brian Kemp indeed did so — after Georgia-based corporations Coca-Cola, and Delta Airlines condemned the legislation after passage, and […]

Crazy HFC Phaseout Is Coming (Part 2)

April 5, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ In my first article — “Economically destructive cap and trade for HFCs is here” — I looked at the Kigali Amendment part of the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act or AIM. There the big problem is that the HFC cap is based on 8-10 year old data, which is mostly […]

Ministry Of Truth? Gates/Soros-Funded Org Starts Leftist ‘Information Disorder’ Commission

March 31, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ An organization backed with millions of dollars from liberal billionaires Bill Gates and George Soros has launched a commission led by radical liberals to fight “mis- and disinformation.” The commission, dubbed the Aspen Institute Commission on Information Disorder, is co-chaired by leftist Katie Couric Media founder Katie Couric. Couric recently suggested […]

Washington Should Steer Clear Of Tax On Vehicle Miles Traveled

March 31, 2021 by

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By David Ditch ~ One of the most frequent claims from Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign was that he would only seek tax increases on those earning more than $400,000 per year. That was always a dubious promise, given his expensive big-government agenda, and now we’re seeing examples of how a tax-and-spend approach can hit […]

Identity Politics And Critical Race Theory Have No Place In US Military

March 30, 2021 by

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By Dakota Wood ~ Sen. Tom Cotton, rightly angered that the Department of Defense is moving to indoctrinate U.S. military personnel in divisive critical race theory, has introduced a bill that would forbid it. Like colleagues in the House who sent letters to Adm. Mike Gilday, the chief of naval operations, expressing severe disapproval of […]

Smear Job: NY Times Joins Biden To Decry GOP’s ‘Un-American’ Limits On Voting

March 28, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As President Biden demonstrated at his first press conference, it’s once again cool to call your political opponents “un-American” and, better yet, The New York Times won’t accuse you of questioning your opponent’s patriotism, but will boast of the smear in approving front-page headline. And speaking of headlines, The Times will do anything to […]

Sharon Stone BRUTALIZES ‘Cancel Culture: ‘Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Seen’

March 27, 2021 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ Hollywood legend Sharon Stone appears to have one Basic Instinct about “cancel culture” and it’s that the phenomenon is one of the “stupidest things” she has “ever seen.” Man, who knew there was any sense left in Hollywood? In an interview on SiriusXM radio show Just Jenny, the 63-year old actress […]

The New York Times Can’t Get Basic Facts Right On Election Reform

March 27, 2021 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky and Jessica Anderson ~ Not surprisingly, the New York Times is pushing liberal talking points when it falsely asserts in an article from Tuesday that reforms by state legislatures to remedy the vulnerabilities in their election laws are “voting restrictions.” Trying to guarantee the fairness and integrity of the election process, when […]

Biden’s ‘Pleasure’ Presser: Celebs Declare Biden Their ‘Man Crush’ After Press Conference

March 26, 2021 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ President Joe Biden just had his first ever press conference on Thursday and boy was it a snoozefest. The old man was tossed softball after softball question by his close journalist friends and even then he could hardly make it through a complete thought without his brain almost having to reboot. […]

China Is Outplaying President Biden On Climate

March 25, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Talk is cheap; the familiar saying goes – especially from dictatorial nations about climate change. The United States “Special Envoy” on climate, John Forbes Kerry of Martha’s Vineyard, met virtually yesterday with his Chinese counterpart, Xie Zhenhua, the head of China’s environmental protection ministry, and more than 30 other nations’ representatives […]

9 Highlights From Senate Hearing On Federal Takeover Of Elections

March 25, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Lawmakers listened to ominous references to the South’s Jim Crow era and Maoist China as the Senate held its first hearing on Democrats’ legislation to nationalize elections while eliminating voter ID and most other state election safeguards. “This bill has rightly been called the Corrupt Politicians Act because it is designed […]

Biden Ready To Slip Green New Deal Through The Back Door

March 24, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ The Green New Deal will be upon us sooner than you think. Not only is the Biden administration planning to roll out a host of climate initiatives on Earth Day (April 22, Lenin’s birthday). The White House and its allies are also in hot pursuit of regulatory means to transform […]

It Takes Big Energy To Back Up Wind And Solar

March 22, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Power system design can be extremely complex but there is one simple number that is painfully obvious. At least it is painful to the advocates of wind and solar power, which may be why we never hear about it. It is a big, bad number. To my knowledge this big […]

WSJ Editorial Board Rebukes Biden’s Job-Killing ‘Backdoor’ Scheme To Regulate CO2

March 19, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ The Wall Street Journal took a sledgehammer to a scheme by President Joe Biden’s administration to push job-killing climate regulations without congressional approval. A new Journal editorial exposed how “Democratic AGs, green groups and a top Biden environmental regulator are colluding on a plan to impose the Green New Deal on states through […]

Don’t Let The Department Of Defense Become The Department Of Distraction

March 18, 2021 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ One of the fundamental roles of a leader is organizing people—knowing how to direct people’s efforts and where to allocate resources. Failing to establish clear priorities leads to wasted effort or, worse, mission failure. A famous maxim warns leaders: “If everything is important, nothing is.” No one should envy the job […]

Green New Deal Backers Balk At Biden Fracking Ban On Federal Land

March 17, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Two of the U.S. Senate’s most enthusiastic supporters of the Green New Deal, at the center of which is the removal of fossil fuels as a source of American energy, are having second thoughts about the Biden administration’s determination to go full-speed-ahead into a glorious green future. To kudos from […]

House Duo Target 3 Books Of ‘Poison’ On Navy’s Reading List For Sailors

March 17, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Two members of Congress are asking the Navy to pull three books promoting identity politics and wokeness from its official reading list. The books teach young sailors that they’re being asked to fight and possibly die for “a systemically racist country,” the lawmakers say. The books—“How to Be an Antiracist” by […]