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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fact-Checking 6 Claims From Biden’s Voting Rights Speech

January 12, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Joe Biden made a plea Tuesday in Atlanta for Senate passage of two bills designed to expand the federal government’s role in state and local election laws, looking for another legislative success—after passage of an infrastructure bill—as he approaches one year in office. Biden and fellow Democrats have sought to […]

NY Times Skips Sotomayor’s WHOPPER About 100,000 Kids With COVID, ‘Many On Ventilators’

January 10, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As the Supreme Court takes up the live controversy over President Biden’s attempt to enforce vaccine mandates on private businesses via the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak made the lead slot Saturday: “Conservative Majority on Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Biden’s Vaccine […]

The Failing Case For COVID-19 Mandates

January 10, 2022 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The recent COVID-19 outbreak is dealing a major blow to the justification for extreme vaccine mandates. While there is some evidence that vaccines decrease the severity of COVID-19 infection, the public policy arguments to essentially force Americans to get vaccinated, under threat of losing their livelihoods is rapidly falling apart as […]

WashPost’s Greta Thunberg Tongue – Bath Shows They Don’t Like Democracy In A Climate ‘Crisis’

January 4, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post touts itself as the activists who live by the maxim Democracy Dies in Darkness. But in reality, when it comes to issue like climate change, the Left doesn’t trust Democracy to get anything accomplished. The literal poster child for this view is teenaged radical Greta Thunberg, honored on […]

COP 26: Shakespeare Said It – “Sound And Fury Signifying Nothing” (Part 2)

January 4, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ To fully appreciate what the COP26 conference achieved, let us start by listing the notable accomplishments described in the Pact and in the press releases. This is intended as comic relief from your average work day. COP26 agreed to accelerate unabated efforts towards reducing coal power. At India’s […]

Channeling Dan And Jane To Confront Biden’s Energy Mistakes

January 3, 2022 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ As Covid lockdowns eased this past year, people all over the world went back to work and play. But while oil, natural gas, coal and electricity demand predictably shot up, President Biden canceled and hyper-regulated pipelines, leases and drilling permits. European leaders took similarly shortsighted actions. Inadequate global supplies chased rising […]

Hysterical NY Times: GOP Voting – Integrity Bills Echo Poll Taxes And Literacy Tests

January 2, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ A Thursday New York Times story by reporter Nick Corasaniti, set up as if to coolly analyze the state of U.S. “voting rights,” ended up the usual Times tissue of gross exaggerations and aspersions of Republican racism: “Voting Rights Tracker: What to Know About the U.S. Elections Fight.” The current battle […]

ABC Saves Biden’s Bacon In Year – End Roundup

January 1, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ One of the most disturbing concepts in politics is the media elite providing the “first draft of history.” You can test-drive this with a look at ABC’s two-hour year-end special on December 27. It was mostly about celebrities and athletes and some natural disasters. But when President Biden came up, ABC was […]

Twenty Six UN Climate Conferences – Theater Of The Absurd Part One

December 29, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr and Robert Lyman ~ Over the next three weeks we will convince you of the absurdity of the meetings to discuss destroying the world’s economy to address allegedly human-caused climate change fraud. To begin, it remains important for our readers to understand the reality behind the pronouncements from the media for the […]

Just In Time For Christmas, NY Times Stirs Up Omicron Panic: ‘Reconsider’ Family Visits

December 26, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In the wake of a surge in Covid cases driven by the Omicron variant, the New York Times is trying to scare you back into your homes, alone, perhaps through government edict, just in time for the holidays. Although early studies suggest the highly contagious Omicron may not be nearly as […]

Is COP26 On Life Support And Could The 2022 Elections Pull The Plug?

December 23, 2021 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Larry Goldstein and Michael Lynch: Now that COP26 is over, it is time to take a critical look at the future direction of climate change policies, as opposed to the headlines and commentary. The conference is probably the new definition of cognitive dissonance, as leaders called for dramatic […]

COVID-19 Madness Resurges Worldwide With Draconian Measures

December 23, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Pandemic panic has engulfed much of the planet. As a new variant of coronavirus grips the world in fear, lawmakers in many countries seem all too eager to respond once again with the imposition of outsized, draconian measures in their attempt to stop the spread. In the apt words of fantasy […]

How And Why Youngkin Should Quit The RGGI

December 22, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Virginia’s Governor-elect Youngkin has announced his intention to pull the state out of the alarmist Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Reports in the evergreen mainstream press say he can’t do it by executive action, because Virginia’s membership is a matter of law. As it turns out, this claim is false! […]

US Must Prod China For More Freedom For Foreign Journalists

December 22, 2021 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Comparing the treatment of foreign journalists in China and in the United States not only is misleading, it is downright insulting. The news that President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping had reached an agreement to restart visas for foreign journalists was greeted by some as an indication that Biden […]

Left Melts Down As Sen. Joe Manchin Says He Can’t Support Biden’s ‘Mammoth’ Spending Bill

December 21, 2021 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ A single Democrat came out against President Joe Biden’s massive, multitrillion-dollar Build Back Better plan and the left is having a collective conniption. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., said Sunday that he would have to cast a “no” vote for Democrats’ current Build Back Better bill, a version of which already has […]