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Are Green Jobs ‘Gone with the Wind’?

August 23, 2011 by

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By Ernest Istook President Obama plans a big jobs announcement—right after he finishes his vacation in Martha’s Vineyard.  Expect him to say that green jobs are the key to recovery—that they will generate millions of jobs and a new era of prosperity. Oh, you’ve already heard that one?  So has everyone else.  Even The New […]

Blowing Smoke On Wind Energy

March 20, 2010 by

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By Nick Loris President Obama has been quite adamant about his push to transition to a clean energy economy, most notably by subsidizing wind and solar energy sources. He argues we need the government to invest in renewable energy to strengthen our economy and reduce the earth’s fever before it’s too late. Despite the Congress’s […]

Obama’s Attempt To Revive Cap And Trade

January 29, 2010 by

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By Nick Loris President Obama gave his first State of the Union speech last night and while his delivery reminded many Americans of the man they saw on the campaign trail, his rhetoric was much of the same. Although the president did call for offshore drilling and an expansion of nuclear, his focus was clean […]

John Kerry: If You Enjoyed This Year’s Recession, Just Wait For Cap and Trade

October 6, 2009 by

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By Nick Loris at The Foundry Senators Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and John Kerry (D-Mass.) introduced draft legislation of a cap and trade bill with slightly more stringent near-term carbon reduction targets and Kerry’s message was simple: The recession worked so well to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, let’s keep it going. Senators from both sides of […]