Browsing All posts tagged under »Obama Administration Regulatory Agenda«

The Federal Regulations That Affect Your Thanksgiving Foods

November 25, 2016 by


By Diane Katz ~ This being the fourth Thursday of November, we turn our attention to the abundance on our tables and the blessings in our lives. (There is also no small number of folks who are deeply grateful for the end of election season.) Let us also give thanks that the Obama administration will […]

The EPA Invites Secret Green Activist Lawsuits

November 3, 2016 by


The result: regulations created in secret with zero input or knowledge by stakeholders By Larry Bell ~ Overreaching federal regulators, the EPA in particular, are getting lots of help from collaborating anonymous lawyers they pay to sue them. The Department of Treasury even maintains a special “Judgement Fund” to perpetuate these legal charades. Referred to […]

Who Is Guarding The (Dictatorial) Guards?

September 27, 2016 by


Regulators mete out fines and stymie growth, but are rarely punished for their own misconduct By Paul Driessen ~ Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that employees had boosted sales, by opening some 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer knowledge or authorization. Over the next few years, the bank fired more […]

What’s Wrong With The Government’s Mandating Of Energy Efficiency

August 24, 2016 by


By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris and Paul J. Larkin Jr. ~ The Obama administration’s Department of Energy has churned through a list of energy efficiency regulations before the next administration. Just since June, the DOE has set or initiated standards for dehumidifiers, ceiling fans, battery chargers, and wine coolers. At issue isn’t health or […]

These Climate Change Regulations Will Increase Your Electric Bill

July 30, 2016 by


By Elayne Allen and Nicolas Loris ~ Amid the summer heat, American households are thankful for affordable, reliable air conditioning. But the Obama administration’s war on coal is going to drive up energy prices for families who want to keep cool in the summer and stay warm in the winter. A recent study by Heritage […]

Farmers Under The Gun In Obama “Clean Power Plan”

July 16, 2016 by


By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Hidden in the thicket of the Obama administration’s elaborate scheme to transform the U.S. energy sector away from fossil fuels is a section that puts American farmers squarely in Washington’s bull’s eye. The Clean Power Plan, the final version of which was unveiled on August 3, 2015, is generally understood […]

Obama’s Green Energy Plans Kill Jobs, Hurt Consumers, And Cost Taxpayers

June 21, 2016 by


By Marita Noon ~ Proponents of green energy like to point out how the costs have come down—and they have. Renewable energy costs, such as wind and solar, are not expected to equal fossil fuel costs anytime in the near future, and recent growth has been propped up by mandates and tax incentives. But there […]