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When the Grid Goes Down, You Better Be Ready!

February 21, 2012 by

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By Tess Pennington ~ It is a fact that our country is more reliant on electrical power today than at any time in its history. Our way of life – from everyday conveniences and the security of local emergency services to commerce and communications – is contingent upon an always on, always available flow of […]

EPA’s Mission Impossible: A Deadline to Destroy Domestic Energy

August 10, 2011 by

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By Andrew Grossman Last week, Bloomberg reported that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulatory push against the fossil fuel industry will cost America’s largest utility, the Southern Company, up to $18 billion in compliance costs. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. According to data in a filing by Southern last week, the EPA’s […]

Al Roker Should Join the Rest of His Colleagues on Climate Change

May 27, 2011 by

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By Nicolas Loris As we mourn the human toll taken by the tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, some are using the disaster as an opportunity to warn about the dangers of climate change. Al Roker recently suggested that climate change is bringing tornadoes from the country to the city. Environmentalist Bill McKibben, the same guy […]

Rants, Lies, Subsidies and Job-Killing Policies

May 19, 2011 by

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By Paul Driessen President Obama’s speeches sum up his views on oil, natural gas and energy prices in just 44 words. “We have less than 2% of the world’s oil reserves. We’re running out of places to drill. We’re running out of oil. We need to end our $4 billion in annual taxpayer subsidies to […]

Against All Energy Anywhere

March 28, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba One of the great afflictions of the environmentalists—Greens—everywhere is a profound lack of understanding of the role that energy plays in whether a nation prospers or just limps along, barely keeping the lights on. A classic case is the communist paradise of North Korea that is almost completely dark at night while […]

The EPA’s Fantastic Clean Air Fictions

March 17, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Reading the Environmental Protection Agency’s news releases is a trip into the world of science fiction, of fantastical assertions and predictions that have no relationship to reality. The EPA is a most wicked assemblage of alleged scientists and political appointees whose sole purpose is to economically burden the industrial, commercial, and agricultural […]

No More Double Standards

November 2, 2010 by

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By Paul Driessen False, misleading or fraudulent claims have long brought the wrath of juries, judges and government agencies down on perpetrators. So have substandard manufacturing practices. GlaxoSmith Klein has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $750-million fine for manufacturing deficiencies at a former pharmaceuticals plant. Even though there was no indication of patient […]