08.20.2018

Solar Power Harms Taxpayers and Consumers and Endangers the Reliability of the Grid

By Richard McCarty The appeal of solar energy is understandable. Who would not want clean, domestic electricity provided for free by the sun? Who would not want high-paying, high-tech jobs producing, installing, and maintaining solar panels? Unfortunately, the fact of the matter is that solar energy is […]

08.13.2018

Why are D.C. and New York officials afraid of competition to public transit?

By Printus LeBlanc If there is one thing big government progressives hate it is competition, and recent actions by officials in New York and Washington, D.C. prove it. New York Mayor Bill De Blasio proved what a big government corporatist he truly is this past week. The […]

08.10.2018

EPA study shows it is time to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard

By Printus LeBlanc This week the corn lobby celebrated thirteen years since the establishment of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Thirteen years of the government mandating the public buy an inferior product from well-connected lobbyists in Washington, D.C., and we wonder where they got the idea for […]

08.08.2018

Environmental radicals are burning the west

By Printus LeBlanc California is once again on fire. The Mendocino Complex fire, south of Redding and the Carr fire, is now the largest wildfire in California history. The blaze is giving firefighters trouble, as it has leapt across barriers, natural and man-made, burning more than 280,000 acres so far . Many were quick […]

08.06.2018

In silly San Francisco disease-ridden needles are A-OK but a plastic cocktail stirrer will soon be illegal

By Printus LeBlanc San Francisco has long been a bastion of the far left – and now it’s paying a high price for its extreme progressive policies, including once-beautiful streets filled with dangerous syringes and human waste, resembling Third World back alleys. The city has embraced an […]

08.03.2018

The Renewable Fuel Standard is the Obamacare of the energy industry

By Printus LeBlanc After Scott Pruitt resigned as EPA Administrator, the cheers from K street could be heard around the country. The lobbyist camp led the fight against Pruitt because since coming into the position, Pruitt set his sights on one of the biggest sacred cows in […]

08.02.2018

Solar Power Is Harming Taxpayers & Consumers

Cartoon C/O American Energy Alliance By Richard McCarty Thanks to politicians, environmentalists, and the solar industry, taxpayers and consumers are being fleeced. The federal government heavily subsidizes the solar industry, and a number of state governments have policies encouraging solar and green energy production. The federal government subsidizes solar energy much more […]

08.01.2018

Is this the straw that breaks the camel’s back?

By Natalia Castro Cities have banded together in recent weeks to launch a campaign against straws. The charge? Straws are sucking the life out of the environment. Lawmakers have started a campaign, the likes of which have not been seen since the war on drugs, to remove […]

07.23.2018

Why are people still pushing a carbon tax?

By Natalia Castro Politicians are feeling the pressure to distance themselves from burdensome environmental policies that show little benefit while draining the economy. As political figures both in the United Stated and Canada, push against a carbon tax, one Florida representative has decided to move in the […]

07.19.2018

Secretary Zinke unveils plan to reorganize the Department of Interior

  By Printus LeBlanc When Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke was sworn in, he came into a department that has not reorganized in 150 years. However, in the same timeframe new agencies were created, miles of red tape were introduced, and volumes of rules were added. The […]

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