Green energy failed the polar vortex test

By Richard McCarty The recent polar vortex of extremely cold weather this winter tested Green New Deal policies, and they failed miserably. Many Democrats, including U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and several presidential candidates, support a Green New Deal, which would phase out the use of all […]


Green New Deal would cost America everything

By Rick Manning Adapted from testimony before the House Western Caucus. Cost estimates have come out for the Green New Deal — some say $93 trillion dollars, but the truth is that the plan actually would cost America much more — it would cost our nation everything. It would cost the ability of individuals to […]


Trump should use trade deal with China to take Green New Deal off the table

By Robert Romano As President Donald Trump looks to finalize a trade agreement with China — he tweeted on Feb. 25 that a deal was in its “advanced stages” — one thing he should be sure to gain concessions on is the cost advantage Beijing possesses because of […]


Cartoon: Green means stop


Dems go off the rails in Green New Deal, two high-speed rail projects maimed after botched rollout

By Robert Romano The Green New Deal may already be coming off the tracks. By far the dopiest part of the plan was the now-retracted summary offered by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that proposed “get[ting] rid of… airplanes” and replacing air travel with high speed trains, stating that […]


Imagine no freedom, it’s easy if you try

By Rick Manning Everyone is talking about the Green New Deal, and how it would end domestic airline travel, the internal combustion engine, fossil fuel usage, most electricity generation and even ban cow flatulence. You have groups guessing what the cost of the Green New Deal would […]


Cartoon: Railroaded


Rick Manning: ‘Socialism is a false god’


The Green New Deal calls for net-zero carbon emissions in 10 years. It’s utterly insane.

By Robert Romano It took a century to build the nation’s electric grid, but if the goals of a resolution, H. Res. 109 sponsored by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) are reached, dubbed the Green New Deal, anywhere from 62 percent to 82 percent of the grid would need to be replaced within […]


Trump admin. should reject $3.7 billion loan to Japanese-owned company for Florida higher-speed rail project operating on Mexican company-owned line

By Robert Romano The Department of Transportation could be on the verge of approving a $3.7 billion Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) low-cost loan to Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline), owned by the $100 billion market cap SoftBank Group based in Tokyo, to build a higher-speed train project on a freight rail line in eastern Florida owned by Grupo Mexico . The project would expand […]

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