Exxon Mobil removal from Dow Jones a cautionary tale not to feed the Green New Deal crocodile

By Catherine Mortensen This week energy giant Exxon Mobil lost its prestigious place as one of 30 companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Its replacement: enterprise software company Salesforce.com. According to S & P Dow Jones, the change was driven by Apple’s decision to split its stock, […]


Are the state-led pandemic shutdowns a trial run for the Green New Deal? Consider it a warning.

By Robert Romano At the height of the state-led COVID-19 pandemic economic shutdowns in April, 25.3 million Americans had lost their jobs as businesses shuttered up and families stayed behind closed doors, waiting for the worst of the virus to pass. While working from home or being furloughed, millions of Americans stayed off the […]


EPA biofuel mandates don’t make sense

By Rick Manning Did you know that adding corn into oil based gasoline actually increases the cost of that gas over non-blended gasoline? How about the fact that the Environmental Protection Agency’s own data shows that refiners had to rely on 481 million gallons of foreign fuel to meet […]


Bernie’s Green New Deal to go 100 percent renewable in 10 years would destroy America

By Robert Romano Are the American people about to vote to destroy the way of life? If socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) is elected, his utopian promise to implement a 10-year Soviet-style Gosplan to end oil and gas consumption — the Green New Deal —will radically transform the U.S. economy, and […]


Cartoon: Family Tradition


The Renewable Fuel Standard is the gift that keeps on taking

By Rick Manning As we approach Christmas it is time to take another look at one of the “gifts” Congress gave the U.S. and how it continues to be the gift that keeps on taking. It is a gift that has not only failed to do what […]


Better government begins with transparent information

By Rick Manning Limited government demands that the administrative state base regulations upon a foundation of sound science and transparency. But transparency and evidence-based science are not just a limited government issue; they’re a better governance issue that should enjoy bipartisan commitment. In particular, there’s a lot at stake […]


Cartoon: Feeling the Burn


Cartoon:  Children of the Climate

By A.F. Branco Click here for a higher level resolution version.


Time to reform the Endangered Species Act

By Rick Manning Adapted from testimony given before the House Western Caucus. The Endangered Species Act has been stretched beyond recognition into little more than a property grab while little progress is made on species restoration. I personally have been following the need to reform the Endangered […]

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