Who says the Pentagon’s green-energy initiatives are politically motivated? An exchange.
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Yet, Col. Nolan expresses cynicism toward the idea of using the Keystone Pipeline as a possible energy supply that could be directed back toward the U.S. military. He cites studies from CIA and the Defense Department. I’m not persuaded.
It’s important to note that the connection former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and others, make between climate change and national security is based in large part on computer models that have either been debunked or remain unproven.
The weight of evidence tells me that the threat to our military and our national security comes not from global warming or climate change per se, but from the anti-energy policies attached to the environmental agenda.
There’s a lot more to say here, and this is a topic I’ll revisit again in an upcoming article. For the moment, let me thank Col. Nolan again for his feedback, as this is a debate we should have. In the meantime, I would suggest that he read Regulating to Disaster.
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It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
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