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Paul Chesser
Paul Chesser publishes CarolinaPlottHound.com, a news aggregator for North Carolina, and is a contributor of articles, research and investigative reports for both national and state-level free-market think tanks.

I’ve been tough (I think) in challenging former Minnesota Gov. (and now presidential candidate) Tim Pawlenty about his past support for cap-and-trade and policies to constrain carbon dioxide emissions. In December 2009, when he first started visiting New Hampshire, he…

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., other than his name, is known best for high profile environmental absurdities like attributing a lack of snow in Washington DC to global warming, not long before the city was dumped on with the white stuff….

by Paul Chesser | Jul 27, 2011

Steve Milloy of JunkScience.com last week reported in the Washington Times about a deceptive pair of ads by Environmental Defense Fund. The ads, which criticized Ohio-based utility American Electric Power, portrayed children and the pre-born as threatened by AEP’s attempt…

The fossil fuel shale extraction industry, where technological advancements and discoveries of huge reserves of oil and natural gas hold great promise for the nation’s future energy needs, is under attack. In June the New York Times ran a dubiously…

Don Carrington, my friend and former co-worker at Carolina Journal (published by the John Locke Foundation), has uncovered another round of pooper-scooper (formerly known as “shovel-ready”) spending from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This time a flock of fishing…

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has asked Politico (which failed to “regret the error”) to correct a quote cited in no less than six of its articles about his position on global warming. Here’s how Politico has been relaying it:…

Today the board of directors of American Association for the Advancement of Science announced they’d had enough of scrutiny of the pioneers of global warming propagandism, particularly when it comes to the work of Climategater Michael Mann and the hockey…

The Mackinac Center’s Michigan Capital Confidential reports that a green tech transportation company has burned through a significant taxpayer loan, and they ain’t payin’ it back, because the business went belly-up: In September of 2009, Fisher Coachworks was mentioned in…

by Paul Chesser | Jun 15, 2011

Everything was going great with basketball camp at my church this week — that is, until a special visitor showed up…

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has certainly been a wonderful rhetorical revelation for conservatives, tailor-made for YouTube. He backs a cap on property tax increases — rah! He wants teachers to contribute to their own health insurance plans like most…

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