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by | Feb 3, 2022

The Green Left foments hysteria about supposedly catastrophic consequences if the earth’s current modest warming trend reaches 1.5 degrees Celsius. Preventing the planet from warming to that level, the Green Left insists, requires imposing draconian regulations that would kill economic…

by | Jan 28, 2022

Members of the commercial, political, and cultural elite — the so-called “superclass” — are notoriously willing to overlook the human rights abuses committed in their name even as they pay lavish lip service to the loftiest ideals of public social…

by | Jan 11, 2022

Pope Francis scrambled the last remaining eggs of Twitter feminists last week when he condemned those picking pet ownership over parenthood as “selfish” and worsening the West’s “demographic winter.” As domestic birth rates decline and the inheritance of upright values…

by | Dec 22, 2021

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that all new cars that aren’t electric must average 55 miles per gallon by 2026.  This amounts to a Great Leap Forward of almost 20 miles per gallon from the currently ordered 36 miles…

by | Dec 19, 2021

Like mushrooms after a rain, new pro-carbon tax youth groups are sprouting before our very eyes. Unlike wild mushrooms, however, this growth is anything but organic. The latest iteration, High Schoolers for Carbon Dividends, joins Students for Carbon Dividends and…

by | Dec 15, 2021

People criticizing Time magazine for naming billionaire Elon Musk 2021’s person of the year need a reality check. Do we really want to discourage applause for the man who is at the forefront of global innovation? Since Time’s announcement, social…

by | Nov 15, 2021

We are now in the midst of the greatest social engineering experiment ever foisted off on the American people. If conservatives and Republicans do not put brakes on it in the next few years, it will do irrevocable damage to…

by | Oct 27, 2021

Washington — Remember the days when — pre-presidency! — Joe Biden used to be given to uttering gaffes? He would utter a lot of them. I remember him in debate with the pulchritudinous Sarah Palin. In fact, he made so…

by | Oct 22, 2021

Our international political class is set to descend on Glasgow this November for the United Nations climate change summit, COP26. A swarm seems to be an apt comparison given that 1,500 waste disposal staff are set to strike for the…

by | Oct 19, 2021

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg took a break from his parental leave to darkly assert that delaying the imposition of the Biden administration’s draconian regulations to stop or reduce global warming will kill people. His comments made ominous headlines. The…

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