“Bait-and-Fuel-Switch.” Continue reading
Category Archives: 112th Congress
“Cruz could become a rising star among Capitol Hill conservatives following the retirement of tea party leader U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina” — of course, DeMint didn’t even bother to vote on the fiscal cliff deal. Continue reading
Since the Senate bill was crammed down Boehner’s throat, possibly New Jersey Fats ought to direct his wrath elsewhere, like at his new buddy Barack who ordered Biden to craft the bill with Mitch McConnell. Continue reading
Tim Carney explains how green con-artists (like GE) won and the rest of us lost. Continue reading
Here’s the roll call of votes from last night’s vote of infamy. Continue reading
GOP leadership (pardon the oxymoron) should be drummed off a real cliff. Conservative grassroots, media on holiday? Happy New Year.
From retiring House Republican Steve Latourette of Ohio. Continue reading
What Mitch McConnell negotiated with Biden — no wonder McConnell was unable to stop Obama from crippling the coal industry. Continue reading
Will House agreement on the all-tax-and-no-cut fiscal cliff package be the last major act of a soon-to-be-extinct political party?
“The replacement for late Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye (D) said Wednesday that climate change is at the top of his legislative agenda.” Continue reading
An upside of going over the fiscal cliff seems to be some defunding of NIH junk scientists-on-the dole. Continue reading
“Given our current economic climate, this is the worst time to implement another tax on coal, oil and gas—industries that fuel our economy.” [McKinley Web Site]
So when would be a better time for a junk science-based carbon tax?
“The entire House GOP leadership team has registered its opposition to climate legislation that raises revenue, underscoring the long odds that taxing carbon emissions has in negotiations on the fiscal cliff.” [The Hill]
We would like to believe that our nation’s energy policies are based on sound science and careful cost-benefit analyses. But a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform investigation found evidence of widespread political favortism in awarding federal energy loans. Continue reading
By Steve Milloy and Willie Soon
May 1, 2012 Washington Times
Federal courts have a system to keep junk science out of courtrooms. It’s time Congress adopts one, too. Continue reading
By Steve Milloy
March 30, 2012, Washington Times
The Obama Environmental Protection Agency just condemned to death an entire U.S. industry – a legal and scientific horror story that congressional Republicans failed miserably to prevent. Continue reading
More congressional GOP futility. Continue reading
The wind industry is failing to help itself. Continue reading