Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
Latest posts by Jim Lakely (see all)
- PODCAST: Charlie Kirk and Brent Hamachek on Time for a Turning Point - February 14, 2017
- Yes, New York Times Commenter Maggie Mae, ‘The Heartland’ Matters - January 9, 2017
- The Year in Climate Realism: A Review of 2016 - January 6, 2017
Heartland Institute Science Director Jay Lehr was a guest on WIBW radio in Topeka, Kansas to react to Barack Obama’s speech on climate change. Jay was a great guest for host Kelly Lenz because for years Jay has been on a constant speaking tour to farm groups in rural areas of the U.S. and Canada about energy and the environment.
Lenz’s interview with Jay touched on “green energy” — including wind farms, which Jay says will be regrettable and idle lawn ornaments across the country soon — coal-powered power plants, the Keystone XL pipeline, his recent conversation about energy policy with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas (fracking), and much more.
A pull quote from Jay:
To think that man is more powerful than nature is ludicrous.
Listen in the player above.