America is poised to become the “no pee” section of the global swimming pool and the useless actions will cost us a bundle—raising energy costs, adding new taxes, and crippling the economy. Even some environmentalists agree. Yet, for President Obama, it’s all about legacy.
Tagged: cap and trade
With the failure of Cap-and-Trade legislation, so-called smart meters (representing a power takeover), are being forced upon consumers by electric utilities, including Illinois’ ComEd, as just another technology that will achieve government-sponsored extortion of American citizens. It was in 2009 that the U.S. government allocated $11B of taxpayer funds from the 2009 bailout package to develop a “smart” grid, including “smart” meters for every home’s electricity, gas and water. Accordingly, smart meters have now become an integral part of the infrastructure to implement U.N. Agenda 21, the resulting document of the 1992 Rio Conference in Brazil (Informal name: The Earth Summit), whose principal themes are the environment and sustainable development.
Climatism, the belief that man-made greenhouse gases are destroying Earth’s climate, is on the wane. Once riding high, the ideology of man-made climate change is losing its influence in governments[...]
General Electric Co.’s decision to cut off financing for a few dozen gun retailers will impose “an insignificant and immaterial” effect on GE’s balance sheet, but the gun gambit provides this[...]
You’ve heard the cliché: “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.” Within the past month, I’ve experienced both sides of that adage—in reverse. On April 2, I was driving from Albuquerque[...]
Campaigning in San Francisco during the Democrat Party primaries in January 2008, Presidential Candidate Obama told the San Francisco Chronicle editorial board, “So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered[...]
Steve Chapman is Chicago’s best libertarian columnist. I’ve admired and learned from his work for years, so it was disappointing to read his column in today’s Chicago Tribune titled “Republicans vs. the[...]
. Global warming alarmist Andy Dessler, a professor at Texas A&M University, was caught misrepresenting U.S. carbon dioxide data during a November 9 Public Radio International debate on “To the[...]
Arnold Schwarzenegger says as California goes with a ruinous cap-and-trade scheme, so the nation should follow. Fresh from crushing “greedy Texas oil companies” and seeing his political enemies driven before[...]
Looks like Gov. Schwarzenegger and the legislative elites in California cannot count on the Tiffany Network to help their cause in stopping Prop 23, which is the ballot initiative that[...]