Following Hurricane Matthew and the recent flooding in Louisiana, the mainstream media parroted talking points of radical environmentalists claiming these events prove that human-caused climate change is causing extreme weather. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Net-metering subsidies for solar power are running up large deficits and proving too costly for Louisiana. It is time for Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) and the state legislature to pull the plug on these subsidies, which merely add to the mountain of federal government favoritism bestowed on the solar power industry.
An opportunity to move back toward reinstituting the protections of economic freedoms (and away from the unbridled deference paid to police power legislation) has presented itself in the Great State of Louisiana.
Regarding Peter Ferrara’s recent post: I often talk about taxes being the price for government services. The idea was introduced to the profession in 1896 by Knut Wicksell. He added…