Stop Elon Musk’s Tax Money Gravy Train

From Enron to Bernie Madoff, at the end of every great American financial scandal, the totality of the perpetrators’ greed seems to be matched only by the public’s incredulity at how such a thing could be allowed to happen. And thanks to Elon Musk, there’s a good chance we may all be asking this question … Continue reading Stop Elon Musk’s Tax Money Gravy Train

Exposing the EPA’s Gold King Mine Cover-Up

Does the Environmental Protection Agency care more about its image than it does about the environment? Its behavior in response to the massive 2015 Gold King Mine disaster in Colorado would suggest a very clear “yes.” The Environmental Protection Agency is hiding its incredible recklessness in the affair by giving official accounts that are clearly … Continue reading Exposing the EPA’s Gold King Mine Cover-Up

After Paris: There Is No Existential Crisis

President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord has thrown the world into a blazing furnace full of weeping and gnashing of teeth—or the political world, at least, has been thrown into a fiery tizzy. The front page of the New York Daily News reads  “TRUMP TO WORLD: DROP DEAD, … Continue reading After Paris: There Is No Existential Crisis

We Don’t Need to Prop Up Solar Panel Companies

It's not official yet, but Yahoo! Finance is reporting that the Trump administration is considering putting emergency "safeguard" tariffs on solar panel imports from China. Naturally, the move will be framed as a necessary action to protect US manufacturers from unfair competition from overseas. But it will also harm US consumers by making solar power more expensive than … Continue reading We Don’t Need to Prop Up Solar Panel Companies

The Amazing Arrogance of the Paris Climate Agreement

It was December 12, 2015, when headlines in the world’s leading newspapers, in implausibly bold type, celebrated the “historic” agreement in Paris between all nations of the world to curb carbon emissions and thereby stop climate change: or so they said, as if elites get to say what is and is not historic. The spin, … Continue reading The Amazing Arrogance of the Paris Climate Agreement

7 Reasons Trump is Right to Scrap the Paris Climate Deal

Reuters reports that President Donald Trump is set to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement. And writers are apoplectic. Todd Stern at The Atlantic says such a move would be “indefensible.” At Slate, David McKean and David Wade said pulling out would be a huge mistake “because our planet is currently on a … Continue reading 7 Reasons Trump is Right to Scrap the Paris Climate Deal

BetterEconomy.org: ‘Paris withdrawal good start, but we want more’

WASHINGTON -- Americans for a Better Economy President Donald Ferguson released the following statement Thursday: We hope today's announcement is a total and immediate withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations' Paris climate agreement as a participant, funder and signatory. The U.S. must have no involvement whatsoever with this agreement, starting immediately. Thousands of … Continue reading BetterEconomy.org: ‘Paris withdrawal good start, but we want more’