Written by By Hans von Spakovsky and Nicolas Loris
Abstract:Given the challenges still facing the U.S. economy, the government needs to move aside and let private industry do what private industry does best: create jobs and increase our oil supply to help lower the price at the pump. And yet the Obama Administration remains committed to strangling ...
Written by Mischa Popoff and Jay Lehr
Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a series of articles by Mischa Popoff and Jay Lehr on modern agriculture and organic farming.
There can be no mistaking the fact that modern agriculture is under attack. Gone are the days of saving the whales or attacking logging companies for ...
Written by Nicolas D. Loris
Senator John Hoeven (R–ND) recently introduced the Domestic Energy and Jobs Act (DEJA), which would greatly expand access to energy and simplify burdensome regulations that prevent projects from coming online in a timely manner. While the legislation could be improved by further increasing access ...
Written by Cameron Jones
On August 2nd theFauquier County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) upheld the determinations of Zoning Administrator Kimberley Johnson in the Piedmont Agricultural Academy (PAA) case.
As she stumbled through her argument, her major points seem to be that she “could have got them [PPA] for this [and ...
Written by Alan Caruba
The more the public grows skeptical of the global warming hoax, the more desperate the charlatans behind it become.
There is no global warming if by that one means a sudden, dramatic increase in the overall temperature of the Earth. It is not, nor ever was, caused by an increase in carbon ...
Written by Robert Murphy
Federal policies promoting ethanol are inefficient at any time, but they are particularly harmful to consumers in the midst of a severe drought. The EPA’s schedule of minimum targets for ethanol in the nation’s fuel mix, has caused some 40 percent of the nation’s corn harvest to be used for feeding ...
Written by Mark J. Fitzgibbons
A farmer zoning matter involving a bullying, lawbreaking bureaucrat, and featuring the "pitchfork protest" in Northern Virginia's Fauquier County on August 2 has gained an unusual amount of national attention, and for good reason.
Smitty at The Other McCain was there and writes,
Written by Right Side News
Federal Government May Soon Require "Black Boxes" in Cars
Big Brother May Ride in Your Car With You
Will Record Where You Go and When, Plus How Fast and How Well You Drive
Washington, DC - Possibly coming soon to a new car near you - mandatory tracking and recording of your automobile usage.
Written by Marlo Lewis
Today, Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) introduced the “Managed Carbon Price Act of 2012â€³ (MCP), a bill imposing a tax on carbon dioxide-equivalent greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from producers of coal, oil, and natural gas, refineries, and other covered sources. The MCP has roughly the ...