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Is the FDA Getting Out of Control?

Acting on its own volition, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is using the regulatory process to gain unprecedented control of food policy and remove dietary choices from Americans. Similar to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the FDA is pushing extreme policies to regulate in areas ...

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An Increase in Coal-Fired Plant Retirements Means Fewer Coal Mine Jobs

An Increase in Coal-Fired Plant Retirements Means Fewer Coal Mine Jobs

So, if somebody wants to build a coal plant, they can – it’s just that it will bankrupt them.” President Obama, 2008

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) is forecasting an increase in the number of coal-fired plants that will be prematurely retired due to onerous regulations by the ...

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Boundless Natural Gas, Boundless Opportunities: Interview with EIA Chief

The Energy Information Agency (EIA) has predicted that natural gas production in the US will continue to grow at an impressive pace. Right now output is close to 70 billion cubic feet a day and is expected to reach over 100 billion cubic feet per day by 2040. The trend is likely to continue without ...

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Time to Push Back Against The Global Warming Nazis

Time to Push Back Against The Global Warming Nazis

Yeah, somebody pushed my button.

When politicians and scientists started calling people like me “deniers”, they crossed the line. They are still doing it.

They indirectly equate (1) the skeptics’ view that global warming is not necessarily all manmade nor a serious problem, with (2) the denial that ...

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How Much Weather is Caused by Climate Change

How Much Weather is Caused by Climate Change

The great blizzard of Dec. 1947 dropped over 2 feet of snow on New York CityIn another silly pseudo-science rambling, the President’s science advisor, John Holdren, has recently stated, “Weather practically everywhere is being caused by climate change.”

Drought in California. Record snows in the ...

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The Golden Age of Gas, Possibly: Interview with the IEA

The Golden Age of Gas, Possibly: Interview with the IEA

The potential for a golden age of gas comes along with a big “if” regarding environmental and social impact. The International Energy Agency (IEA)—the “global energy authority”--believes that this age of gas can be golden, and that unconventional gas can be produced in an environmentally acceptable ...

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Farm Bill Passes Senate, Goes to President

Fran Smith of Open Market:

With the U.S. Senate’s passage February 4 of a farm bill by a vote of 68-32, a nearly $1 trillion (over 10 years) farm bill will govern agriculture policy for the next five years. The House had previously approved the bill last week. About 80 percent of the spending goes ...

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Build the Keystone pipeline, already!

Build the Keystone pipeline, already!

KXL was AWOL from SOTU – along with real energy, job, economic and revenue solutions

President Obama frequently says he wants to turn the economy around, put America back to work, produce more energy, improve public safety, and open new markets to goods stamped “Made in the USA.” In his State of ...

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EPA Ban On Wood Stoves is Freezing Out Rural America

EPA Ban On Wood Stoves is Freezing Out Rural America

But the larger problem is the Sue and Settle sweetheart lawsuits through which Greens dictate policy.

It seems that even wood isn’t green or renewable enough anymore. The EPA has recently banned the production and sale of 80% of America’s current wood-burning stoves, the oldest heating method known ...

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