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Bald Eagles Fall to Green Energy

When bald eagles confront danger, most normal Americans would leap to preserve, protect, and defend America’s national symbol. But Team Obama’s response is completely different: It wants to give wind-power companies long-term permits to but…

Astronauts: Cool It on Warming

To the long list of right-wing, knuckle-dragging know-nothings who dare question so-called “global warming,” environmentalists now can add six Apollo astronauts, two rocket men who flew aboard Skylab, and a pair of former directors of the J…

Ignore the Income Gap

‘Every time a bank fails an angel gets its wings.” So goes a graffito in Manhattan’s East Village. One block away, as marchers occupied Broadway on May Day, their picket signs proclaimed, “Millionaires must pay their fair s…

CAFE Standards Kill

As Washington keeps yanking money from Americans’ wallets, car prices are set to rise beyond the reach of low-income drivers. And from there, things grow deadly.
At fault is a regulatory regime called Corporate Average Fuel Economy, commonly call…

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Budget!

April 29 will mark three years since Senate Democrats passed a budget. This dereliction of duty flagrantly violates the 1974 Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act (Public Law 93-344, as amended).
“On or before April 15 of each year, th…

Seventeen Trillion Reasons to Repeal Obamacare

Several brand-new reasons lately have emerged for repealing Obamacare. Like proper, government-designed straitjackets, they come in three sizes: hefty, huge, and humongous.
The hefty reason to repeal Obamacare arrived just as Americans struggled to fil…

What Happens to the GSA in Vegas Doesn’t Stay in Vegas

Official Washington’s rapid response to the General Services Administration’s billionaire-bachelor-party level of profligacy is welcome, as it goes. However, GSA’s much-maligned, $822,751 team-building extravaganza in Sin City is like…

Obama’s Laughable Energy Policy

From the sublime to the ridiculous, the Obama administration’s energy policy has devolved into self-parody.
President Obama recently announced that he would accelerate the construction of . . . ta da! . . .&nbsp…