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    Is "The Pelosi Premium" Planned?

    The House Republican Conference released a video last week titled “The Pelosi Premium” contrasting then-Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) 2006 promise to pass a “commonsense plan to help bring down skyrocketing gas prices” with the steep rise in gas prices since she took the gavel. According to the video, the … More

    Clueless by the Bay

    Today’s San Francisco Chronicle blares “S.F. on Verge of $4-Per-Gallon Gas” and goes on to report: “Sometime in the coming week, San Francisco is expected to become America’s first major city to pay an average of $4 for a gallon of regular gas.” No where in the article is it … More

    The Good and Bad in Bush’s Global Warming Speech

    President Bush, after seven years of opposition to mandatory controls on energy in the name of fighting global warming, gave a speech suggesting he will reverse course and support federal limits on greenhouse gas emissions. However, he was careful to include several important conditions that may make this much less … More

    Liberal Ignorance on Basic Economics Causing Hunger Crisis

    One of the biggest lies coming out of both liberal presidential candidates this year is that instituting mandatory carbon caps will not have any adverse economic impacts on Americans since both candidates also promise to spend billions to create “green collar jobs.” So far real working Americans are not buying … More

    Why Should the U.S. Embrace Failure?

    The European Union’s carbon emission cap and trade policy is a colossal failure. It’s failure has not only been well documented, but has also been admitted by key EU climate leaders. When the EU tried to address the failure of their cap and trade system the price of carbon only … More

    Global Warming: 'It's Good for the Lawyers'

    According to the Los Angeles Times today: “Every time a new coal-fired power plant is proposed anywhere in the United States, a lawyer from the Sierra Club or an allied environmental group is assigned to stop it, by any bureaucratic or legal means necessary.” And apparently they are winning. The … More

    Why Environmentalists and Energy Producers Prefer Cap and Trade

    The Politico has a story today on the Warner/Lieberman cap-and-trade bill expected to win floor consideration later this spring. The article focuses on whether or not the bill should include a cap on the price of carbon credits, and whether or not credits should be given away, or auctioned off … More

    But We Thought The "Debate" Was Over?

    Promoting his 2006 film An Inconvenient Truth Al Gore claimed that “the debate in the scientific community is over.” And in his movie he asserted global warming had become a “moral” demanding government action now. Well someone forget to tell the scientists. The Los Angels Times, New York Times, Washington … More

    This Week in Washington: Keep Pork Out of the War Supplemental

    Here’s a preview of the week ahead in Washington. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ySXAXT2vaI[/youtube] Congress will soon consider a $100 billion emergency war supplemental. Some want to load it up with non-military proposals that have nothing to do with the war. Special-interest projects include unemployment insurance, funding for national parks and money for local … More

    On Global Warming, Markets Succeed Where Government Fails

    Environmentalists had a busy month trying to force federal government action on global warming. In the Senate, Environment and Public Works Committee chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) grilled the Interior Department over delays in deciding whether or not to list the polar bear as an endangered species. In the courts, some … More