The Hawks Buzzards Are Circling

As I pointed out yesterday in a piece at Human Events, Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer have been arguing that we must pass a global-warming bill now in order ...

Re: Happy Earth Day

Wow, it’s Earth Day again already? Didn’t we just, er, celebrate it? Of course, it feels that way partly because of a political and media elite that wants us to ...
Politics & Policy

Yucca Mountain Is Not Dead

After Pres. Barack Obama unveiled his first budget two weeks ago, many proclaimed the death of the proposed nuclear-waste repository at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain. Obama campaigned against the repository last ...
Politics & Policy

A Puff of Green Air

‘The state of our economy is a concern that rises above all others,” said Pres. Barack Obama in his address to a joint session of Congress last night. Indeed it is. ...
Politics & Policy

Browner and Greener

During the October 7 debate at Nashville’s Belmont University, after a summer in which gasoline prices topped $4 per gallon, Senator Barack Obama declared that the highest priority facing the ...
Politics & Policy

The Gore-ing of the Bull

Congressional leadership fights often give the best sense of where the political zeitgeist is drifting. Think of the combative Newt Gingrich narrowly edging the establishment candidate Ed Madigan for House ...
Politics & Policy

Coal in Your Stocking

Give Barack Obama credit for one thing. When it comes to global warming and coal, he exhibited extraordinary candor about the economic pain his proposals would cause. Unfortunately for John ...