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Flashback 2008: Obama Promised To ‘Bankrupt’ Coal Companies

Flashback 2008: Obama Promised To ‘Bankrupt’ Coal Companies

Take a bow for the new revolution

Take a bow for the new revolution

Americans are less inclined to be fooled again, or to “smile and grin at the change all around” By Paul Driessen From the outset, President Obama directed his powerful government agencies and congressional allies to help him “fundamentally transform” the United States. Too many of them were eager to nationalize the nation’s healthcare system, ignore […]

CalSTRS makes early move on coal divestment

CalSTRS makes early move on coal divestment

The CalSTRS board directed its staff and consultants last week to evaluate the risk of investments in thermal coal companies, look jumping ahead of pending legislation that would require CalSTRS and CalPERS to divest thermal coal holdings. Republished with permission from: CalPensions.com Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin De Leon, D-Los Angeles, has a bill that […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE—COAL!

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE—COAL!

By L.Neil Smith Before we start, let’s get one thing straighter than it has been. Coal is _not_ a fossil fuel. There is no such thing as a fossil fuel.  The idea that coal (or much of anything else) comes from squashed Carboniferous trees and other prehistoric plants that died hundreds of millions of years […]

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