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Shutting down middle and blue-collar America

Shutting down middle and blue-collar America

  By Paul Driessen Vocal activists increasingly drive Democrat Party positions across the public policy spectrum. Print, television, social and click-bait media generally support them, while permitting little debate on liberal proposals or their potential ramifications. Even semi-moderate Joe Biden has been pressured into shifting or flipping his positions on abortion, energy, climate change and other issues, […]

Fear, Loathing, Intolerance – and Worse

Fear, Loathing, Intolerance – and Worse

  By Paul Driessen Throughout history despots had effective ways of reducing dissension in the ranks. Inquisitors burned heretics. Nazi’s burned books – before taking far more extreme measures. Soviets employed famines, gulags, salt mines and executions. ChiComs and other tyrants starved, jailed and murdered millions.  Today’s Green New Dealers and their allies have mapped […]

Fake Climate Science and Scientists

Fake Climate Science and Scientists

  by Paul Driessen The multi-colored placard in front of a $2-million home in North Center Chicago proudly proclaimed, “In this house we believe: No human is illegal” – and “Science is real” (plus a few other liberal mantras). I knew right away where the owners stood on climate change, and other hot-button political issues. […]

Sanity and Humanity Return to the World Bank?

Sanity and Humanity Return to the World Bank?

  by Paul Driessen President Obama infamously told Africans they should focus on their “bountiful” wind, solar and biofuel. If they use “dirty” fossil fuels to raise living standards “to the point where everybody has got a car, and everybody has got air conditioning, and everybody has got a big house, well, the planet will boil […]

Sidelined Because She Rejects Radical Green Agendas?

Sidelined Because She Rejects Radical Green Agendas?

  By Paul Driessen Aurelia Skipwith has a BS in biology from Howard University, a Master’s in molecular genetics from Purdue and a law degree from Kentucky. She has worked as a molecular analyst and sustainable agriculture partnership manager. She was also co-founder and general counsel for AVC Global, a Washington, DC-based agricultural supply chain […]

Stop the Anti-Climate Science Totalitarians

Stop the Anti-Climate Science Totalitarians

  By Paul Driessen They want to upend and transform America, but demand No Debate on underlying “science” Democrats, climate campaigners and renewable energy interests are in full outrage mode over news that President Trump intends to launch a Presidential Committee on Climate Science. He should do it now. The PCCS would, at long last, […]

Green land grabs on steroids

Green land grabs on steroids

Editor’s Note: This relevant when one considers the overreaching proposed Wildlife Ordinance the Board of Supervisors is poised to pass at its March 12th Meeting.  Here is the current draft of the proposal, better but still intrusive in many ways: https://vcrma.org/habitat-connectivity-and-wildlife-movement-corridors   By Paul Driessen Special interest environmental groups got stung recently by an 8-0 U.S. […]

Fighting for energy and human rights equality in Africa

Fighting for energy and human rights equality in Africa

  By Paul Driessen “She has gone to the Lord,” her sister Diana told me a few days ago. And with Fiona Kobusingye’s passing, after a courageous battle with cancer, the Congress of Racial Equality Uganda lost another leader. However, their legacy remains, the battles they began rage on – and Uganda and Africa are clearly […]

AOC Says America Should Lead the World

AOC Says America Should Lead the World

  By Paul Driessen 29-year old ex-bartender and freshman U.S. Representative (D-NY) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez received thunderous environmentalist and media acclaim when she introduced her Green New Deal resolution in the House and Ed Markey (D-MA) submitted it in the Senate. It was quickly endorsed or cosponsored by scores of House and Senate Dems, including many who […]

Keep Fraudulent Science Out of Our Courtrooms

Keep Fraudulent Science Out of Our Courtrooms

  By Paul Driessen Courts should bar evidence that fails to meet basic standards of honesty, integrity and credibility                      A California jury recently awarded $289 million in damages (later reduced to $78 million) to a former groundskeeper, who claimed the weed killer glyphosate caused his […]