Saturday, December 14, 2019

Al Gore and Venus Envy

Al Gore has a new argument for why carbon dioxide is the global warming boogeyman—and it’s simply out of this world. Testifying before the Senate...

Zero-Calorie Sin?

If you thought the food nannies’ appetite for dictating what beverages you may enjoy would be satisfied by their crusade against regular, sugar-sweetened soda,...

Browner: Redder Than Obama Knows

Editor’s note:  see the Canadian connection with the Socialist International group in the J-Log entry here (in item #3) Incoming White House energy-environment czar Carol...

Time for a Surgeon General-ectomy?

President-elect Obama has reportedly chosen Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent and one of People magazine’s “sexiest men alive,” for the post of surgeon...

Let There Be Dark?

Some astronomers seem to be willing to say and do just about anything just to get a better look at the heavens, including making...

New York’s Soda Tax Scam

New York Governor David Paterson has proposed to levy an 18 percent tax on non-diet soft drinks under the guise of combating obesity. Government...

EPA Goes Man-Hunting

It’s little wonder why the FBI’s “Most Wanted” list doesn’t include anyone accused of breaking federal environmental laws. It’s hard to argue that a...

Pickens Hops Aboard Public Health Bandwagon

Has public health replaced patriotism as the new “last refuge of scoundrels”? T. Boone Pickens’ self-enrichment plan to switch America into natural gas-powered cars and...

The Wrong Scary Toy Story

One in three toys was found to have “significant levels of toxic chemicals, including lead, flame retardants and arsenic,” according to a new report...

Green-on-Green Violence

The activist group Environmental Defense got a taste of what it used to dish out this week when its Washington, D.C., offices were invaded...

Obama’s Bad Green Deal

President-elect Barack Obama’s plan to combat unemployment by creating 2.5 million public works jobs could only be loved by someone ignoring the economic and...

Detroit Needs Drilling, Not Bailouts

Looking for the root of the impending car industry debacle? Look no further than the failure of the Big Three and the United Auto...

Greens Pave Way to Republican Comeback

If congressional Republicans—or what’s left of them—are looking for the path out of the political wilderness following last week’s electoral drubbing, there’s a shortcut...

The First Green President

President-elect Barack Obama could be the nation’s first green president—whether he likes it or not. The Greens’ early investment in Obama’s political soul has...

IgNobels for Obama

Seventy-six American Nobel laureates in science endorsed Barack Obama this week. Despite their scientific successes, their political analysis just doesn’t make the grade. Featuring signatories...