Category Archives: Government

Royalty: It’s Not Just for Royalty Anymore #fracking

A recent article in the New York Times considered disparity of income distribution in the U.S. An attached graphic, reproduced and annotated below, shows the income threshold to be in the top 1% of income earners, by county, in the … Continue reading

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Sure, Obama was wrong. But there’s a bigger point to be made.

Throughout his two terms, Barack Obama’s position on energy policy is encapsulated in the soundbite: “We can’t just drill our way to lower gasoline prices.” In one case he doubled down, adding, “Anybody who tells you otherwise either doesn’t know … Continue reading

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Meet ISIS Czar Robert Malley (no relation)

I first heard Robert Malley’s name yesterday on one of the conservative radio talk shows. Since his name is only one letter different from my dad’s, I thought I’d Google him up. Maybe a long-lost cousin, who knows? After digging … Continue reading

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Ray Nagin gets 10-year sentence. #rsrh Prosecutors asked the court to send Nagin to prison for a long time. They argued that he was found guilty of 20 of 21 counts in the indictment and that he participated in and orchestrated a years-long conspiracy to … Continue reading

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A Government [in Contempt] of the People #rsrh

Thanks to 100+ years of Progressivism, our Government (you know, the one designed to be of the people, by the people and for the people) has morphed into one that is upon the people, between the people and in contempt … Continue reading

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When Your ‘Goal’ is not really Your Goal

It’s a massive “tell”: The Kyoto goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions was never the global warming crowd’s true goal.

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Sometimes the Goal is Not Really the Goal

Correspondent Clark Griswold reports: I spent the last three months planning my family’s summer road trip to Wally World. My Trip-Tik anticipated stops at the Grand Canyon, the House of Mud and the World’s Second Largest Ball of Twine, but … Continue reading

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Matt Yglesias’ Utterly Banal and Misleading Economic Insight

Y’know, Matt, the numbers are all there, man. Can you find a modicum of intellectual curiosity and intellectual honesty to drill down for the truth next time? Continue reading

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Great Achievements in Central Planning: Cellulosic Biofuel

Cellulosic biofuel is a case of the Congress thinking it could create a market presence for a product by sheer force of will and legislation. Bad idea. Continue reading

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Cummings to Issa: ‘What are you hiding, Mr. Chairman?’

“I am a Member of the Congress of the United States of America!” That was on March 5. Now we know what *you* were hiding, Mr. Ranking Member.

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