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Biblical Conditions of Pima County Roads

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According to the Bible, the Israelites wandered in the desert for 40 years.  Likewise, homeowners on a suburban street in Pima County, in metro Tucson, have been wandering in the desert for 40 years why their street hasn’t been repaved. To the last point, below is a complaint sent by an unidentified citizen to Pima […]

American K-12 science education gone bad

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I don’t often write an article about someone else’s article but Shepard Barbash’s deeply researched piece “Science betrayed” deserves a wide readership. His subtitle says it all: “The propaganda infecting K–12 science curricula, especially on the environment, won’t go away.” Barbash first looks at the history, then where we are today. The entrenchment of the great […]

Wind Turbines Don’t Even Last 20 Years

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Editors Note:  As some at the Arizona Corporation Commission want to take us down the “green” rat hole of subsidies and expensive electricity, we need to learn what has happened in other states, in this case, Minnesota.  According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), wind turbines are supposed to have a useful lifetime of 20 […]

Biden Chooses Elites Over Workers

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Within hours of saying “So help me God,” the newly minted President Joe Biden, with the stroke of his pen, added thousands of American blue-collar, middle-class workers to the unemployment line while the coronavirus continues to rage. Among a blizzard of executive orders signed on Inauguration Day afternoon, the president canceled the Keystone XL pipeline under […]

Backers of the (Arizona) Corp Comm Green New Deal Think That Legislators Are Too Stupid to Handle Energy Policy

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Supporters of the Arizona Corporation Commission’s plan to impose the Green New Deal and ban all fossil fuels are up in arms this week. The reason? The legislature has decided to exert their constitutional authority and make it clear that they are in charge of setting energy policy for the state. This week the Arizona […]

3 Harmful Consequences of Biden Killing the Keystone XL Pipeline

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From CO2 emissions to jobs to investment, the president’s move will have the opposite of its intended effect. President Joe Biden wasted no time after Wednesday’s inaugural ceremonies before getting to work. He signed 17 executive orders and memorandums—by far the most in history on a president’s first day—one of which halted construction of the controversial Keystone XL […]

China Loves Coal Far More Than Wind

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We have all heard about China building a lot of coal plants, but the central role coal plays in their booming economy is amazing. It is a big reason they are the world’s leading manufacturer. China generates almost twice as much electricity as the U.S. China generates more from cheap coal than we do from […]

The Arizona Corporation Commission “Regulates” Our Climate Thirty Years into the Future

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On October 29, almost out of the public eye, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) gave final approval to a dreadful regulation, mandating all energy in the state be produced with zero carbon emissions by 2050. Arizona has its own mini-Green New Deal! The consequences will be devastating to Arizona’s economic competitiveness. A mere 15% mandate […]

The Green New Deal means monumental disruption: Not just for energy, but for every aspect of our lives, living standards, culture and freedoms

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By David Wojick and Paul Diessen Kamala Harris co-sponsored the Senate resolution to support the Green New Deal. Now Joe Biden has endorsed the plan. Naturally, people want to know what the GND will cost – usually meaning in state and federal government spending. But that is the wrong question. The real question is, how […]