The Hidden Tax of the Regulatory State

    Many of us in the Tea Party have focused intensely on the cost of big government to the federal budget.  Undoubtedly, this cost will be born directly by future taxpayers in the form of more taxes, higher interest payments on debt, and less economic growth.  While we must continue hammering home this point, we must also understand that many Americans still fail to connect the | Read More »

    War on Science Update: Greenies attack White House over farmers’ rights.

    Here’s the background: the continuing resolution that’s keeping the government (and that passed last week) included a rider that, as the Competitive Enterprise Institute put it, “codifies existing USDA practices and elements of a 2010 Supreme Court ruling that lower courts should not automatically prohibit the planting of biotech crop varieties, or the harvest and sale of biotech crops already planted, when their commercial approval | Read More »

    Interview with Fred Campbell of CLIP

    Previously in the Tech at Night series we saw CLIP, the Communications Liberty and Innovation Project of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. A group talking tech with a slogan like “Liberty drives Innovation” is one that interests me. So now we have a brief email interview with Fred Campbell, Director of CLIP. Tech at Night: What are your biggest policy concerns today? Fred Campbell: The two | Read More »

    Interview with Fred Campbell of CLIP

    Previously in the Tech at Night series we saw CLIP, the Communications Liberty and Innovation Project of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. A group talking tech with a slogan like “Liberty drives Innovation” is one that interests me. So now we have a brief email interview with Fred Campbell, Director of CLIP. Tech at Night: What are your biggest policy concerns today? Fred Campbell: The two | Read More »

    Exodus From Climate Change Bandwagon Begins en Masse [Updated]

    [quick note-Texas is getting in on the action now, as well as Virginia...stay tuned-I'll start the popcorn] BP America, Conoco Phillips, and Caterpillar (among others) have announced their intentions to quit the Climate Action Partnership, a group whose mission is to “call on the federal government to enact legislation requiring significant reductions of greenhouse gas emissions.” BP American says it “intends to go solo in | Read More »