On the EPA – Why we should keep it
I have read a couple diaries here and there every so often on abolishing the EPA. As a conservative I have no problem with the EPA. Well, actually I do, but I think something like the EPA is well within the bounds of the Constitution and is also appropriate in any industrialized nation. The constitution allows Congress to pass laws “… for the common defense and general | Read More »
Ken Cuccinelli: NRSC is Creating a “Poisonous” Environment
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Ken Cuccinelli to discuss his new role seeking to elect a more conservative US Senate, the poisonous environment created by the NRSC and his opinion on the Supreme Court’s EPA ruling.
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EPA loses the right to SWAT you in your bedroom for greenhouse gases
The bloated, festering mass of putrescent flesh calling itself the EPA suffered a stinging rebuke from the Supreme Court on Monday. You see, the EPA made a power grab, trying to ooze its slimy tendrils into every home, school, apartment building, and bedroom in the country, to enforce its religious devotion to climate change and regulate greenhouse gases, everywhere.
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Harsh Warning are Great, But….
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court largely ruled that the EPA could regulate greenhouse gases from stationary sources such as power plants. In legal circles, there is much commentary that this is a mixed decision and that the EPA may have won this battle, but they should expect more battles in the future and that they may eventually lose the war. A simple look | Read More »
SCOTUS on EPA and Why 5-4 Rulings Are So Common
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chad Flores to discuss recent rulings by the Supreme Court, what the court said about the EPA’s jurisdiction on regulating greenhouse gasses and why the SCOTUS decisions are so often 5-4 nail-bitters.
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Holy Mackerel! Unions Side With Business In EPA Fight Over Fish Food
Despite union bosses aligning themselves with environmental extremists as a means of shoring up their falling membership rates, in the State of Washington, unions are teaming up with big business against their usual allies: environmentalists, commercial fishermen, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and the EPA—over the amount of fish that people consume. The fish dispute stems from state contemplating consideration of sharply raising the rate of fish | Read More »
It’s All About Barack Obama
Recent events really do raise a question over whether or not Barack Obama truly gives a damn about the Democratic Party. Key issues that could save his colleagues in the House and Senate are either ignored, delayed, or downright rejected. And he offers no apology to those who will be negatively affected in their reelection bids. Take the Keystone XL Pipeline or the EPA’s latest | Read More »
Aussie Prime Minister plans to stop Obama on climate change
From the Libertarian Republic. Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott is seeking out “like-minded” countries to form an alliance to thwart climate policies being pushed by President Obama and other world leaders. Abbott announced his intention to stymie efforts to push climate policies on unwilling countries as he met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Monday. Abbott said he seeks to build a conservative alliance with Canada, | Read More »
Washington Regulations Grow, Your Pocketbook Shrinks
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Scott Lincicome to discuss new EPA regulations, if the ever increasing tide of regulations can be turned back and why an alien invasion would not be good for our economy.
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Marita Noon: Welcome to the “no pee” section of the swimming pool (updated post-release)
America is poised to become the “no pee” section of the global swimming pool and the useless actions will cost us a bundle—raising energy costs, adding new taxes, and further crippling the economy. Yet, for President Obama, it’s all about legacy. On June 2, the EPA released its new rules for CO2 emissions from existing electricity generating plants—which the New York Times (NYT) states: “could | Read More »
Tags: "Cap and Trade"
, CO2 Emissions
, Coal-Fired Power Generation
, EPA Powerplant Regulations
, executive orders
, Natural Gas
What will the GOP do about the Latest Cap and Trade Scheme?
It is has been noted in recent years that a good percentage of Americans do not pay income taxes. However, we must remember that all Americans incur the cost of the hidden tax of regulations. According to the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), burdensome regulations drain $1.86 trillion from the private economy every year. The tab is $15,000 per family, more than many families pay in | Read More »
Obama Aspires to Botswana…or 1870 or Something Like That
Depending on the source, the recently announced newest volley in the war on coal in the name of global warming, or climate change, is either the greatest thing to ever happen or it is an economic apocalypse in the making. Given the Obama track record, it is most likely the latter. Apparently trying to leave a legacy for his presidency that does not include Obamacare, | Read More »
Obama Abandons WV Democrats with New EPA Emissions Rules
If West Virginia’s Democrat leadership expected President Barack Obama to take a break from anti-coal actions during the 2014 election season, they must be sorely disappointed.
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How is Prohibiting Consumers from Getting Free Stuff Pro-Consumer?
The Media Marxist Left pushing the terrible Internet policy known as Network Neutrality oft are absurdly called “consumer groups.” Major U.S. Consumer Groups Support (Federal Communications Commission) FCC Action on Net Neutrality They want Net Neutrality because they want a single-payer government Web – they want the government to be your sole Internet Service Provider (ISP). “(T)he ultimate goal is to get rid of the | Read More »
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, 2014 budget
, Affordable Care Act
, crony capitalism
, crony socialism
, Edward Snowden
, Environmental Protection Agency
, fast and furious
, fcc chairman julius genachowski
, FCC Diversity Czar
, Federal Communications Commission
, Health and Human Services
, Internal Revenue Service
, MARK LLOYD
, Media Marxists
, National Security Agency
, Net Neutrality
, network neutrality
, President Barack Obama
, protect ip act
, Retransmission Consent
, Robert McChesney
, spectrum auctions
, spectrum incentive auction
, stop online piracy act
, tea party
, Veterans Administration
, World Wide Web