Bruce Oreck is a lawyer who got rich from his family’s famous vacuum cleaner business. He is an environmentalist who gave about a quarter-million to Democrats in the past two decades and who “bundled” about a half-million in contributions to Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign. Oreck was rewarded with the ambassadorship to Finland: In 2003, Ambassador […]
Global Warming: The SCIENCE is SETTLED! pic.twitter.com/Znvor55HJ4 @iWeatherNews @GlockLady @AmrElGabry — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) December 13, 2013 Once you realize that anthropogenic global warming (also known as “climate change”) is a non-falsifiable theory, the pretzel logic is amusing: Any extreme or damaging weather — including extreme cold — can be cited as evidence of […]
The very existence of this Middlebury College student is an act of historical oppression, exploitation and genocidal imperialism: My intention was not to cause pain but to visibilize the necessity of honoring all human life and to help a friend heal from the violence of genocide that she carries with her on a daily basis […]
“This is seed money that will return back to the American consumer in billions and billions and billions of dollars of good new jobs.” — Joe Biden, Oct. 27, 2009 “With the help of UAW lobbying efforts for advanced vehicle manufacturing and federal dollars, the plant will become a production facility for Fisker Automotive, a […]
Andy at AOSHQ calls attention to an amusing episode of environmentalist stupidity: About 5,000 people showed up in D.C. for a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. The free-market group Center for Industrial Progress attended in a counter-protest capacity, but the environmentalists were too stupid to get it: We wore shirts with the equation “Anti-Fossil […]
An item at Doug Ross’s blog inspired this business plan: Raise big bucks for Obama’s campaign. Start a “green energy” company. Get an Energy Department grant. Profit!
This hippy-dippy flower-child stuff may sound silly and harmless: “F–k me open like a prayer book,” the poet declaimed, setting down his guitar to recite. It was Sunday evening on the grounds of an aging, pink/orange stucco home in a Lake Worth immigrant neighborhood, and the Monkeywrench Cafe — a one-time-only affair — was drawing […]
“I gotta be me, as the douchebag credo goes.” — Ace of Spades In November, the Franklin Center’s Tori Richards and Earl Glynn did a Colorado Watchdog report on National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. Richards and Glynn revealed the exorbitant salaries paid to top officials of this little-known Carter-era “green energy” boondoggle: NREL’s top […]« go back — keep looking »