The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

‘Threatened Species’

  In May last year — late fall in the inverted seasons Down Under — an official of Australia’s National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in New South Wales (NSW) wanted the public to know that it was a crime for them to collect firewood for the winter: NPWS Central West Area Manager Fiona Buchanan […]

‘The Climate Industrial Complex’

Left to right: Tom Steyer, John Podesta, George Soros. Billionaires like Tom Steyer are funding organizations like John Podesta’s Center for American Progress which use their influence to silence opposition to the radical environmental agenda: Blue-collar workers and other traditional Democratic constituencies are the biggest losers from the green policies peddled by Podesta and funded […]

Environmentalists Want Your Baby Dead

In an appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight, the executive director of the Sierra Club, Michael Brune, advocated abortion to reduce human population, saying that abortion “helps to address the number of the people that we have on this planet. We feel that one of the ways in which we can get to a sustainable population […]

Petroleum Is Good, Liberals Are Crazy

For eight years, President Obama did everything in his power to punish the people who produce the fuel that makes capitalism work. It took Donald Trump just two days to turn that around: Trump signed executive orders that will make it easier for TransCanada to construct the Keystone XL pipeline and for Energy Transfer Partners […]

Learning How to Use Tools

“The Internet has created a huge megaphone. That’s great, but it often creates so much noise that the people on the receiving end can’t hear anything.” — Jake Brewer, manager at Change.org Let me try an analogy here: The library is full of books, and there is a rack full of magazines at the grocery […]

‘Population Bomb’ Author Predicts Cheerful Future of Cannibalism

Long ago utterly discredited by the falsehood of his “overpopulation” prophecies, Paul Ehrlich is still taken seriously by liberals. He went on HuffPo Live this week to warn that the depletion of natural resources means soon we’ll be forced to “eat the bodies of your dead,” et cetera: In addition to being full of wild […]

You Had Me at ‘Mariel Hemingway’

When I learned that Mariel Hemingway was among the celebrities caught in James O’Keefe’s latest video sting, politics briefly disappeared into a sort of fog of nostalgic imagination: Mariel Hemingway! Oh, that was a name to conjure with, back in the day! It wasn’t just her striking beauty, although Mariel’s face seemed as if it […]

Latter-Day Bolsheviks

Today is Vladimir Lenin’s birthday, which left-wing environmentalist freaks have celebrated as Earth Day since 1970. Nowadays, this means making a lot of noise about “climate change.” The New Abolitionism Averting planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth — Christopher Hayes, The Nation Great, Chris: […]

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