Global warming

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    Congressional climate hearings a ‘mess’

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports on the first congressional hearings on climate change since Democrats took control of the U.S. House. Top House Democrats finally got their wish to hold the first hearings on global warming in six years Wednesday, but both committee hearings meandered into…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
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    NYT pushes dubious global warming claim

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights a global warming narrative that has found a home within the New York Times. Large swaths of the U.S. are experiencing the first “polar vortex” event of 2019, and The New York Times is out with an article suggesting cold snaps…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2019
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    Ocasio-Cortez’s plan full of hot air (pun intended)

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller asks what benefit Americans would receive from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed massive tax hike for a “green new deal.” Democrats are increasingly lining up behind New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call for a “Green New Deal,” but few, if any, have…
    Mitch Kokai, January 9, 2019
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    “If you’re willing to take a significant drop in economic activity, I would suggest that”

    Alan Greenspan isn’t wishy washy about the proposal to soak the wealthy with a 70 percent income tax — the idea endorsed by Dem. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. From CNBC comes Greenspan’s response to the congresswoman who identifies herself as a democratic socialist: Without getting into the…
    Donna Martinez, January 8, 2019
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    Global revolt against climate change policies

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reminds us that people offer little support for politicians’ plans regarding climate change. Despite increasingly apocalyptic warnings from U.N. officials, 2018 has seen a number of high-profile defeats for policies aimed at fighting global warming. Politicians and voters pushed back at attempts…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2019
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    “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

    A topical tweet by David Burge:  …
    Jon Guze, December 9, 2018
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    Bernie Sanders: Do as I say, not as I do on climate change

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller highlights useful information about Sen. Bernie Sanders’ so-called carbon footprint. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’s re-election campaign spent just under $300,000 on private jet use in October, Federal Election Commission (FEC) records show. The Sanders campaign, which is funded primarily by small-dollar donors,…
    Mitch Kokai, December 6, 2018
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    Details of proposed municipal climate lawsuit

    We can thank Eric Hoffer for one of the greatest lines in public policy: “Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” Hoffer’s observation comes to mind when reading Todd Shepherd‘s Washington Free Beacon article about a proposed lawsuit involving…
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2018