Ethanol corn mandates are not just useless. When people are starving, these policies make the problem worse. Much worse.
This video was shared in my facebook news stream today. Catchy tune… Note how the video conveniently debunks itself at 1:15. No chance that facts will interfere with the cultists’ mythology, though. Maybe next they’ll sit us all around a campfire and tell us the story about how the Department of Agriculture saved Yorick the Brave [...]
RealClearPolitics points out the crucial difference between Constitutional Government and mob rule in this article about the politics and science of global warning. Hertsgaard accuses the Republicans of a “Galileo moment”-i.e, that they are acting like Galileo’s persecutors-because “This week, Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), the chairman of the House Energy Committee, introduced legislation that would [...]
Last night, President Obama addressed the nation on the BP oil spill in the gulf of Mexico. In addition to the immediate problem, the president also discussed long term energy policy, saying, “For decades, we have known the days of cheap and easily accessible oil were numbered. For decades, we’ve talked and talked about the need to end [...]