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Lessons from New Mexico Show How Fracking Moratorium Could Harm California’s Economy

During the heated Vice-Presidential Debate, Vice President Mike Pence charged that a Biden-Harris Administration planned to ban the practice of fracking altogether. Then-Senator Kamala Harris said in response that no such plans existed. At stake were thousands of key votes of gas and oil workers from the heartland and key …

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Big Agenda Facing Presidential Winner

As of this writing, we don’t know who has won the 2020 presidential election.  Whoever wins, America’s next chief executive has many important policy decisions to make in the coming weeks.  Here’s a preview of some of the big issues that the president will have to confront over the next …

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Gavin Newsom’s battery-powered virtue-signaling

A previous effort to ban automobiles that burn fossil fuel by 2040 was never able to gather enough support to be approved by the California legislature. Yet through the power of a pen, a phone, and a stylish California bear jacket, Gov. Gavin Newsom has decreed that they must be …

Blackouts

The Roth Effect Interviews Wayne Winegarden on Free Market Energy Solutions

Pacific Research Institute senior fellow and economist Dr. Wayne Winegarden talks free market energy, California rolling power blackouts, and optimistic solutions to energy policy on The Roth Effect with Carol Roth. Winegarden also discusses his recent studies that challenge green energy, fracking, electric vehicles, and more. https://mp3.ricochet.com/2020/09/Roth_Effect_66.mp3

California

Celebrating the Return of the Primitive

Private automobiles are no longer allowed on Market Street in San Francisco, California. The result has been an increase in bike ridership. This is, of course, being hailed as progress. So why does it look like the city is resetting the clock to a previous century? When novelist Ayn Rand …

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California Politics in 2019: Not Much To Be Happy About

December is about half gone, and, as the Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz once sang, “it’s getting cold in California.” In another song from the same 1996 album Duritz also sang that it’s been “a long December and there’s reason to believe maybe this year will be better than the last.” …

Agriculture

Documentary ‘Modified’ peddles falsehoods about GMOs, pesticides and ‘corporate control’ of food

Propaganda has been manufactured and promulgated through the ages, and in modern times it flourished during the Great Depression and World War II when useful lies became preferred to harmful truths. That still rings true today, with the explosion of propaganda wars aided by the Internet, texting, social media, and the …

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CAPITAL IDEAS: Cracking Down on Fracking in California—Is it The Smart Thing to Do?

DOWNLOAD THE PDF Jerry Brown left office in January as one of the most popular governors in California history. He also left successor Gavin Newsom with a few headaches. Among the more prominent unresolved issues are the high-speed rail project, the housing and homeless crises, and runaway public-employee pension obligations. …

Agriculture

Are You Getting Anti-Vaccine Information From Russian Propagandists?

The spike in the number of measles cases in the United States is finally garnering the attention it deserves, as the number of new illnesses continues to accelerate. The number of cases in the United States now stands at more than 750, the highest number recorded in a year since the …

Agriculture

Earth Day: Opposing Progress Trumps Protecting the Planet

By Henry I. Miller, M.S., M.D. and Jeff Stier Today is Earth Day, a celebration originally conceived by then-U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis.) and first held in 1970 as a “symbol of environmental responsibility and stewardship.” In the spirit of the time, it was a touchy-feely, consciousness-raising, New Age experience. …

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Lessons from New Mexico Show How Fracking Moratorium Could Harm California’s Economy

During the heated Vice-Presidential Debate, Vice President Mike Pence charged that a Biden-Harris Administration planned to ban the practice of fracking altogether. Then-Senator Kamala Harris said in response that no such plans existed. At stake were thousands of key votes of gas and oil workers from the heartland and key …

Blog

Big Agenda Facing Presidential Winner

As of this writing, we don’t know who has won the 2020 presidential election.  Whoever wins, America’s next chief executive has many important policy decisions to make in the coming weeks.  Here’s a preview of some of the big issues that the president will have to confront over the next …

California

Gavin Newsom’s battery-powered virtue-signaling

A previous effort to ban automobiles that burn fossil fuel by 2040 was never able to gather enough support to be approved by the California legislature. Yet through the power of a pen, a phone, and a stylish California bear jacket, Gov. Gavin Newsom has decreed that they must be …

Blackouts

The Roth Effect Interviews Wayne Winegarden on Free Market Energy Solutions

Pacific Research Institute senior fellow and economist Dr. Wayne Winegarden talks free market energy, California rolling power blackouts, and optimistic solutions to energy policy on The Roth Effect with Carol Roth. Winegarden also discusses his recent studies that challenge green energy, fracking, electric vehicles, and more. https://mp3.ricochet.com/2020/09/Roth_Effect_66.mp3

California

Celebrating the Return of the Primitive

Private automobiles are no longer allowed on Market Street in San Francisco, California. The result has been an increase in bike ridership. This is, of course, being hailed as progress. So why does it look like the city is resetting the clock to a previous century? When novelist Ayn Rand …

Blog

California Politics in 2019: Not Much To Be Happy About

December is about half gone, and, as the Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz once sang, “it’s getting cold in California.” In another song from the same 1996 album Duritz also sang that it’s been “a long December and there’s reason to believe maybe this year will be better than the last.” …

Agriculture

Documentary ‘Modified’ peddles falsehoods about GMOs, pesticides and ‘corporate control’ of food

Propaganda has been manufactured and promulgated through the ages, and in modern times it flourished during the Great Depression and World War II when useful lies became preferred to harmful truths. That still rings true today, with the explosion of propaganda wars aided by the Internet, texting, social media, and the …

Blog

CAPITAL IDEAS: Cracking Down on Fracking in California—Is it The Smart Thing to Do?

DOWNLOAD THE PDF Jerry Brown left office in January as one of the most popular governors in California history. He also left successor Gavin Newsom with a few headaches. Among the more prominent unresolved issues are the high-speed rail project, the housing and homeless crises, and runaway public-employee pension obligations. …

Agriculture

Are You Getting Anti-Vaccine Information From Russian Propagandists?

The spike in the number of measles cases in the United States is finally garnering the attention it deserves, as the number of new illnesses continues to accelerate. The number of cases in the United States now stands at more than 750, the highest number recorded in a year since the …

Agriculture

Earth Day: Opposing Progress Trumps Protecting the Planet

By Henry I. Miller, M.S., M.D. and Jeff Stier Today is Earth Day, a celebration originally conceived by then-U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wis.) and first held in 1970 as a “symbol of environmental responsibility and stewardship.” In the spirit of the time, it was a touchy-feely, consciousness-raising, New Age experience. …

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