With the 2016 presidential election quickly approaching, it’s about time I raise my hand and toss my two cents onto the table. Why? Because I’m Canadian, so I think I have a reasonably unbiased view of the dramatics and posturing going on down there. Also, when I look at the economic climate and political culture […]
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has long been famous for its extraordinary scenic beauty, its vibrantly authentic “Old West” culture – and since 1982, for its annual economic policy symposium […]
Remember in 2009 when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a poorly translated “reset” button? Or Donald Trump saying recently […]
Why do we have Memorial Day?
Because Lexington and Concord is not a downtown intersection.
Because Bull Run is not that crazy thing they do each year in Spain.
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At a time when South Carolina lawmakers are having trouble getting bills passed, they have an opportunity to prevent tax hikes, unleash the potential of solar power and make those on both sides […]
North Carolina utility monopolies such as Duke Energy Carolinas and Dominion North Carolina Power have planted a poison pill in a piece of legislation designed to provide more energy choice and energy independence in […]
Harvard-law educated author Andrew Thomas has started a new website, Stars & Banners, featuring a focus on ISIS. Check it out and sign up for email updates.
If you believe in the Second Amendment and want your opinion heard in one of those “studies” we all hear about, please take this survey by the end of the weekend from […]
I made plenty of my male friends jealous meeting pundit Michelle Fields. My cousin thinks we’re related. […]
American Electric Power and FirstEnergy have been trying to leverage their positions as monopolies to drive rooftop solar out of West Virginia. The goal is to force a private sector competitor out of […]
The GOP recently gained some ground in the Washington State Legislature but those gains won’t last if some members keep siding against energy independence and consumer choice.
House Bill 1097 needlessly increases […]
Some people like to drive large trucks while others prefer small cars. It’s a matter of choice. Big trucks haul stuff. Small cars save money on gas.
But what if the government were to impose a fee on people with small cars because they consume less gas? Big government would make the case that by […]
South Carolina has become the 44th state to institute net metering. That’s the free market concept that requires utility monopolies to give rooftop solar customers full, fair credit for the excess energy they send back to the grid.
Back in 1988 there was a movie called “Twins” Starring Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Well if APS is Arizona’s utility Schwarzenegger, then TEP is DeVito. Arizona Public Service isn’t the only player […]
They call themselves TUSK (Tell Utilities Solar Won’t be Killed) and they have been making the argument against solar taxes across the country. Here is a link to their website.
That battle has now come to Colorado where the […]
Energy prices continue to fall as the country learns to become less dependent on fossil fuels. Hopefully our government will get that message. Regrettably, there’s always a new tax on the horizon to keep us […]
by Robert Franklin, Esq
In one of my blog posts on Measure 6, the North Dakota initiative that would establish a presumption of equal parenting in the state, I pointed out that any monetary support […]
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With the upcoming cinematic release of FURY tomorrow, October 17, the war movie genre finally has a realistic, historically accurate, film focusing on tank crews and armored combat in World War II. It comes […]
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is in the fight of his political life. He’s survived an onslaught of attacks from Democrats and their left wing friends in the media. And he doesn’t get […]
These days APS could stand for Astroturf Political Support. During the solar debate of 2013, APS operatives bought thousands of Twitter followers from Russia, and anti-solar letters poured into the Arizona Corporation Commission without verified […]
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Last weekend there was a tragic fire (see initial news report) in Scottsdale, AZ at the home of a sub-standard breeder. While no one yet knows how many Papillons perished in the fire, […]
If you haven’t seen Jim Sharpe’s interview with Andrew Thomas, please watch, it’s good. He has a proven record of not compromising, and still won’t. I’m very excited he got 40% of the vote in a Maricopa GOP straw poll. The next two closest candidates didn’t even get 20% each. This despite the fact that […]