War on the Little Guy: Endangered Species

Journalist John Stossel reveals how endangered species laws lead to perverse incentives for governments to restrict private property use and what property owners do to continue to be able to use their land. Stossel interviews an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity who is one of many environmentalist groups that sue government agencies to…

Environmentalists oppose President Trump’s swamp drain

One of the major issues President Donald Trump campaigned on was to root out corruption in Washington DC (i.e. drain the swamp). Part of that effort is to scale back bureaucracy by reforming federal agencies. This usually entails having to cut or reassign staff. However, according to The Blaze environmentalists (not surprisingly) are completely against…

Environmentalists sue to obstruct Trump policies

Since environmentalists can’t make their case rationally, they will resort to force, fraud or litigation. Now that they have lost and President Trump is seeking to reverse much of their policies, they are resorting to the latter more than the former. According to The Daily Caller, within one day almost twenty environmentalist groups have filed…

CBD endorses DAP pipeline violence

The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) has issued at statement of solidarity supporting the efforts of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its opposition to the Dakota Area Pipeline (DAP). The press release states (in part): The Center for Biological Diversity stands in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and more than 150 American…

Anti-logging lawsuits help environmentalists burn down homes

McLatchy reports that lawmakers and witnesses who testified before a US House subcommittee state that lawsuits from environmentalist groups are draining much needed resources that could be used to log forests in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Tuolumne County, California supervisor Randy Hanvelt made his case during testimony by using photographs taken during the 2013 Yosemite-area…