The Tyranny of “Local Control”

The purpose of written constitutions (such as the United State Constitution and the constitutions of America’s respective states) is the protection of individual rights. One argument the Right uses on occasion to make their case for certain policies is the concept of local control. It is grounded in the basis that local municipalities and communities…

Frivolous Environmental Lawsuits Delay Nearly Every Federal Oil and Gas Lease

‘Frivolous protests on anti-fossil fuel sentiments or general opinions are not helpful to the BLM in addressing legitimate protest concerns…’ (Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) After public protests failed to stop President Donald Trump from authorizing the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL pipelines, environmentalists have turned to lawsuits. Environmental groups are challenging nearly every oil…

Labor anger over Green New Deal greets 2020 contenders in California

By CARLA MARINUCCI and DEBRA KAHN 06/01/2019 Politico LOS ANGELES — Blue-collar union workers in solidly Democratic California are rejecting “Green New Deal” politics, a possible preview of troubles for 2020 presidential hopefuls in Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania and Ohio. When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched his “Green New Deal LA” plan last…