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Obama Continues to Impede Domestic Energy Production

Posted: February 12, 2016 at 12:52 pm   /   Politics

With less than a year left in office, President Barack Obama is upping the pressure on America’s fossil fuel industries with a slew of new regulations and tax proposals. Last month, Obama ordered a moratorium on new coal leasing on federal lands. Unlike oil and gas production, which occurs primarily on private land, 40 percent […]

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Heartland Daily Podcast – Tim Bishop: EPA Taking Authority Over Land Using Clean Water Act

Posted: February 8, 2016 at 1:03 pm   /   Politics

In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Tim Bishop, a partner in the Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation Practice at MayerBrown LLP, who is serving as counsel for the American Farm Bureau Federation, joins Host H. Sterling Burnett to discuss new EPA regulations that give it authority over land that is part of the […]

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Obama, Democrats and Bureaucrats Bury America’s Future Under More Federal Regulations

Posted: February 8, 2016 at 8:10 am   /   Politics

America’s abysmal 0.7% economic growth during the fourth quarter of 2015 meant the annual growth rate was an anemic 2.4% … and average annual growth for the six-year Obama era a pathetic 2.2 percent. This is “dead last compared to six other recession recoveries since 1960,” Heritage Foundation economist Stephen Moore points out. The six […]

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Obama’s EPA to Ohio’s Anti-Frackers: You’re Wrong

Posted: February 4, 2016 at 11:07 am   /   Politics

Two recent reports on Ohio’s wastewater injection well program discredit chronic allegations by opponents of hydraulic fracturing. These include claims that the creation of such wells leads directly to earthquakes, and that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has neglected to establish proper regulations to keep Ohioans safe. The first report, released by the U.S. […]

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Government Drags Us Back in Time – Because Cronies and Ideology Tell It To

Posted: February 4, 2016 at 6:50 am   /   Politics

Government by ideological fantasy – at the expense of actual facts – is a terrible idea. So too is government of, by and for the donors. Far too often government regulators and bureaucrats ignore Reality – to tilt at ideological windmills. And WAY too often government becomes one giant stenographer for contributors – writing laws […]

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Tax Cuts to Cut Carbon, an Idea Whose Time has Yet to Come

Posted: February 2, 2016 at 8:21 am   /   Politics

Some on the political right are floating a new “supply-side” idea for reducing carbon dioxide emissions without creating more market distortions: clean tax cuts. Proponents of the cuts want to reduce or end all taxes on investments in technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In theory, tax cuts on so-called “clean” technologies should dramatically increase […]

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Heartland Daily Podcast – Mike Duncan: Petition to Halt Obama’s ‘Clean Power Plan’

Posted: January 28, 2016 at 2:53 pm   /   Politics

In today’s edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, Mike Duncan, the president and CEO for the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, joins Managing Editor of Environment & Climate News to discuss the Washington D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in mid-January not to place a stay on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). […]

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Base Policies on Reality, Not Deceit

Posted: January 26, 2016 at 10:56 am   /   Politics

Dr. Bob Carter understood that climate frequently changes, and we must prepare to adapt. Dangerous manmade global cooling, global warming, climate change and extreme weather claims continue to justify what has become a $1.5-trillion-per-year industry: tens of billions spent annually on one-sided research and hundreds of billions sent to crony corporatists to subsidize replacing dependable, […]

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In The Tank Podcast (ep22): Top 10 Questions Libertarians Are Frequently Asked

Posted: January 22, 2016 at 9:11 am   /   Politics

In episode #22 of the In The Tank Podcast, Hosts Donny Kendal and John Nothdurft answer the top 10 questions libertarians are frequently asked. This weekly podcast features (as always) interviews, debates, roundtable discussions, stories, and light-hearted segments on a variety of topics on the latest news. The show is available for download as part of the Heartland Daily […]

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