Category Archive: Environment

Jun 04

Consequences of Global Ruling Class policies: more unintended than intended

Were they really unintended? Or do they just enjoy messing with us? by Don Hank On June 3, the BBC broadcast a report on how fishermen were forced to throw back perfectly good caught fish dead into the sea. The report failed to mention that EU regulations were the root cause of this wastefulness. Precisely …

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Sep 26

The wind farm boondoggle

The wind farm boondoggle by Don Hank Wind farms are considered an “investment” and governments are trying desperately to attract capital to build them. However, as Christopher Booker recently wrote for the Sunday Telegraph, they are not a feasible investment. And there are other issues as well: First and foremost, any enterprise that requires government …

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Jul 16

Even non-toxic dispersants bring destruction to the Gulf

Dispersants, non-toxic but potentially deadly Don Hank I have subscribed to the EPA’s alerts list on the steps being taken by the government to clean up the Gulf. So far, every alert has focused mainly on the toxic effects of dispersants, assuring the public they have very low toxicity. Generally speaking, however, discussions of dispersant toxicity – …

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Jun 26

Obama’s coup de grâce for the Gulf?

by Don Hank Surprisingly, even the left-leaning Huffington Post seems to have writers who understand science and realize that the Obama administration lacks the most rudimentary grasp of sci-tech know-how. They see the danger, and more and more thinking people on the Left, for whom the environment is not a political tool but a sacred …

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Feb 23

The rotten fruits of the “carbon credit” scam

The notion of “global warming” has been used to introduce perhaps the biggest tax in history, and one of the avenues for this tax was so-called “carbon offsets” or “carbon credits.” Fortunately, the American people have not completely fallen for this scam as yet. But the UK, which has long labored under the heavy hand of two …

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May 23

The weather no longer a safe topic?

The weather a taboo topic By way of introduction to the next column, the weather, once the only safe topic amongst strangers, is no longer safe and comfortable to talk about for many people in the Unites States of America. The Catholic church in the middle ages, an arm of government, wouldn’t discuss indulgences either. …

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Dec 07

Governor Ed Rendell to PA businesses: get out!

PA has new creative ways to get rid of businesses, people First off, let me say the area around Lancaster and York Counties in Pennsylvania is beautiful, crime is low, and you can still safely turn your back on most folks. I love the area. It is in the Bible belt. We may have invented …

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Nov 12

Still the United States of America?

Still the United States of America? Commentary by Donald Hank On the campaign trail, Barack Obama once intoned “this will always be the United States of America.” But will it? You decide, after reading this issue of Laigle’s forum.   China to the world: clean up after me China relegates the US to bottom floor, …

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