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PETA’s “Sea Kitten” Campaign

Eric Heidenreich | January 9, 2009

The folks at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have launched a new campaign to rename fish.  Instead,…

Cow Tax

Eric Heidenreich | January 6, 2009

The EPA, last year, published its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) for regulating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the…

11,391 More “Bridges to Nowhere”

Eric Heidenreich | December 13, 2008

Robert Poole, director of transportation at the Reason Foundation, had an excellent piece in the Wall Street Journal on December…

EPA Rolls Out Most Wanted List

Eric Heidenreich | December 12, 2008

The EPA has rolled out a Most Wanted List fugitives who committed environmental crimes. I just have one question. Why…

Detroit: The Blue-Green Bailout

Eric Heidenreich | December 2, 2008

Timothy Carney had an excellent post in yesterday’s DC Examiner regarding the possible bailout of the Big Three automakers.  Carney…

National Security Trumps the NRDC

Eric Heidenreich | November 12, 2008

The Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 in favor of the Navy being allowed to use high intensity sonar in war…

Obama’s First Economic Stimulus Package?

Eric Heidenreich | November 12, 2008

While it won’t be officially announced by president-elect Obama, his first economic stimulus package appears to be on its way….

The Answer Could Be Nuclear Power

Eric Heidenreich | November 11, 2008

Hyperion Power Generation, a New Mexico based power company, claims that it has developed a mini-nuclear power generator.  It is…

Economic Freedom and Environmental Regulation

Eric Heidenreich | November 10, 2008

The Pacific Research Institute recently released its “U.S. Economic Freedom Index: 2008 Report” and the results are pretty interesting. PRI…

King Bloomberg of Manhattan Wants to Tax Grocery Bags

Matthew Vadum | November 7, 2008

From the Petty Green Tyranny Department, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to nickel and dime consumers by slapping…