Paul Driessen

Posted February 06, 2016

Americas 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.

Posted January 29, 2016

Donald Trump loves to tout his poll numbers. But if hes doing so well, why does he pander to Iowas ethanol interests?

Posted January 23, 2016

Dangerous manmade 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, affordable carbon-based fuels with unreliable, expensive renewable energy.

Posted January 16, 2016

Federal government overseers threaten property and livelihoods of hardworking westerners.

Posted January 09, 2016

The heat is on! Not the unusual winter warmth in much of the United States but the unrelenting heat generated by propaganda and pressure campaigns that the White House, EPA, Big Green and news media are unleashing in the wake of the Paris climate agreement and as a prelude to the 2016 elections.

Posted December 29, 2015

When we planned our recent trip to Israel with 50 other Northern Virginians, we didnt expect that it would coincide with the latest spasm of Palestinian violence against Israelis.

Posted December 23, 2015

When a private citizen or company violates rules, misrepresents facts or pollutes a river, government penalties are swift and severe. Its different when the government screws up.

Posted December 17, 2015

Will Congress perpetuate renewable subsidies, redistribute our wealth and hammer fossil fuels?

Posted December 12, 2015

emission reductions 80% below actual 1990 levels means the world would have to eliminate 96% of the greenhouse gases that all humanity would likely release if we reach world population levels, economic growth and living standards predicted for 2050. It would decimate those projections. In fact, it would send average world per capita GDP in 2050 to less than what Americans had in 1830!

Posted December 09, 2015

The Senate will not approve or appropriate money for anything President Obama might agree to in Paris, and developing countries will not (and should not) stop building coal-fired power plants and using fossil fuels to lift billions out of abject poverty. However, we cannot let down our guard.

Posted December 06, 2015

You can guess what would happen if you used the same tactics that climate alarmists employ.

Posted November 26, 2015

To commemorate Thanksgiving and garner First Family photo ops presidents often host Rose Garden ceremonies, where they pardon a turkey, before sitting down to dine on one of its cousins.

Posted November 22, 2015

Floridas citrus harvest has plummeted 60 percent from ten years ago, because of citrus greening disease, a bacterial infection that causes trees to produce stunted fruit and eventually die.

Posted November 18, 2015

A brutal cold spell could kill refugees. Paris COP21 delegates need to discuss this climate issue.

Posted November 14, 2015

Manufactured climate crisis fears and renewable energy schemes create gold mine for the rich

Posted November 07, 2015

Obama cronies get abundant favors at the expense of working class Americans

Posted October 31, 2015

What an unpalatable irony. The 1783 Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War and created the United States. The 2015 Treaty of Paris could end whats left of our less prosperous USA and complete the fundamental transformation that the Obama Administration intends to impose by executive fiat.

Posted October 17, 2015

Pursuing an agenda of intolerance and retribution against critics of their ultra-liberal policies

Posted October 10, 2015

A federal worker named Bob recently called our local talk-radio station, outraged that a failed budget deal could cause a government shutdown that leaves him unable to pay his bills. He blamed Republicans, failed to mention that compromise also involves Obama and Democrats and left out another important detail: if there is a shutdown, when it ends he will get paid retroactively.

Posted October 03, 2015

Pope Francis and others could learn a lot from an actual conversation on energy and climate.