Star Parker

Dr. Laughlin concludes, “The geological record suggests that climate ought not to concern us too much when we’re gazing into the energy future, not because it is unimportant, but because it’s beyond our power to control.”

The bottom line on “clean energy” initiatives is that the only sure things we will get are more taxes, higher costs, and more government. Guaranteed costs for benefits that are extremely questionable.

Black mayors would be better redirecting their attention from the atmosphere to realities here on earth.

The National Conference on Black Mayors is partnering with the Hip Hop Caucus as “outreach to our nation’s youth.”

Here’s a tangible that black mayors can promote to cut black youth unemployment. Work to get rid of the minimum wage.

Following minimum wage increases of $2.10 since 2007, black youth unemployment increased 50%.

Or how about some serious efforts to promote school choice so that parents of poor kids can send their children to schools where they will get an education and graduate.


Star Parker

Star Parker is founder and president of CURE, the Center for Urban Renewal and Education, a 501c3 think tank which explores and promotes market based public policy to fight poverty, as well as author of the newly revised Uncle Sam's Plantation: How Big Government Enslaves America's Poor and What We Can do About It.