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Saving the Planet – Or Protecting Power Grabs and Cash Cows?

nostrum Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:40 PM
When Paul Ryan voted to shore up the National Flood Insurance Program to the tune of $10 billion last year; is this an example of crony socialism? I mean, why should any of my taxpayers dollars go to millionaires with million dollar beach front homes??

Editor's note: This piece was co-authored by Craig Rucker.

Waning interest and credibility forced organizers to replace climate change with sustainable development as “the world’s most urgent problem” during the UN’s June 2012 Rio+20 Conference. However, climate alarmism is again taking center stage this week at the COP-18 confab in Doha, Qatar.

The agenda remains the same: slash or end hydrocarbon use, transfer wealth, and control energy use, economic growth and lives. The strategies likewise remain unchanged: treaties, laws, regulations and higher taxes for hydrocarbon energy – with control placed in the hands of unelected, unaccountable elites who claim...