Throwback Thursday Video: That time Al Gore pushed environmental hysteria…on The 700 Club

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, October 30, 2014 (TheRightsWriter.com) – It's nearly Halloween, so what would be more appropriate than an Al Gore frightfest? Today's throwback video is the surreal scene of the future vice president hawking his environmentalist hysteria during an interview with Pat Robertson on The 700 Club. Had the 1988 primaries gone differently, the two might have faced … [Read more...]

Obama’s Decrees Cause Energy Prices to “Skyrocket”

In a candid moment while running for president, Barack Obama told the editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle, “under my plan…electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket.” Last week, the Obama administration moved to make that a reality, using its rule by executive fiat to punish the coal industry. The action comes as the president is halting offshore oil drilling and threatening one … [Read more...]

Obama Considering Rule by Executive Order in 2011

This morning, political commentators are paying a great deal of attention to one of the Los Angeles Times’ stories about Barack Obama’s plans for a Republican takeover of Congress. Unfortunately, they are focusing on the wrong one. Most commentators spent the morning quoting the president’s remarks on a black radio program that a GOP-dominated Congress will result in “hand-to-hand combat.” The … [Read more...]

The ($50 Billion) Road to Serfdom

The cornerstone of Obama's Labor Day speech before a union audience was a $50 billion transfer of wealth from taxpayers to Big Labor. Porkulus 3.0 will not create jobs for years (if at all), but it will raise gasoline prices Aside from taking time to feel sorry for himself, Obama unveiled a proposal to spend $50 billion on roads and infrastructure, which he promised "will not only create jobs … [Read more...]

Cash for Clunkers Hurt the Poor – and Obama’s Advisers Love It

The Democrats’ “Cash for Clunkers” program had one major impact on the market: it raised the price of used cars almost $2,000 per car in a way that disproportionately hurts the poor. And Obama’s Green Left advisers could not be happier. The automobile industry authority Edmunds.com has found used car prices are up 10.3 percent over last summer. The average used vehicle costs $1,800 more than it … [Read more...]

Obama’s Stimulus Put Microchips in Your Trash

A new Senate report reveals the Obama administration spent nearly half-a-million dollars in stimulus funds to purchase recycling bins implanted with microchips, designed to monitor private citizens' recycling levels. Republican Senators Tom Coburn, R-OK, and John McCain, R-AZ, tracked 100 misuses of stimulus funds in a publication entitled "Summertime Blues," released just weeks ago. (It is far … [Read more...]

George Soros’ New Plan for Globalism and Crony Capitalism

When George Soros invests $50 million to revolutionize the way Americans think about a certain issue, it would normally be deemed newsworthy. Not so with the formation of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). Three months after a summit in New York state last July, Soros pledged $50 million to INET, which promises “to promote changes in economic theory and practice” by … [Read more...]

Bill Gates vs. the Famine Lobby

Speaking at the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Bill Gates took aim at the chorus of environmental leftists and organic food advocates who believe Africans should starve rather than eat genetically modified (GM) foods. “Some voices are instantly hostile to any emphasis on productivity. They act as if there is no emergency, even though in the poorest, hungriest places on earth, population … [Read more...]

Obama’s Dangerous UN Agenda

Much commentary about Barack Obama’s speech to the United Nations on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, has focused on his description of pre-Obama America as a deadbeat, lawless, foot-dragging country that tortures innocent Muslims, or did until his glorious ascension to the right hand of power. The predictable emphasis on the speech’s most offensive aspects overlooks more dangerous points: the … [Read more...]

Costly Shibboleths

Barack Obama set out a few modest goals in his address to both chambers of Congress last night: cure cancer, reform Social Security and Medicare, destroy al-Qaeda, end our dependence on foreign oil, promise education to every American "from the day they are born" to the day they begin work, and "save our planet from the ravages of climate change." The few prescriptions for accomplishing these … [Read more...]