By David J. Theroux | Monday May 7, 2012 at 3:39 PM PST | 6 Comments
James Delingpole reports in the Telegraph of London that James Lovelock, the “greenest” of the “greens,” now admits that the doomsaying over global warming is wrong. [O]ne of the archest of the world’s arch Greenies – James Lovelock, inventor of the Gaia hypothesis and therefore, more or less, founder of the world’s most powerful...
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Tags: Al Gore, carbon footprint, climategate, Disaster Management, Energy, Environment, fear-mongering, Gaia, Global Warming, green bsuiness, Land use, Progressivism, Regulation, Religion, Science, Socialism
By James L. Payne | Monday June 7, 2010 at 2:16 PM PST | 14 Comments
How bad is the BP oil spill? Remember, many people make big bucks scaring you!
Tags: American History, Big Government, crisis mongering, Disaster Management, disasters, Economics, Energy, Environment, fear-mongering, Media, oil spill, Politics, Propaganda, regime uncertainty, special interest, Terrorism, War
By David Beito | Wednesday January 13, 2010 at 12:37 PM PST | 1 Comment
This audio of an entire America First Committee rally from June 1941 is a real treat. The sound quality is crisp and clear: The all-star line-up includes John T. Flynn (about 4:30 minutes into the audio), probably the most important activist in the “Old Right” during the 1940s and the 1950s. Speaking after Flynn...
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Tags: America First Committee, American History, Americanism, anti-war, antiwar, Audio, Belgium, Books, CBS, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Constitution, Corporatism, Corruption, crisis mongering, England, Europe, Fascism, FDR, fear-mongering, foreign wars, France, Franklin Roosevelt, Germany, gold standard, Government subsidies, Great Depression, Hitler, Imperialism, interventionism, isolationism, John Cudahy, John T. Flynn, Liberty, Media, Mercantilism, Military, Morality, Mussolini, Mutual Broadcasting, Nationalization, Nazism, NBC, Neutrality Act, New Deal, non-interventionism, Norway, Old Right, Peace, peace mongerer, Personal Liberty, Politics, Presidential Power, Propaganda, radio, Right Turn: John T. Flynn and the Transformation of American Liberalism, Russia, Socialism, Stalin, The State, Unemployment, War, war machine, war mongerer, war profiteers, WOR, World War II
By Robert Higgs | Wednesday October 8, 2008 at 2:21 PM PST | 9 Comments
As the hysteria has grown in the discussion of financial markets and related government policies, I have been puzzled by the discrepancy between the best available data and the descriptions quoted in the press—statements by financial gurus, traders, and professors, as well as by government officials. To hear these spokesmen tell the story, you’d...
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Tags: bailout, Bailouts, banking, Business, corporate welfare, Corporatism, credit, credit crisis, Economics, fear-mongering, Federal Reserve, finance, George W. Bush, government loans, Great Depression, loan guarantees, meltdown, money, Money and Banking, Politics, pork, Presidential Power, recession, rescue, The State, Wall Street