As a libertarian I am often asked why I “hate” the government. “Hate” is a strong word, so I’ll leave the question’s key assumption for another day. But for now, I’ll take the bait with a short and partial answer: government unions.
Managing risk is a tricky business for anybody. But it is downright dangerous when political leaders and, worse, unelected bureaucrats do it on our behalf. The best scientists devote entire careers to accounting for changes in the natural world. But society doesn’t work like a laboratory experiment.
A federal court has ordered briefs to be filed in CEI’s struggle to obtain Treasury Department “carbon tax” emails. Documents obtained so far suggest these emails will provide a roadmap of President Obama's plans to institute this controversial energy tax.
Obama administration officials are using the government shutdown as an excuse to shut down privately-run tourist attractions, even though doing so costs the government far more money than leaving them open.
Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson recently hired an attorney. That is insignificant, you say, since countless of “ex” public officials have been known to rely on counsel to remedy the reasons leading up to their “ex-ness” in the first place. What is telling is the timing.