Burn Down the Suburbs

Stan­ley Kurtz out­lines how “Sus­tain­abil­i­ty” is also the cov­er used by the Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion, allied with a nation­al net­work of “Left” rad­i­cal income redis­tri­b­u­tion advo­cates for their more imme­di­ate domes­tic agen­da to dis-empow­er mid­dle class Amer­i­cans.  Sus­tain­abil­i­ty also includes the net­work of “Right” multi­na­tion­al cor­po­ratists who oper­ate to the destruc­tion of the Amer­i­can mid­dle class […]

How MTC sneaked Vehicle Miles Traveled tax into One Bay Area Plan

The Con­tra Cos­ta Times edi­to­r­i­al of July 18 “Car tax idea is out of the box: Put it back!” expressed shock and out­rage about “… the cre­ative audac­i­ty of Bay Area lead­ers propos­ing a per-mile tax on dri­ving, maybe as ear­ly as next year, using — wait for it — a GPS-like track­er!” But what […]

Champagne Flows as ICLEI Demands Lower Living Standards

The Inter­na­tion­al Coun­cil for Local Envi­ron­men­tal Ini­tia­tives (ICLEI) is call­ing for eco­nom­ic “con­trac­tion” in Amer­i­ca and the rest of the devel­oped world. Their “World Con­gress” con­fer­ence in Belo Hor­i­zonte, Brazil, how­ev­er, is a lav­ish affair replete with rich food, cham­pagne and opu­lence. The bla­tant hypocrisy is stun­ning. Watch short video here.  

ICLEI Members Admit Bait and Switch to Boost Climate Agenda

Rio+20: ICLEI Mem­bers Admit “Bait and Switch” to Boost Cli­mate Agen­da June 18, 2012 Belo Hor­i­zonte, Brazil. To advance pub­lic action on glob­al warm­ing, par­tic­i­pants attend­ing the ICLEI World Con­gress admit­ted today that they are delib­er­ate­ly employ­ing new ter­mi­nol­o­gy to mis­di­rect oppo­nents and gain accep­tance of their efforts to reduce ener­gy use and green­house gas­es. […]

Jim Patterson and the California Valley Solar Ranch

OPINION (San Luis Obis­po Coun­ty) CalCoastNews.com Fifth Dis­trict Super­vi­sor Jim Pat­ter­son has dis­trib­uted a cam­paign brochure tout­ing the fact that he “has led the effort” to approve two solar ener­gy projects and “pro­vide near­ly 400 skilled work­er posi­tions” at the Cal­i­for­nia Val­ley Solar Ranch (CVSR). Since Mr. Pat­ter­son evi­dent­ly con­sid­ers this the major achieve­ment of […]