Rallying Against Common Sense and Enormous National Wealth
The nation is so badly mismanaged that, while the New Depression lingers on, the Institute on Energy Research estimates the worth of the government’s oil and gas technically recoverable resources are worth $128 trillion, or eight times our national debt.
Did anyone notice that the estimated 35,000 who showed up for the anti-Keystone XL pipeline rally outside the White House on Sunday, Feb 17, were all bundled up against the cold? The temperature was about 25 degrees Fahrenheit. The Earth has been cooling—naturally—for sixteen years.
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Alan Caruba is an author and a business and science writer. These days he is best known for his blog, "Warning Signs" (http://factsnotfantasy.blogspot.com) where he comments on a wide range of topics from politics to national security, energy to environmentalism, and other concerns about the nation and the world. A former journalist and public relations counselor, Caruba brings a lifetime of experience, knowledge and insight to his commentaries. In 1990, he founded The National Anxiety Center as a clearinghouse for information about "scare campaigns" designed to influence public policy and opinion. A veteran book reviewer, Caruba also posts a monthly report on new books at www.bookviews.com. Please consider supporting independent journalism by donating to Alan:
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