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Taxpayers, Beware – of Big Wind’s Latest Deceitful Ad Campaign

Facing trouble abroad, Siemens ads seek to tap into US taxpayers and wind welfare system  Mary Kay Barton If you watch much mainstream TV, you’ve probably seen Siemens’ new multi-million-dollaradvertising blitz  to sell the American public on industrial wind. Why the sudden ad onslaught? The wind business abroad has taken a huge hit of late. European countries have begun slashing renewable mandates, due to the ever-broadening realization that renewables cost far more...

Progressives Want Everything Locally Grown Except Government

Peter Blair has a piece at The American Interest on the anti-statist alliance that wasn’t. It’s worth a read: Perhaps sensing an opportunity, social conservatives have used these libertarian fears to make the case for strengthening local communities. They argue that the disappearance of strong neighborhoods and towns created a void into which the overbearing hand of the state has entered. In this way, a roughly overlapping vocabulary of concerns has developed between the two groups… Social...

Big Fat Lies About Fat

Americans are obsessed with fat; either with eating it or being it. We’ve been told that we’re too fat and we’re told that eating fat is bad for you. Being fat is your own business. You’ll feel better if you lose a few pounds, but you will enjoy your next meal if it has a fat content rather than being a bland cereal…which explains why so many cereals today have some surgery covering or content. The fact is you can eat almost anything you like and remain a healthy weight if you just don’t eat...

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