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No, A Carbon Tax Cannot Create Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

A tax on carbon dioxide emissions would destroy far more jobs – and wealth – than it would create, despite the well-intentioned hopes of Forbes.com contributor James Conca. In a Forbes.com article titled “Can A Carbon Tax Create Jobs, Jobs, Jobs,” Conca argued a carbon dioxide tax would result in a net increase in jobs if the tax revenues were spent wisely. Key to this hopeful prognosis, Conca asserted, is the requirement that a newly imposed tax on carbon dioxide must be revenue-neutral, with...

Parents, Teachers Increasingly Reject Common Core

It’s been a rough year for the Common Core standards. As parents, teachers, officials, and politicians learn more about the standards, more and more states are considering ways to get out of Common Core. The standards in math and reading were allegedly designed to make students career- and college-ready. Now that the public is able to see them, the standards have proven not to be what was promised. People are fighting back. Parents in states across the country have organized grassroots...

EPA Antics on Sea Level Rise--Gina McCarthy's Miami Trip

EPA Administrator McCarthy is going to be in Miami October 8 during or close to a King Tide and I suspect call the high tide of the year due to global warming.  The reason for the name of King Tide is given by Wikipedia that follows this paragraph.  If global warming is blamed on King Tide's, this will be another example of EPA distorting science to promote their damaging policies for the nation. I believe Hurricane Sandy hit New York in 2012 during a King Tide; it definitely was...

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