Monthly Archives: June 2012

Let History Be Your Guide

 By Sean Walsh One of my favorite television channels is the History Channel. This is ironic since when I was younger I hated history, like most kids. Quite frankly, I wondered why we needed to study the subject since I felt it had no practical use for my current life much less my future endeavors.…

Rare corporate courage and common sense

Wal-Mart stands up to activist intimidation, ensuring affordable, wholesome food for customers  By Paul Driessen Good for Wal-Mart! Despite intense pressure by anti-biotechnology activists, the retailing giant didn’t cave in to demands that it “reject” Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) sweet corn (maize). Other retailers had capitulated to intimidation campaigns by Food and Water Watch, Greenpeace…

Agenda 21 Conspiracy Theory or Threat?

 By Tom DeWeese Part 1 of 2 The battle over Agenda 21 is raging across the nation. City and County Councils have become war zones as citizens question the origins of development plans and planners deny any international connections to the UN’s Agenda 21. What is the truth? Since I helped start this war, I…

Heartland Climate Conference a Big Success Again

By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project The three-day Seventh International Conference on Climate Change, Real Science Real Choices, sponsored by the Heartland Institute ran from Monday May 21st to Wednesday afternoon of May 23rd. Even though the decision to hold the conference was not made until three months ago, it…

Trying to snooker Smucker

Climate alarm campaigners make pitiful case that manmade climate change threatens coffee  By Paul Driessen It’s a common tactic among groups promoting climate alarmism and antihydrocarbon policies. As evidence mounts that manmade catastrophic climate change is not imminent, extreme weather events cannot be linked to human activities, and developing nations will not reduce their use…