Most of Obama’s Green Policies Persist at Department of Defense

As Congress considers green projects in a military spending bill, the Trump administration hasn’t staked out a strong case on whether to roll back the Obama administration’s aggressive push for biofuels, wind, solar, and other renewables in the military. “The Pentagon has bought into climate change because it makes it politically more acceptable,” @myronebell says. […]

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Trump Well Behind in Winning Senate Confirmation of Appointees

The White House is turning up the heat on Senate Democrats for using delaying tactics to block President Donald Trump’s executive branch nominees, even as Trump trails recent presidents in the number of appointments so far. “These numbers show the Democrats’ true colors,” @SHSanders45 says. The president so far has nominated 197 persons for administration […]

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Lawmakers Cite Evidence Russia ‘Colludes’ With US Green Groups to Block Fracking

Forget about allegations of Russian interference in U.S. presidential elections for a moment, or even “collusion” between Russian officials and Trump campaign operatives. “If successful, an anti-fracking campaign deprives Americans of affordable, dependable [email protected] The real action is in the European and U.S. energy markets, according to a letter from two Texas congressmen to Treasury […]

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We Hear You: GuideStar, Parroting SPLC, Loses Way in ‘Hate Group’ Rhetoric

Editor’s note: Readers had strong feelings about Rachel del Guidice’s coverage of the decision by GuideStar—an aggregator of tax data on charities and other nonprofits—to use the label “hate group” for some well-known conservative organizations, attributing the designation to the controversial Southern Poverty Law Center. This week’s roundup begins by sampling those comments.—Ken McIntyre Dear […]

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Meet the Colorado Woman Training Teachers to Use Guns to Stop School Violence

This fall, some Colorado teachers will return to school armed with knowledge—and guns. Laura Carno, author of “Government Ruins Nearly Everything: Reclaiming Social Issues from Uncivil Servants,” is bringing advanced firearms training to school teachers. “Can government stop school shooting[s]? The answer is no … How do we as a community keep our kids safer […]

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Eighth Anniversary of The Conservative Papers

Today marks the eighth anniversary of the first published post of The Conservative Papers appearing on the web. Eight years ago on the seventh day of the seventh month of 2009 (July 7th), The Conservative Papers came to fruition. With almost 12,500 posts along with a growing library of content, we are increasingly expanding our presence on the […]

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