Some folks over at the Locke Foundation have started a group blog with other free-market environmentalists called Environment NC. Despite the chorus of ad hominem accusations – greed, corporate shilling, etc. etc – by the usual suspects (congenitally unable, it seems, to offer more substantive critiques), Environment NC is sure to offer some good ideas. [...]
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The Charlotte Observer has bought into the Supreme Court’s definition of carbon dioxide (that stuff we exhale) as pollution. Apparently North Carolina is in the top 5 of such "polluters." This is almost as good as all the environmental activists signing the petition to ban dihydrogen monoxide.
One of the good folks over at the Progressive Pulse is skeptical of consumer-driven health plans. He writes: One example – their paper on how great “consumer-driven” health plans are (that’s basically a catastrophic health plan with you holding the bag for the first $3 to $5 grand of your health care costs) is one [...]
The Duke Lacrosse story is over. The three accused team-members have been acquitted of all charges. Behind the mendacity of a disgruntled stripper, the political opportunism of an attorney general, and media who licked their chops at a story of race, sex, and privilege, we find three ordinary college kids who must carry on with [...]