Newly empowered Republican lawmakers are threatening to protect U.S. taxpayers from being fleeced again by the Obama administration, which in late 2014 promised to send another $3 billion of American money to a United Nations climate fund. Under the guise of fighting global warming, the UN scheme is mostly aimed at redistributing wealth from what remains of the Western middle class to Third World dictators. However, after the GOP trounced establishment-backed climate alarmists in the mid-term election, lawmakers say Congress is almost certain to scale back funding — if not end it completely — for the increasingly extremist and discredited global warming plots pushed by the White House and the dictator-dominated UN.
As prices for crude oil and natural gas continued their precipitous fall over the last five weeks, most commentators have been focusing on the impact — real or predicted — on the oil and gas industry in the United States. Little noticed, however, was the report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration about how those declines are likely to affect OPEC.
The FBI is standing by claims that North Korea was behind the devastating cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment late last month, despite the evidence presented by cyber-security experts.
EU climate expert warns U.S. Senate Committee not to follow the European Union’s disastrous policies — as EU officials double down on even more punitive CO2 measures.