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  • Jacki Daily Podcast: ISIS DESTROYS - ENERGY vs ELECTION and EARTH DAY

    04/24/2016 5:40:41 PM PDT · by RaceBannon
    The Jacki Daily Show ^ | 4/24/16 | The Jacki Daily Show
    Jacki is joined by Dr. David Grantham, senior research fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis to discuss how oil and antiquities from terrorist networks has made its way to America and what we can do to stop it. Jacki also speaks with Brendan Williams to talk about the importance of energy issues in the upcoming Presidential election. Lastly Jacki is joined by Doug Domenech, director of the Fueling Freedom Project at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, to talk about the history of Earth Day.
  • [From April 14, 2013] Observe 'Holly Maddux Day' instead ( Earth Day - Lenin's birthday )

    04/22/2016 10:11:20 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    WND ^ | 04/14/2013 | Fritz Spencer
    More and more Americans are opting out of Earth Day in favor of a holiday that offers a chance to fight back against Marxism and political correctness. The holiday, which is called “Holly Maddux Day,” is named after the young woman murdered by Ira Einhorn, a 1960s antiwar activist. Einhorn, who was a friend of Jerry Rubin and Abby Hoffman, is regarded by many as the founder of Earth Day. Einhorn emceed the first Earth Day celebration in Philadelphia in April 1970, at which Sen. Edmund Muskie gave the highlight address. Einhorn, an advocate of free love and drug use,...
  • Seven Earth Day predictions that failed spectacularly

    04/22/2016 9:39:01 PM PDT · by Stand Watch Listen · 18 replies
    wattsupwiththat.com ^ | April 22, 2016 | Anthony Watt
    Never Trust The Doom-Mongers: Earth Day Predictions That Were All WrongEnvironmentalists truly believed and predicted that the planet was doomed during the first Earth Day in 1970, unless drastic actions were taken to save it. Humanity never quite got around to that drastic action, but environmentalists still recall the first Earth Day fondly and hold many of the predictions in high regard. So this Earth Day, The Daily Caller News Foundation takes a look at predictions made by environmentalists around the original Earth Day in 1970 to see how they’ve held up. 1: (1970) “Civilization Will End Within 15 or...
  • Seven Earth Day predictions that failed spectacularly

    04/22/2016 12:51:31 PM PDT · by rxsid · 25 replies
    wattsupwiththat ^ | April 22, 2016 | Anthony Watts
    Seven Earth Day predictions that failed spectacularly Anthony Watts / 2 hours ago April 22, 2016 Never Trust The Doom-Mongers: Earth Day Predictions That Were All Wrong Environmentalists truly believed and predicted that the planet was doomed during the first Earth Day in 1970, unless drastic actions were taken to save it. Humanity never quite got around to that drastic action, but environmentalists still recall the first Earth Day fondly and hold many of the predictions in high regard. So this Earth Day, The Daily Caller News Foundation takes a look at predictions made by environmentalists around the original Earth...
  • Celebrate The Earth By Letting The Border Patrol Do Its Job

    04/22/2016 11:05:44 AM PDT · by OddLane
    American Rattlesnake ^ | April 22, 2011 | Gerard Perry
    As many of you might know, today marks the official commemoration of Earth Day, a holiday conceived by the unfortunately named U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970 and celebrated by self-styled environmentally conscious individuals every year on this day since. You might be wondering why I would choose to address this subject on a website whose purpose is ostensibly far removed from the subject of environmentalism. The answer to that question is very simple. Although usually framed either as an economic or a cultural argument, one of the most compelling reasons to reduce the excessive immigration into this country that’s...
  • Happy Earth Day! Here's the story of the co-founder who killed then composted his girlfriend

    04/22/2016 10:37:46 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 13 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 04/22/2016 | HarpyGoddess
    Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the "composted" body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk.
  • The Demonic Movement Behind Earth Day

    04/22/2016 9:08:36 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 5 replies
    IFB ^ | 4/22/16
    As "Earth Day" is upon us, let us look at the demonic and leftist philosophy which is driving this "Baalistic" ideology. What seems to have a strangle hold on America and the world at present is the godless totalitarian socialistic environmental movement of today. This movement has halted progress and has laid shackles on the capitalistic freedoms at present here in America and in the world. As the environmentalist display their "Green Righteousness" and seek to practice at the same time a relative and godless philosophy when it comes to the Moral Laws of Nature and the ETERNAL ABSOLUTES of...
  • Keep In Mind This Earth Day That Trees Are NOT Going Extinct(think spotted owls)

    04/22/2016 7:02:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/22/2016 | Chris White
    And in 2013, Randall Donohue, a research scientist at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia, published research showing very similar findings to those found by Idso and others. Donohue used satellite images and found the Earth is greening, which seemingly runs counter to arguments made by environmentalist activist that global warming is causing mass droughts and tree and plant death. “Lots of papers have shown an average increase in vegetation across the globe, and there is a lot of speculation about what’s causing that,” Donohue noted a press release.
  • The 7 Most Idiotic, Hypocritical Things You’ll See On Earth Day Tomorrow, GUARANTEED

    04/21/2016 11:12:01 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 40 replies
    Red State ^ | 4/22/16 | Caleb Howe
    This year, once again, April 22 is the date for the dumbest holiday on earth, Earth Day. Despite it’s name, it is not a celebration of the Earth or God’s Creation or the majesty of nature but, instead, a wholly cynical pretend “holiday” that is designed to make radical environmentalist wackos seem mainstream and normal so that, ultimately, money can be taken from middle class Americans and given to people in other countries. It should be called Hooray for Redistribution Day. Or, you know, something similar to my idea but that is good and clever. On this absurd day (out-absurded...
  • Welcome to Green Energy Poverty Week(DENIER!!!)

    04/21/2016 9:40:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 4/21/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Friday is Earth Day for the left and you’ll hear no end of crowing about it. Not by accident, it also coincides with the day that the Paris Climate Agreement supposedly goes into effect. This plan, which President Obama signed onto in a non-binding fashion without any sort of blessing from Congress, signals the start of something very different: the prospect of rapidly rising energy costs in America for no discernible payoff. For that reason, those in the energy community have chosen to counter Earth Day by naming April 17-23 “Green Energy Poverty Week.”
  • EPA’s Environmental Policy Makes Combating Zika, Malaria and Dengue Fever Nearly Impossible

    02/16/2016 12:40:05 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 16, 2016 | 12:43 PM EST | James Wanliss
    The Zika virus ravaging South America causes horrific problems including birth defects and creeping paralysis. And now it has made its way to 16 US states. There is no vaccine. With the Zika virus declared an international public health emergency a few weeks ago by the World Health Organization, it seems a good time to remind people of another mosquito borne disease with even more horrible effects--malaria. [...] You see, malaria was eliminated in the West and North because of the invention, and use, of the miracle pesticide DDT. DDT could stop Zika, just as it stopped malaria. For that...
  • ‘Hypocrisy Much?’: See the ‘Ironic’ Earth Day Tweet Bill Nye Is Being Heavily Criticized for Online

    04/23/2015 10:06:27 PM PDT · by grundle · 27 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | April 21, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    Bill Nye was heavily skewered online Tuesday evening after revealing his plans for an Earth Day event.The popular science educator tweeted that he plans to “catch an #EarthDay flight on Air Force One” Wednesday with President Barack Obama.“We’re going to #ActOnClimate,” he added. Heading down to DC to catch an #EarthDay flight on Air Force One tomorrow with the President. We're going to #ActOnClimate. — Bill Nye (@BillNye) April 21, 2015 Individuals were quick to criticize Nye for flying on a 747 in an effort to save the Earth and rescue the environment. Hypocrisy much? MT @BillNye: Heading to DC...
  • Scott Walker Doing His Part on Earth Day to Reduce Wisconsin’s Carbon Footprint… [Here's How]

    04/23/2015 7:55:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/23/2015 | Ed Driscoll
    …By continuing to reduce the noxious emissions of state government: Ok, Scott. You have my attention. –> Scott Walker celebrates Earth Day by firing 57 environmental agency employees http://t.co/uopOpPZooI No seriously — if you’re going to make the environmentalist catch-22 argument as Democrats John Kerry and Claire McCaskill have, that a shrinking economy is good for the environment because of less carbon emissions, then you have to agree that the same holds true for shrinking the government as well. Radical environmentalism isn’t my religion, but the Book of Saul demands that its practitioners stay faithful to their own tenets....
  • 18 spectacularly wrong apocalyptic predictions made around the first Earth Day in 1970

    04/23/2015 7:26:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    AEI ^ | 04/23/2015 | Mark J. Perry
    In the May 2000 issue of Reason Magazine, award-winning science correspondent Ronald Bailey wrote an excellent article titled “Earth Day, Then and Now” to provide some historical perspective on the 30th anniversary of Earth Day. In that article, Bailey noted that around the time of the first Earth Day, and in the years following, there was a “torrent of apocalyptic predictions” and many of those predictions were featured in his Reason article. Well, it’s now the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and a good time to ask the question again that Bailey asked 15 years ago: How accurate were the...
  • On Earth Day, God Decided To Show Us Who's In Charge

    04/23/2015 3:20:30 AM PDT · by knarf · 32 replies
    RYOT ^ | knarf
    A volcano in Chile ...
  • Earth Day, a holiday of misery and death, invented by Ira Einhorn, a murderer

    04/22/2015 12:43:07 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 15 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | Mark Whittington
    April 22 is Earth Day, which was the brain child of an activist named Ira Einhorn, a self-proclaimed hippie environmentalist and, of course, and opponent of the Vietnam War. The holiday is Easter and Christmas all in one for the environmental movement. It is said to be a celebration of the Earth, which is thus far humanity’s sole home, but is actually a celebration of misery and death. The opposition of environmentalists to virtually life-saving and life-improving technology from genetically modified organisms and all but the most stringently approved forms of energy bears witness to that supposition. Einhorn, who called...
  • 45 Years: Happy Birthday Earth Day (ERF DAY!)

    04/22/2015 11:53:17 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 22 replies
    People's Cube ^ | 4-22-2015 | Konservative_Punk
    On this forty-fifth birthday of the first annual Earthday, which was first commemorated on the one-hundredth birthday of our beloved Vladimir Lenin in 1970, let us revisit some of the predictions made on that glorious day. Remember comrades, it doesn't matter whether the prophecies came true, but whether they affected change that leads to the equality to be found in the Glorious Utopian World of Next Tuesday... ******* It is already too late to avoid mass starvation,” proclaimed Denis Hayes, Chief organizer for Earth Day. -"Demographers agree almost unanimously on the following grim timetable: by 1975 widespread famines will begin...
  • Obama honors Earth Day by using 9,180 gallons of jet fuel — that’s just the start

    04/22/2015 8:17:18 AM PDT · by PROCON · 19 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | Joseph Curl
    President Obama is celebrating Earth Day by flying in his jumbo jet down to Florida so he can tour the Everglades. The 1,836-mile roundtrip will consume 9,180 gallons of fuel on Air Force One, according to CBS White House reporter Mark Knoller. And that’s just the president’s plane. There will a half-dozen support planes along for the trip, Marine One helicopters, and a 25- to 30-vehicle motorcade belching exhaust into the air.
  • White House sneaks out two new climate-related programs

    04/22/2015 9:09:03 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 23 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 4/22/15 | John Siciliano
    The Obama administration snuck in two new climate change-related programs when it rolled out a major new study on the nation's challenged energy system. The first installment of a major four-part energy analysis, dubbed the Quadrennial Energy Review, was issued Tuesday morning after several months of persistent delays. Included with the 350-page review, which focused on the nation's energy infrastructure hurdles, were two new executive actions: one addressing climate change resilience, and another for clean energy improvements in rural America. The administration hinted that the new initiatives may be part of a speech the president plans to deliver Wednesday in...
  • Earth Day Heroes: Top 10 Countries With The Lowest Carbon Emissions [SLIDESHOW]

    04/22/2015 9:02:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/21/2015 | PG Veer
    Wednesday is Earth Day. Like Earth Hour in March, this celebration will be yet another complaint-fest about how our modern lifestyles, especially our CO2 emissions, are destroying the planet. Why not be positive, for once? Instead of blaming carbon “criminals,” maybe Earth Day should celebrate carbon heroes. Here are the 10 countries with the lowest CO2 emissions per capita, according to the World Bank.
  • How I'm Celebrating Earth Day

    04/22/2015 6:17:18 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 52 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 22 April 2015 | Reaganite Republican
  • Obama Schedule || Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    04/21/2015 6:41:23 PM PDT · by don-o · 11 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | April 21, 2015 | Keith Koffler
    An Earth Day visit to Florida to talk about how mankind is ruining the Everglades 10:20 am || Departs White House 1:00 pm || Arrives Miami 1:50 pm || Tours the Everglades 3:55 pm || Delivers remarks; Everglades National Park, Homestead, Florida 5:45 pm || Departs Miami 8:10 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern
  • The Environmental Insane Asylum

    04/21/2015 11:13:38 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/21/15 | Al Caruba
    Climate Change: A self-created political fiasco Earth Day was declared in 1970 and for the past 45 years we have all been living in the Environmental Insane Asylum, being told over and over again to believe things that are the equivalent of Green hallucinations. Now the entire month of April has been declared Earth Month, but in truth not a day goes by when we are not assailed with the bold-faced lies that comprise environmentalism. Around the globe, the worst part of this is that we are being victimized by people we are told to respect from the President of...
  • 'Newscaster' Soledad O'Brien Shushed Crowd at Lefty Earth Day Concert. (ME,ME,ME!)

    04/21/2015 8:02:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    newbusters.org ^ | 4/20/2015 | Tim Graham
    Washington Post music critic Chris Richards wrote up Saturday’s Earth Day festivities on the national Mall on the front of Monday’s Style section. The headline was “At Earth Day rally, it was the message that needed saving.” Richards liked the music, but didn’t like the talking. For example: “The event’s hosts, newscaster Soledad O’Brien and Black Eyed Peas bandleader Will.I.Am, appeared to have a rough time of it. O’Brien, either frustrated by glitchy teleprompters or perhaps not clear on how a concert works, actually shushed the crowd at one point.”
  • Not-So-Earth-Friendly Crowd Leaves Big Trash Mess Behind After Earth Day Concert

    04/20/2015 5:43:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/20/2015 | Debra Heine
    Thousands of environmentally conscious citizens converged on the National Mall on Saturday to be part of the Global Citizen Earth Day rally and concert. Performers like Mary J. Blige, Usher, and No Doubt performed to the crowd to highlight global poverty and climate change. Via USA Today: Earth Day Network President Kathleen Rogers said eliminating poverty will require solving climate change. So advocates on both issues are collaborating to push for sustainable international development and hope Saturday’s event inspires people to support it. The rally was a cooperative effort with Global Citizen. The actual Earth Day observance is April 22.“Whether...
  • National Mall Trashed After Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Concert

    04/19/2015 2:30:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2015 | Christine Rousselle
    Oh, the delicious, delicious irony.Yesterday was Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, which was celebrated with a concert and other festivities on the National Mall. While the concert itself was powered by solar energy, the attendees could have learned a lesson or two about taking care of planet Earth.For instance, check out these trash and recycling cans I spotted near the National Mall, close to the Washington Monument: scenes from the Earth Day concert on the Mall pic.twitter.com/3kKQOe2qax— Christine Rousselle (@crousselle) April 18, 2015 Disgusting. Granted, there should have been more attention to detail/park workers actually emptying the trash cans, but...
  • Obama’s Earth Day trek to Fla. to highlight climate change

    04/18/2015 5:48:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 18, 2015 11:23 AM EDT | Nedra Pickler
    President Barack Obama plans to celebrate Earth Day by visiting the Florida Everglades. In his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday, Obama says “there’s no greater threat to our planet than climate change.” He says he’ll visit the Everglades on Wednesday to talk about how global warming threatens the U.S. economy. He says rising sea levels are putting the “economic engine for the South Florida tourism industry” at risk. …
  • Earth Day - April 22, 2015

    04/03/2015 6:05:54 PM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    earthday.org ^ | 4/3/2015 | Unknown
    Earth Day’s 45th anniversary could be the most exciting year in environmental history. The year in which economic growth and sustainability join hands. It’s our turn to lead. So our world leaders can follow by example.
  • Don’t be an April ‘Earth Month’ Fool

    03/31/2015 7:26:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/31/15 | Alan Caruba
    The Earth is not in peril, only the truth and common sense are. The annual calendar is filled with days and months designated for the purpose of calling attention to some event, personality, or cause. The U.S. celebrates the birthdays of Lincoln and Washington that fall close together. There’s Mother’s and Father’s Day, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day, Valentine’s, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Easter and Christmas. But who decided that April was “Earth Month” or that April 22 is “Earth Day”? Why are we expected to worship the planet that was here billions of years before we showed up and will...
  • Teen Says He Was Cyberbullied for Pro-Fossil Fuels Shirt

    04/27/2014 11:38:55 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Apr. 27, 2014 9:58 AM
    A teen said he was cyberbullied for wearing an “I Love Fossil Fuels” shirt on Earth Day. John Digiacobbe said he loves fossil fuels because they’ve been around for millions of years and provide for more than 80 percent of energy. Some of his classmates, however, don’t seem to share that view. Digiacobbe said wearing the shirt prompted comments at school and a “firestorm of negative tweets.” …
  • From Hunters & Fishermen to Greenies on Earth Day: “You’re Quite Welcome!”

    04/26/2014 5:12:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 26, 2014 | Humberto Fontova
    "Over four decades ago, Americans from all walks of life came together to tackle a shared challenge," declared President Obama in his Earth Day address. "The first Earth Day was a call to action for every citizen, every family, and every public official. It gave voice to the conservation movement." In fact, well before the first Earth Day, millions of Americans "came together" in a “conservation movement.” Alas, to President Obama and most of his staff those millions of Americans mostly belonged to those insufferable rustics who “cling to guns and bibles.” To wit: The Pittman-Robertson Act (1937) imposed an...
  • Big Green’s environmental impacts

    04/24/2014 1:18:19 PM PDT · by kingattax
    NetRightDaily ^ | 04.23.2014 | By Rick Manning
    The environmental orgy known as Earth Day has come and gone. Disney opened their annual Earth Day movie homage, Pinterest made available a slew of Earth Day activities for kids, and public and private schools have had their requisite ceremonies. In all the celebration, the one thing that is seemingly never asked is whether or not environmentalist policies by the government are actually helping the environment? Wind energy is just one example. The United States government has provided billions of dollars of subsidies to the wind industry over the past twenty years, subsidies that have not yet been renewed in...
  • Earth Day

    04/24/2014 4:20:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 24, 2014 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    This week marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. In years past, the day has been marked with great media fanfare and attention. This week, it marched by with little mention. This is not so much a reflection of any lack of interest in the Earth, but a reflection of how mainstream and ongoing the topics of recycling, reclaiming and sustainability have become. They are now part of our daily lives, rather than a topic to be raised once a year. For the first Earth Day, in 1970, the Keep America Beautiful organization ran a commercial that portrayed what...
  • Earth Day Nonsense

    04/23/2014 2:50:11 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 31 replies
    Rightwingpatriot.com ^ | April 23, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    If you didn't realize it, yesterday was Earth Day. Founded back in 1970, this event was created to foster support for environmental protection. (Coincidentally, it's also the day communists celebrate the birthday of Vladimir Lenin.) Chances are you saw some news reports on the joys of recycling and other such fluff. Personally, I find such Earth Day nonsense quite tiresome as the environmental movement went from wanting to stop pollution to full-tilt insane in a few decades. One of the Earth Day consequences that we have is the EPA, which liberals and eco-nuts will gleefully remind us was signed into...
  • Mountains of trash rise after 4/20 pot party in S.F.

    04/23/2014 5:36:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | 4/22/2014 | Evan Sernoffsky
    After the masses departed and the smoke cleared, workers descended Monday on Golden Gate Park to bag up and truck away all that was left behind by those who celebrated the pot holiday of 4/20 - an annual event that again tested the patience of some residents and city leaders. While thousands enjoyed Sunday's informal smoke-out, police arrested 11 people around Sharon Meadow, and paramedics tended to four others. Traffic in the area was jammed all day. And officials estimated the cleanup cost would exceed last year's tab.
  • No One Cares How Many Predictions Earth Day Founders Got Wrong

    04/23/2014 6:15:08 AM PDT · by ReaganÜberAlles · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04-22-2014 | Chriss W. Street
    Over the last 44 years Earth Day has often been hijacked by political opportunists and faux scientists, but it is great fun to look back and see just how wrong the original Earth Day environmental experts were about the science and the future:
  • Tragic Earth Day news for green propagandists: Americans believe in God than man-made global warming

    04/22/2014 5:33:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Apr 2014 | James Delingpole
    More Americans believe in God than in man-made global warming ... how remarkably resilient Americans are in the face of relentless environmental brainwashing. The schools, the universities, the government, the green NGOs, Hollywood and the MSM have invested billions of man hours and dollars trying to persuade them that climate change is the greatest threat of our age. But according to this survey, only 33 per cent are buying it - ... all the latest research suggests that the importance of CO2 and other greenhouse gases has been grossly exaggerated in the various computer models predicting catastrophic global warming, which...
  • 14 graphics that demonstrate how Earth Day is just silly...

    04/22/2014 4:55:43 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-22-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Join me In Celebrating Scorched Earth Day

    04/22/2014 7:48:33 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 28 replies
    MeshugeMikey | April 22,2014 | MeshugeMikey
  • EPA Faces Criticism for Decadent, Energy Wasting Earth Day Tour

    04/22/2014 7:31:44 AM PDT · by grundle · 6 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | April 22, 2014 | Elizabeth Sheld
    The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility took a swipe at the EPA for sending bureaucrat Gina McCarthy on an greenhouse gas generating five city tour for Earth Day. Administrator McCarthy will undertake a greenhouse gas laden week-long tour that will "far exceed" any benefit from her climate change proselytizing. “Frenetically jetting around the country appears to undercut [the] EPA’s message to ordinary Americans that they should conserve, consume less and reduce transportation pollution,” PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said in a statement.
  • Earth Day—High Holy Day of Paganism

    04/22/2014 6:44:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 4/22/2014 | J.D. Longstreet
    Today, masses of human beings around the globe will celebrate the worship of the earth ... not God ... not the creator—but the creation. Rocks will be worshiped, rivers will be worshiped, trees will be worshiped, the sun will be worshiped, fish, snails, spiders, and all sorts of creeping things will be worshiped today. Grown-up, adult, men and women will bow down to “THINGS,” to idols, in fealty to a god of their own creation. They will offer their lives in service to, well, NOTHING. And these are grown-up people, adults, human beings you would think would have the intelligence...
  • Happy Earth Day! Mark Steyn

    04/22/2014 1:32:04 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 29 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 22 Apr 2014 | Mark Steyn
    Happy Earth Day! April 22nd is the day when President Obama and the rest of the gang demonstrate their commitment to saving the planet by flying in to plant a tree somewhere. And say what you like but, when you're looking for fellows who know how to dig a huge hole, Obama and Harry Reid are pretty much at the top of the list. My township in New Hampshire is 90 per cent forested, but you can never have too many trees, so on Earth Day I always like to plant a couple more, get the tree cover in my...
  • Easter or Earth Day?

    04/19/2014 5:32:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    worldnetdaily.com ^ | 4/19/2014 | Patrice Lewis
    As we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord this weekend, I thought I’d pause for a moment and examine how we give honor (ahem) to Mother Earth. After all, in the eyes of some people, Earth Day (April 22) supersedes Easter (April 20) in importance, significance and even worship. I mean no disrespect, of course. But many readers are already familiar with our Christian faith. What they may be less familiar is how we (cough) honor Gaia. You see, green living has come to be associated with Gaia worship. To the annoyance of the enviro-nuts, my family lives a remarkably...
  • Earth Daze

    04/16/2014 3:55:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 16, 2014 | John Stossel
    "The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival." That's how Walter Cronkite and CBS hyped the first Earth Day, back in 1970. Somehow we've survived since then, and most of life got better, although I never hear that from the worrywarts. Of course, some things got better because of government: We passed environmental rules that got most of the filth out of the air and sewage out of lakes and rivers. Great -- but now we're told that we're in big trouble because greenhouse gases cause global warming. I mean, climate change....
  • Help Me Find Good Catholic Stuff from a Climate-Skeptic Perspective (Vanity)

    03/14/2014 9:51:15 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 52 replies
    Myself | Mrs Don-o
    I am the editor of our tiny monthly parish newsletter. My pastor, with whom I have a pretty fair relationship, has just directed me to devote the April issue to Earth Day, the Environment, and Climate Change. He included a link to a compostable, shovel-ready statement by Bp Stephen Blair. I am aghast. I don't wish to fight my pastor about this --- being a busy man, I doubt he has much of an opinion on "Climate" one way or the other, aside from what parish Greenies tell him. Bless their hearts. Therefore I'm looking for articles which will take...
  • Rude and Uninformed. A reflection on a recent billboard campaign by Atheist Humanists

    12/21/2012 2:24:54 PM PST · by NYer · 91 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | December 20, 2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    I was asked by the Young Adult group in my parish to address some ads on our local buses and subway trains here in Washington. The members of the Young adult group found the ads offensive and troubling, especially since they were aimed at kids. The ads are posted by the American “Humanist” Association (AHA) and are indeed aimed at kids and teenagers. The focus of the message is “Kids without God: You’re not the only one.” I have altered the ad at the upper right of this post to avoid listing its website but as you can see God...
  • EPA’s Earth Day Tip: Don’t Top Off Gas Tank—‘Small Spill Adds to Air Pollution’

    04/27/2013 2:48:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 22, 2013 | Penny Starr
    In the ‘tip of the day’ on its Earth Day website, the Environmental Protection Agency tells visitors that topping off one’s gas tank hurts the environment. “During hot weather, don't top off your gas tank,” the tip on the home page says. “Even a small gas spill adds to air pollution and wastes fuel.” …
  • Commentary: Earth Day Exposes the Ironies of the Left’s Trendy Environmentalism

    04/26/2013 9:04:37 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 2 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 4/24/2013 | Todd Myers
    On April 22, in cities across America, some environmental activists will celebrate Earth Day, claiming only increased government control can protect the environment. Those celebrations will expose a couple ironies. First, many activists will arrive in a Toyota Prius, which has become the symbol of environmental consciousness. Ironically, however, the Prius is not a triumph of political planning but of the free market. In the 1990s, while California was requiring "zero-emission" vehicles, leaders at Toyota and Honda saw an opportunity to sell cars to people who want to spend less on gasoline, drive a car that emits less carbon dioxide,...
  • Race Car Driver on Earth Day: Ride a Bike, Take Public Transportation

    04/22/2013 6:35:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 22, 2013 | Penny Starr
    Leilani Munter, a race car driver, environmental activist and self-described “eco-athlete” was featured on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Earth Day website in a video promoting bike riding, using public transportation and veganism. “I’m aware of the carbon footprint of my race car and my lifestyle,” Munter said in the video. “For every race I’m in, I adopt an acre of rainforest to offset my effect on the environment.” …
  • Earth Day: Left Celebrates Murderer's Idea [ DNC Celebrates Female Abuse Day ]

    04/22/2013 5:20:32 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 6 replies
    http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/ ^ | April 22 2013 | Rsuh
    RUSH: This is Earth Day today, too, by the way, folks. Earth Day is April 22nd. Does the name Ira Einhorn mean anything to you? Ira Einhorn is the founder of Earth Day. Yeah, he did, Snerdley. Way to go. Good memory. Ira Einhorn actually murdered his girlfriend, I believe, and sliced her up. An American convicted murderer and former environmentalist wacko, Ira Einhorn, "beat his ex-girlfriend, Holly Maddux, to death and then stored her body in a locked trunk in his apartment for more than a year -- about 18 months -- before she was discovered by the police....