Ross McKitrick on the stupidity of “Earth Hour,” that glorious time when we’re all urged to plunge ourselves into darkness for 60 minutes to save the shrimp, or something: Earth Hour celebrates ignorance, poverty and backwardness. By repudiating the greatest engine of liberation it becomes an hour devoted to anti-humanism. It encourages the sanctimonious gesture […]
I have been quiet on events transpiring in Libya, in no small part because I myself was undecided on the subject. Contrary to most on today’s right, I am not averse to military intervention abroad. In fact, I think the role of a robust foreign policy in keeping domestic government small is highly underappreciated. Like […]
Having served in Congress for three months now, Representative Scott Rigell has taken some flack from impatient local Tea Party and libertarian groups for some of his votes. Despite that, Rigell has extensively used his facebook group to explain and solicit feedback from his constituents. With the most recent CR resolution, Rigell not only joined […]
54 Republicans jumped-off the “continuing resolution” train last night as another stopgap budget measure passed-through Congress 271-158. While the focus might be on these so-called “defections”, interesting to note that 19 less Democrats supported this CR because it cut “too much.” $4 billion was cut from the previous CR and $6 billion was cut in […]
Bring on March Madness, the epic celebration for all college basketball fans! In honor of March Madness, the crew at Bearing Drift have created a bracket challenge. You can enter the contest by clicking here. The group is Bearing Drift Challenge and the password is vpod. In the meantime, any predictions on who will be […]
It’s nice to see that balancing the budget, not spending more than you take in, creating conditions for business growth and opportunity, etc. are alive and well in Virginia under the watch of Gov. Bob McDonnell and Speaker of the House Bill Howell (R-Stafford).