The U.S. government says that in the last 90 days, it instituted nearly 6,000 new rules, with loads more to come. If its plans remain unchecked, we’ll face another economic “cliff.”

Federal Brazilian police and military personnel, some wearing the United Nations insignia, are forcibly relocating whole communities in Brazil at gunpoint under the guise of returning huge tracts of land to Indians whose ancestors were allegedly there at some point. Thousands of local residents who have lived in the area for decades or were even born there, however, are fighting back, with critics saying the government’s actions smack of Stalinism and may constitute crimes against humanity.

The release of a conveniently long-lost report showing that fracking is safe puts New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo in a tight spot: continue to appease environmentalists by delaying further the development of the rich Marcellus Formation under his state, or letting the free market extract those resources and generate thousands of jobs and millions in revenue to the state.

The federal government as it it again: fighting to prevent citizens from improving their own property under the alleged authority of the Clean Water Act of 1972.

The latest target of tyranny is Peter and Francoise Smith, a retired couple from Lone Butte, New Mexico.

While brutal blizzards and freezing temperatures blanket much of the world, the major media keep up a steady drumbeat of alarmism concerning the nonexistent "crisis" of global warming.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson has announced her resignation after four years at the EPA. Her tenure was marked by controversial policies involving a number of high-profile issues including global warming, the Keystone XL pipeline, and emissions controls on coal-fired plants. And recent scrutiny over Jackson’s use of an alias e-mail account has led some to believe that her resignation was inevitable.

“Green energy” companies supported by Obama have primarily helped create jobs for elected officials and lobbyists in Washington, and profits for Wall Street.

Based on bogus science and flawed computer models, the federal EPA is clamping down on wood burning in Fairbanks and other cities and counties.

New studies show what Mother Nature has already proved: Computer models used by climate alarmists to arrive at their scary scenarios are deeply flawed, deficient — and sometimes downright fraudulent.

The notion of the "new normal" of extreme weather is a farce, according to a recent report by the environmental group Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), which was presented at the latest UN Climate Conference in Doha, Qatar, and only received press when British politician and author Lord Christopher Monckton was kicked out of the conference for presenting it.

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