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Unhinged greens laud Che as ‘humanitarian’

(By Simon Lomax, ’76 Contributor) It’s no secret that many U.S. environmental groups have become more strident and ideological during the Obama presidency. But you may be surprised just how extreme they have become.

The Trojan sage grouse

(By Kelly Sloan, '76 Contributor) Looking at the Department of the Interior’s decision not to list the greater sage grouse as endangered, one is initially tempted to celebrate, knowing the ruinous consequences that such listings

The most powerful weapon to fight poverty

My grandmother passed away a decade ago. Yet I can still remember her warm smile. She and most of my dad’s side of the family lived in a small village in East China. I first

Energy prices may tip Colorado women’s vote

As a single mom budgeting for energy costs, my blood pressure just went up a little higher. The Farmer’s Almanac recently released its latest prediction: This winter will be colder, and the 2015 summer will

Some Earth Day boos and cheers

We’re celebrating Earth Day this week, and maybe that’s what the White House hoped people would think it was doing when it earlier delayed construction of the job-creating, energy-boosting, science-endorsed, Keystone XL pipeline. It was

The folly of blocking natural-gas exports

The boom in American natural-gas production during the past several years, and the consequent crash of domestic natural-gas prices, has caused many to call for the liberation of U.S. natural-gas exports.

Fracking and the Urban-Rural Conflict

(’76 Contributor) President Barack Obama has promised to make economic inequality the central issue in congressional elections this year. Similarly, urban-centric activists in Colorado have launched