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Posts tagged as “Environment”

Obama’s science

Here's the science that President Obama is basing policy on.

How did Wichita water situation develop?

It's vitally important that Wichita develop a plan for an abundant water supply. At the same time, we ought to be asking, as does Johnny Stevens, how this problem developed.

Wichita water, a few thoughts

As Wichita grapples with water issues, it's important that the city realize that abundance is better than austerity and punishment.

Recycling debate short on reason

Responses to a news story on recycling indicate that the issue is driven more by emotion and misinformation than reason.

For Gasland 2, there will be no dissent allowed

The maker of FrackNation writes "Our mistake was to believe the Tribeca Film Festival’s claims to want diversity of opinion and people who are passionate about film."

FrackNation to tell truth about fracking

A new feature film by Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney will present the truth about hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking.

Special interests will capture south-central Kansas planning

Special interest groups are likely to co-opt the government planning process started in south-central Kansas as these groups see ways to benefit from the plan. The public choice school of economics and political science has taught us how special interest groups seek favors from government at enormous costs to society, and we will see this at play over the next few years.

Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Wednesday April 25, 2012

Today: Income growth in Kansas and Sedgwick County; Tax reform is needed in Kansas; Protect us from onion prices; Silencing ALEC; TSA in Wichita, and in general; An extra comma; If I wanted America to fail.

In Kansas, planning will be captured by special interests

The government planning process started in south-central Kansas will likely be captured by special interest groups that see ways to benefit from the plan. The public choice school of economics and political science has taught us how special interest groups seek favors from government at enormous costs to society, and we will see this at play again over the next few years.

Wind tax credits are government spending in disguise

Wind power tax credits are government spending in disguise, despite the mistaken beliefs of Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and U.S. Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas regarding the economic effect of tax credits that benefit the wind power industry.

Brownback, Moran wrong on wind tax credits

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and U.S. Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas are mistaken regarding the economic effect of tax credits that benefit the wind power industry.

Wind energy split in Kansas

Kansas politicians are split over the the government's subsidy programs for wind energy.

Occupy Koch Town protestors ignore facts

Occupy Koch Town protesters show no concern for facts or reason in their politically-motivated attack on Koch Industries, capitalism, and human progress.

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