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Tag: EPA
  • Rep. Michele Bachmann is against the EPA . . . sort of

    Via New York Times:  Representative Michele Bachmann of Minnesota wants to padlock the E.P.A.’s doors, as does former Speaker Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas wants to impose an immediate moratorium on environmental regulation. Representative Ron Paul of Texas wants environmental disputes settled by the states or the courts. Herman Cain, a businessman, wants …

  • The Salem Witch Hunts, Revisited

    The EPA has released a list of its “most wanted” eco-fugitives, wanted for “assaulting nature.” A few things should strike the reader immediately. For one, in the Anglo-American justice system, as it has been practiced for hundreds of years, it is impossible to “assault” an inanimate object. For another, the EPA is not an actual law-making body; it is an …