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Bureaucrats are in your showers, sinks, and toilets

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Indoor plumbing is an invention thousands of years old. It took American regulators in the late 20th century to destroy it.

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Does California Need Rain, Rationing, or Prices?

Drought doesn't have to cause shortages

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California has plenty of water. What it doesn't have are prices.

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Earth Hour: How the West Plays at Poverty

Turning out the lights is a dark joke

MARCH 30, 2015 by DANIEL BIER

People who see virtue in doing without electricity should try it for a month, not an hour. You might like visiting nature, but you wouldn't want to live there.

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#47 – “The Solution to Overpopulation Is Population Control”

MARCH 06, 2015 by WALTER E. WILLIAMS

There is absolutely no relationship between high populations and poverty.

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#15 - We Are Destroying the Earth and Government Must Do Something

JULY 25, 2014 by SANDY IKEDA

The question isn't whether the market is destroying the planet; it's whether the transformations are worth the cost--and where those costs are falling.

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What's Right with Malthus?

APRIL 19, 2013 by ROSS EMMETT

It turns out the mainstream view of Tom Malthus was first created by opponents of markets, was sustained throughout the nineteenth century by lovers of hierarchy, and was resuscitated in the twentieth century by environmentalists committed to the view that there are natural limits to economic growth. These environmentalists picked out the bits they liked and scrapped the rest, as it suited their agendas.

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Free-Market Enviromentalism

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Environmentalism and Government's Last Hustle

Clean Energy Won't Create Jobs

MAY 20, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON

Unfortunately, the government does seem to be pushing hard to force Americans to accept energy sources that are going to make us much poorer, retard (if not eliminate) the economic recovery, and make our lives much more difficult. Let me count the ways.