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Regulation gone wild – Christmas lights are the next target of nanny state thinking

US GOVERNMENT SAY BAH HUMBUG! to Christmas lights The Comment period ends December 30th on the new regulations that will outlaw affordable Christmas lights including indoor and outdoor lighted decorations of any type. See link below. From the Washington Times via Gail Combs: Christmas lights have become so affordable that even the humblest of homes…

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Eye roller: Climate Change Threatens NASA Space Operations – AGW ‘could pose a risk to its operations and missions’

Apparently with the new Obama administration version of NASA, failure IS an option. One of the biggest space disasters ever, the Challenger disaster, was caused by FREEZING COLD WEATHER and idiotic management that ignored risks related to cold weather as warned by engineers. I have a pretty hard time believing that about a degree of…

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The EPA jumps the shark, banning – ARGON ?

This gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “noble” cause corruption. Documentation follows. Eric Worrall writes: h/t IceAgeNow – the American EPA has stunned observers, with a list of inert additives for pesticide formulations they intend to ban, which includes the noble gas Argon. Its hard to imagine a more inoffensive substance than Argon.…

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Aussie Renewable Target: Everyone Gets an Exemption

Eric Worrall writes – The increasingly farcical Australian Renewable Target just took another body blow today, with mounting pressure on the Labor Party, from Aluminium Industry union delegates, to exempt yet another industry from green energy tariffs. According to The Australian, a major Aussie daily newspaper; “THE Australian Workers Union has called for the aluminium…

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Oops! Obama administration dietary recommendations may be tied to increased greenhouse gas emissions

From the University of Michigan, everything you eat is bad for GHG’s apparently, so only eat what the government says. Oh, wait. ANN ARBOR—If Americans altered their menus to conform to federal dietary recommendations, emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases tied to agricultural production could increase significantly, according to a new study by University of Michigan…