None dare call it fraud

Imagine the reaction if investment companies provided only rosy stock and economic data to prospective investors; manufacturers withheld chemical spill statistics from government regulators; or medical device and pharmaceutical companies doctored data on patients injured by their products. Media frenzies, congressional hearings, regulatory investigations, fines and jail sentences would come faster than you can say Henry Waxman. If those same standards were applied to global warming alarmists, many of them would be fined, dismissed and imprisoned, sanity might prevail, and the House-Senate cap-and-tax freight train would come to a screeching halt. Fortunately for alarmists, corporate standards do not apply – even [...]

By |2012-10-23T09:12:31+00:00October 20th, 2009|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on None dare call it fraud

Reaffirming the cornerstone of freedom

Freedom 21, of which CFACT was a co-founding organization, is a coalition of groups that came together, quite literally, in the waning days of the last century, to build a domestic and international movement that could promote freedom as the guiding principle for the 21st Century and beyond.

By |2013-10-17T09:58:38+00:00August 1st, 2004|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Reaffirming the cornerstone of freedom

Defending the bounties of modern farming

If someone were to ask you to rattle off some of the not-so-pleasant thoughts that occupy your mind day to day, nagging back pain, getting the kids to soccer practice on time, your old clunker about to go kaput, or your baseball team being fifteen games back at the All-Star break might be some of the things you would mention. But whether or not there'll be enough food to buy tomorrow -- well, that's hardly something over which you or anyone you know probably loses any sleep.

By |2013-10-17T10:11:10+00:00July 1st, 1996|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Defending the bounties of modern farming

U.N.’s habitat agenda congested with big-city hype

     "...There are no end of horrifying statistics abouturbanization of humanity...[The Habitat II conference] may now haveto consider the city as a leftover from the Age of Mall, adestination not envisioned as a haven for hope but as a safer placeto share hopelessness."     - Richard F. Shepard, environmental writer       The Earth Times      "When I look into a faceless crowd, a swirling mass of greyand black and white, they don't look real to me -- in fact, I thinkthey look so strange."     - Lyrics from the Rolling Stones       "Salt of the Earth"      Cities.  Hideous blemishes on the natural landscape. Perpetually [...]

By |1996-05-01T00:00:00+00:00May 1st, 1996|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on U.N.’s habitat agenda congested with big-city hype
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