EPA Administrator Pruitt Needs to Stop Needing the Left to Like Him

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During the awful epoch that was the Barack Obama Administration, Scott Pruitt was a fearless free market champion. Pruitt was in 2010 elected Oklahoma’s Attorney General. And in that capacity he spent a lot of his time fending off the Obama Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a whip and a chair. As an Attorney General, […]

EPA Secretary Pruitt: The Eco-Nuts Will Never, Never Like You

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In the great Aaron Sorkin television creation “West Wing,” very accomplished fake president Jed Bartlet goes in for a brief bit of therapy. During which the following exchange occurs: Bartlet: “It’s not good for a person to keep setting goals?” Psychologist: “It probably is. But it’s tricky for somebody who is still trying to get […]

A Chance for Congress to Kill Some Cronyism

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President-elect Donald Trump ran in part against the business-as-usual cronyism that has for decades been rampant in Washington, D.C. His pledge to “Drain the Swamp” resoundingly resonated – and helped propel him to the presidency. Congress has been a chronic, consistent swamp filler. Now, headed into the Trump presidency, Congress has an opportunity to reverse […]