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New tax on number of miles you drive? Incoming Transportation Secretary Buttigieg likes the idea Buttigieg endorsed moving to a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) system as a presidential candidate.Image Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg(Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)By Nicholas Ballasy Updated: January 23, 2021 – 12:49pm Article Dig In Incoming Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has suggested taxing Americans for the number of miles they drive, a policy he endorsed as a […]

National debt at 136% of GDP – Larger than WWII & climbing – Next up Green New Deal & other big spending items – Inflation inevitable?

#NationalDebt at $27.5T & 136% of GDP – larger than WWII; climbing with #GreenNewDeal & other planned #BidenHarris spending. Printing money is inflationary and will soon bite. See @CFACT — Peter Murphy (@PeterMurphy26) January 6, 2021 By Peter Murphy |January 6th, 2021 A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you are talking real money. […]

30 studies since March 2020 finding COVID lockdowns had little or no efficacy Studies since March 2020. Below are 30 published papers finding that lockdowns had little or no efficacy (despite unconscionable harms) along with a key quote or two from each:… “there is no evidence that more restrictive nonpharmaceutical interventions (“lockdowns”) contributed substantially to bending the curve of new cases in England, France, Germany, Iran, […]

Claim: ‘COVID-19 has shown what happens when we destroy nature’ – ‘Transformative change is urgently needed’ to avoid new pandemics For years, we have ignored the silent crisis of biodiversity loss, but we cannot risk another damaging decade for nature By Marco Lambertini | WWF International COVID-19 is an unprecedented global health crisis. But it has also been a wake-up call to the risks posed by our destructive relationship with the natural world. The 2021 […]

Pete Buttigieg Puts Gas Tax Hike ‘On the Table’ During Transportation Confirmation Hearing – Also open to ‘vehicle miles traveled’ tax Only two days in office and the Biden administration is already considering breaking President Biden’s campaign promise that “anyone making less than $400,000 a year won’t pay a penny more” in taxes. During his Senate confirmation hearing for Transportation Secretary, Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg told members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee that a gas tax increase is […]

UN expects average person in 2100 to be 450% richer. ‘Climate change’ will theoretically reduce that to 434% richer

Scared witless has real impacts Half the world now believe climate change will make humanity go extinct Reality? UN expects average person in 2100 to be 450% richer. Climate will make that 434%. Problem, not end-of-world My new book (free first 25p): — Bjorn Lomborg (@BjornLomborg) January 15, 2021   Despite breathless climate […]

Report: Rich nations exaggerated how much funding they gave to help world’s poorest countries cope with ‘climate change’ By Isabelle Gerretsen | Rich nations have exaggerated how much funding they provided to help the world’s poorest countries cope with climate change impacts such as flooding and drought, according to analysis by charity Care International. EURACTIV’s media partner, Climate Home News reports. A close reading of 112 projects representing 13% of global adaptation finance in 2013-17 […]