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22 05, 2019

Walcher: Make Those Nasty Drivers Pay!

2019-05-22T11:09:11-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Media Coverage, New York, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the The American Spectator Louisiana Senator Russell Long famously explained how most people feel about taxes: “Don’t tax you; don’t tax me; tax that fellow behind the tree.” It was an apt description of our natural desire to make other people pay for things we [...]

10 05, 2019

Walcher: Were they in the same meeting?

2019-05-16T13:06:26-04:00May 10th, 2019|Land use, Media Coverage, U.S. Congress, Walcher, Water|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel George Bernard Shaw once quipped, "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." That could apply to the famous 2009 meeting between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Pope Benedict XVI, after which she reported that [...]

3 05, 2019

Walcher: Don’t let ’em take your water

2019-05-06T10:40:41-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher, Water|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel During the 2008 presidential campaign, Sen. John McCain, the Republican nominee, made a campaign appearance in Pueblo, Colorado. He was asked about western water issues — as national candidates invariably are when visiting the Centennial State — and his answer baffled [...]

26 04, 2019

Walcher: Going postal on junk mail

2019-04-30T16:52:38-04:00April 26th, 2019|Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel I have a friend who saved all his junk mail for a year, so he could weigh it. He was convinced that he received more unsolicited mail than anybody, and wanted to prove it. The pile weighed over 40 pounds. Imagine [...]

19 04, 2019

Walcher: A rare opportunity for America

2019-04-25T14:33:18-04:00April 19th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Scandal, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel I was among a small group that met recently with Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, to talk about public land management. When the discussion turned to minerals, he picked up a dark brown rock from the Mojave Desert and passed it around, [...]

12 04, 2019

Walcher: Make them pay — them!

2019-04-17T12:05:58-04:00April 12th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Taxation, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Louisiana Sen. Russell Long famously explained how most people feel about taxes: "Don't tax you; don't tax me; tax that fellow behind the tree." It was an apt description of our natural desire to make other people pay for things we [...]

5 04, 2019

Walcher: Have you no sense of decency?

2019-04-11T13:59:03-04:00April 5th, 2019|Media Coverage, Socialism, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel In June of 1954, the career of Sen. Joseph McCarthy began to implode when an Army lawyer, Joseph Welch, interrupted with his now-famous, "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" The anti-communist investigations soon ended, and senators voted to censure McCarthy. [...]

29 03, 2019

Walcher: Cherish them from afar

2019-04-11T14:05:26-04:00March 29th, 2019|Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Bayard Taylor wrote, "And far and wide, in a scarlet tide, the poppy's bonfire spread." He could have been describing the famous poppy fields in Lake Elsinore, California. They cover the hillsides so colorfully that they are a popular destination for [...]

22 03, 2019

Walcher: The answer is blowin’ in the wind

2019-03-27T12:00:16-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Walcher, Windmills|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel If we switched all our electric generation to wind energy, how much brighter would our future be? We have been warned about the effects of climate change for years, and a fairly strong majority of Americans believe there is cause for [...]

19 03, 2019

E&E Legal Letters Issue XXII: Winter 2019

2019-03-19T12:38:50-04:00March 19th, 2019|E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Milloy, Richardson, Walcher|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XXII Winter 2019. Click headlines for the full article. Green New Deal rollout rattles both sides of climate change debate Fox New Channel Die-hard skeptics of climate change believe the rollout of the Green New Deal, with its plans for wealth redistribution, [...]

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