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CULTURE OF ALARMISM

Americans are bombarded with messages about how everyday products and activities threaten their health and the health of their children; politicians and government regulators then use this alarmism to promote regulations that expand their power. The costs of this dynamic are serious: wasted tax dollars, higher costs and inferior goods for consumers, fewer jobs in companies navigating through red tape, and a needlessly worried, less free American populace. IWF probes into the science, and highlights the costs we pay for the over-regulation of American life. IWF also promotes common sense energy policy, and explains how radical environmentalism backfires on American families, raises the prices of everyday goods and services, and discourages economic growth.

Categories:  Agriculture,  Chemicals,  Child Safety,  Energy,  Food Freedom


Affirmative Consent Takes a Hit

May 19 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Dems Defeat Zika-Prevention Measure

May 18 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Dems Divided Over Environmental Issues

May 17 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


A Victory for Fracking

May 3 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


The EPA Won't Pay

April 29 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Bad Bosses: TSA Edition

April 28 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


Move On Michelle Obama, Your Obesity Pet Project Doesn’t Work

April 28 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


Sign the Petition: Hands Off Our Salt

April 26 2016
by Julie Gunlock


The Sounds of Silence: Life Without Radio

April 25 2016
by Amber Schwartz


The EPA Chief’s Revealing Testimony

April 22 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


More on the Soda Sin Tax: Bernie Won’t Drink What Hillary Swallows

April 22 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


Behind the Quest for Safe Spaces: Helicopter Parents?

April 19 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Study: ObamaCare Menu Labels Trim Little from Our Waistlines

April 14 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


EPA Head: We Will Fight a Republican President

April 11 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Why Did the White House Bleep President Hollande?

April 7 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Obama Administration: Hold the Salt!

April 5 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


Wyoming’s Coal Blues

March 31 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


The Creepy Critters in Fracking Wells

March 31 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Another Report: IRS Isn’t Doing Enough to Protect Our Identities

March 29 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


Hillary Clinton: I'm Going to Put a Lot of Coal Mining Companies out of Business

March 15 2016
by Charlotte Hays


Obama’s EPA Seeks To Regulate Methane Emissions

March 14 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Clinton and Sanders Oppose Fracking

March 9 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


No Matter Where You Live, Vermont's Extreme GMO Bill Is Going to Cost You Money

March 7 2016
by Charlotte Hays


State Department Won’t Release Paris Climate Conference Records

March 3 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


EPA Chief Touts “Good News” About Massive Animas River Spill

March 3 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


A Supreme Court Setback for Obama’s Key Environmental Regulation

February 10 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


The Environmentalists May Be Coming for Your Red Meat

February 5 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Green activists convicted after stunt cancels 25 flights

January 27 2016
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Michelle Obama May Have to Swallow Changes to Her School Lunch Rules

January 20 2016
by Patrice J. Lee


A Counterproductive Water Bottle Ban

December 28 2015
by Jillian Kay Melchior


More Coal-Fired Power Plants Globally

December 28 2015
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Should You Wrap Christmas Drones in Red Tape?

December 21 2015
by Patrice J. Lee


President Obama Vetoes Congressional Resolutions Overturning Environmental Regs

December 20 2015
by Jillian Kay Melchior


NYC Government Is Hovering over the Season's Hottest Christmas Gift

December 8 2015
by Patrice J. Lee


Mandatory Salt Shaker Labels Hit NYC Menus

December 4 2015
by Patrice J. Lee


Hey, Mr. President, You Could Have Bragged about Strides U.S. Has Made on CO2 Reductions

December 2 2015
by Charlotte Hays


What Effect Will the Paris Climate Talks Have on Global Temperatures? Zilch

December 2 2015
by Charlotte Hays


The Carbon Footprint Secretary of State

December 1 2015
by Charlotte Hays


And Now for the Lipstick Ban!

December 1 2015
by Patrice J. Lee


Latest Environmental Catastrophe: Obama's Return Flight to DC Reportedly Comparable to Driving 72 Cars for a Year

December 1 2015
by Charlotte Hays


Paris Climate Conference: Everybody Who Is Anybody Is Jetting in for the Talks

November 30 2015
by Charlotte Hays


Congressional Resistance to Obama’s Carbon Regulations

November 18 2015
by Jillian Kay Melchior


China Issues Permits for 155 New Coal-Powered Plants

November 11 2015
by Jillian Kay Melchior


Mandated Calorie Displays Won't "Cure" Obesity

November 4 2015
by Julie Gunlock


What Does the Keystone Debacle Say about Doing Business in the U.S.?

November 4 2015
by Charlotte Hays


Bacon…Sugar…Diet Coke…Everything's a KILLER

November 3 2015
by Julie Gunlock


A School District Fights Federal Food Police--And Wins

November 3 2015
by Patrice J. Lee


Whew! It's Nov. 2, So No-More Finger-Wagging About "Offensive" Halloween Costumes

November 2 2015
by Charlotte Allen


Scary: Energy Department Now Designing Halloween Costumes

October 30 2015
by Patrice J. Lee


Jack-o'-lanterns Cause Climate Change?

October 29 2015
by Patrice J. Lee


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