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Contempt Vote Against Eric Holder Supported by Black Activists

07/10/2012 08:25
by Judy Kent   Washington, DC -  The June 28th bipartisan vote holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his refusal to provide requested information to congressional investigators about the bungled "Operation Fast and Furious" ATF gun-smuggling sting is supported by black activists from Project 21. "Eric Holder's race has nothing to do with the fact that, as Attorney General, he has shown that he cannot abide by the Constitution that he swore to uphold and protect," said Project 21 spokesman Council Nedd II "As a former congressional investigator, I know that lawmakers on Capitol Hill are well within their rights to...

Roberts' ruling isn't final

07/09/2012 08:40
by Rand Paul   In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision, can you still argue that the Constitution does not support ObamaCare? The liberal blogosphere apparently thinks the constitutional debate is over. I wonder whether they would have had that opinion the day after the Dred Scott decision. While it is clear to anyone who was awake in high school civics class that the Supreme Court has the power to declare whether a law is valid under the Constitution, that power is not a pronouncement set in stone. Think of how our country would look now had the Supreme Court not changed its view of what is constitutional. Think of 1857, when the court...

Scott Lively's lawyers file 109-page response to "gay" lawsuit funded by Soros-backed group

07/06/2012 10:55
by Mass Resistance   Scott Lively is fighting back.   On Friday, June 22, Scott Lively and the pro-family law firm Liberty Counsel filed a 109-page response to the bizarre and frightening international "human rights" lawsuit filed against him last March, as well as a motion to dismiss the case. On March 14, 2012, a Soros-funded New York-based far-left advocacy organization called the "Center for Constitutional Rights" (CCR) filed a 47-page lawsuit in Federal District Court in Springfield, Massachusetts against Pastor Scott Lively. Lively is accused of inciting murder, torture, and other civil...
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Join Heartland in New Orleans!

A conference promoting America's Energy Freedom


On August 7, The Heartland Institute will host its second America First Energy Conference in New Orleans. The event will mark the advances for Energy Freedom we've helped achieve with President Trump, and how we can all bring about even more victories in the years to come.

We have a VIP-laden program, so register today! Early bird rates end June 8.

 
 
 

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

ALL DAY — 10 panels

and three VIP keynotes

   

Hilton Riverside Hotel

2 Poydras St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

 

 

Early Bird registration $99.00 — includes three meals

Preliminary Schedule

The #AFEC2018 schedule is still in the planning stages and subject to change, but our current line-up of proposed panels carry the following working titles:

  • Why CO2 Emissions Are Not Creating a Climate Crisis
  • REINing in the Regulators
  • Fueling Freedom and Prosperity
  • Fiduciary Malpractice: The ‘Sustainable’ Investment Movement
  • Reforming EPA: Lots of Progress, More to Do
  • The Future of Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas
  • Carbon Taxes, Cap & Trade, and Other Bad Ideas
  • Climate Lawsuits Against Energy Companies and the Government
  • Real Collusion: Russia and the Green Movement
  • Reversing the Endangerment Finding

Confirmed Panel Speakers

  • Paul Blair, Americans for Tax Reform
  • Myron Ebell, Competitive Enterprise Institute*
  • Kathleen Hartnett White, Texas Public Policy Institute*
  • Amy Oliver Cooke, Independence Institiute*
  • Ken Cuccinelli, former Virginia Attorney General
  • Peter Ferrara, The Heartland Institute
  • David Legates, Ph.D., University of Delaware
  • Todd Kendall, Compass Lexecon
  • Joe Leimkuhler, LLOG
  • Harry MacDougald, attorney fighting EPA's Endangerment Finding
  • Mark Mathis, Clear Energy Alliance
  • Amanda Maxham, Ph.D., Ayn Rand Institute
  • Steve Milloy, Junkscience.com*
  • Fred Palmer, The Heartland Institute
  • Rachelle Peterson, National Association of Scholars
  • Craig Richardson, Energy & Environment Legal Institute
  • Benjamin Zycher, Ph.D., American Enterprise Institute

* Served on President Trump's transition team.

 

Stay tuned for updates on the schedule in the coming weeks.

Conservatives and libertarians who have worked so hard to develop the ideas and market-based solutions key to the plan have much to celebrate, can play a role in ensuring the victories continue, and must be certain they are not reversed in the future. We are already witnessing positive results from the energy freedom agenda. Now is the time to consolidate and expand these gains.


We hope you will join us for in New Orleans on August 7 for this important and informative event. Go to AmericaFirstEnergy.org for more information on the conference (we're always updating the site) and register today!