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Alan Caruba's Past Articles

461 articles

How NOT to Have Electricity


published: August 10, 2008


Electricity is so commonplace that no one gives any thought to not having access to it. Few give any consideration to how it is generated, but we are now being inundated with the most virulent nons...

Living with the Bomb


published: August 05, 2008


On August 6, 1945, in order to end the war with the Empire of Japan, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, thus launching the atomic age. The Japanese warlords did not respond with...

US Arctic Oil May be LOST to the UN


published: August 03, 2008


“The Arctic may hold 90 billion barrels of oil, more than all the known reserves of Nigeria, Kazakhstan, and Mexico combined, and enough to supply U.S. demand for 12 years.” One would h...

The Greens are Going Crazy


published: July 27, 2008


It’s hard to ignore the fact that the Greens are going crazy, not just in the United States, but around the world. They are increasingly frantic over the opposition being voiced against globa...

The Politics of Showmanship


published: July 24, 2008


For political theatre, there is no denying that the speech Sen. Barack Obama delivered in Berlin drew a huge, adoring crowd and was filled with the kind of talk intended to impress, not just Berlin...

Who Needs NATO?


published: July 20, 2008


What I know about NATO, the North American Treaty Organization, you could put in a bug’s ear. Well, that’s not quite true. I do know the treaty was signed April 4, 1949. It was the resu...

My Stimulus Bribe


published: July 17, 2008


I received my stimulus check yesterday. It was $600 and I put it into my checking account and immediately paid a bill that accounted for half of it. I have serious doubts that it did anything to st...

Are These People Stupid, Nuts or Both?


published: July 14, 2008


There are two states on opposite sides of the nation where, if something really stupid can be proposed, they represent the most fertile ground. I speak, of course, of New Jersey and California. I ...

Dumbing Down America’s Colleges


published: July 07, 2008


The process that began in the 1960s to transform America’s elementary, middle and high schools into places where students could literally graduate without being able to read their diploma, wh...

Real Independence Means Secure Borders


published: June 30, 2008


As we celebrate our nation’s independence, it is worth keeping in mind that real independence depends on having secure borders. A nation that cannot or will not protect itself from a massive ...

Venezuela Goes to the Dogs


published: June 25, 2008


Coming just a week or so after Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) publicly said the U.S. government should nationalize the nation’s oil refineries, echoing a similar earlier threat by Rep. Maxine Wa...

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Alan Caruba

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A widely respected conservative commentator on the issues of our times. He blogs daily at Facts Not Fantasy. The founder in 1990 of The National Anxiety Center, Caruba has been debunking government, liberal political, and environmental propaganda ever since. A longtime business and science writer, as well as former journalist, Caruba is a charter member of The National Book Critics Circle and posts a monthly report on new books.

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