Tag: Commentary

Melissa Ortiz: Land of Opportunity... but Not for All

Melissa Ortiz: Land of Opportunity… but Not for All

Able Americans, Commentary /
Moving is a hassle for everyone. But the usual headaches and heartaches of relocating to a new place -- finding a new home, packing and unpacking and getting settled into a new community -- are usually offset by the opportunities ...
Candace Owens Is Wrong. Women Like Me Who Use Wheelchairs Can – And Should – Model Underwear.

Candace Owens Is Wrong. Women Like Me Who Use Wheelchairs Can – And Should – Model Underwear.

Able Americans, Commentary /
by Melissa Ortiz, published in USA Today The Daily Wire's Candace Owens recently made comments that led me to believe that she either doesn't understand why disability representation is important or that she would like America to reinstate "ugly laws," the ...
climate

Latest UN Climate Report Stokes Fears, Ignores Reality, Empowers Elites

Commentary /
Bonner Cohen, Ph.D., senior fellow at the National Center, has issued this response to the UN's latest climate report: The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims in its latest report that the world is likely to pass ...
Melissa Ortiz: Oh, the Places I Might Go!

Melissa Ortiz: Oh, the Places I Might Go!

Commentary /
A longtime lover of all things Dr. Seuss, one of my favorite books is “Oh, the Places You Will Go!” It is a popular gift for graduations and other milestone celebrations, but it resonates with me because it is all ...
Loving someone with a disability

Melissa Ortiz: Broken Bones or Broken Hearts?

Commentary /
A popular refrain from my childhood was “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” It was yelled with great bravado across playgrounds, classrooms, bus aisles and anywhere else you’d find groups of children.  An ...
Bonner Cohen: Schemes to Suck CO2 From the Air Will Reduce Global Food Supply

Bonner Cohen: Schemes to Suck CO2 From the Air Will Reduce Global Food Supply

Commentary /
The obsession of global elites – in and out of government – with saving the planet from what they insist is a “climate crisis” includes a slew of policies that enrich politically favored purveyors of green energy while disregarding the ...
East Palestine train derailment

There’s No “Environmental Justice” for East Palestine, Ohio

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"The derailment of a chemical-laden Norfolk Southern freight train, resulting in huge plumes of smoke and persistent odors, has residents of East Palestine, Ohio baffled over a federal response bordering on indifference," says National Center Senior Fellow Bonner Cohen, Ph.D ...
Melissa Ortiz: Lost Lessons of the Holocaust

Melissa Ortiz: Lost Lessons of the Holocaust

Commentary /
Friday, the 27th of January, is Holocaust Remembrance Day. The theme this year is “Memory, Dignity and Justice.” It’s fitting in so many ways, especially when the first victims of the Holocaust are considered. As part of a trip to ...
climate pain at the pump gas prices

It’s Time To Turn The Tables On Our Would-Be Climate Overlords

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American consumers are already reaping the whirlwind from the Biden administration’s deliberate sacrifice of American energy independence on the altar of green energy’s false promises. Whether at the pump or at the supermarket, Americans are seeing their disposable incomes eaten away ...
Frustrated with SCOTUS

SCOTUS Left A Bitter Pill To Swallow In One Of Its Key Rulings. Here’s Why

Commentary /
The Biden administration’s plan to use the administrative regulatory state to further what the president has called the “incredible transition” to green energy hit a speed bump with the Supreme Court’s June 30 ruling reining in the Environmental Agency’s (EPA) authority to ...

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