Help GAIA Save the Planet

Today is Earth Day 2012.  This quasi-religious holiday has been celebrated with reverence and fervency since 1970.  And as the saying goes, "We started out to 'do good' and ended up 'doing well.'"  Such is the story of much of contemporary environmentalism.  The Sierra Club, Environmental Defense Fund, Greenpeace, Natural Resources Defense Council, Friends of the Earth, and other major non-profits began small and are now multi-million-dollar businesses.  In their early years, even with little financial support, these organizations wielded much influence and helped to accomplish great strides in environmental improvement. Today, though, as with many major corporations, they have enormous budgets; and, as their goals are impacted by Government, they have grown to be a substantial presence on Capitol Hill, with congressional connections and activities rivaling any of the hundreds of other lobbying groups.  However, leftist environmental lobbying groups are...(Read Full Article)