The Unregulated Podcast
The Unregulated Podcast
American Energy Alliance
The American Energy Alliance (AEA) is a not-for-profit organization that engages in grassroots public policy advocacy and debate concerning energy and environmental policies.
#32: Tom and Mike discuss G-10 staffers and climate conundrums
Tom and Mike discuss G-10 staffers and Covid/climate conundrums. Plus the GOP's three-day climate event, the Clean Future Act, Bloomberg in China, and climate spending. Links: Joshua Siegel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SiegelScribe/status/1382115718519472128?s=20 Secrecy and Abuse Claims Haunt China’s Solar Factories in Xinjiang: https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2021-xinjiang-solar/ Scientific American: https://twitter.com/sciam/status/1381608046154158085?s=20 Steak-umms vs. Neil deGrasse Tyson: https://twitter.com/steak_umm/status/1381799324179427330?s=20 https://twitter.com/neiltyson/status/1381197292728942595 Biden's infrastructure plan earmarks $400 billion in home-based care for aging Americans - and it could shake up the lucrative home care industry: https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/news/bidens-infrastructure-plan-earmarks-400-billion-in-home-based-care-for-aging-americans-and-it-could-shake-up-the-lucrative-home-care-industry/ar-BB1fEmQC Energy secretary: 'We don't want to use past definitions of infrastructure': https://thehill.com/policy/transportation/infrastructure/547568-energy-secretary-we-dont-want-to-use-past-definitions-of Chamber of Commerce getting squeezed on all sides: https://www.nationaljournal.com/s/713289/chamber-of-commerce-getting-squeezed-on-all-sides/?unlock=JWG22K4F4E3TAJED U.S. Chamber Opposes Tax Hikes That Would Hurt Economic Growth, Competitiveness and Job Creation: https://www.uschamber.com/press-release/us-chamber-opposes-tax-hikes-would-hurt-economic-growth-competitiveness-and-job Matt Ridley honors the Duke of Edinburgh: https://twitter.com/mattwridley/status/1381705128328183808?s=12
Apr 16
1 hr 4 min
#31: Tom and Mike discuss Rob Manfred's All-Star error
Tom and Mike sit down to discuss the MLB moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta. Plus, everything is infrastructure, AOC's take on the border crisis, and Biden makes another error on green jobs. Links: MLB All-Star Game moves to Colorado despite stricter voting laws: https://nypost.com/2021/04/06/mlbs-all-star-game-moves-to-colorado-despite-stricter-voting-laws/ The Baseball All-Star Game Is No Icon of Honest Voting: https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/the-baseball-all-star-game-is-no-icon-of-honest-voting/amp/?taid=606c00a0a0a3570001acd3c5&utm_campaign=trueanthem&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&__twitter_impression=true WH: Biden didn't push for MLB All Star decision: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/more-sports/wh-biden-didnt-push-for-mlb-all-star-decision/vi-BB1fksTp President Joe Biden speaks about fans returning to stadiums, vaccination progress | SportsCenter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvWwBHk3lRg&t=340s House GOP memo: Embrace of Trump agenda is only option for comeback: https://www.axios.com/house-gop-memo-trump-embrace-only-option-for-comeback-4cc95492-0c86-4fe5-b592-84ff12b7e5d0.html Senate Republican Communications Center: https://twitter.com/SRCC/status/1379858229170212866?s=20 Democrat drops election contest in Iowa House race: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/03/31/democrat-drops-election-contest-in-iowa-house-race-478736 Biden Administration Retracts Claim That $2.25 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Would Create 19 Million Jobs: https://reason.com/2021/04/06/biden-administration-retracts-claim-that-2-25-trillion-infrastructure-plan-would-create-19-million-jobs/ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: "We're on a good path at the border under the leadership of President Biden ... We were in a very bad situation under the Trump administration.": https://twitter.com/therecount/status/1379864218321715203 AOC: "It's not a border crisis, it's an imperialism crisis": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoZVrsDxeoc Kamala Harris laughs hysterically when discussing struggling parents who aren’t able to send their kids to school: https://twitter.com/MythinformedMKE/status/1376633357283561473?s=20
Apr 9
1 hr 13 min
#30: Tom and Mike discuss Biden's first press conference and the infrastructure bill
Tom and Mike sit down to discuss President Biden's first press conference and the infrastructure bill. They also discuss problems with the Jones Act and the future of the filibuster.
Mar 31
1 hr 8 min
#29: Tom and Mike discuss the early days of the Biden administration with guest Mandy Gunasekara
Tom and Mike discuss the early days of the Biden administration with guest Mandy Gunasekara, the 13 states challenging Biden's oil leasing ban, and Dana Carvey's Biden and Fauci impressions. Links: "He's Kind Of A Tough Guy" - Dana Carvey On His Dr. Fauci Impression www.cbs.com/shows/the-late-show…r-fauci-impression/ 13 states challenge Biden oil leasing plan www.eenews.net/energywire/stories/1063728443 Global Energy Inequality Goes Deeper Than Bitcoin onezero.medium.com/global-energy-i…in-dfd058c31330 An SUV packed with 25 people at the border. A horrible crash, an unthinkable toll www.latimes.com/california/story/…-unthinkable-toll Biden clip 1: noagendaassets.com/enc/1616357386.…entheyrenot.mp3 Biden clip 2: noagendaassets.com/enc/1616357386.…nonsequitor.mp3
Mar 26
1 hr 4 min
#28: Tom and Mike discuss Biden's remarks on the American Rescue Plan
Tom and Mike sit down to discuss Biden's remarks on the American Rescue Plan as well as the Andrew Cuomo scandal and the petition to recall Gavin Newsom. Links: Subscribe to AEA's 'In The Pipeline" daily energy newsletter: https://www.americanenergyalliance.org/itp/ Remarks by President Biden on the American Rescue Plan: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2021/03/12/remarks-by-president-biden-on-the-american-rescue-plan-2/ Biden Tells the Nation There is Hope After a Devastating Year: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/11/us/politics/biden-coronavirus.html Fauci CNN Interview: https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/03/14/sotu-3-feet-in-schools.cnn Gavin Newsom Recall: National Democrats Rally Behind California Governor: https://www.wsj.com/articles/gavin-newsom-recall-national-democrats-rally-behind-california-governor-11615839471 Sens. Schumer and Gillibrand call on Cuomo to resign over sex harass scandal: https://nypost.com/2021/03/12/sens-schumer-and-gillibrand-call-on-cuomo-to-resign-over-sex-harass-scandal/ New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accuser speaks with investigators for 4 hours: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/other/new-york-gov-andrew-cuomo-accuser-speaks-with-investigators-for-4-hours/ar-BB1eDeAE?isBot=true&botType=crawler&parent-subcat=foodnews%20%22%20target=%22_blank%22%3ERead%20the%20Article Dingell to propose $4.5 billion annually for electrification infrastructure: https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2021/03/11/dingell-propose-4-5-billion-annually-electrification-infrastructure/4655043001/
Mar 17
55 min
#27: Tom and Mike discuss environmental justice with Dr. David Kreutzer
Tom and Mike are joined by IER’s Senior Economist Dr. David Kreutzer. They discuss the social cost of carbon, environmental justice, and Dr. Kreutzer’s forthcoming paper on climate economics. Tom and Mike also discuss H.R. 1 and the Nation Guard at the Capitol. Links: • Subscribe to AEA's 'In The Pipeline" daily energy newsletter: www.americanenergyalliance.org/itp/ • Mike's latest column at the Washington Times: https://m.washingtontimes.com/staff/michael-mckenna/?page=1 • Biden sued by 12 states over climate executive order: 'Enormous expansion of federal regulatory power': https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/biden-lawsuit-climate-executive-order-federal-regulatory-power • Read the Senate’s full coronavirus aid package bill: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/read-the-senates-full-coronavirus-aid-package-bill • Capitol Police ask for about 2,000 National Guard troops to stay to protect Congress: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/capitol-police-request-extension-national-guard/ • Senators float a price on methane to curb U.S. oil, gas emissions: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-climate-methane-idUSKBN2B12O4
Mar 12
1 hr 10 min
#26: Tom and Mike on the fall of King Cuomo and the resurgence of the carbon tax
On this episode of Unregulated Tom & Mike throw the script out the window. Taking on the Cuomo fan club, going over the latest DOE chief's unbelievable gaffes, Murkowski's recent betrayal of Alaskans, the fall of Neera Tanden, what's going wrong with the trade groups nominally created to defend energy producers, and more. Links: • Subscribe to AEA's 'In The Pipeline" daily energy newsletter: www.americanenergyalliance.org/itp/ • Mike's latest column at the Washington Times: https://m.washingtontimes.com/staff/michael-mckenna/?page=1 • GERALDO RIVERA & DAN BONGINO | GOV. ANDREW CUOMO TO STEP DOWN AMID SCANDALS | SEAN HANNITY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kChchR43nVk • Jennifer Granholm Discusses The U.S.'s Energy Infrastructure on NPR: https://www.npr.org/2021/02/26/971701774/jennifer-granholm-discusses-the-u-s-s-energy-infrastructure • Postal Service sidetracks Biden EV plan: https://www.eenews.net/stories/1063725861 • las·si·tude (noun) a state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lassitude
Mar 5
1 hr 2 min
#25: Tom and Mike are joined by Phil Kerpen to discuss the latest COVID developments and more
On this episode of Unregulated Tom & Mike are joined by Phil Kerpen, president of American Commitment, as they discuss the latest COVID-19 lockdown measures, political gaffes in the age of Zoom, the resurgence of carbon tax proposals, and recap what went wrong in Texas and what it means for the rest of the country's grids. Links: • Subscribe to AEA's 'In The Pipeline" daily energy newsletter: https://www.americanenergyalliance.org/itp/ • Schumer on the 'true' failure in Texas: https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1363873934840528898 •5 board members of Texas utility grid operator ERCOT quit. They all live out of state: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/02/24/ercot-board-members-resign-texas-power-outages/4572169001/ • Oakley, CA school board members caught on tape mocking parents who desperately need their kids back in the classroom: https://twitter.com/reopencaschools/status/1362286076233093121?s=12 • Follow Phil Kerpen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kerpen • Follow American Commitment on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AmerComm • Learn more about American Commitment: https://www.americancommitment.org/ • Dr. Fauci's vaccine limitation announcement: https://twitter.com/justin_hart/status/1364375509690249217?s=12 • Key Biden aide said pandemic was 'best thing that ever happened to him', book says: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/feb/24/covid-best-thing-biden-anita-dunn-lucky-book-jonathan-allen-annie-parnes • Bill Gates says reducing greenhouse emissions to zero is "bigger than anything humanity has done to date": https://www.cbsnews.com/video/bill-gates-says-reducing-greenhouse-emissions-to-zero-is-bigger-than-anything-humanity-has-done-to-date/#x • Romney: 'I'm very open to a carbon tax': https://www.eenews.net/eedaily/stories/1063725871 • John Kerry says Earth has 9 years to avert the worst consequences of climate crisis: "There's no faking it on this one": https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/climate-change-9-years-john-kerry/?__twitter_impression=true
Feb 26
1 hr 22 min
#24: Tom and Mike On Recent Developments in DC, Texas, and Elsewhere
On this episode of Unregulated Tom & Mike weigh in on recent Congressional hearings, president Biden's recent flub filled town hall, new details on the nation's COVID response, and look at some of the factors contributing to the tragedy unfolding in Texas. Links: • Super Bowl streaker audio: https://noagendaassets.com/enc/1613076850.138_superbowlstreak.mp3 • Republican voters are tired of a party that simply wants to 'hold the line': https://amp.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/feb/17/republican-voters-are-tired-of-a-party-that-simply/ • Fact check: Biden makes at least four false statistical claims at CNN town hall: https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/17/politics/fact-check-biden-cnn-town-hall-anderson-cooper-milwaukee/index.html • Joe Biden on China’s human rights violations and genocide against the Uighurs: “culturally there are different norms”: https://twitter.com/SteveGuest/status/1361877221670080514?s=20 • Understanding the Texas Energy Predicament: https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/the-grid/understanding-the-texas-energy-predicament/ • “Teachers should be a priority.”: https://twitter.com/TODAYshow/status/1362021889279995904 • Not even a month in and “follow the science” is already out the window: https://twitter.com/levinejonathan/status/1362032143942225922?s=21 • Biden says there was no vaccine when he came into office. That is abjectly FALSE. President Trump brought about the fastest vaccine for a novel pathogen in history.: https://twitter.com/kayleighmcenany/status/1361868170894704643?s=20 • Pruitt: Trump asked, 'Should we shut down the agency?': https://www.eenews.net/greenwire/2021/02/11/stories/1063724965?utm_campaign=edition&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eenews%3Agreenwire • Sen. John Kennedy tells Neera Tanden on her old tweets: : https://twitter.com/dailycaller/status/1359549452785172481?s=21
Feb 19
1 hr 9 min
#23 Tom and Mike Discuss This Week's Headlines
On this episode of Unregulated Tom & Mike weigh in on Trump's second impeachment trial, the results in New York's 22nd Congressional district, New Mexico coming to terms with the consequences of its electoral decisions, double masking, China's coal war with Australia, French failures to meet the Paris Agreement standards, Disney's sacking of Gina Carano, and more. Links: • GOP demands Pelosi pay fine for bypassing metal detectors: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/feb/11/gop-demands-nancy-pelosi-pay-fine-bypassing-metal-/ • Rep. Claudia Tenney sworn into office to represent NY-22 in Congress: https://www.syracuse.com/politics/2021/02/rep-claudia-tenney-sworn-into-office-to-represent-ny-22-in-congress.html • Democrat lawyers w/ Perkins Coie fighting against seating the winning Republican in NY's CD 22 are arguing in briefs the voting machines "changed thousands of votes.": https://twitter.com/peterroff/status/1357341461893681157?s=21 • Where Are The Green Jobs? Jen Psaki Can't Answer Simple Question About American Energy Workers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q7gAiVncPI • N.M. seeks clarity on Biden oil and gas order: https://www.eenews.net/eenewspm/2021/02/10/stories/1063724879 • Automakers Drop Efforts to Derail California Climate Rules: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/02/climate/automakers-climate-change.html • China’s Coal War With Australia Fuels Shortage at Home: https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-coal-war-with-australia-fuels-shortage-at-home-11612953005 • Paris court finds France guilty of failing to meet its own Paris climate accord commitments: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/paris-climate-agreement-france-court-government-guilty-failing-commitments/ • MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace Brings Up ‘Drone Strikes’ as Solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aU5hw9H7htc • Scott Adams on the Disney controversy: https://twitter.com/ScottAdamsSays/status/1359864452896628738?s=20 • Pedro Pasca tweetl: https://twitter.com/PedroPascal1/status/1009572721548595201?s=20 • Organizers Reportedly Hit Number Of Signatures Required To Force Recall Vote For Gavin Newsom: https://www.dailywire.com/news/organizers-hit-number-of-signatures-required-to-force-recall-vote-for-gavin-newsom-report • Newsom gets heckled: https://twitter.com/BillFOXLA/status/1359598175850401793?s=20
Feb 12
1 hr 15 min
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