Episodes
A 15-billion-dollar lawsuit has hit the Biden Administration after it cancelled the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Canadian developer claims massive damages from the reversal of the Trump policy to finish the pipeline… which was a reversal of the Obama policy. After more than eight years of study and hundreds of meetings with state, local, tribal, and federal officials, the developers had their contracts destroyed when Biden killed what was the most advanced and safely designed pipeline to date;...
Published 07/21/21
Is it legal for banks to engage in a group boycott of fossil fuels?  Can your retirement fund manager “play politics” with your money, divesting from fossil fuels to save the climate with “green” investments – even if returns will be lower? Jacki talks with Jason Isaac, director of the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Life:Powered Initiative, which just launched a landmark white paper explaining many ways that a company or fiduciary could be held liable for letting politics guide their...
Published 07/20/21
Federal land is rich with oil and gas that could decimate our national debt and trade deficit. Jacki discusses this topic with William Perry Pendley, the former acting director of the Bureau of Land Management. Pendley also talks about his decision to relocate the agency’s headquarters from the D.C. swamp to Colorado, moving the bureaucrats into the environments where they can actually experience first-hand the issues and people they oversee. Then, in a recent “60 Minutes” interview, Sir...
Published 07/01/21
Because of the frac’ing revolution, the U.S. became the #1 producer of oil and gas, plunging the price of both commodities, threatening the survival of countries like Russia that rely almost exclusively on oil and gas revenues to make their budgets. The Biden administration is making every policy move possible to destroy this geopolitical trump card, killing U.S. pipelines, while giving the Nord Stream 2 a sanctions clearance as a gift to the Kremlin. Hunter Biden’s questionable deals in...
Published 07/01/21
WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey updates Jacki on the states’ legal efforts to resist the Biden EPA. Morrisey and 18 other Attorneys General are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to limit the EPA’s reach because its policies are killing jobs in energy-rich states - particularly 36 states that produce fossil fuels. Then, fellow Blaze host Kevin Freeman from the Economic War Room talks about ESG (“Environmental, Social and Governance”) investment criteria and how banks, financial...
Published 06/17/21
Scott Shepard is attending board meetings at some of the largest corporations and publicly challenging their unprincipled virtue signaling. Shepard, the deputy director of the National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project, shares how he questioned Bank of America at its shareholder meeting: How can it oppose voter ID, while requiring individuals to show their ID to withdraw money or attend its board meetings?  In Twitter’s shareholder meeting, Shephard asked CEO Jack...
Published 06/10/21
Jason Isaac, the director of the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Life:Powered initiative, discusses his testimony before the U.S. Senate protesting the creation of a “National Climate Bank.” The bank would give handouts to U.S. and foreign “green” businesses, backed by the taxpayer, set up an uneven regulatory playing field, and guarantee zero environmental benefits. Next, a video by Texas Public Policy Foundation reveals that some candidates in Texas have hired-operatives to threaten...
Published 06/01/21
Two hundred Texans lost their lives unnecessarily during the February Texas power outages, dying from bad energy policy that prevented their homes from being heated. Jacki reviews a trend-setting law that just passed in Texas that stops cities from actually exacerbating the problem; the law literally puts a ban on bans – on natural gas and other forms of energy. It makes it illegal for local municipalities to implement the Paris Climate agreement unilaterally, restricting access to...
Published 05/26/21
Jacki discusses the cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline with top regulatory lawyer Mike Nasi. Nasi shares lessons learned from 50 hours of testimony in the Texas legislature on the February power outages, and how outages could be coming to your state if it has mandates to phase-in unreliable energy sources to its grid.   Jacki advises listeners to always keep their vehicles’ tanks full and to have a fuel supply on hand, instead of making a run to the gas station in times of emergency,...
Published 05/18/21
Jacki speaks with Steve Soukup, the author of “The Dictatorship of Woke Capital: How Political Correctness Captured Big Business” and the V.P. of Political Forum. Plus, Jacki discusses the satirical book, “Beneficial Accomplishments of Joe Biden.” Also, Greenpeace Co-Founder Dr. Patrick Moore pulls the curtain back on 11 common environmental claims; Chuck DeVore, V.P. of National Initiatives at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, discusses legislation that would actually make election fraud...
Published 05/13/21
The North Face uses oil to make its jackets, so why won’t it make jackets for an oil company? Chris Wright, the CEO of Liberty Oilfield Services, explains the hypocrisy. Rupert Darwall, the author of “Green Tyranny: Exposing the Totalitarian Roots of the Climate Industrial Complex,” tells Jason Isaac, the director at Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Life:Powered initiative, that ESG investment criteria represent the biggest threat to American capitalism since the 1930s.
Published 05/07/21
Greenpeace Co-Founder, Dr. Patrick Moore, promos his new book, Fake Invisible Catastrophes and Threats of Doom. The thesis: Activists use fear about things that are invisible – CO2, the ozone layer – or remote from the human population – polar bears, coral reefs, etc. – to maintain control of scare narratives that the public cannot evaluate for themselves. Dr. Moore pulls the curtain back on 11 common environmental claims. Then, Chuck DeVore, V.P. of National Initiatives at the Texas Public...
Published 05/06/21
The North Face uses oil to make its jackets, so why won’t it make jackets for an oil company? Chris Wright, the CEO of Liberty Oilfield Services, explains the hypocrisy. Rupert Darwall, the author of “Green Tyranny: Exposing the Totalitarian Roots of the Climate Industrial Complex,” tells Jason Isaac, the director at Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Life:Powered initiative, that ESG investment criteria represent the biggest threat to American capitalism since the 1930s.
Published 04/29/21
Gregory Wrightstone, the bestselling author of “Inconvenient Facts: The Science that Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know,” joins Jacki to discuss Biden’s $2.3 trillion “infrastructure” plan, which includes billions of dollars for climate-related projects with wonky, vague descriptions such as “climate resiliency.” It is partially the Green New Deal by another, more palatable name. - - The National Climate Assessment is far better than previously thought, after accounting for its methodology...
Published 04/12/21
Scott Walter of Capital Research Center joins Jacki to discuss the Center’s searchable“Wikipedia of Influencers” who are behind the actions we see in D.C. and on the evening news; Daniel Turner of Power the Future explains Biden’s new infrastructure bill and the windfall profits that Asia will realize from its mandates for alternative energy;  Katie Tahuahua of Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Life:Powered Initiative explains how new federal policy will harm the world’s most vulnerable people...
Published 04/07/21
Jacki promos her appearance on Prager U’s “Religion of Green” video and reviews Daniel Yergin’s, “The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations.” Former Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, joins Jacki to discuss why conservation a strong issue for self-identified conservatives. 
Published 03/29/21
More facts continue to emerge from behind the scenes of the Texas power outages. Texas Railroad Commissioner (oil and natural gas regulator) Wayne Christian and regulatory attorney Mike Nasi join Jacki to give the latest on the post-mortem and likely next steps to prevent a recurrence in the height of summer demand. Then, Jacki is joined by Hayden Ludwig of the Capital Research Center who debunks the myth that oil and gas activism dollars are somehow outpacing environmental activism 10 to...
Published 03/18/21
Mike Nasi is among the top regulatory lawyers in the state of Texas, specializing in energy and environmental regulation. He gives an inside view of the Texas outages, and an analysis of facts found in 50 hours of Texas legislative hearings. He is an adviser to the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Life:Powered Initiative.
Published 03/11/21
The mainstream press has missed the most important causes of the Texas blackouts, turning what should be one of the greatest lessons in energy policy into a grand misinformation campaign. The experts at the Texas Public Policy Foundation warned of the inevitability of the blackouts for years, and lay out the truth about what happened and what must happen to prevent deadly power outages in the future. Information has surfaced to show that decision-makers, some of them not evens Texans, cut...
Published 03/02/21
Why did Texas, arguably the most energy-rich state in the union, lose power for days on end, creating a life and death moment for Texans? Texas experiences similar freezes about once a decade, weather records show. So why were Texans not losing their lives during those cold freezes - that were such non-events that most Texans barely remember them? What changed with the Texas power grid? Jacki explores the energy transition over the past decade which took Texas from being 37% coal powered and...
Published 02/23/21
Dave Casey, former member of a “1 Percenter” motorcycle club, talks about his 24 years in prison and how he turned his life around, landing a good job in the oil patch, ending a life of crime. He gives his views on current efforts to reform the criminal justice system. Daniel Andrade, a member of the young leaders’ Liberty Leadership Council at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, recounts his journey from Miami to the west Texas oil patch and how his views of oil & gas changed after...
Published 02/16/21
Chuck DeVore of the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) joins Jacki to review a long-forgotten history of U.S. presidential election fallout and shows that this is not the first time that a presidential election was litigated well into the year following the election, as when JFK narrowly “defeated” Nixon. Likewise, disputes over the electoral college count and violence surrounding elections was arguably far worse in the late 1800s when discontents formed the KKK in part to violently...
Published 02/12/21
Jacki promos her upcoming appearance on the Candace Owens Show (PragerU) where the two discuss the decline in masculinity, environmental factors, sex trafficking, pornography and more. PragerU has placed an “explicit content” warning onto this episode, so buckle up! Apparently this one is moving too fast for prime time.  Jacki is joined by Joseph Curl of Just the News who explains why he believes gas prices are about to go up dramatically. Then, Katie Tahuahua of the Life:Powered Initiative...
Published 02/12/21
Jacki reviews the many ways that the individual American can assert their influence in a time of uncertainty. Then, we review the stimulus package, tenewa energy subsidies and the true hero of Covid-19 recovery.
Published 01/27/21
Jacki reviews the events of January 6 in which criminals hijacked the Congress’ Electoral College count. She calls for law and order and examines the tactics of anti-government groups. Finally, Jacki is joined by Hungarian Ambassador Takacs to talk US natural gas to Europe, giving the US greater geopolitical bargaining strength.
Published 01/14/21