This article first appeared at The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Wednesday, April 23, 2014:
On Tuesday, April 22, more than a billion people “celebrated” the holy day of green environmentalism, Earth Day, in more than 190 countries. At least that’s the estimate of Denis Hayes, the head of the Earth Day Network. Hayes was appointed – anointed – head of Earth Day by its self-proclaimed founder, one Gaylord Nelson, former Governor and Senator from Wisconsin.
That self-proclamation differs greatly from reality. The real founder of Earth Day was John McConnell, a simple man of faith who recognized