Tag Archives: environment

American Energy Means American Recovery

There is widespread consensus that America needs to become energy independent. America’s ever growing dependence on foreign energy putsher at ever-greater risk in a world that is increasingly unstable. Given the current political upheavals in the Middle East, this reality is slapping America in the face with increasing costs at the pump, which are contributing… Read More »

Participants Revolt Against The Derecho Project

It’s unfortunate The Derecho Project — the largest urban global warming mitigation experiment in history — has proven to be an abject failure. Really a shame, too since the project’s design was almost perfect. The sample was composed of liberal environmentalists in Maryland, D.C. and Arlington who should have been eager to personally have a… Read More »

Obama Chasing Spain’s Failure

Just last year Obama was telling America how “green” energy technology was the guaranteed pathway to energy security and independence: “The future is here. We are poised to transform the ways we power our homes and our cars and our businesses”. He said America risked falling behind the rest of the world in the design,… Read More »

Another green company scandal?

As if the Solyndra and LightSquared controversies were not enough, another one of President Obama’s favorite companies pushing the green agenda is being investigated, this time in China. Johnson Controls Inc., which is headquartered in Wisconsin and operates a battery manufacturing facility in Shanghai, has recently come under scrutiny by locals for excessive cases of… Read More »

Dead Skunk, Stinkin’ to High Heaven

Conservatives make a fundamental mistake regarding government employees. Frequently, Conservatives rail against lazy workers, using the enthusiasm–challenged as examples of all that’s wrong with government. Yet drones making personal calls on their cell phone aren’t proponents of bigger, more intrusive government. Those disciples of inertia are, in a way, our friends. It’s energetic and ambitious… Read More »

Ethanol: What They Aren’t Telling You

Most information on Ethanol presents the corn-based fuel as a panacea for the worlds pollution woes, a green-jobs creator, and a needed boost to American farmers.  Digging into these claims brings some interesting data points to the surface. The American Coalition for Ethanol touts ethanol as: ..a high octane, clean burning, American-made renewable fuel. Its… Read More »

Naiveté and Enviro-leftists

Once again perusing the Huffington Post and had to question the enviro-kiddy position that we must go green because big oil is evil and corrupts our government. A little wet behind the ears, but here’s where I try to inform (yeah, HuffPos spell-checker got me to accept nativity as a correction for naivete.. blond at… Read More »