The Foxes in the Henhouse: Republicans in Charge of Climate and Energy Committees

Posted on 11/09/2010 10:26:57 AM

Republican midterm gains in Congress have resulted in a shift that has empowered the GOP and crushed hopes for climate and energy legislation. In the House of Representatives, Republicans are getting ready to take control of several powerful committees that have a direct impact on energy and the environment.Five ...

Republican Gubernatorial Gains and the Clean Energy Economy

Posted on 11/09/2010 10:23:59 AM

The big loser in the 2010 Gubernatorial elections is America’s clean energy economy. Overall, the Republicans picked up 11 governorships from the Democrats: Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Wyoming. The GOP also gained back ...

Republican Gubernatorial Gains and US Carbon Trading Programs

Posted on 11/09/2010 10:20:21 AM

The Midterm gubernatorial elections of 2010 have important implications for regional market based mechanisms of greenhouse gas reductions. Although these programs spur innovation in the clean energy economy and create green jobs, some Republican governors have already indicated that they are planning ...

Republican Gubernatorial Gains and Redistricting

Posted on 11/09/2010 10:15:27 AM

Republican politicians are preparing to use redistricting to serve their own interests and ignore the public good. Although the ramifications largely escape public notice, the influx of Republican governors in the 2010 midterms will significantly influence redistricting. Republicans will control the ...

Taxpayer Looting, Part Deux: Taxes, Tolls and Bank Trolls

Posted on 05/28/2010 07:48:57 AM

Banks having found it ridiculously easy to loot the public treasury are proposing schemes that would impoverish taxpayers yet more.  With casual gall the show is being billed with full frontal nudity (i.e. naked, right in public) and gullible public officials are ready to stampede us through ...

bye bye mr Krekar

Posted on 04/25/2010 06:07:58 AM

Mullah Fuckings Krekar! What's wrong politicians in Norway? Why do not their job? What will it take for that kind of thugs that this fjotten Krekar is allowed to stay at the taxpayer's expense? I think it's the politician's responsibility and obligation to view the big villains that he leave ...

Obtain a U.S. Green Card without any form of sponsorship

Posted on 03/15/2010 09:52:15 AM

One way in which SOME people can obtain a Green Card without any form of sponsorship is to participate in the Visa Lottery which is held each year. Between October 2 and December 2, 2010 the US State Department have in effect the 2010 Diversity Visa (DV2012) Lottery program. This is a lottery where applications ...

Healthcare Bill - One Big Reason Why it Failed.

Posted on 02/21/2010 02:07:11 PM

President Obama, Nancy Pelosi and other democratic leaders have stated that one reason why the healthcare bill failed is because the people didn’t understand what was in it and that if we did we certainly would have supported it as it was “good for us”. Maybe they are right. I ...

The Tipping Point - Can We Get There From Here?

Posted on 02/19/2010 09:30:59 AM

In Malcolm Gladwell’s bestselling book “The Tipping Point, How Little Things Can make a Big Difference”, Mr. Gladwell describes The Tipping Point this way:   “Tipping points are the levels at which the momentum for change becomes unstoppable." Gladwell defines a tipping ...

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