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  • Prius leads 2013 California car sales; domestic brands make gains

    Prius leads 2013 California car sales; domestic brands make gains
    The Toyota Prius hybrid was the bestselling vehicle in California during the first quarter of this year, narrowly outpacing Honda’s redesigned Accord sedan. Toyota posted sales of 15,661 of the hybrids, leading the Accord’s sales of 15,369...
  • As Tesla taps capital markets for cash, share price could top $100

    As Tesla taps capital markets for cash, share price could top $100
    Tesla Motors shares are trading at about $90 and could easily top $100, buoyed by its ability to tap capital markets for about $1 billion through its announced sale of stock and convertible notes. It is an impressive performance that will help the...
  • There Are Plenty of Scandals, Just Not These Ones

    There Are Plenty of Scandals, Just Not These Ones
    There’s a familiar template for the “scandals” that have so far “plagued” the Obama administration, in that they are all, for the most part, total bullshit and/or unfortunate events in the vast federal bureaucracy that have...
  • Why are conservatives skeptical of environmental claims? Solyndra and Fisker

    Peter Jensen's editorial on conservatives' attitude toward environmental protection is misleading ("Don't save the planet," May 4). The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, stressed the importance of the marketing...
  • Green Wheels: The Fisker Fiasco

    Green Wheels: The Fisker Fiasco
    What was the government thinking? President Obama's Energy Department handed out a $529 million loan to Fisker Automotive, a sexy startup headed by a dashing Dane that sought to put a $104,000 plug-in hybrid car on the market. It looked too good to be...
  • Green Wheels: Presidential Debates, Fast Charging, A123 and More

    Green Wheels: Presidential Debates, Fast Charging, A123 and More
    I have to sleep sometime, and when I do I miss something. The auto industry is always throwing curve balls at me, and I spend a lot of time keeping them all in the air as I try to be a one-stop car reporter. First, let's talk about the Presidential...
  • Endorsing Barack Obama for President

    Endorsing Barack Obama for President
    If this was not totally obvious to everyone who glances at this column from time to time, I’m endorsing Barack Obama for president. Now I will make you suffer through a column about why I will vote for a second Obama term and why you should too....
  • Obama has failed the nation

    I grew up in a Democratic home. My Dad was always very aware of what was happening in government. We have copies of letters Dad wrote to the politicians of his day and the responses he received. Dad kept a chart on the fridge of all the local, state and...
  • Tell us again, Mr. Obama, what's so bad about the sequester?

    Tell us again, Mr. Obama, what's so bad about the sequester?
    Maryland students have some questions for President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin regarding sequester cuts. Why is it bad government policy to reduce the national debt by $1.2 trillion that students will have to repay in their adult years? Why...
  • Commentary: Government is reason for high tuition, not solution

    This is in response to the Feb. 21 letter to the H.B. Independent ("Affordability is essential to higher education") in which two well-meaning Cal State Long Beach students suggest President Barack Obama intervene to lower college costs.  In the...
  • Readers' Solutions: Getting Connecticut Back To Work

    Readers' Solutions: Getting Connecticut Back To Work
    BET ON WORKERS We must focus our efforts on the hundreds of small companies based in our state and especially manufacturing firms. I propose an incentive for hires in the high-tech and manufacturing sectors to build the work force for the future....