| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Even if you don’t get into politics, you can’t escape the effects of a strange zone we are in these days where everything seems to be polarized to extreme views. Good luck trying to find reason, rationality or critical thinking.
| Nov 24, 2011
The scene was more or less what I'd expected: lots of tents, lots of animated conversations among bohemian types who hadn't had enough sleep. But something was missing.
"I didn't hear any drumming," I remarked as Robert Brune and I made the drive back...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Those who think the government shouldn't be promoting energy innovation have short memories.
The federal government's satellite and ballistic missile program spillovers are what brought us Silicon Valley. The energy program spillovers are going to...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Now it's Newt's turn. Having risen to the top in some opinion polls, the former speaker of the House is taking heat for large consulting fees paid to him by the government-sponsored mortgage company Freddie Mac for wisdom a New York Times editorial said...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:30 AM
I looked at the Analysis Group site and model quoted in The Sun's editorial regarding the benefits of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ("Cap and growth," Nov. 16). I would love to see what companies hired the 16,000 estimated jobs produced. The...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:39 AM
SolarCity Corp. expanded the size of its highly anticipated initial public offering but knocked down the share price in what analysts said was a bid to boost investor demand.
The San Mateo company said in a Wednesday filing with the Securities and...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday refused to comment on a newly released e-mail which again suggests he was involved in the White House decision to promote a $535 million federal loan to Solyndra LLC, a California solar energy equipment company that...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A liquidation firm won the bidding for Sparrows Point, offering $72 million for the Baltimore County steel mill — less than a tenth of what the complex sold for just four years earlier — and realizing the worst fears of its roughly 2,000...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 11:00 AM
With the selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney forces the Democrats to produce a budget of their own. It's too hot of a topic not to. They can't bury their collective heads in the sand any longer, they have to cough it up. We all know...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Newark Mayor Cory Booker was wrong and President Barack Obama is right: Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital deserves closer scrutiny by voters. Whether a brief television ad accomplishes this is another matter.
Presidential campaigns are seldom pretty....
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:08 AM
When it comes to conserving energy, California is one of the most efficient states. But it’s no longer the best.
That honor goes to Massachusetts for the second year in a row, according to the sixth annual report on the subject from the American...