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  • U.S. energy policy: A slow national suicide

    U.S. energy policy: A slow national suicide
    In 1969, three unrelated events occurred that have since been combined with political bungling to slowly strangle the U.S. economy. Moammar Gadhafi overthrew King Idris of Libya. He nationalized Western oil company reserves with no retribution from the U....
  • Think Again: It takes some sleuthing to filter out the lies

    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. Economic...
  • The occupation will be televised, at least on the Web

    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...
  • Markets need government

    Markets need government
    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...
  • GOP primary: Republicans need to stop playing on the left's terms

    GOP primary: Republicans need to stop playing on the left's terms
    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...
  • Benefits of carbon trading dubious

    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...
  • Emanuel changes tack on Solyndra questions

    Emanuel changes tack on Solyndra questions
    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...
  • Sparrows Point purchased for $72 million by plant liquidator

    Sparrows Point purchased for $72 million by plant liquidator
    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...
  • Ryan selection forces Democrats to put up or shut up

    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...
  • Green Wheels: Fossil Fuels Will Receive $1 Trillion in Subsidies This Year

    Green Wheels: Fossil Fuels Will Receive $1 Trillion in Subsidies This Year
    One of the story lines this mean election season is that the Obama Administration dumps billions on alternative fuel and electric vehicle/battery companies, which then go bankrupt. It's why the name Solyndra is probably not lost on you. ("Legitimate rape"...
  • Enforcer Paul Ryan Clears the Way for Mitt Romney

    Enforcer Paul Ryan Clears the Way for Mitt Romney
    TAMPA, Fla. -- On the night vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan made his debut on the national stage, the GOP turned its attention to America's influence abroad and what the party sees as President Barack Obama's failed economic policies. The roster of...