Politics

Politics

Remember how there are primaries today?

Obama is projected to win North Carolina decisively. Later this evening, Clinton is expected to win Indiana decisively. And so it goes. And goes. And goes. Kill me.

Food

EPA not super-interested in keeping rocket fuel out of drinking water

There is a “distinct possibility” that the U.S. EPA will pass on restricting perchlorate in the nation’s water supplies, an agency official said Tuesday. Perchlorate, a rocket fuel ingredient that has been found at some 400 places in 35 states, …

Business & Technology

More anti-intellectualism from the Clinton camp

Cringe along with Terry McAuliffe, who explains why economists don’t know nothin’:

Climate & Energy

Obama energy adviser Jason Grumet talks climate, coal, and green jobs

Jason Grumet. As executive director of the National Commission on Energy Policy, a bipartisan group of 20 energy experts created in 2002, Jason Grumet has come in for some flack from environmentalists. NCEP’s influential 2004 energy report called for several …

Climate & Energy

McCain calls for 700+ new nuclear plants costing $4 trillion

"A nuke in every garage" is the GOP nominee's energy and climate plan. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) made a stunning statement on the radio show of climate change denier Glenn Beck this week: ... the French are able to generate …

Climate & Energy

Connecticut goes big with emissions-reducing goals

The Connecticut senate has unanimously passed a bill aimed at reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, becoming the fifth state to pass such legislation (after California, Hawaii, New Jersey, and Washington). The bill would require Connecticut to reduce emissions 10 percent below 1990 …

Politics

Rejecting and renouncing

Hillary Clinton has been pushing Congresscritters to take a stand on her gas tax gimmick. Now a group of 28 members of the House of Representatives have issued a statement in which they “unequivocally” reject the notion of a gas …

Politics

McCain and Clinton: job killers

According to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, the gas tax holiday proposed by John McCain and Hillary Clinton would destroy 23,107 jobs in California alone. UPDATE: Steve’s got a point. The ARTBA report only criticizes McCain’s proposal, because …

Politics

Reid smarter than Clinton

Vows to keep the gas tax holiday out of pending Democrat gas price legislation.