Browsing Month February, 2014
Wind from the Great Lakes could supply the U.S. with more electricity than 700 nuclear power plants, according to a statement Friday by the U.S. Department of Energy.
The DOE made the claim while announcing a Memorandum of Understanding between… Read the rest[...read more]
The U.S. Senate this week decisively shot down a proposal to eliminate subsidies to Big Oil & Gas.
The tally was 51 senators, including two Republicans – from Maine – voting to end the subsidies, and 47, including four Democrats… Read the rest[...read more]
Check out this photo. I found it late one night while poking around on the web. I wasn’t paying really close attention to the text at the time, but the author said something like “If something isn’t done about the… Read the rest[...read more]
“The West Chester Area School District organized a volunteer Community Budget Task Force in September, 2009. Its goal was to study the district’s budget to find ways to reduce the 2010-11 school year budget by at least $4.9 million
Governor Tom tells tall tales. Here is Tom’s Top Twelve Tall Tale Number Six – Public sector execs are overpaid.
In 2009, the average compensation for a private sector CEO was $10,982,000 per year. Before he was sacked as President… Read the rest[...read more]
California has a suggestion for Pennsylvania: use some money won from companies which have harmed Pennsylvanians’ health – tobacco money comes quickest to mind – to improve the health of the aforementioned residents.
Help support electric cars, for instance, in… Read the rest[...read more]
There is voter fraud in Pennsylvania. Here are some numbers to prove it.
4 = number of persons convicted of voter fraud in Pennsylvania since the year 2004, including the time when Gov. Corbett was Attorney General. All 4 cases… Read the rest[...read more]
|7. North Dakota||F||58%|
|6. South Carolina||F||57%|
(part 3 of 3)
The history of energy exploration, mining, and delivery is best understood in a range from benevolent exploitation to worker and public oppression. A company comes into an area, leases land in rural and agricultural areas for… Read the rest[...read more]
You can’t look out a window from 30,000 feet and see a flame burning on a wastewater treatment plant in Richmond, Va. I wonder what a wastewater treatment plant would have to burn to make that much flame.
I made… Read the rest[...read more]