davidl on September 28th, 2011

From Andrew Restuccia,Hill: The Energy Department announced Wednesday that is has finalized more than $1 billion in loan guarantees for two separate solar energy projects. The decision comes several weeks after Solyndra, a California-based solar manufacturer that received a $535 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration in 2009, filed for bankruptcy and laid off […]

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davidl on September 7th, 2011

Going green means going nowhere, from David Brooks, New York Times: New clean-energy sources could address environmental, economic and national security problems all at once. In his 2008 convention speech, Barack Obama promised to create five million green economy jobs. The U.S. Conference of Mayors estimated in April 2009 that green jobs could account for […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2011

Weak Willed, George F. Will for man with a sharp tongue and a razor wit all too often lacks intestinal fortitude, from the Washington Post: “Don’t you think it’s fair also to ask [Barack Obama] . . . how come we don’t have a health record, we don’t have a college record, we don’t have […]

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davidl on February 27th, 2011

Dumbo’s Dream Energy, if Barack Obama is for it, be it Obama Care or his so-called green energy, figure  it will cnost the consumer more to get less, rom Lee Lane and Paul Bernstein, ,RCP: For all the eye-appeal of the president’s new plan, though, it is far from clear if it can work as […]

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davidl on May 23rd, 2010

Dumbo sets sights on big trucks, what could go wrong?   From Erica Werner and Ken Thomas, Associated Press: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is setting the nation’s sights on vehicles that run on half the fuel they now use and give off half the pollution. Obama on Friday directed the government to set the first-ever […]

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Eric Florack on July 1st, 2009

As goes Energy, so goes the country. “The worse, the better,” Vladimir Lenin is said to have observed. What Lenin meant was that the worse social conditions became in Russia, the more likely he and the Bolsheviks could foment a communist revolution. President Barrack Obama’s White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel recently updated Lenin’s […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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Eric Florack on July 2nd, 2008

McQ over at Q&O suggests: Investor’s Business Daily brings us the latest from probably the worst Majority Leader the Senate has seen in a very long time: The Dr. No of the drill-nothing Congress tried to deflect the issue of rising gas prices Monday by telling Fox Business News that there are costs we should […]

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