Archive for March 10, 2011

Sen. Paul questions the Department of Energy’s commitment to protecting consumer choice during consideration of Appliance/Light Bulb Energy-Efficiency Legislation.

I really would have liked to hear the Senator that was beginning to spear the Fed to the wall about the tenth amendment. Whe I find it, I’ll post it.

verywhere you turn these days, your public sector unions are hard at work, protesting cutbacks to public sector unions. Andrew Klavan exposes the charming charm of your unionized civil servants.

Why is it a scam? Because, it isn’t creating jobs, it isn’t contributing the amount of energy it was claimed it would, and, essentially it can’t survive without massive subsidies.

Switching from conventional sources of electricity like coal and natural gas to renewables like wind and solar, our elected leaders tell us, will reduce pollution, advance renewable technology and spark a green jobs revolution.

Is renewable energy really a green pathway to a brighter economic future? Or is it nothing more than a heavily subsidized impossible dream?

To learn more, Reason.org spoke with Cal State Fullerton economist Robert Michaels and Mark Tholke, an executive at enXco.

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After the state Senate passed anti-union measures, protesters swarmed the Capitol. But because of a judge’s order that the building be closed after 8pm, police were required to try and stop them. They tried. And because of the aggressive manner of the protesters, eventually failed.

Below is video taken by the conservative MacIver Institute of protesters who had already seeped into the building making a mad, Trojan horse-style run for the front doors to let in other protesters. Police quickly stepped in to try and stop the flow. It got physical:

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The film adaptation of the classic Ayn Rand novel “Atlas Shrugged” is set to hit theaters soon. Why were some liberals trying to stop you from seeing this movie? John Stossel gave Sean Hannity a full report on Fox News Channel.

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