All these past months I have been on a tirade against the Keystone XL pipeline partly because the dang thing would run thousands of miles across the country…risking any number of fragile local eco-systems…with the resulting fuels exported around the world from the gulf refineries…with only a small group of Americans actually benefiting…with the major [...]
In a short question and answer session with AARP, President Obama readily admits that the fuels refined from oil transported to the gulf through the Keystone XL pipeline will be exported…not used in the good ole USA and won’t hold down the prices of domestic fuels…no matter what the proponents of the pipeline would have [...]
The devastating tornado that struck Oklahoma registered 5 on the the Enhanced Fujita Scale, the strongest intensity rating. The scale runs from E1 (the lowest) to E5 (the highest). Winds for an E5 measure >200 mph. Dopplar radar measured actual wind speed at 318 mph.
The Most Incredible Footage From Oklahoma Tornado (VIDEOS) | TPM [...]
Because of federal support of ethanol production, large swathes of middle America, from Kansas through Texas, have converted to growing corn. And corn production requires far more water than many other cash crops and that dry central farming region has heavily relied on irrigation to raise bumper crops of corn…until the last few years as [...]
Following an OP Ed Piece in the NY Times by Thomas L Friedman extolling the virtues of not building the Keystone XL Pipeline, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers Vice President Greg Stringham valiantly rushed to the defense of the pipeline. And he stayed solidly with the company line that the Canadian tar sands oil was [...]
Earlier this week the US State Department released their environmental impact study of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Essentially they found no environmental risks that were unmanageable and made no decisions on whether building the pipeline would be beneficial to the economy and energy needs of the United States.
They made a number of obvious statements…like [...]
It’s been 18 months worth of record breaking weather events in northwest Wisconsin. From the October 2010 superstorm, to the July 1st, 2011 superstorm, to the August 2011 heat wave, to the less than winter Winter, to the outbreak of Summer in March 2012.
What’s it going to take to wake people up? Softball [...]
Everyone knows that the theory of man-made climate change is just a cover for a Marxist takeover of the entire globe, right? You betcha!
But did you ever imagine that the Commies were so devious, so sneaky, and so adept at appearing to be normal people that they could infiltrate an industry as historically conservative [...]
Not even the Republican Senators:
“As governor, I will sign legislation to prohibit the members of the State Legislature from voting after 10:00 at night or before 9:00 in the morning. This commonsense reform ensures the public has the opportunity to contact elected representatives about their votes on any pending legislation important [...]
Best graphic I’ve seen showing how the fake skeptics (i.e. industry shills) do it.