A Quick Hit On The Propane Shortage!

There has been a fair amount of press on the shortage of propane in the state as temperatures continue to seek the bottom of the thermometer. Steve Carlson touched on it briefly here on Blogging Blue.

But today, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discussed Governor Walker’s about face on providing financial assistance in securing sufficient propane [...]

The Real Reason Keystone XL Needs To Run To The Gulf

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 [...]

Moccasins on the Ground: Tribal Leaders Resist Keystone XL

Tribal Leaders Walk Out of State Department’s Keystone XL Consultation Meeting

 

Another Fine Example On Why Our Alternative Fuel Policy Pretty Much Sucks!

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 [...]

Is Andre Jacque trying to break wind?

State Rep Andre Jacque (R-Depere) is getting hysterical about wind turbines after a study funded by the Public Service Commision found levels of low frequency/infrasound in homes near the Shirley Wind Farm in Glenmore, WI . From the greenbaypressgazette.com:

“Rep. Andre Jacque, R-De Pere, has called on the Public Service Commission to issue an emergency [...]

Rep. Ryan Continues To Lie About the Keystone XL Pipeline

While campaigning in Ohio, GOP Republican Vice-Presidential candidate and Representative Paul Ryan (WI 1 CD) trotted out the lies about the Keystone pipeline helping make the US energy independent:

Mitt Romney’s administration on Day One would approve a pipeline that would run from Canada to U.S. refineries in Texas, creating thousands of jobs and pushing [...]

Mitt Romney’s lies on green energy

Here’s Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, attacking President Obama’s green energy efforts at Wednesday’s presidential debate.

You put $90 billion into green jobs…And these businesses, many of them have gone out of business, I think about half of them, of the ones have been invested in have gone out of business.

Of course, virtually everything [...]

Shrill Labarre Supports Mimes!

Shrill Labarrel, failed tea party candidate and fringe right winger, today filed papers to recall Senator Bob Jauch. In her filing she let it be known that Senator Jauch was being recalled, because he voted against MIMES!

H/T Politiscoop:

As if the “tea party” hasn’t done enough damage, they now want to flood [...]

Flammable Markets

Or perhaps inflammable markets… I can never remember. But I have a question:

Why do Americans think they have a Constitutional Right to cheap gasoline?

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Frank Lasee Breaks Wind Again

State Senator Frank Lasee ( R-Flatulence) seems determined to break wind. Wind power, that is.

Last October Lasee sought a moratorium on new construction of wind turbines until the Public Service Commission received a report from the Department of Health Services on the possible health effects of wind farms. To date there is no evidence [...]

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