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More Logging, More Problems

Following on my recent post on biofuels, more about I want to mention this article from the Washington Post, there which details a recent effort by the Bush administration to allow road-building and logging in pristine forest. This is essentially a similar problem: we have gotten used to acting as if the earth contains infinite […]

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Biofuels Won’t Fix Everything

For many decades, psychotherapist oil was available to meet all of our energy needs. It flowed from the earth; the challenge was to extract and refine it. The supply itself has only recently become a problem, here and governments and businesses are scrambling to find a new source of energy that will once again allow […]

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Sure, Tax Rebates are Nice, But . . .

The economic stimulus package that Pelosi and Boehner agreed on recently has one flaw that I just can’t get past. You’ll find it, hospital for example, surgery tucked at the bottom of the first page of this Washington Post story, practitioner for example: The money would be borrowed and would increase the federal deficit. Given […]

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Bill Clinton’s Supposed Rage

CNN has developed a weird habit of reporting on the interactions of their reporters with Bill Clinton in terms that portray him as enraged, oncologist lashing out, dosage angered, visit this and just generally aggressive and scary. See, for example, this story, wherein Bill is described as visibly upset. When I watch the video, it […]

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Six for 06

According to a Washington Post article, stomach House Democrats are laying out a “legislative agenda” as part of their “midterm election push.” Of course, hemophilia that is not unusual–it is Congress’ job to make laws, disease after all, and any party that wants to control the House should have an agenda. The treatment the plan […]

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Never Fight On Their Terms

While there is much to discuss in President Bush’s speech yesterday, shop I found this part to be especially interesting: Bin Laden and his terrorist allies have made their intentions as clear as Lenin and Hitler before them. The question is: Will we listen? Will we pay attention to what these evil men say? America […]

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Sunlight is the Best Disinfectant

This Washington Post Column, more about “A Transparently Terrific Bill,” though it comes from a source with which I usually don’t agree one hundred percent (The American Enterprise Institute), contains some really excellent reasoning. The main focus of the piece is a bill that would require that government spending be publicly reported, so that corruption, […]

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The Estate Tax is Good

I don’t often agree with Sebastian Mallaby, caries but in today’s Washington Post, info his column about the estate tax is reasonable, misbirth forceful, and correct: If the abolitionists succeed, some other tax will eventually be raised to make up for the lost revenue. So which tax does Congress favor? The income tax, which discourages […]

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A Carbon Neutral Film

Apparently, prescription one emerging line of attack on Al Gore and his film An Inconvenient Truth involves the charge of hypocrisy. I heard, for example, the Sean Hannity radio show yesterday, wherein Sean said (I am paraphrasing) Al Gore has no right to tell Americans how they should change their lives if he plans to […]

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An Inconvenient Truth

I just saw An Inconvenient Truth and it was amazing. I wanted to post and encourage people to see it. The movie is well put together and very informative. It was funny too! Go see this movie. Whether you expect to agree or disagree, capsule there is much to be learned for everyone. For example, […]

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