Monthly Archives: June 2011

Learning About the Environment From Watching Falling Skies and Game of Thrones

Aliens From Outer Space, Evil Kings, and the Environment, Oh My! I knew better, I really did. But curiosity got the best of me and I couldn’t help myself. After watching the season finale for HBO’s Game of Thrones last … Continue reading

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Ethanol: Don’t Be Confused, It Is Not Part of a Sustainable Fuel Future

President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, Bob Dinneen, Confuses the Ethanol Subsidies Debate Following a Senate vote last Thursday to eliminate the Ethanol tax incentive program, Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, wrote a … Continue reading

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Finally Good News About Ethanol Subsidies

In a story that just broke in The Hill, we learn there is finally some good news on the Ethanol front, as the Senate finally voted to kill Ethanol tax credits. Senate kills off ethanol tax credits in possible break … Continue reading

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Yet Another Obama Administration Disappointment – Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture

Obama Administration Blends Corn Ethanol With Administration Policies At a time when our country desperately needs reasoned voices in support of sustainability and environmental responsibility, President Obama’s Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, could not have disappointed more. In a fine … Continue reading

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Where Are Jobs? Here Are Jobs

At a time when our country is experiencing high unemployment, and voters across this nation are angry with government for not producing more jobs, along comes what I find a disturbing and shocking CBS News story, aired last evening. According … Continue reading

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Now it’s the Democrat’s Turn to Play Immoral Politics With Food

Measure to end Ethanol Subsidies Defeated by Democrats In a move I find confusing and infuriating, Senate Democrats helped defeat a measure that would have ended government subsidies for Ethanol. With their votes, they are playing politics with important issues … Continue reading

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Under Pressure From Republicans, EPA Extends Deadline on Power Plant Emissions Limits

Republicans and Power Companies Pressure EPA to Extend Emissions Limit Deadline Monday, June 13, 2011 Reuters, in an article written by Timothy Gardner, reported this afternoon that large utility companies, and Congressional Republicans, pressured the EPA to extend a deadline … Continue reading

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Herman Cain Continues Conservative Republican Lying

Herman Cain Says Obama Raised in Kenya In a column published yesterday on Bloomberg.com, Jeffrey Goldberg reported on an interview he conducted with Herman Cain last week. In the interview, Cain continues to promote so-called “Birther” lies about President Obama. … Continue reading

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