Posts in category "Electric"

Illinois Blogger Threatened With Lawsuit by Anti-Free Speech Democrat Jack Franks

-By Warner Todd Huston Blogger Cal Skinner of McHenry County Blog is under attack by another anti-free speech Democrat — not that any Democrat is pro-free speech, of course. Democrat State Rep Jack Franks has sent Mr. Skinner a threatening letter essentially telling him to stop writing about him, or else. Now, Democrat Franks wants... Read more »

WV Dems Not Thrilled About Anti-US Energy Obama, Voted for Felon Instead

-By Warner Todd Huston President Obama had an opponent in the West Virginia Democrat Primary and the fella did pretty well, too. Democrat Keith Judd was Obama’s primary opponent for the Democrat nomination for President on Tuesday and he garnered 40% of the cote, too. I’d say that’s pretty good for a convicted felon that... Read more »

Video: Costs of Energy Killing Small Businesses

-By Warner Todd Huston Maria Tworek owns and runs the Brass Monkey Sports Bar in Omaha, Nebraska. It takes a lot of electricity to keep her business going, a commodity whose price just seems to rise. With a greater reliance on coal for electricity, America can keep prices affordable for people like Maria. Clean Coal.... Read more »
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO -- Newt Responds to President: Let Obama Be the Saudi Oil and Algae Guy, I'll be the American Jobs Guy

-By Warner Todd Huston Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich appeared at Otto Engineering in Carpentersville, Illinois this afternoon and had a few choice words for Barack Obama. Newt told the president than he can be the fantasy algae guy and he, Newt, will be the science candidate. Newt Slams the President as a member of... Read more »

CPUC: When a Consumer Advocate Isn't

-By Warner Todd Huston The California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) is suppose to be a consumer advocate, it’s supposed to be a watchdog agency that keeps California’s public utilities in line so that they don’t rip off rate payers. Unfortunately, as the SF Chronicle’s Katy Grimes says, the regulator is instead responsible for a culture... Read more »

Obama Set to Cost Each of Us Hundreds a Year in Higher Electric Costs

-By Warner Todd Huston Barack Obama’s avalanche of needless regulations on coal-fueled power plants are going into effect and the net result will be the closing of hundreds of power plants all across the country just when our need for power is increasing. This will absolutely necessitate the cost of our power to skyrocket. But,... Read more »
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The Chevy Volt: Detroit's Hottest Car (Cuz They Catch on Fire and Stuff)

-By Warner Todd Huston Government Motors has finally found its hottest car and the Chevy Volt is it. Unfortunately for Chevy, it isn’t because it is popular. It’s because the car seems to catch on fire a lot. Industry watchers are preparing for the Volt to undergo a recall to fix whatever problem the car’s... Read more »

Citing Elmhurst Dillard Calls for Pressure on ComEd

From the office of Ill. State Senator Kirk Dillard (24th District)… In a Friday, October 14, 2011 interview on WLS radio’s Don Wade and Roma Show, Illinois State Senator Kirk Dillard (R-Westmont) outlined his concerns about the SmartGrid legislation being pushed by Commonwealth Edison. Voicing concerns relayed to him by local citizens and elected officials,... Read more »

Ancient Green History: Chevy Volt No Better Than 115-Year-Old Care

-By Warner Todd Huston It almost seems like a cosmic joke against these greenwits, but a new report seems to show that the Chevy Volt doesn’t get any better mileage than an electric car that was invented in 1896! The Roberts electric car, circa 1896, got a “solid 40 miles to the charge” when it... Read more »
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PG&E's Catastrophic Failure of Public Trust By Company and Government Both

-By Warner Todd Huston Another in a long line of explosions and other catastrophic safety failures occurred at the end of September when a natural gas pipeline built and owned by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) ruptured in Roseville, California. This is just of a piece of the failure of PG&E to ensure public safety,... Read more »