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As much as I like and respect John Dingell, we shouldn’t let him off the hook for dragging his feet on global warming

Congressman John Dingell today announced that he would be retiring at the end of his current term, joining the likes of Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf, both of whom have announced their departure from the limelight in recent days. (I suspect that the three men did not coordinate their announcements, but you never know.) I […]

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Cultivating hate and distrust toward the educated for financial gain

I’ve written a lot over the years about the growing trend toward anti-intellectualism in the United States, and it’s sources. As I think I’ve said before, I think, to a great extent, it’s deliberate. Generally speaking, the more educated a person is, the more likely he or she is to vote against the Republican party, […]

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American Clean Energy and Security Act

Today, Congressmen Henry Waxman (D-California) and Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) unveiled a draft of their their bill to address climate change. Called the American Clean Energy and Security Act, the legislation sets out primarily to do three things – develop sources of clean energy, boost energy efficiency, and both cap and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The following […]

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