Author Archives: Steve Maley

Man-Made Disasters: The BP Oil Spill and Obamacare

It is always a good idea to study ones mistakes so as to avoid repeating them. In that light, we will compare and contrast the two man-made disasters will shape the legacy of the Obama Administration: BP’s Macondo oil spill … Continue reading

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This Day in History #nfl #saints

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Is There a Hydrogen Car in Your Future?

A couple of weeks back, I blogged about the State of California’s use of monthly user fees on utilities to create massive programs to benefit alternative energy (“Robbin’ the ‘Hood”: California’s Green Energy Schemes Benefit the Well-Connected). One of the highlighted … Continue reading

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One highlight of LAGCOE 2013: Frank’s Casing’s Float Plane

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The check is in the mail. It’s only a cold sore. Mary Landrieu says you can keep your healthcare plan.

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‘We can’t just drill our way to lower gas prices.’ Oh yeah?!

But you and I both know that with only 2% of the world’s oil reserves, we can’t just drill our way to lower gas prices – not when consume 20 percent of the world’s oil. – Barack Obama, March 10, … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Lou Reed #rsrh

Some people like to go out dancing And other people, they gotta work And there’s even some evil mothers Who tell you everything is just dirt. And women never really faint, and villans always blink their eyes. And children are … Continue reading

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Last night of LAGCOE: Now *that’s* jambalaya!

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“Robbin’ the ‘Hood”: California’s Green Energy Schemes Benefit the Well-Connected

You know those odd little charges at the bottom of your utility bill? In California, electricity customers pay average fees of $24 per year, plus $12 per year if they also use natural gas, for the benefit of alternative energy … Continue reading

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The 10 Most Ridiculous Entries on HuffPo’s ‘Shutdown Trickle-Down’ List

A Huffington Post article/Top 50 list on the government shutdown (“The Government Shutdown Trickle-Down: 50 Effects Of The Budget Standstill”) purports to document the crushing impact of the legislative impasse on the nation, but left me wondering how serious they … Continue reading

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