Author Archives: Steve Maley

Velvet Underground music break

A midday music feature from a few weeks back at nola.com. I endorse the idea, but would not have featured any song sung by Nico. Chacon a son goût, as I always say. http://www.nola.com/music/index.ssf/2014/03/the_velvet_underground_is_your.html#incart_river_default Weird postscript stands out: Coincidentally, former … Continue reading

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#FIFY, Vox.

For a host of reasons, Matt Yglesias’s simplistic graph (“The private sector is up, public sector is down”) is unenlightening and practically misleading. A little more insight can be had to those willing to drill down a little bit. See … Continue reading

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Tell me again why we don’t need the Keystone XL Pipeline? #KXL #rsrh

Keystone protesters are very sure they don’t want a pipeline. Is this what they want to replace it with? Embrace it, baby. “The derailment occurred Wednesday in downtown Lynchburg [VA] causing a large and intense fire, but no injuries. City … Continue reading

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Great Achievements in Central Planning: Cellulosic Biofuel

Cellulosic biofuel is a case of the Congress thinking it could create a market presence for a product by sheer force of will and legislation. Bad idea. Continue reading

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Happy #EarthDay2014, Part 4: The best idea of all.

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Happy #EarthDay2014, Part 3: Don’t Brush Your Teeth With the Water Running!

That ought to save a couple of polar bears. Actually, I stopped brushing my teeth when I saw that video of the kid in Portland peeing in the water supply.

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Happy #EarthDay2014, Part 2: Don’t Posi On Your Food

I wasn’t aware that the government was posionning my food. Or poisoning, for that matter.

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Happy #EarthDay2014, Part 1: Because it worked so well for Pol Pot. #rsrh

As seen on the “Think Global/Act Local” Earth Day display at the local college.

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Now Wind Turbines Threaten the Lesser Prairie Chicken #rsrh

4/17/2014 On March 21, 2014, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) promulgated a final rule which lists the Lesser Prairie-Chicken (LPC) as a “threatened” species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Under the ESA, a species is threatened … Continue reading

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Update on the Nation’s Energy Supply

A quick update on a post from a year and a half ago entitled ‘We have more oil and natural gas than anyone thought possible even 5 years ago.’ These numbers are compiled by the Energy Information Administration, the data-aggregation arm … Continue reading

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