Author Archives: Steve Maley

“Studies Show” Five Louisiana Cities are the Nation’s Happiest #rsrh

“The happiest five cities are all in Louisiana, with Lafayette taking the crown (Louisiana is also the happiest state). The unhappiest cities, after New York City, are St. Joseph, Mo.; South Bend, Ind.; Erie, Penn.; and the Evansville, Ind.-Henderson, Ky. … Continue reading

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Peak Petroleum Engineer?

http://www.rigzone.com/iPhone/news.asp#NewsArticle134074

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Green Energy Hypocrisy: Do As I Say, Not As I Do. #rsrh

A U.K. government commissioned study found that people who claim to be concerned with global warming actually use more electricity than those who do not. The Telegraph reported: Those who say they are concerned about the prospect of climate change … Continue reading

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The stark reality of green tech’s solar and wind contribution to world energy

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Summed in in one graph that says it all. Roger Andrews writes: If decarbonization is to be achieved by expanding renewables the expansion will have to come in wind, solar and biomass. So…

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The Real Shale Revolution #rsrh

Fracking has captured the imagination because it is controversial, sounds sinister and like an expletive, makes for good headlines . But that has obscured the far more important role played by horizontal drilling in enabling oil and gas to be … Continue reading

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The Craigslist Restaurant Letter is Bullshit

http://bostonherald.com/entertainment/food_dining/fork_lift/2014/07/nyc_restaurant_claims_cell_phone_fixation_ruins_dining Are you telling me a Manhattan restaurant figures out that its table turns are cut in half, but the first clue they have of it is when they start getting roasted on Yelp for slow service? And they can’t … Continue reading

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Ray Nagin gets 10-year sentence. #rsrh

http://www.wwltv.com/video/featured-videos/Nagin-sentence-handed-down-266311411.html Prosecutors asked the court to send Nagin to prison for a long time. They argued that he was found guilty of 20 of 21 counts in the indictment and that he participated in and orchestrated a years-long conspiracy to … Continue reading

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Note that Matt Yglesias can’t count. #rsrh @voxdotcom

At Vox.com, Matthew Yglesias takes two minutes or less to demonstrate that interpreting graphics is not his strong suit.* Map: The 25 cities nobody wants to live in Note that six of the unlucky 25 are in Michigan … Note … Continue reading

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A Government [in Contempt] of the People #rsrh

Thanks to 100+ years of Progressivism, our Government (you know, the one designed to be of the people, by the people and for the people) has morphed into one that is upon the people, between the people and in contempt … Continue reading

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North Dakota oil surge hits 1 million bbl per day milestone. #rsrh

WILLISTON, North Dakota (AP) — North Dakota has joined the ranks of the few places in the world that produce more than a million barrels of oil per day, due in large part to the rich Bakken shale formation in … Continue reading

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