Why do liberals hate bald eagles and other wild birds? For according to mainstream news accounts, wind turbines kill more than 573,000 birds annually in the U.S. That includes bald and golden eagles. The AP says this includes a utility North Carolinians are familiar with: Duke Energy’s Top of the World wind farm, a 17,000-acre [...]
Environment & Energy Archives
I opened my electric bill the other day and was forced to ponder the question: why should I help subsidize money-losing alternative energy programs?
House Bill 628 , a bipartisan bill, if passed will bring some sensible thinking to the use of the “green” certification process known as LEED certification. The LEED process is controlled by a private corporation and can add greatly to the cost of a building. It also can discriminate against locally sourced products in favor [...]
Every day I drive past a gas station and convenience store, the Grocery Boy Junior. About every other Friday, I stop in to fill up my tank. A few weeks ago, I noticed something on the marquee outside of the building while fueling up and muttering about the high gas prices. “HIGH GAS PRICES [A]FFECT [...]
In his speech last night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, President Obama emphasized “the basic bargain at the heart of America’s story: the promise that hard work will pay off; that responsibility will be rewarded; that everyone gets a fair shot, and everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same [...]