Opinion

Why We Need Cable Choice

Do you think child molesters are funny? Comedy Central does.
I recently had the misfortune of flipping the dial to this cable network during a showing of the Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers. The program was crammed full of jokes about rape, incest, child molesters, genitals and other subjects most people would find offensive.

More Reasons To Conserve: The Many Costs Of Electricity

The federal Energy Policy Act of 2005 directed the U.S. Department of Energy to designate large geographic areas for “National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors.” Within these corridors, power companies can bypass environmental laws and gain approval to build new high-voltage interstate transmission lines, even on environmentally sensitive and protected lands.

Back To The Future For Energy Policy

Too much heat and too little light are being generated right now inside the Washington, D.C. Beltway on the issue of global warming. Some electric utilities and allies in the coal and nuclear industries claim that only coal or nuclear reactors can meet future energy needs and combat global climate change. They say there is no other way.

Health Reform On A Dime

While Washington once again debates reforming our health care reform system, the states have marched on. Washington-based proposals, like those currently before Congress, are too expensive and ignore the fact that most Americans don’t want and are concerned about a big-government takeover of the U.S. health care system.

Five Steps To A “Greener” Car

It doesn’t matter if the car you’re driving is new or old, big or small. Driving technique and proper vehicle maintenance go a long way toward protecting the environment. By following five simple steps, you can do your part by improving gas mileage, which will also save money at the pump.