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1787 Party Wants To Run The Federal Government For Profit

If the 1787 Party had its way, and the federal government were run like a big corporation, the American way of life would be destroyed. [...]

Los Angeles Tops in Magnitude of Green Buildings, Not Surprisingly. What Surprises are there in the Energy Star listings?

A New Scientist article this month reports surprise that Los Angeles would top this year’s EPA list of metropolitan areas with green Energy Star buildings:

WHICH US city is the greenest of all, in terms of numbers of energy-efficient commercial buildings? The surprising answer is Los Angeles, with 293, well ahead of Washington DC with [...]

Mark Souder's Backwards Economic Protest

Congressman Mark Souder’s claim that environmentalists want everyone to live in the thrall of outdated technology rings hollow. It’s Souder who is acting like a luddite, protesting against the development of newer, more efficient technology that would benefit the American economy and the global environment at the same time. [...]

Climate Change Action Protest in Washington D.C.

The reason the economy is in rotten shape is that our nation’s economy strategy has been antagonistic to an environmentalist perspective. The global economic failure makes this the perfect time to lay the foundation of a global strategy for resistance to climate change. [...]

Why Expand The Military Now?

Recruiting standards have fallen dramatically. Dropouts and delinquents on the one hand, and middle-aged newcomers on the other hand, have been filling in the gaps. Trying to find 749,000 new soldiers will require lowering standards even further – and that won’t make the nation more secure. [...]

Congress Fails To Act On Efficient Rail Transportation

Detroit’s automakers have received billions from Congress to keep them manufacturing cars. When are we going to see the Democrats in Congress move forward to invest in a transportation system that goes beyond 20th century thinking? [...]

The Dishonest Dichotomy of Sarah Palin

I don’t support everything that Obama and Biden say that they want to do when it comes to solving the energy crisis. They give too much support to the nonsense of expanded offshore drilling, and they don’t support sustainable energy as strongly as I’d like them too. However, it’s absolute nonsense for Sarah Palin to say that Obama and Biden would do “nothing at all”, and the Obama-Biden plan is much better than Palin’s outdated proposal to drill, baby drill. [...]