Ivanpah solar plant bets on wrong technology

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was in the unincorporated San Bernardino County community of Nipton Thursday, where he dedicated the new $2.2 billion, 392-megawattt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (SEGS). “The Ivanpah project is a shining example of how America

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1/4 of Americans believe the sun revolves around earth

It’s hard to think of any more damning condemnation of American “education” than this. These people also vote, including for more tax money for more miseducation. And remember, California’s education system is near the bottom of a U.S. system, which

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Oil giant Occidental gushes for Houston

Maybe they’ll regret it when the heat and humidity hit next summer, but Occidental Petroleum is the latest industrial firm to leave California for Texas: “Occidental Petroleum, the longtime Los Angeles-based energy giant, announced Friday that it would move its

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CBS: Record cold ice storms = global warming 10

I’ve finally figured it out. CBS just ran a story blaming global warming for the record cold ice storms Back East. So, here’s what it all means: global warming = global warming global cooling = global warming climate change =

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9th Circuit upholds right to bear arms

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is the most liberal in the federal system. Yet here’s what it just did, as the Chronicle reported: “California must allow law-abiding citizens to carry concealed firearms in public, a federal appeals court

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Federal judge confuses Declaration with Constitution

You can’t make this stuff up. Why do we have to live under the rule of people who don’t know the difference between the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution? Here’s the story from Breitbart: “A federal judge struck down Virginia’s ban

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Graphic shows pension reform ideas

The site Accounting Review has come up with a neat graphic that describes America’s pension crisis, and some possible alternatives: Source: Accounting-Degree.org

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Gov. Brown maintains sizable fundraising lead over GOP opponents

California Governor Jerry Brown begins his re-election campaign with $17 million in the bank. The incumbent Democrat governor, according to state disclosure reports released recently, raised $9.9 million last year — with the overwhelming majority of those funds coming from big corporations,

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New High-Speed Rail business plan mainly raises questions

This is Part 1 of a three-part series on the Draft 2014 Business Plan of the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Part 2 is here. There are more questions than answers in the Draft 2014 Business Plan of the California High-Speed Rail

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More ‘global warming’ blizzards 7

As California continues to impose AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, the country is inundated with snow. Only Hawaii remains entirely balmy. Today’s Drudge Report headlines: SNOW IN 49 STATES VALENTINE’S DAY RUINED… BRUTAL WINTER INTENSIFIES… NWS:

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