Wednesday, January 23, 2008


For democratic voters it's been perplexing how little has changed in Congress despite its recent change in makeup. It has become clear that much of the problem is Harry Reid.
"Harry Reid -- who has (a) done more than any other individual to ensure that Bush's demands for telecom immunity and warrantless eavesdropping powers will be met in full and (b) allowed the Republicans all year to block virtually every bill without having to bother to actually filibuster -- went to the Senate floor yesterday and, with the scripted assistance of Mitch McConnell and Pat Leahy, warned Chris Dodd, Russ Feingold and others that they would be selfishly wreaking havoc on the schedules of their fellow Senators (making them work over the weekend, ruining their planned 'retreat,' and even preventing them from going to Davos!) if they bothered everyone with their annoying, pointless little filibuster."

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Ten myths about nuclear power

These myths are same predictable objections that so-called greens always trot out when discussing nuclear power. Rob Johnston rebuts them handily.

Thursday, January 10, 2008